Chitkara University organises orientation programme for psychology students
Chitkara University: The Chitkara University of Psychology and Counselling (CSPC), Chitkara University, Punjab, organised an orientation event of students of BA in applied psychology, BSc clinical psychology, and MSc degree in psychology today.
Aditi Govitrikar, who has worked as an actress, physician, and model, was one of the guest speakers. In her session ‘Limitless psychology with Aditi Govritikar’, she highlighted the connection between performance arts and psychology. She was the first Indian woman to win the Mrs World title in 2001. She also interacted with the student during a question and answer session.
Astha Luthra, a clinical music therapist, introduced the audience on how music can delicately yet effectively enhance emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, and cognitive skills. She highlighted the integral role of music in therapy and its healing potential, drawing from her work at St Jude Child Care Center, which in partnership with Tata Hospital.
Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor of Chitkara University, spoke about the critical need for well-trained and highly skilled psychologists. She highlighted the importance of psychologists in improving mental health standards within communities. She said, “In today’s rapidly evolving world, the role of well-trained psychologists is paramount. We are committed to shaping compassionate and highly skilled professionals who will enhance mental health standards in our communities. At CSPC, we instill not only knowledge but also a passion for making a positive impact on people’s lives through psychology.”