Teenline

Division Unit: Adolescent Resource Centre
Coverage: Kolkata and neighbouring areas, West Bengal
Start date: Ongoing

TEENLINE, a dedicated helpline service was initiated by CINI in 2002 to answer queries and provide first level counselling to young people (10-24 years) on sexual reproductive health, psycho-social issues, emotional problems and family issues. Recently, CINI has introduced a toll free tele-counselling (1800-121-5323) as well as face to face counselling service for the adolescent/youth and parents for the purpose.
Besides providing counseling services, TEENLINE also deliver services such as Career Counselling, Group Counselling, Family and Parental Counselling. Therapeutic Sessions like Dance Movement Therapy, Music therapy, Art Play Therapy, Meditation and Guided Imagery are utilized to handle conditions that the individual is going through.
Psychometric Tests such as IQ Test, Social Maturity and Personality Test (TAT/CAT/DAP/ RORSCHACH), Paper Pencil Tests on Depression/Anger/Anxiety, helps the adolescents and youths to understand oneself in a better way. Moreover workshops conducted at school & college level, outreach counseling/home based counseling are innovative ideas of TEENLINE counseling service. Adolescents from a low socio economic status can also reach TEENLINE.

Our Services:

ajsWELLBEING ISSUES

  • Stress management
  • Mindfulness based stress reduction
  • Guided imagery
  • Coping with Depression
  • Managing emotions
  • Coping mechanism

adolesADOLESCENT STORMS (10-19 YRS)

  • Emotion Regulation
  • Anger Management
  • Adjustment issues
  • Sexual reproductive health issues
  • Self-esteem building
  • Trust building exercise
  • Dealing with negative thoughts

ajsRELATIONSHIP ISSUES

  • Conflict management
  • Positive parenting
  • Identifying and recovering from toxic relationships

childpsychologyCHILD PSYCHOLOGY

  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Parental guidance
  • Child Counseling

ajsPSYCHOLOGICAL & PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS

  • DAP ( Draw a person test)
  • RORSCHACH (personality test)
  • TAT (Thematic apperception test)
  • CAT ( Child apperception test)
  • CDI (Children’s Depression Inventory)
  • SELF-ESTEEM SCALE
  • VSMS (Social Maturity Scale)
  • IQ Test (Bhatia Battery performance test)

ajsSOMATIC PROBLEMS

  • Family members of a patient /young adult Struggling with a chronic or terminal illness (diabetes, cancer, HIV)
  • Chronic pain

ajsTHERAPEUTIC WORKSHOPS

  • Dance Movement Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Meditation Therapy and Guided Imagery
  • Art Therapy

ajsHOME BASE COUNSELING SERVICES