This book is an answer to a soul searching question of many counseling students as well as trainers as to what would it look like to practically execute the skill of counseling in Indian context. The book describes with examples and cases of counseling being translated to our contemporary socio-religious and cultural context. Here is a text book for people who are engaged in to the study of counseling systematically.
1. Socio cultural Development of Persons in India
2. Various Approaches to Counseling
3. Definition and Practice of Counseling (With Special Emphasis to the Context of india)
4. Counseling Children
5. Counseling Adolescents
6. Counseling Families
7. Counseling the Elderly
8. Helping People with Disability
9. Disaster and Crisis Management
10. Counseling the Sick and Hospitalized
11. Behaviour Therapy
Dr. Saji Kumar K. P. is serving as Principal in India Baptist Theological Seminary. He did his MA in English Literature; BD and later MTh in Counseling under Senate of Serampore. He did PhD in Psychology from MG University in Kerala. He has been a teacher and trainer in counseling for more than fifteen years.
He has been married to Beula K. Thankachan and they are blessed with two boys named Evan and Evin. Presently he is also the Director of Indian Institute of Pastoral Counseling. He has presented seminar papers and published articles related to counseling in various national and international renowned journals. He has written a couple of books previous to this publication, New Generation Teenage and Lessons of Christian Education.