Join The Saarathi Counselling Team
Are you a thoughtful and compassionate person who is passionate about helping skills, who has a deep empathy for people facing pain, are capable of unconditional positive regard and committed to living a life of congruence. And if you have the necessary qualifications and experience you are welcome to apply to join the Saarathi team.
Each year, 60 Million Indians suffer from mental health issues. The suicide statistics are alarming too: – 130,000 Indians commit suicide every year. Timely access to a counsellor can make all the difference in their lives and the lives of their loved ones.
In therapeutic counselling, trust is key. And while competence gained from qualifications and experience are extremely important for the building of trust, the lived example we lead is equally important. Therefore, at Saarathi it is not only necessary to have the necessary qualifications and experience but it is also equally important to commit to embody values of congruence, empathy, unconditional positive regard and lifelong learning. If this describes you or the individual you strive to be, you are welcome to apply.
You need to have a Masters Degree in Psychology from a recognized University
You need to have completed the 8 Hour Introduction to Mental Health Course from MHAT
You need to have completed the 30 Day Internship in Mental Health from MHAT
You need to have completed the 4 Week Counselling Skills Course from Saarathi
Have 6 Months of Supervision based Counselling Experience from MHAT
What is the Process of Joining?
Step 1: Ensure that you meet the above criteria
Step 2: In case you need to complete any of the courses, register for the courses in next batch
Step 3: After Steps 1 and 3 are completed, you can apply here to be a counsllor with Saarathi
Step 4: You will be put on a Six Month, supervision based counselling practice
Step 5: Once you finish your six months of supervised practice, you will be assessed and based on your performance, you will be recommended to be a counsellor on the platform by MHAT
Note: Trainings and Supervision will have an investment, a part of which will go to support MHAT’s mission to offer recovery oriented mental health care for the poorest of the poor.
What are the Benefits once you become a fulltime Counsellor with Saarathi
Saarathi offers you the technology and the platform to connect to your clients
You are in control of your schedule and are free to choose the times that work best for you.
You are free from the botheration of acquiring clients, billing them, managing operations etc. (Saarathi handles all of that)
Above all, you find meaning by helping people and also earn an additional income
You will receive supervision from MAHT’s expert team of Psychotherapists and Counselling Professioinals