Counseling involves helping people make needed changes in ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, and is a goal-based collaborative process, involving a non-judgmental, supportive counselor who works with a client in telling his or her story, setting viable goals, and developing strategies and plans necessary to accomplish these goals. For some people this process takes a small amount of time, in some cases as little as one or two sessions; for others, the process may last longer.
He, who was being continuously monitored by Atchayam Trust since COVID-19 lockdown was found to be mentally ill, consuming food offered by the public and also consuming alcohol with the amount that he gets through begging. Belonging to Tiruchengode, he moved to Erode in search of job and was not able to find any job. This led him to lead a life on streets and also become mentally ill.
He was rescued by Atchayam Trust after continuous follow up and was admitted in Anaikum Karangal Rehabilitation Centre, Rasipuram. During his 4 days stay in Atchayam Rehabilitation Centre, the pets and garden in the centre helped him overcome his current state of mind and relax himself.