- Designation: Secretary
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:
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 a 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.