Mental Health Services



Mental Health Literacy & Communication Skills – session for counselors

November 30, 2021 by In Events, Media, Recent Events
habib university workshop

Synapse – Pakistan Neuroscience Institute collaborated with Habib University and organized a 4-hours workshop for school counsellors from across the city of Karachi. The program included an interactive approach and active engagement strategies. These included experiential workshop incorporating speaker’s inspirational session, skill-based workshop, and reflection-based exercises. The focus was on student experience approach for developing a focused curriculum with integrated and outcome-based experiential learning.


 The objectives  were;

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of self and team-care
  • Familiarize themselves with the experience of being a helper AND a distressed person
  • Demonstrate responses to psychological/behavioral crisis reactions
  • Recognize when to facilitate access to further mental health support. 

The participants gained skills like active listening, reflective practice and crisis intervention