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Keynote Speakers:

1. R.M Varma
Acclaimed Neurosurgon traind from the United Kingdom and Fellow of the Royal College of surgeons,Edinburgh, U.K , and founder director of NIMHANS started the department of neurosurgery at NIMHANS Bangalore. Actively propogates the concept of holistic health and healing.He is the recipient of the prestigious Padmashri award and well known for developing the integartive approach to health care.

For more on Dr R M Varma see:

2. Dr M S Thimmappa
Clinical Psychologist, Consultant in Mental Health & Human Resource Development, Former Vice Chancellor,Registrar,Professor of Professor of Psychology, Bangalore University.

For more on Dr M.S Thimmappa see:

3. Dr Mohan K Isaac
Mohan Isaac, M.D., F.R.C.Psych., is currently Associate Chair of Population Mental Health at the School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth and Consultant Psychiatrist, Fremantle Hospital and Health Services, Fremantle. He was formerly Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India

4. Dr Lana Stermac
Dr. Stermac is a Professor in the Counselling Psychology program at the Ontario Institute for Studies Education, University of Toronto.

For more info, see: http://aecp.oise.utoronto.ca/main/faculty/stermac.html

5. Dr Niva Piran
Dr. Piran is a Professor in the Counselling Psychology program at the Ontario Institute for Studies Education, University of Toronto.

For more info, see: http://aecp.oise.utoronto.ca/main/faculty/piran.html

6. Dr Sudhir Kakar
Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India. Kakar took his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gujarat University, his Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business economics from Mannheim in Germany and his doctorate in economics from Vienna before beginning his training in psychoanalysis at the Sigmund-Freud Institute in Frankfurt, Germany in 1971.

For more info, see http://www.sudhirkakar.com/sudhir.htm

7. Dr. Richard Noll
Dr. Noll is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA.

For more info, see http://www.desales.edu/default.aspx?pageid=1610

8. Dr William West
Dr. William West is a Reader in Counselling at Manchester University.

For more info, see http://www.education.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/staff/furtherinfomation,86796,en.htm

The Venue:
The Conference will be held at the Sampurna-Montfort College, Bangalore. The college is
situated by the side of Old Madras Road and is housed in a serene campus, surrounded by
greenery. It can be reached easily from the airport, rail stations and/or bus stations.





Sampurna-Montfort College
Bangalore University
Bangalore University