Design Counselling is an innovative approach in career counselling that has received much attention in Global North contexts but much less attention in Global South contexts thus far. It is essential to address this hiatus. Life design counselling has been shown to help people understand themselves better, design new selves, construct careers, promote action, and imbue a sense of meaning, purpose, and hope in them.
This workshop represents an attempt to equip career counsellors with the know-how to empower their clients to clarify their career-life identity and successfully deal with change. It is based on the emergence of self- and career construction and life design in response to fundamental changes in the world of work. Furthermore. it explains the essence of self- and career construction in relation to life design, advances field of career counselling in the 21st century, and it deals with the re-emergence of adaptability and employability as pivotal thriving ('survival') skills in 21st century career counselling contexts.