Proceedings of The 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences
Role of Person-Centered Therapy Intervention in the Psychological Well-Being of Indian Working Women:A Narrative Study
Garima Gupta, Dr Priyanka Tiwari
India’s Female labour participation rate (FLPR) is slowly declining despite of its being a progressing and developing country. This is a qualitative study to delve into the psychological well-being (PWB) of working women, that affects their overall functionality, resilience, emotional and mental well-being. The purpose of this paper is to study the role of Person-Centered therapy intervention, based on three principles of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard, in maintaining an equilibrium of mental as well as holistic well-being of a working women in Delhi- NCR region. The three research questions and data collected through semi-structured interviews, were thematically analysed and meaningful themes were identified in the process. The results showcased that after psychotherapy the females identified the issues in their work-life balancing paradigm and strived towards positive emotions, self-actualization and self-enhancement.
keywords: Psychological well-being, Person-Centered Therapy, Empathy, Congruence, Unconditional Positive regard, Psychotherapy, Working women, Work-life balance.