Country located: India
Experience: 20 Years +
Languages known: English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, and Telugu
Dr. Vijayabanu is a veteran and skilled at providing support and guidance allowing her clients to reach their maximum potential and function effectively in different roles in life. Using her knowledge and expertise in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development and Industrial Psychology, she designs and conducts various counselling and training programs based on different needs of the individual, group and organization. She is also trained in Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics.
Every Individual has the innate potential for Growth and Development of self !
With more than 20 years of experience as a qualified and trained counsellor, behaviour analyst and trainer, Dr. Vijayabanu has served different organisations like TCS, Wipro, Yamaha, Redington, etc., and conducted sessions on topics like Stress Management, Goal setting, Coping with change, Time management, Leadership skills, Addiction counselling, and worked with the Transgender community.
- Master of Arts in Applied Psychology with specialization in Organizational Behaviour, Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Development and Organizational Counseling.
- Master of Philosophy in Psychology with a thesis on Environmental Psychology
- Doctorate in Psychology -Title of Thesis: Influence of individual factors and coping with change on organizational commitment and job satisfaction
- Awarded as one of the best thesis in International conference organized by the Department of Management Studies, IIT, Chennai.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
Dr. Vijayabanu has shared her expertise with National and International journals and published 35 papers on a wide array of subjects including : Leadership and change, Coping with change, Influence of change on organisational factors, Hardiness and Coping among IT employees, Problem-solving skills, Gratitude intervention, Cognitive intervention, Body image,
Psychological reinforces among transgenders
She is conducting Personality Enrichment and Soft Skills programs,
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She was a Member of the students' grievance cell and sexual harassment cell at CHRI She has developed tools to assess Study skills and academic procrastination among students.
Her immersion and work in diverse fields have seen her fulfill several roles of great responsibility including being associated with Tamil Nadu Police Academy and Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy for psychology classes, counselling psychology for Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute (CHRI), Life skills trainer, and Counsellor, Corporation schools, chennai and worked as faculty in the Department of Counselling Psychology in various premier institutes of the country.
She has written 6 books for UG/PG Psychology students who study through distance mode at the University of Madras.
She has been invited as a resource person for training programs for parents and teachers in Malaysia - on topics like How to handle adolescents, Like Skills, Identification of learning disabilities, etc. She has conducted a Life Skills training program for teachers (Train the Trainer), Malaysia.