Cured and Rehabilitated : Stories
of Success and Achievement
I had a lot of anger on my parents, got involved in bad
company and had an attraction towards the opposite
sex. I used to roam around the streets like a vagabond.
At Turning Point, after the counseling sessions with
Ishitadi, she pointed out my difficulties and I was able
to complete my H.S. exams. I have controlled my anger a
lot and like being engaged in the activities of Turning
Point. I teach computers over here, and like discussion
on various topics. I would like to build my future and
have a decent income. My hobbies include performing
magic shows, listening to music and collecting
autographs of eminent persons.
I had tension, lack of confidence, suicidal tendency,
insecurity, depression and lack of drive. At Turning
Point, after counseling sessions with Ishitadi, I have
developed a sense of confidence within myself and love
doing the works over here. I love the computer classes
at Turning Point along with stitching and handicrafts.
My hobbies include listening to music, admiring the
beautiful aspects of nature. I would like to undergo the
MSW course and be a social worker in my future life.
I could not complete my Madhyamik exams for which I was
out of touch from studies and friends. This created a
deep sorrow and anger in my mind, when I used to see
that all my cousins had their own friends. I had
experienced bad behavior from persons in the past,
which also aggravated my sorrow. My life completely
changed after I joined Turning Point. My counseling
sessions with Ishitadi helped me a lot to boost my
confidence. All the persons at Turning Point are my
friends now. My anger and sorrow has also decreased a
I like the fabric work done over here. I am also good at
reciting and performing in skits. I would like to earn a
decent income, build my future with the help, and
support that I have been receiving from Turning Point.
I had developed an inferiority complex within myself
though I read in a reputed school. I was introvert in
nature, had lack of concentration and sometimes became
violent. After coming to Ishitadi, the counseling
helped me a lot in keeping myself occupied and
developing my concentration. My confidence has also
increased a lot and I have been able to shred off my
inferiority feelings. I have also been able to fully
overcome my violent
outbursts. I like to participate in all the activities
of Turning Point, the best among them being stitching.
My goal in future is to be financially independent and
shine in life.
I had problems in communication, became angry at times
and had insecurity about the future. I used to dwell
upon the past. After the counseling sessions with
Ishitadi, my self confidence has increased a lot and so
can decide on my own about what I should do. My anger
has also subsided to quite an extent. I like the
atmosphere at Turning Point. The activities that I enjoy
most are painting, computer, spoken English and fabric
work. I would like to use these for my benefit and earn
my livelihood in the coming years. My anxiety has also
decreased to quite an extent.
I was introvert in nature, had difficulty in mixing with
others and sometimes used to feel depressed and lonely.
I could not know how to overcome all my problems. After
coming to Turning Point, and talking with Ishitadi, I
felt more free to mix with my friends over here. I am
less depressed and lonely than before. Ishitadi also
helped me to boost my self confidence. I like the fabric
work, Spoken English, music and all the other activities
over here. My hobbies include singing and listening to
music. My ambition in life is to be a singer, and I hope
that one day, I would be able to fulfill my dream.
I had lack of self confidence, used to experience
hallucinations, had lack of concentration and had sorrow
and depression in my mind. At Turning Point, after the
counseling sessions with Ishitadi, I have got rid of my
hallucinations. My concentration has improved a lot and
I now have developed will power and confidence in my
mind. I enjoy mixing with my friends over here and due
to this, my depression has reduced a lot. I love doing
computer, group games and Spoken English among the
activities over here. My aim in life is to be
financially independent by getting engaged in a work.
I had studied till Class I and wanted to learn further.
I became very angry at times, had a deep sorrow in my
mind and was sometimes violent in nature. After coming
to Turning Point, Ishitadi spoke to me about my problems
objectively. I have got rid of my anger and violent
nature, thanks to her. I love all my friends here. I
love stitching, fabric, group discussion, music and
painting among all the activities at Turning Point. My
aim in life
is to be a doctor and for that I am willing to study
hard and make my dream come true.
I had a lot of anger, was lethargic and had a longing
for a friend of the opposite sex. My father used to
rebuke me a lot for not doing any work. After coming to
Turning Point, my anger has reduced to quite an extent,
the longingness for a friend has gone away from my mind
slightly. Ishitadi’s counseling really helped me a lot.
I can now study and my concentration has improved. I
like my friends at Turning Point. Among the activities
at Turning Point, I enjoy painting, Spoken English and
computer the most. I would like to be financially
independent and do a job of my own in the future.
I was bullied at school a lot. I vented a lot of anger,
had sorrow and became violent sometimes. After coming to
Turning Point, I have improved to some extent in
controlling my anger and violent outbursts. I love doing
fabric work, painting, computer, spoken English and
participating in the news session. My aim in life is to
be a doctor and I would surely try my best to fulfill my
My friends misbehaved with me in school. I had developed
tension, anxiety, was oversensitive, had an inferiority
complex and lack of self confidence.
After coming to Turning Point, Ishitadi counseled me and
I was able to overcome quite a lot of my problems. Among
the activities of Turning Point, I enjoy singing, fabric
work, computer, group discussion, news reading
and exercise. I love reading story books, listening to
music and singing.
My aim in life is to do my own business in handicrafts
and be independent socially and economically.
I willingly participate in drawing, music and computer
over here. My hobbies are stamp collection and
collection of flags of different countries.
I had a lot of anger and sorrow. I also had occasional
violent outbursts. I also used to envy others. At
Turning Point, after the counseling sessions with
Ishitadi, I have got rid of my violent outbursts. I have
also been able to control my feelings of anger, sorrow,
tension and anxiety a lot. I love doing fabric,
computer, the news session and music over here. I have a
lot of friends over here. I would like to be financially
independent in the
I was shy and remained confined in the four walls of my
room. I could not do any work which led to depression.
After coming to Turning Point, Ishitadi objectively
pointed out my problems and made me clear. She taught me
stitching and I loved doing it. She also encouraged me
in other activities. I love doing stitching the most. My
aim in life is to earn my livelihood from handicrafts