About Our Chairperson

Ms. Rekha Chauhan is Sr. Psychologist, Author & Mental Health Educationist with 15 years of work experience. Ms. Rekha Chauhan has been guiding and training Children, adolescents, teachers, principals, parents and children with Special Needs in various CBSE Schools. She has conducted various workshops on Life skills, Mental Health Awareness & POCSO in schools and colleges across India.

 

Presently, she is a Mental Health Expert at Manodarpan- Ministry of Education and Lifeskills Committee member at CBSE. She was a Subject Expert & Member in developing Guidelines & Recommendations on Emotional Wellbeing for Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of Education, and Counseling Services Guidelines for schools under the Central Tibetan Administration (Department of Education) Dharamshala. She was also a key member of the organizing group of National Conference on Understanding Disabilities & Mental Health Towards Inclusion &Empowerment organized in January 2020 under the aegis of National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Chennai (Govt of India).

She has trained over 4000 Children and Adolescents on Lifeskills and Mental health. Conducted over 100 workshops & trainings. A large number of parents , students, schooling systems & government institutions in the country regularly seek technical expertise as a subject expert from her.

Specializes in the following:
  • Children & Adolescence Counseling

  • Family Counseling

  • Personal Counseling

  • Parenting Coach

  • Life Skills Coach

  • Inclusion Workshops

  • POCSO Workshops

  • Teacher & Counselor Trainings

  • Designing curriculum

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​Published Books: “Corona Studies Series”
  1. Future of Social Distancing

       -Children, Adolescents & Youth
   2. Making Sense of it All
     -Children with Special Needs & Persons with
       Disabilities

 

Also, she is

President- Association of Indian School and University Counselors & Allied Professionals

 

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY & AWARDS

  •  Coordinator Member, Lifeskills Committee, Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. (Since 2020)

  •  Mental Health Expert and Working Group Member- MANODARPAN,Ministry of Education (Since 2020)

  • Member, Expert Committee to Develop Emotional Wellbeing Guidelines for  Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of Education

  • Principal Consultant to develop Counseling Services Guidelines for schools under the Central Tibetan Administration (Department of Education), Dharamshala

  • Trainer & Technical Expert in the field of Mental Health & Psychosocial Wellbeing in the community.

  • Award as an HOD Counseling & Special Education in the event- National Olympiad for children with special needs

  • Panelist s for Mental Health Awareness by CATFIT, SHARP, NCERT, GD Goenka, MaxFort, DPS, Presidium, IPS etc

  • Resource Faculty for Peer Educators at The International Summit on Adolescent Life Skills, Values, Gender & School  Wellbeing since 2018

  • Recipient of award, Rashtriya Gaurav Samman’ by Renu Vidya Mandir under National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Chennai (Govt of India).

  • Recipient of Chairperson Honours Award for Counseling & Lifeskills by Presidium School

  •  Supervised and Resource Faculty for, Program Study Centre at Moolchand Medcity for the internships for psychology students

  • Coordinator and Member Advisory Board of “Indian Journal of School Health and Wellbeing”.

Held workshop on Principal's Whole School Programme At Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati

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Held a workshop on Inclusive Education at KV,Andrews Ganj

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Was awarded as the special guest of the event at “Understanding Disability and Mental Health Towards Inclusion & Empowerment”

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Held a Workshop on Charms and Challenges of Adolescents At Indirapuram Public School

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Held a workshop on Lifeskills and Peer Education in Dharamshala

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Held a Workshop for Principals on Self Harm at Navodaya Vidyalya Samiti

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Webinar with Maitreyi College

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With President of India Dr Pranab Mukherjee

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Workshop on POCSO Awareness

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Workshop in BVM Public School

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Workshop on POCSO Awareness in Dharamshala

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Guest of Honor at Apeejay Public School,Sheikh Sarai

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