GC-TSS - Wellbeing
by Sivagnanam Periasamy (University Wellbeing Centre)
24 March 2021, Wed | 10.30am – 12noon | Livestream
About the seminar:
This seminar aims to provide an introduction to mindfulness and its practice to better manage stress and anxiety amidst the hectic, uncertain times we live in. Topics covered include an introduction to mindfulness, common mindfulness techniques, recognising stressors faced by graduate students and the positive impact mindfulness has on stress reduction. There is also an interactive segment where students will get an opportunity to practice common mindfulness techniques and get answers for their queries in the Q&A section.
About the Speaker
Sivagnanam Periasamy is the lead counsellor from the University Wellbeing Centre at NTU. He graduated with a master’s in counselling and clinical Psychology from Monash University and James Cook University respectively.
Prior to joining NTU, Siva was working in Australia in a community setting and in Singapore he has worked in various setting as a lecturer, a psychologist, a behaviour modification trainer in a community setting and headed a community clinic for mental health. His research interests are on mental health trend analyst, anxiety and counselling modalities and their implementation eclectically in a counselling session.
*Do note that students are required to stay for 75% of the seminar duration in order to get their attendance endorsed.
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