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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 are sensitive to family interactions. Is the father absent for long periods? Has there been bonding between father and son? Are there...

Answered on : 10 May 2006

Your son is an intelligent child as he is doing well at studies orally, but he doesn't like reading and writing. Try to talk with his teacher to...

Answered on : 10 May 2006

Your son is too young to understand the concept of sharing easily .Getting irritated with him would not be of any help. The best option is to...

Answered on : 01 May 2006

Your concern about your step-son is understandable. But perhaps you need to change the way of dealing with the concern and the information that...

Answered on : 19 Apr 2006

Instead of getting unduly upset, it's often best to be a little patient. Some behaviour in infancy are simply temporary phases. The chewing of the...

Answered on : 19 Apr 2006

You must try to analyse the reasons for her behavior.
Is there a change in the family scenario?
Is there a medical problem with her?...

Answered on : 15 Apr 2006

Your daughter seems to be a normal healthy and intelligent child. She is able to get along with other children, and the fact that she is more...

Answered on : 17 Mar 2006

An eighth-grader is an adolescent and is probably going through a phase of identity confusion and formation. It is a phase when there can be a...

Answered on : 06 Feb 2006

At the outset, you must try to introspect if as a single parent, you are being over-anxious, over-protective and emotional in dealing with your...

Answered on : 06 Feb 2006

It is not fair for the child to be in a class where she is younger than all others. But then if she has adjusted, then she may face a problem with...

Answered on : 05 Feb 2006
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