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Dr. Joseph George
35 years of counselling, and clinical experience woring with Adults and Families to address their pressing concerns and live with meaning and purpose..
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Dr. Joseph George is a practicing psychological counsellor in Bangalore, with 35 years of teaching, counselling, and clinical training experiences.

George comes with the commitment for listening to persons, couples, and families with a view to provide care, support, discernment and helping them to address their pressing concerns and live with meaning and purpose.

He has a BA Degree (Sociology), Bachelor of Theology (ABS), Bachelor of Divinity (UBS, Yavatmal), Master of Theology (Pastoral Counselling) UTC, Bangalore, and his Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He obtained his advanced level clinical training at the Georgia Association for Pastoral Care.

Along with providing training for counselling work at the Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral level, he has been engaged with providing supervision for professional counsellors since 1992. George has mentored more than 60 students in their Master of Theology dissertation and 19 Doctoral students as well as training students for professional counselling at the UTC, Bangalore.

Prior to joining UTC, he was on the faculty of Clark Theological College, Aolijen, Mokokchung, Nagaland for nearly 10 years (1983-1992). 

Since 2001 Dr. George has been associated with a number of NGOs working at the grassroot level in terms of training and mentoring the counsellors and social workers.

Dr. George employs an eclectic approach in his counselling work, drawing more from psychoanalytic, object relations, and positive psychologies.  

Post-Retirement from UTC in May 2021, along with helping the doctoral students at UTC, he serves as adjunct faculty with SAIACS and ACTS academy. He is also  associated with Jeevanithi (Mangalore), a rehabilitation home for persons with addictions and is the President of the Medico-Pastoral Association, Bangalore (2020-2022 & 2022-2024), the premier residential rehabilitation home for the mentally ill persons. Dr. George is also the Secretary of the International Council for Pastoral Care and Counselling (ICPCC) 2019-2023. 

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Face to Face Availability:
Not Available

Areas of Expertise:
  • Adjustments to Transitions
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Emotional Wellness
  • Family Counselling
  • Grief / Bereavement
  • Interpersonal Issues
  • Marriage Therapy
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pre-Marital counselling
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Study-related issues
  • Work-related Issues

  • Languages:
  • English

  • Availability:
    By Appointment

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    ₹5000 ($64) / Hour (Individual Session)
    ₹7500 ($95) / Hour (Couple Session)
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