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Individual counselling is slowly gaining popularity as a measure for matching student’s sense of fulfilment with the general goals of technical and vocational education. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of individual counselling on self-actualisation of students in public Technical colleges.The study was conducted in public technical colleges in Kisumu county, Kenya. A sample size of 120 students was selected at random. The findings indicated that individual counselling has a significant beneficial influence on student self-actualisation tendencies at the p<.05 level [F(1, 366) = 30.221, p = 0.000]. This indicates that those who had less benefitted from individual counselling had a low self-actualisation tendency while those who had highly benefitted from individual counselling had higher self-actualisation tendency. Implications of this finding are discussed.
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