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.

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 15 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:

Consultant Psychologist at Matrimony.com (Bharatmatrimony)

Consultant Psychologist at Datri Blood Stem Cell Donors’ Registry

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

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 Counselor and Conducting training Programs for Corporates in Kochi and Chennai. She does private practise in Adyar and Alwarpet . 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.

Was a columnist in The Hindu In School. She was Consultant Counselor for Teach for India.

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.

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Aprajita Bhardwaj is a developmental and consulting psychologist with over 26 years of work experience. She has completed her PhD from the Dept. of Psychology, University of Madras. She has presented papers at conferences. She has received the Best Paper Award in the Category of Empowering Different Ability Groups in the International Conference in Applied Psychology (2006). Her post graduate Dissertation on ‘Social Pressure on Indian Preadolescents’ has been published in the International Journal ‘Scientia Paedogogica Experimentalis’ in the year 1985.

Aprajita has specific expertise in the field of learning disabilities and ADHD using the Orton Gillingham and Multisensory approaches and ‘The Strategic Instructional Model’ (SIM) developed by the Kansas University. She is trained and experienced in providing dynamic assessments and in improving the cognitive skills of students using the Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment developed by the ‘International Centre for Enhancing Learning Potential’, Israel.

She is a Resource Person for Soft Skills Training for Maritime Training for junior and senior Merchant Navy officers. She has conducted training for the ‘Wellness at Sea’ training programme by Sailor Society’ London, UK and has trained over 800 cadets and officers for maintaining good mental health in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Aprajita is a consultant for relationships and behaviour problems among children and adults using the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy approach. She has also been trained and experienced in Applied Kinesiology using the Three in One Concepts. She has also been trained in Adrelian Approach in Marital Therapy from Betty Lou Bettner. She has also been trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and REBT.

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Sayee Bhuvaneswari is an Entrepreneur, Counselling Psychologist, and a Life Coach. She stepped into the Entrepreneurial world after working with Big Corporates like Hitachi, and HCL as part of their Senior Management for almost 20 years. She is a founder of Dheemer Consulting which mentors companies and provides Management/Strategy Consulting. The company also helps individuals, institutions, and corporates with Counselling, Life Coaching, Workshops/Training facilitation, Wellness Coaching, etc.

Sayee is a Practicing Hypnotherapist, Faculty of Reality Therapy(William Glasser USA), and Master Practitioner of NLP(NFNLP ,USA). She is also an EQ Coach and Wellness Coach. She is a motivational speaker in many forums and conducts workshops /webinars, and training on various topics across the globe.

She is an Engineer with Masters in Management and Psychology. She is also a Ph.D. research Scholar

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Dr. Veena comes to us with a holistic background. She has been a practicing Counseling Psychologist for over 10 years. She is a trained Homeopath and she incorporates her extensive clinical knowledge in Psychotherapy practice. Veena earned her M.Sc. in Psychology, M.Sc. in Counseling & Psychotherapy and is currently pursuing her M.Sc. Counseling and Family Therapy program.  She has been associated as an Assistant Professor of Psychology for Physiotherapy students in BIHER and Post graduate students in Tamil Nadu Open University for the past 7 years.

She has been working in a corporate as Wellness Consultant for the past 5 years and has the experience of conducting various workshops and EAP sessions for Corporate like Scope e-knowledge, SPI Global and S2S HR Forum.

She completed her course on Professional Supervision from IAPS (Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors).She has been in the editorial team and took responsibility of Editor of Wisdom e-newsletter from 2021 to 2022.

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Jayadevi Jayaprakash had 5 years of experience as a Food Microbiologist.

7+ years of experience in Special Education and Mental Health.

Presently working with Intellectually Challenged and Normative Development Individuals of different age groups for different challenges in their mental health.

Trained Hypnotherapist from Indian Association of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis and Play therapy from PTUK.