Workshops/Training or Lectures were given in the following forums in the month of October 2010:


Topic: For:

Does non-violence work?

Helping Hand

Life begins at 60

Incom Tax Training Institute DTRTI

Personality development

MVIT College MBA students

Personality and careers

Loreto School Kolkata students

Faculty development program

Loreto Convent Bow Bazar teachers

Women & midlife crisis

Helping Hand

Self awareness

2-day residential camp at Manthan

Career selection

NCC All-India Vayu Sena Camp

Counselling Skills

Ind Society of Training & Development

Raising volunteers

Rotary Club Malleswaram

Conflict Stress& anger management

AMEN Seminar for front office staff of hospitals



Workshops/Training or Lectures were given in the following forums in the month of September 2010:


Topic: For:

Career and future planning

Atomic Energy School students

Team building

Himatsingka executives at Hassan

Books as teachers

Helping Hand

Teaching to ensure learning

Learning Edge teachers


Rotary Club of Cantonment

Peer counselling

Command Hosp trainee counsellors

Building brighter future

AG Office employees+children

Charting Success Path

Indian Academy MBA students

Overcoming shyness

Helping Hand

Stress management

FOLD Trainers Meet

Better parenting

St.Joseph Boys School parents

Total quality people

ALISDA, Aeronautics, Govt of India

Faculty development program

St.Joseph Indian High School teachers

Peer counselling

Jain College PUC students



Workshops/Training or Lectures were given in the following forums in the month of August 2010:


Topic: For:

Effect of Mental Health of Parents

Prerarana Centre for Growth

Better parenting

Sacred Heart Sch parents Annual Day


NCC Cadets Karnataka 1st Air Squadron

Where have all good people gone?

Helping Hand

Counselling Techniques

Spiritual Solutions

Why good r'ships deteriorate

Jaynagar Study Centre

Emotional Intelligence

Mt. Carmel stududents certificate course

Counselling Skills

Station Commanders’ Wives, Air Force

Life Skills

Jain College Psychology faculty

Adapting to change and new life

Excel Business Academy MBA students

Combating Lonelines

Dignity Foundation East

Independence Day

MVJ International School

Will machines control humans?

HH talk

Parenting and role modeling

Kanara Entrepreneurs Association

Inter-religious harmony

Ashirwad IRHM

Building core competency in teachers

Faculty Development Program, MCIM

Mentoring students

IBS Business Academy Faculty

Career counselling

Dayanand Sagar MBA students

Parenting of small children

Bright Beginnings School, parents

Changing needs of management

Ramiah Instt of Mgmt MBA students

Parenting of small children

Vidyanjali 1-3rd std parents

Career and future planning

Atomic Energy School students, Mysore



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