Dr. Vasuki Mathivanan Ph.D. is an accomplished Psychologist with over 2 decades of experience in the field of mental health. She has extensive experience in Training, Teaching, Counselling and Guidance, Clinical supervision and Psychometric assessments Read More

Ms. Rajani Nandakumar is a Relationship and Counseling Psychologist. She offers her services under Antar Counseling Services

She is a Certified Professional Supervisor from Australian Counseling Association

Rajani is a Post Graduate in Applied Psychology with a Diploma in Counseling. She has certificates in different therapeutic training programs like:

  • Adlerian Psychology
  • Stress management
  • Basic Neuro-Linguistic Program/Transactional Analysis 101
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • My Choice, My Future (Career guidance tool, online)
  • Sex Education/Fertility management and Adoption
  • Pediatric Palliative Care Counseling
  • Basic Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Relationship
  • Healing Inner Conflicts

 Rajani has attended several workshops like Metaphors of Movement; Mind mapping; Non-Violent Communication; Narrative Therapy; etc.  She consistently hones her skills by attending training, conferences, and workshops to equip herself. This is because she firmly believes learning is an ongoing process.

Rajani has over 14 years of experience in the field of counseling. She firmly believes that the counseling process enables individuals to get in touch with their inner feelings. It also enables them to gain an understanding that they do have options with which they can arrive at informed decisions so that they can lead an enriched life.

Her previous work experience includes:

8 years as Consultant Psychologist at Matrimony.com (Bharatmatrimony)

1 year as Consultant Psychologist at Datri Blood Stem Cell Donors’ Registry

1 semester as Consultant Psychologist at Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET)

1 year as Consultant Psychologist at Bloom Fertility and Health care Hospital for IVF patients

Rajani is into private practice now. She counsels on Google Meet; Whatsapp video; Phone and Email.

Rajani has presented papers on the need for pre-marital counseling at Vishwajyothi Engineering College in Kerala and Annamalai University.

Rajani has held the post of Treasurer for 3 years and the post of President for 2 years in Chennai Counselors’ Foundation. She was the former Editor of IAPS WISDOM, e-newsletter of IAPS

Rajani is a member of Chennai Counselors’ Foundation; Life Associate Member in Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS); Life Member of National Association of Psychological Science (NAPS); Member of Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors (IAPS).

Rajani can counsel in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam; and has a working knowledge of Kannada.

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Ms.Arthy Sriram – She is a School and Corporate Counsellor. Her professional experience ranges from working for different schools as a Counsellor and Conducting training Programs for Corporates in Kochi and Chennai. She is a Consultant Counsellor for Teach for India. She does private practise in Adyar. Has experience in handling issues of students, family and elderly people as well. She has great passion in working with family and child development. Frequently volunteers to old age homes and meets elderly people away from children and counsels them handling their issues. Is a columnist in The Hindu In School.

Post Graduate in  Applied Psychology (Gold Medallist) from JBAS College, Chennai.  Master  Practitioner of Neuro – Linguistic Programming certified by NFNLP, U S A. Has done basic program on Transactional Analysis – TA 101 certified by ITAA, U S A. Trained on MCMF career assessment by Pearson Academy and Career Mentor for Future Captains, A holistic Career Ecosystem.

Was the Treasurer of Chennai Counselors Foundation, a forum for Mental Health Professionals. She is a Certified Professional Supervisor of Australian Counselling Association

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Ms.Sharada Nair, a Counsellor in Chennai for 19 years, has a private practice and works at Sishya as a School Counsellor. She started out from a Medical and Psychiatric Social Work background, was an Adoption Scrutiny Officer for ICSW, Chennai for 10 years, a Social Worker at CWB, Mumbai for a year and a Social Service Coordinator at two Schools in Mumbai for a year. She is a qualified practitioner in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and has trained in child, adolescent and family therapy.


Dr. Keerthi Pai Ph.D. Qualifications- MPhil in Clinical Psychology Kasturba Medical College; MPhil  in Student Counselling JBAS College and PhD in CBT In Depression in Adolescents from Madras University

Years of experience- 19 years

Current work position- Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dept of Psychiatry, Apollo Hospital and Apollo Children Hospital

Partner in Element H Psychological Support Services

Guest Faculty Dept of Clinical Psychology Institute of Mental Health

Dr. S. Usharani, MA. Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Madras. Twenty-five years of experience in teaching. training counseling research and consultancy. Received an International award for Distinguished academician in Victimology and Criminology. Trained more than lakh police personnel on crime prevention and stress management. At present board member in PCVC and Assistant Professor in WCC.