Dr. Vasuki Mathivanan is an accomplished Psychologist with over 2 decades of experience in the field of mental health and consultant to many Corporates in Chennai. She has extensive experience in Training, Teaching, Counselling and Guidance, Clinical supervision and Psychometric assessments. She is the first ACA (Australian Counselling Association) Certified Professional Supervisor in India. She is the founder and current president of IAPS (Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors), an Indian Academy certified to conduct “ACA approved Supervisor training programs” exclusively for Mental Health Professionals, Managers and Team leaders of Corporates.
Dr. Sudhesh N.T is an eminent psychologist and currently working as an Assistant Professor of Psychology in CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He has immense experience in life skills and soft skills training, corporate training and community intervention programmes and holding the position as President of IALSE (Indian Association of Life Skills Education) Bangalore, Karnataka chapter. He is also the Co-ordinator of Project Spandan – life skills training and psycho-social rehabilitation of HIV infected adolescents. He is an ardent researcher and has published one book as Editor, Under Sage publications. He also has published ten other articles in national and international journals and chapters in three edited book.
Dr Arun B Nair is a renowned psychiatrist based at Trivandrum. He is a very well-known resource person for various training programs organised by Health, Education and Social Justice Departments and also a guest faculty of Kerala Judicial Academy High court of Kerala, State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, IMG and Academic Staff College Kerala University. He is the author of 1000 articles on health and social issues in various newspapers and periodicals and 15 books including 'Live Learn Look Bright' and 'Advances in Psychiatry and Medicine'. A section on mental health in 'Sarvaroga Vijnana Kosam', the First Health Encyclopedia in Malayalam, is his remarkable contribution to the field of mental health. He was instrumental in developing a life skills education module for school students titled 'Ullasaparavakal' for SCERT. He has conducted over 1000 episodes of health and social awareness programs in various TV channels. He has published research papers on adolescent suicides, alcohol use disorder and psychosomatic disorders.
Swati Janardanan is a young and passionate psychologist, currently practicing as a Senior Learning and Behavior Specialist, Ambitious College, London, UK, a day college in London for young people with autism and complex needs. Her Masters was in Psychology and she specializes in Psychoanalytic Psychology. She has experience in delivering individualized learning plans to young adults with autism and other learning disabilities, developing life skills and interpersonal relationships skills for adults with autism, and providing rehabilitative and counselling services to people with psychological disorders.
Dr. T. Padmakumar is a consultant psychologist & trainer having 20 years of experience in the corporate sector. He has earlier been associated with Tata Tea Ltd, HCL-HP Ltd, IVL India Ltd and Tata Advanced Materials Limited. He is associated with premier engineering and arts & science institutes in providing student support services. His professional expertise spans Counselling, Consultancy and Training. He is a Life Member in Association of Professional Counseling Psychologists and an Executive Member of Professional Mentors’ Round Table, Trivandrum.
Dr. Ravi Warrier is a prominent educationist based in Gulf region with 45 years of extensive teaching and administrative experience. He is a brilliant academician who holds Masters in three subjects- English, Mathematics and History. He has served at many central schools in India, Indian Schools in Bahrain and Muscat. Currently he is the Principal of Quality Education School, Kingdom of Bahrain. He is well known for his motivational talks and parental awareness programs. He is an active member in Science India Forum Bahrain and involved in community outreach programs like Clean Up Bahrain. He also organizes several students’ interaction programmes such as meeting the institutionalized elderly and differently abled children.
Mrs. Jaya Elizabeth Koshy is an expert counsellor with 26 years of experience in the field of Counselling and has worked with almost all age groups including children, adolescents, couples, families, HIV affected people and patients with Parkinson’s disease. She has Post Graduate degree in both Social Work (Medical & Psychiatry) and Psychology (Guidance and Counselling). She has served in some of the prestigious institutions in both government and private sectors including Quilon Social Service Society, St. Xavier’s College, Child Development Centre, Sree Chithra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, General Hospital and Loyola Family Counselling Centre. She was also the consultant counsellor at Family Court Kerala, State Women’s Commission and State Institute for Mentally Challenged. She is currently working as a counsellor in St. Thomas Central School, Trivandrum. She is also a resource person in the field of counselling in many government and non-governmental training programmes.
Adv. M T Thomas, is an attorney –at- law with 25 years of wide experience in conducting strategic, complex and high profile judicial review litigations. He provides legal expertise, advice and guidance to a broad range of clients.