Social and Emotional Learning

At B.D. Somani, we firmly believe that being more self-aware, understanding our thoughts and emotions and developing a sense of empathy in the students goes a long way in ensuring long-term positive behaviour. In addition, better interpersonal skills and relationships help students deal with the demands of an ever-changing world and ensure future well-being. SEL support is available to all students in individual as well as group sessions.

Shradha Modi

Social-Emotional Counsellor

Ms. Shradha has been a Counselling Psychologist since 2008 and works closely with students from various backgrounds. Before coming to B.D. Somani in 2020, she worked as a school counsellor in the DAV group of schools and at Gopi Birla Memorial School. She also taught Psychology to grades 11 and 12 (CBSE Board) for four years.

She has successfully completed her Teacher Training Programme in Remedial Education, basic course in Integrated Clinical Hypnosis from California Hypnosis Institute Of India, Consummate Basic Graphology course from the Institute of Graphology and Personal Success, and Sex Education training program by Dr Rajan Bhosle.

At B.D. Somani, Ms. Shradha provides social and emotional support to students from grades 6 to 12. She conducts regular Social-Emotional learning sessions for grades 9-12 discussing essential topics like teamwork, time management, peer pressure, empathy, self-esteem, learning style, goal setting, decision-making, and leadership skills.

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