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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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It is not clear what you mean by the words "he behaves like a man". It seems that he is showing a lot of aggression and disobedience. You must try...

Answered on : 28 Mar 2011

Children have a natural tendency to imitate others, especially others who are seen as more powerful and successful than them. A certain amount of...

Answered on : 09 Mar 2011

In India, most children go to play school around 3 years and regular school at the age of 4 years. Norms in other countries may be different....

Answered on : 01 Feb 2011

A 4 year old is by nature restless and active. The child is busy in exploring new things and his attention span is likely to be small. The changes...

Answered on : 21 Jan 2010

There is no need to get alarmed by this unless you notice any other problem in your child. Drawing a human being is not easy in any case and not...

Answered on : 12 Mar 2009

Children often develop patterns of behaving in certain ways with certain people. You need to be patient, yet firm that you will not tolerate...

Answered on : 10 Mar 2009

Firstly, you must get a proper assessment of the problems by a qualified professional in your city. You could consult the school counsellor or a...

Answered on : 15 Dec 2008

Some children are not able to concentrate as much as others. Try to identify the root of the problem. Is he trying to get attention, is he...

Answered on : 20 Nov 2008

When we interact with people we are related to or familiar with, the content affects us emotionally as we are usually involved emotionally with...

Answered on : 13 Nov 2008

You are in the midst of adolescence, a period which involves rapid physical and socio-emotional changes. During this phase of life, one needs to...

Answered on : 13 Aug 2008
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