Wellness counselors, often known as health educators, instruct individuals on how to adopt healthy habits and improve their health and quality of life.
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Who is a Wellness Counselor?
As a wellness counselor, you would devise treatment plans that motivate clients to adopt healthier lifestyles.
What are the different career/profession/job options available in Wellness Counselling?
Clinical Social Worker
Adult & Geriatric Counselor
Group counsellor or therapist
What is the scope of Wellness Counselling in India?
According to a source, the Indian wellness business is expected to develop at a CAGR of 20% over the next three years, reaching INR 875 billion. Consumers' requirements will continue to change, resulting in a shift away from restorative care and toward a more holistic approach to preventative care. This bodes well for India's wellness business.
How many years will be required to study Wellness Counselling?
This field will require 6 years of education (4 years bachelor + 2 years masters) and additional 2-3 years in specialisation.
What is the basic qualification needed for Wellness Counselling?
Health and wellness counselors typically have a bachelor's degree or higher in nursing, health education, health promotion, nutrition, athletic training, or a related discipline.
What are the top universities in India to study Wellness Counselling?
AIIMS Delhi - All India Institute of Medical Sciences New
Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurgaon
DMCH Ludhiana - Dayanand Medical College and Hospital
JIPMER Puducherry - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
What are the top 10 universities abroad to study Wellness Counselling?
University of Illinois
University of Pittsburgh
New York University
University of Oxford
University of Southampton
Texas A&M International University
University of Minnesota
What are the entrance Exams for Wellness Counselling?
DUET, JNUEE, IPU CET, OUCET, BITSAT, BHU PET are some of the top entrance exams for counselling.
What skills are required to be a Wellness Counselor?
Being a competent communicator
understanding how to listen actively
having an approachable, welcoming demeanour
Which type of personality is best for a Wellness Counselor?
The Introvertive, intuitive, feeling and judging personality type is best for a guidance counsellor.
What are the pros & cons of working in Wellness Counselling?
Job outlook and security
Ability to help children
Training and education
Pace and resources