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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.

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Children at age 5 are still in the process of developing their vocabulary and grammatical skills. This makes them inhibited sometimes. They differ...

Answered on : 24 Oct 2005

Your daughter has developed a fear of choking on solid food after that traumatic experience. You can try to help her get over it by discussing the...

Answered on : 24 Oct 2005

Children at this age are fascinated by fantasy and have wild imaginations. The distinction between real and unreal is usually blurred. Your son...

Answered on : 10 Oct 2005

Your daughter seems to be undergoing insecurity and separation anxiety as she was very attached to her grandparents. Added to it is the required...

Answered on : 10 Oct 2005

Though social norms in our country make it common to send a 2 year old to school, it can prove to be traumatic for the child. Since the child is...

Answered on : 03 Oct 2005

A two-year-old child is too young to understand that it is not desirable to be as free at a neighbour's house as at home, especially if the...

Answered on : 03 Oct 2005

These days children are moving away from reading due to several reasons. They have enough reading to do for school studies. Then there are many...

Answered on : 29 Sep 2005

Your daughter may seem to be a little slow in language development, but then all kids are different. Children who speak later than usual,...

Answered on : 14 Sep 2005

You definitely need to seek professional help for your step-daughter and family therapy for the entire family, including yourself and your husband...

Answered on : 14 Sep 2005

Early adolescence can be a difficult time for most children, and for your daughter it is made more complicated with drastic changes in city,...

Answered on : 13 Sep 2005
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