TTI COUNSELLING SERVICES

Core Values:

TTI Counseling team has established six core values to guide and uphold our services to our clients. They are also parts of the values that are embraced by counsellors and therapists around the world.

  • Congruence – we believe that “we counsel out of who we are” and we want to ensure that we will be genuine and real with you rather than acting false towards you.
  • Empathy – we will try to understand the problems you are facing the way you experience them rather than just looking at them from our own perspective.
  • Unconditional Positive Regard – we will listen and journey alongside you non-judgmentally.  This means that we will not criticise or judge you for the problems you are facing.
  • Respect – we will treat you with respect regardless of your background. Your right as a human being will be upheld.
  • Integrity – we will ensure that we remain faithful to our services and we will not compromise it for any of our own personal gain.
  • Confidentiality – we will ensure that your identity and life stories are safe and remain confidential, unless you are in a state of self-harm only then will we ask trustworthy parties for their assistance. 

Code of Ethics:

In the absence of an established national governing body to oversee counsellors and practitioners in Tonga, TTI Counseling Services will utilise the NZAC (New Zealand Association of Counsellors) Code of Ethics: A Framework for Ethical Practice and NZCCA (New Zealand Christian Counsellors Association) Code of Ethics and Practice to guide their services.

Types of Issues that our counselling services could help you with:

The following issues will be addressed in the counseling services:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • Poor self-image
  • Codependency
  • Relationship Problems
  • Poor academic performance
  • Absenteeism
  • Peer Pressure
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Self-harm
  • Domestic Violence
  • Suicide (suicidal ideation or attempt)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Abuse (psychological, emotional and physical)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addictions (Drugs, Alcohol, Pornography, etc.)

Our Future Projects:

  1. a.Research
  • ØWhat staff and students think counselling might mean?
  • ØWhat would encourage staff and students to seek counselling?
  • ØThe top 10 issues (personal and social) that students are facing.
  • ØWhat strategies students have been applying to deal with their personal and social problems?
  • ØHow students manage their time regarding their studies?
  1. b.Raise Awareness
  2. c.Networking

Including counseling-related organisations such as:

  • ØMinistry of Health
  • ØSalvation Army
  • ØTonga Life Line
  • ØTonga Family Health Association (TFHA)
  • ØMa’a Fafine mo e Famili (MFF)
  • ØWomen and Children Crisis Center (WCCC)
  • ØTonga National Center for Women and Children (TNCWC)
  • ØPolice Domestic Violence Unit (DVU)

Provisions

TTI Counselling Service is free for staff and students.

Should you want to access to our counselling services please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us to our Office: 28-890 or Mobile: 776-2435.

All services are normally provided in a safe room on campus. Please feel free to talk to our TTI Support Staff for further assistance.

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