Dr.Vasuki Mathivanan PhD., is an accomplished Psychologist with over 2 decades of experience in the field of mental health. She has extensive experience in Training, Teaching, Counselling and Clinical supervision.
On completion of her PhD from the University of Madras, she started her career as a freelance Psychologist in Chennai when the field of mental health was in its nascent stage. To channelise and consolidate her vast experience and to render a noble service to the Society, she established “Explore Counselling” (https://Explorecounselling.com), an organization with the committed motto of “Hopeless to Hopeful”.
She is the first ACA (Australian Counselling Association) certified Supervisor in India and the member of ACA college of supervisors. She is an EAP consultant for organisations and regularly conducts trainings and workshops exclusively for Mental Health Professionals, Managers and Team leaders of organizations. She has also conducted workshops and seminars on various topics in countries like UK, Malaysia, Australia, DOHA and Sri Lanka. Having interacted with multidimensional stakeholders in the field of Mental Health over two decades, she felt a compelling need to support and monitor mental health professionals to hone their skills so that they deliver an effective therapy to their clients. This need, coupled with her association with international experts in the field of counselling and psychology gave a birth to the establishment of “Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors.” She is the Founder /President of IAPS.