Myths & Facts
Make Positive Choices – Myths & Facts
Myth: Counselling is only for people who are “MAD”.
Fact: Even ‘normal’ people have problems in their day-to-day life.
Myth: A counsellor will solve all problems.
Fact: Counsellor helps you think through your problems, provides insights, & help you to figure out how best to solve your problems for yourself.
Myth: I’ll take advice from my family & friends!
Fact: Counsellor provides feedback objectively to you that your family or friends may not be comfortable to provide.
Myth: I should choose a career which is the “BEST” & “In Demand”.
Fact: Just because a career has a very good job outlook, it doesn’t mean that occupation is right for you.
Myth: Counsellor will decide for me what career to choose.
Fact: Counsellor can provide you with guidance in choosing a career & can help facilitate your decision.
Myth: Counsellors are working in every institute & banks also…
Fact: Counsellors of Growth Centre are by Qualification & not by Designation. We do ‘Counselling’ and not Con-selling.
Myth: Counsellors will give the career option I want!
Fact: Counsellors will give the career option in which your chances of succeeding are high
Myth: If my friend, uncle or neighbour is happy in a particular field, I will be too!
Fact: Everyone is different & what works for one, may not work for another, even if you have a lot in common.
Myth: Once I select a course, things will fall into place after that.
Fact: Choosing a particular course is only the beginning, it gives a road map, and there are many other factors to consider too, that takes you to reaching your career goals.
Myth: Since my son scores very well in studies, he is very intelligent.
Fact: Academic performance is not necessarily the right reflection of the potential.