International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 176

Full Length Research Paper

Counselling Psychology: Concept, trend and medical setting

Md. Amanullah
  • Md. Amanullah
  • Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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Saba Firdos
  • Saba Firdos
  • Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 05 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 15 January 2018
  •  Published: 30 March 2018

Abstract

The significant role and contributions of counselling is now well recognized in remedial and preventive areas. Different models of healing and human functioning has appreciated the incredible efforts of counselling in the relevant fields. Medical setting has always been promoted by counselling, where counselling has proved its exertions through vital contributions in primary care to deal with various issues and problems towards patient perception, diagnosis, treatment and care. The health awareness, prevention and developmental issues are also covered by counselling in medical care. The contributions of counselling to medical care are enormous. This paper explores the integrity of counselling in medical setting along with the issues of patients perception.

Key words: Counselling, medical setting, Counselling Psychology,