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    Dr Renu Kishore has been teaching at the Department of Psychology at Daulat Ram College at University of Delhi, presently holding the post of Senior Reader. Her specialisation areas are Counselling Psychology and Child Development. Over the years Dr. Kishore has been academically active, presenting research papers at various national and international conferences, holding workshops and seminars and publishing research articles. Her achievements include a chapter titled "Children in Adoption and Foster-care: Mental Health concerns" in Bhardwaj, A (ed) "Child Guidance and Mental Health" (2002) published by the Child Guidance Centre of Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. She has recently authored a module on "Uses of Appraisal data in Counselling" for an International diploma course being developed by NCERT in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning, Canada. She is a member of several academic organisations, such as Association of Clinical Psychologists, Indian Academy of Applied Psychology and Indian Association for Family Therapy. She is invited regularly as a resource person for training programs organized by renowned institutions such as National Institute for Social Defence (NISD), National Institute of Criminology, as well as by NCERT. She is an executive member of CVARA, the Co-ordinating Voluntary Adoption Resource Agency at Delhi, and helps in dealing with the psychological issues related to the program of child adoption.

Questions Answered by me

You would definitely be having a hard time coping with a child who is perfect to the outside world and a difficult child at home. It is not easy...

Answered on : 06 Jan 2006

It is very normal for children to feel jealous if parents give attention to another child. They usually outgrow this behaviour. The main problem...

Answered on : 21 Dec 2005

A habit can sometimes become a source of security for the child. Instead of beating her for it or trying reasoning, simply try to ignore her or...

Answered on : 15 Dec 2005

Your child is obviously not finding class work challenging enough and is therefore getting distracted. This can be a serious problem for not only...

Answered on : 15 Dec 2005

Your child’s refusal to sleep in parents’ arms or in the pram could be the result of a sense of insecurity. She is probably used to sleeping in a...

Answered on : 12 Dec 2005

It seems your daughter has been assessed for ADHD by a professional psychologist. It would be desirable to get your son assessed too. Each child...

Answered on : 06 Dec 2005

Your child is undergoing severe anxiety and lack of confidence. He has probably taken up science stream, which is a very hard option as compared...

Answered on : 29 Nov 2005

Your child's behaviour seems to be an attention-getting device. Instead of punishing him, use behaviour modification techniques.
First of...

Answered on : 29 Nov 2005

Ensure that your child is not forced to work with any hand. Let him have the freedom to choose. Handedness depends on brain functioning and...

Answered on : 14 Nov 2005

An only child can show dependency and immaturity as he or she is the subject of total adult attention. The child becomes afraid of criticism and...

Answered on : 14 Nov 2005
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