Guidance & Counselling

COD'S Guidance & Counselling Message

Currently, the department is manned by Ms Goretti W. Runnoh (M.A Counselling Psychology; B.A. Counselling Psychology; Higher Dip. in Counselling Psychology). The Guidance & Counselling department helps students and staff members work on their social, psychological, family, and academic challenges mainly by discussing and exploring the causes, effects, and solutions. In carrying out their mandate, the counsellor (s) ensures confidentiality and professionalism as is expected of them by the code of ethics, the university and their professional organizations. Through Guidance and Counselling, our students and staff are prepared to handle several emerging issues both in the University and life.

Mental Health Awareness As We Deal With Corona Virus Pandemic

We are all aware that mental health issues are now a big concern in Kenya. Depression cases have been on the rise, suicidal ideations and attempts by the young and the old have also been on the rise. In addition, alcohol and substance abuse is used as a coping mechanism among many other issues and corona Virus pandemic is not making things any better. Our lives have been greatly interrupted, it’s not business as usual. Our daily work and school routine is not the same any more. Corona Virus has affected us in a great ways and this is obviously going
to affect our mental wellbeing. How well do we protect ourselves from mental break down? What do we need to know? This article will help you get more information on mental health and what you need to know to prevent mental breakdown, know yourself better and make the right decision as we deal with Covid 19 Pandemic.

The Counselling and Guidance office also works as secretariat to Alcohol and Drug Abuse committee and AIDS Control Unit Committee (ACU).
For, Further Information, Consultation and Counselling Appointments, Visit Us In Our Guidance And Counselling Office, Ufundi Drive Opposite Meachanical Engineering Workshop
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Our Services

How We Offer Our Services

  • Family issue (s)
  • Relationships
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Alcohol Drug and Substance Abuse
  • Cohabitation a
  • Life skills
  • Abortion and its effects
  • Career guidance and counselling
  • Identity crisis
  • Addictions such Betting and Lottery Addiction, drug, internet among others.
  1. Individual/Personal Psychological Counselling
  2. Group counselling for students with common issues
  3. Marital and family counselling
  4. Crisis and trauma counselling
  5. Sensitization/Awareness Campaigns
  6. Training and Supervision of Peer Counsellors / Educators.

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