Social Counseling Office

Mission:

To prepare students who are self-confident, who enjoy sound mental health, who are productive and active in society, who are able to take responsibility, and who possess decision-making skills that are commensurate with their abilities and capabilities within the framework of values ​​and trends, within the accepted social standards. We aim to help students to adopt a scientific methodology in addressing problems, to become individuals that are fully-rounded, psychologically, educationally and socially, and who are able to play their roles in life with efficiency and competence.

Objectives:

The Social Guidance Office works to provide psychological support services to students to overcome psychological, behavioral, social and emotional difficulties and disorders that may affect their performance. The Office also provides psychological support to students to explore their abilities and potentials to achieve success and development.

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Services provided by the Social Guidance Office:

  • Therapeutic services, including: individual and group sessions, where the Office provides psychological and behavioral support to students.
  • Preventive services, including: workshops and events through which the Office provides advisory information to support the student’s journey in the various aspects of life, and through which the Office seeks to spread awareness of mental health culture, and methods of prevention and development. The Office also publishes brochures and information, through which it seeks to maintain continuous communication with students and spread awareness of mental health culture and introduce preventive methods in the psychological field.

Examples of some areas in which the Office provides services:

  • Academic aspect: exam anxiety, stress management, improving concentration and memory, time management.
  • Psychological aspect: overcoming psychological difficulties such as general anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety, trauma anxiety, and depression.
  • Social aspect: family problems.
  • Acquisition and development of self-development skills: building self-confidence, overcoming the habit of procrastination, and finding motivation.
  • Students can contact the Office directly, should they encounter any difficulties or psychological, behavioral or social disorders. The faculty members can also refer students who are experiencing psychological or behavioral difficulties or disorders to the Social Guidance Office, after obtaining permission from the student to do so.
  • All other PSUT centers and departments can transfer students in need and those who are experiencing difficulties and various psychological, behavioral and social disorders to the Office, after obtaining permission from the student.
  • It is worth noting that all matters discussed between the student and the counselor will be confidential. Some students may benefit from one or two sessions to develop their skills in solving their simple problems, but others may need more than that to deal with more difficult issues.

You can book an appointment through the email [email protected] or call 0795608043, the Social Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Noor Karmol.

Social Counseling Office Brochure

Activities organized by the Social Guidance Office:

The annual ‘Think Pink’ Campaign:

Organized by the Social Guidance Office in the Deanship of Student Affairs, and in cooperation with the Jordanian Breast Cancer Program at the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, this campaign represents PSUT’s ongoing commitment to supporting the efforts and work of the Foundation and striving to spread its humanitarian message. The Office seeks to organize the campaign annually in conjunction with the International Month for Breast Cancer Awareness, as these activities change the stereotyped image of this disease through awareness of the possibility of overcoming and curing it. The campaign includes awareness activities, the distribution of pink ribbons, short film screenings, setting up a women's health advice booth, distributing brochures and magazines, collecting donations to support the program, and educational lectures.

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