Welcome to the Indian Institute of Counselling
The Indian Institute of Counselling is fully committed to the emotional well-being and psychologically healthier and balanced lives of individuals and institutions. It offers various services, including personal growth and development training, academic and life-skills training (effective communication, interpersonal skills, adaptation to new situations, managing relationships, decision making, assertiveness, a sense of positivity in life, coping with stress, being solution oriented, etc.)
CHAIRPERSON - Dr. (Mrs.) Vasantha R. Patri - B.A. (Banaras Hindu University), M.A. (Psychology), Kerala University - (Gold medalist in B.A. and M.A. examinations) and a Ph.D. (Netherlands) in the field of Cross-Cultural Communication.
VICE-CHAIRPERSON – Mr. Neelakant Patri holds an M.A. in Economics(Mysore University). He is a journalist by profession with over 40 years of experience of economic and political writing. He has worked in India and abroad as a correspondent for foreign journals and news agencies. He is now a distinguished accredited journalist of the Govt. of India.
MEMBER - Dr. K.R.Gangadharan Nair is a former Professor of Business Economics, University of Delhi. He has numerous books to his credit besides publications in leading economic journals and magazines. He is currently an Honorary Research Professor, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
MEMBER - Ms. Durga Pant - M.A. (Philosophy with Psychology as a Minor subject) from the Lucknow University. Is a gold medalist both in B.A. and M.A. examinations. She taught philosophy in the Indraprastha College of Delhi University for over 40 years. She also did advanced studies at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis (USA). Her forte is logic and ethical issues in Counselling Psychology.
ADVISOR - Dr. B.S. Sreekantaaradhya – Retd: Professor and Chairman, Dept. of studies in Economics , University of Mysore. He was Dean, Faculty of Arts, Member of the Syndicate, Senate and Academic Council. He served as a member, Tax Reforms, Commission and Revenue Reforms Commission, Government of Karnataka. He was the visiting Prof. for State Bank of Mysore Chair in the University of Mysore. He has written seven books and has published over 50 papers in various journals, mainly in the areas of Public Finance and International Finance.