"I am trying to network with professionals beyond borders, especially neighbouring countries and
help build in this region. I am also interested in Indian Philosophical Psychology concepts that help build peace. Concepts on Sahya and Kshama in…"
"Hi Lester, thank you for your message, its a pleasure to meet a fellow collegue and to answer your question !
Beside being a didactic psychotherapist i am also a strongly motivated trainer on non violence pedagogy. I founded and managed the…"
"Dear Craig and team It is fabulous to have a network like this. I have initiated psychologists network in India to stay connected, since we do not have a strong professional psychology association in India though we have more than 100,000…"
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L. S. S. Manickam, is the Professor of clinical psychology, Department of Psychiatry, JSS Medical College Hospital, J S S Univerity, Mysore. He obtained his Masters in Psychology from University of Kerala did his clinical psychology training from the NIMHANS Bangalore and Ph.D in 1992. He had taught at the Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College Vellore, CSI Medical College Karakkonam and served as the Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai before moving to Mysore. Also served as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Birmingham, UK. He underwent training in different forms of therapy and psychological approaches held at France, UK and Singapore apart from the training for teachers of health professionals.
He is the founder and Hon. Director of Centre for Applied Psychological Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India. He was associated with different governmental and non-governmental organizations and served as resource person in the areas of alcohol and drug management, sexual health counseling training and psychosocial support in different disasters. Also served as a research consultant in UNDP and WHO projects.
The national initiative taken in Training of Trainers in Disaster Preparedness is an ongoing program was and was executed with the National Academy of Psychology and the support of American Psychological Association and various international psychology associations.It is being continued through the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists.iacp,in
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India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives and Afghanistan. Also moderating a group of psychologists from the SAARC region, who think beyond borders.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Professor in Clinical Psychology Room 204,Department of Psychiatry JSS University JSS Medical College Hospital, M G Road Mysore 570004 Karnataka, India
How many years professional experience do you have ?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Capacity Building, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Sahya-a quality that is personal and that of group.
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Manickam, L.S.S. (2004) Sahya: The Concept in Indian Philosophical Psychology and its Contemporary Relevance. In Yoga and Indian Approaches to Psychology. Joshi, K and Cornelissen, M (Eds.). New-Delhi: Centre for the Study of Civilizations.
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Hi Lester, thank you for your message, its a pleasure to meet a fellow collegue and to answer your question !
Beside being a didactic psychotherapist i am also a strongly motivated trainer on non violence pedagogy. I founded and managed the portuguese delegation of Unipaz-International University for Peace. I am a trainer of the Art of Living in Peace's seminar based on a methodology created at Unipaz and approved by Unesco. On this site you can see a manual http://upo.unesco.org/details.aspx?Code_Livre=3889# that gives the overall methodology although the actually expereciantial exercices are not included.
Further more, i'm also a trainer on the Art of Living Life, another cicle of seminars created at Unipaz that include the Art of Living in Peace (an introduction to non violence) but goes beyond: Art fo Living Consciously, Art of Living in Plenitude, Art of Living in Harmony, Art of Living the Conflit, Art of Living Nature and Art of Living the Passage (diying and death).
I'm also teaching on Emotional and Intuitive Education/Transpersonal Pedagogy as invited lecture at the Superior Institute of Apllied Psychology in Lisbon
Hi Sam (wanted to send a message but the function doesn't seem to work),
Very good to meet you here again! Hope things are well! I am going to India this summer (but to the North, incl. Ladakh - you are still in Chennai?). Best, Chris
"Vasudev kutukbkam" entire world is a family, this was a teaching of our indian culture and traditional.
we created countries, boundaries,religions,cast,race for a genuine reason or a false reasons for any reason.but this the time to realize that we are one and we naturally interconnected with each other ,which we can just realize by watching inhale and exhale of breaths the source is same ,without any discrimination,religion, boundaries, equally for all living life of universe .When we understand this simple thing then we must understand how our and other's life is equally important, valuable ,respectable .we should follow the nature's rule ,non violence .peace ,god has given us a human life not for destruction but for look after the wellbeing of all living life.
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