Mental health within the workplace is an important topic it has been estimated that workplace stress not only is a significant cause of morbidity but also has a detrimental impact on the economy. A counseling session is a meeting between the supervisor and the employee which may focus on a specific incident, a particular aspect of an employee's performance which the supervisor has identified as needing improvement, or the employee's overall performance or conduct. The benefits of workplace counseling workplace counseling services can play a powerful role in supporting a healthy work environment a 2012 study that looked at the outcome of over 28,000 clients who participated in counseling through their workplace showed that 70 percent experienced improvement after their counseling services 2. Counseling is an effective and preventive people management strategy for organizations to help employees better managing stress, personal issues or work related problems benefits to the organization.
Workplace counseling is often viewed by employers as an insurance policy against the threat of compensation claims made by employees exposed to work-related stress organizational and occupational psychiatry (oop) is the subspecialty of psychiatry that focuses on work, its importance in the lives of individuals and work organizations. Workplace counselling - a necessity the relationship between work and the psychological well-being of the worker is a topic that has received a lot of attention in recent years work stress is seen as a modern epidemic, which effects one in terms of health, absence from work, and costs to the national economy. Counselling is used in a variety of ways to support employees in solving their problems different types of counselling are available and can form part of the disciplinary process.
Counselling for effective work performance as a way for service improvement in work organization was examined the paper assessed the reasons for poor performance, strategies for managing poor work. Background: in response to the stresses of the contemporary workplace, the challenges of maintaining satisfactory work-life balance, and the costs to business of employee mental health problems, many organisations have contracted to make counselling services available to their staff. In the workplace, counseling is a discussion between a supervisor and an employee about an employee's performance the discussion may focus on a specific incident, a particular aspect. Workplace counselling often helps employees who are absent from work, and there is evidence that counselling support can accelerate the rehabilitation of an absent employee, saving the organisation money in the long run.
Hurdles faced for counseling at workplace the biggest bottleneck in employee counseling at the workplace is the lack of trust on the employee's part to believe in the organization or his superior to share and understand his problems. Employee counselling 1 employee counselling 2 counseling counselling is a therapeutic process of providing help and support to people to face and sail through difficult times in life it helps people to see things from a different viewpoint an. Workplace counselling should therefore be encouraged, as when employees feel unburdened, their productivity will tend to increase, thus boosting the company's profitability, and making the workplace a much enjoyable environment. Michael carroll, phd is a chartered counselling psychologisthe is an accredited executive coach and an accredited supervisor of executive coaches with apecs (association for professional executive coaches and supervisors. Employee counselling - definition, benefits, outcomes employee counselling is a psychological health care intervention which can take many forms its aim is to assist both the employer and employee by intervening with an active problem-solving approach to tackling the problems at hand.
An employee assistance program (eap) is a free and confidential counselling service offered by employers to their employees to support their well-being in the workplace and in their personal lives depending on the employer's arrangement, eap may also extend to immediate family members. Contact capital choice counselling to help you overcome your workplace stress and stop dreading work ottawa workplace stress counselling since problems in the workplace can be complex, our approaches are as well. Workplace counselling can be defined as the provision of psychological therapy for employees of an organization that is paid for by the employer an 'external' service, such as an employee assistance program (eap), generally comprises face-to-face counselling, a telephone helpline, legal advice and critical-incident debriefing. The powerpoint ppt presentation: perspectives on workplace counselling is the property of its rightful owner do you have powerpoint slides to share if so, share your ppt presentation slides online with powershowcom. Workplace support provides professional employee assistance programmes (eap), including on-site staff support, counselling services, critical incident responses, professional supervision, management coaching, outplacement services, education and training plus other specialist services relevant to the current business environment.
Workplace counselling is becoming more commonplace and increasingly seen as a duty of care to your staffit can have many business benefits as it is seen as an employee benefit and it can minimise stress, a core reason listed for employee time away from work. Counselling in the workplace can take place in person or by telephone, and provides a facilitating service it opens up communication between staff and employers, and encourages frank discussion counselling also enables the worker to identify what can and cannot be changed, and to explore alternative solutions. Abstract background: in response to the stresses of the contemporary workplace, the challenges of maintaining satisfactory work-life balance, and the costs to business of employee mental health problems, many organisations have contracted to make counselling services available to their staff. The provision of counselling for work-related problems has expanded in recent years, as organisations have recognised the value of this approach to staff support.
Counselling when you need to take action over employees' unsatisfactory work performance or conduct, but dismissal is not justified, the options include counselling, discipline, warnings, and possibly suspension and fines or withholding pay. Bullying in the workplace is a form of psychological violence, says brown, who also coaches targets of workplace bullying through the workplace bullying institute (wbi), an organization that studies and attempts to prevent abusive conduct at work.
This book takes one context - the workplace - and considers counselling provision there its focus is the interface between counsellor, client and organization. Workplace counselling is an invaluable resource book for anyone (counsellors, eap providers and companies) involved in workplace counselling helpful and informative, it is set to become a classic text in its field' - counselling and psychotherapy, the journal of the british association for counselling and psychotherapy.