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

Dr. Sumathi Narayanan is a Design-to-Delivery corporate trainer with four decades of experience in the area of people and development both in public and private sectors. She is the President of Creative Communication and Management Center, Chennai.

Her educational qualifications are:

  • Ph.D. is Human Development from The Department of Psychology.
  • NFNLP certified Master trainer
  • Certificate of Attainment in Supervision certified by ACA (Australian Counselling Association) for counsellors.
  • Certified MCMF counsellor

With decades of experience in counselling using several approaches like Transactional Analysis, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Gestalt, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, Healing Inner Conflicts, Metaphors of Movement, core transformation and so on to enable clients to overcome their personal issues. She is the Former Treasurer and Secretary of Chennai Counselors Foundation

She has presented papers in National and International Conferences.


  • She has been awarded the Best Senior Faculty Award thrice by the Elite School of Optometry.

She has been conferred with:

  • “Life time Professional Excellence” award by the Alumni of SIET Women’s College (JBAS College for women, her alma mater.
  • “Life Time of Achievement and Services to Elite School of Optometry” by ESO, Unit of Shankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation
  • “Eminent Women Achiever “– Training and Communication” by Rajalakshmi Institutions – March 2016

She facilitates clients to understand that the way they look at their own experiences might be limiting them and by broadening their perspective, they can make better choices. This empowers clients to lead a more.

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.

Early Career

In the early days after completing her masters in M.Sc., Counseling Psychology in Madras School of Social Work (M.S.S.W) she started her career with a major role as project fellow for the University Grant’s Commission (UGC) Major Research Project (MRP) under the guidance of Professor Dr. S.Karunanidhi, HOD, Psychology, University of Madras. 

Work Status

She is working as a Counseling Psychologist for children in several schools of presentation convent, since 2012, giving the best optimum output among children in all ways. She has conducted multiple seminars including but not restricted to positive parenting, child protection and safeguarding etc. 


She has presented and published numerous articles and papers in various cities like Chennai, Mysore, Pondicherry etc., and also conducted multiple workshops for mental wellness of people on various occasions. 

Services for the Society

She has provided her services as a visiting psychologist in 104 helpline run by the Government of Tamil Nadu. She has also provided her services as psychologist in Government Girls Juvenile. She has done volunteer services in Petral Thaan Pillaiya, (a unit trust run by Padmashree Kamal Hasan), for supporting HIV infected children.

Press & Media

She has appeared on several media channels like Raj Digital News, Pepper TV, Sun News Live etc., and is a regular writer on Parent Circle, Vikatan online magazine etc.

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