INTRODUCTION TO GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
PERSONAL DEV JOURNAL (TOPIC 1)
: NURAIHAN BINTI HASHIM
: ASSOC PROF HJ THANTHAWI JAUHARI HJ AHMAD
Topic 1 : Introduction to guidance and counselling
People nowdays mostly did not know about guidance and conselling. They just know that conselling just give an advise to who have a problem only and its strongly wrong. Guidance and counselling is a helping profession, not just for problematic student or person but guidance and counselling also help a person who have presently experiencing difficulty,its a remedial or rehabilitative help for them. Guidance and counselling also give a preventive help. This profession circumvent a problem and if possible also forestall difficulties which may arise in the future. They will guide a person to be a better person. Guidance and counselling also one of profession to help a individual plan. For example, a person get a two offer to continue his/her study but they did not know how choose and what the best for them, so guidance and counselling profession can give them some motivation, look at the result and compare what is suitable for them. It will enable these individual to discover and develop their potential. In guidance and counselling have the distinction and similarities between advise, guidance , counselling and psychotherapy. For advise, its only an opinion or recommendation for some individual. Advise also can be given by anyone and can be at any place, its also just an ideas that a person can follow to do something they want and its not mandatory which is not wrong is a person just ignore the opinion. For guidance, its given to a person or group to help them along. Guidance focuses on helping people or individual choose what the right path for them and provide information also show them something new. In process of guidance, the problem will be listened carefully and ready...
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