Psychology is defined as the scientific study of human behavior. For generations human have attempted to understand this behavior. WIL offers different courses in the discipline of psychology including M.Sc. Psychology (2 years), BS Psychology (04 years) and Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (1 year). A Clinical psychologist works to decrease distress and promotes Psychological well-being for all population groups including children, adults and families.
Their professional activities include
Diagnosis: Interview, test & behavioral observation.
Treatment: Planning, monitoring with a variety of population.
Testing: Intelligence tests, personality tests and aptitude tests.
In Abbottabad there is a dire need for educational institutes that focus on the education of women. Women Institute of Learning and Rehabilitation (WIL/ WIRS) is the only institute which exclusively fosters women education on graduate and postgraduate levels. One of the departments of WIL is Psychology, which is providing its services not only to this part of the province but all over the country. This department consists of its own library, Psychological lab and counselling rooms, in order to facilitate the students. These counselling rooms are open to the general public as well as students of Women Institute of Learning & Women Medical & Dental College in helping to overcome their problems regarding their education as well as social life.