MSc - Applied Psychology, Master of Social Work, CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
10 Years Experience
Mr. Karthikeyaan Shanmugam is a Counselling Psychologist and Child & Family Social Worker. He believes that every individual and family have their own unique strengths and challenges. By facilitating them to identify their strengths and building a nurturing environment can result in holistic well-being. Working with Children and Families are his passion and is trained by Dr. Barbara Turner, author of "The Handbook of Sandplay Therapy", in the modality of Sandplay Therapy. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Filial Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Mindfulness-based interventions are few of the therapies that he uses in his practice. He has also undergone clinical training in the area of Substance Abuse Management at National Institute of Mental health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He has worked as a counselor for 2 years and as a Psychotherapist at KG Hospital and Post Graduate Research Institute, Coimbatore for 3 years before starting his private practice. He has also worked as a quality engineer and academician before entering the field of emotional and behavioral wellbeing."Best Outgoing Student Award", First Rank in the graduate program and numerous publications are his academic achievements. At present, he is a scholar at the Global Consortium of International Family Studies and a member of the Indian Society of Professional Social Workers.