About ICTA

INSTITUTE FOR COUNSELLING AND TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS (ICTA),registered under the Societies Registration Act XII of 1955, was established by Fr. George Kandathil SJ, TM in 1973, with the objectives of - promoting the study of Transactional Analysis and its applications in Psychotherapy, counselling, education and organizations. promoting the study of Counselling methods. disseminating knowledge of Counselling and Psychotherapy

FR. GEORGE KANDATHIL SJ, TM (1910 -2011) is the FATHER OF TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS IN INDIA. He brought TA to India and spent the rest of his life – more than40 years - in teaching and spreading TA.

ICTA is fully committed to the emotional well-being - psychologically healthier and balanced lives - of individuals and institutions. It offers services to facilitate personal growth and development, academic and life-skills training, effective communication, interpersonal skills, adaptation to changes, managing relationships, decision making, assertiveness positivity in life, coping with stress, solution - orientation…

Three essential values of transactional analysis are:

  • Equality of all human beings;
  • Right to open-communication and the free exchange of information and ideas between people;
  • Right and responsibility of individuals to choose how they will live their lives.

For more information about ICTA visit www.ictacochin.org

ICTA Management

ICTA is managed by a team of professionals who run the institute and its activities. The Managing Committee of ICTA, Kochi also updates the syllabus and contents of various programmes. The ICTA also runs various courses at its premises in Kochi.

Its address is:

Institute of Counselling and Transactional Analysis,
Changampuzha Nagar, South Kalamassery,
Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala 682033.
Telephone: +91 484 255 5143
email: office@ictacochin.org
web address: www.ictacochin.org

ICTA Governing Body

President : K. A. Sebastian
Vice President : A. Sebastian
Director : Prakash Chandy
Secretary : Thresiamma John

Past Office Bearers

Kunjachhan | John P. John | P. C. Chacko | K. Simon

Accredited Trainers

K.A. Sebastian | Dr. Siddarthan | Dr. Eliyamma Simon | V. V. John | A. Sebastian | Badri Cheruvu | V. V. Stephen | Beena Dharman | V. John | Dr. Girija S. | Ganesan | Sajeev P. K. | Thresiamma John

Contact for Training and Services

Fr. Wilson Mulackal, Program Coordinator, ICTA, Kochi
+91 9447856755 email: sjmulackal@gmail.com

ICTA Pune - Mumbai Chapter

402-A, Sai Laxmi Galaxy, Kalas Road, Vishrantwadi,
Pune 411 015.

Managing Committee ICTA Pune-Mumbai Chapter

Associate Director : V. V. John
Asst. Associate Director : A.K. Paulose
Secretary : Anoop J.
Treasurer : Johnson Thomas

Contact for Training and Services

Anand Phatak, Program Coordinator Pune-Mumbai Chapter
+91 9823280488 email: anand@pioneercalicos.com
Address: 90/78, Savitri Swati Sadan,
Left Bhusari Colony, Paud Road,
Kothrud 411 038.

ICTA Hyderabad Chapter

F-16, Prashanth Nagar,
Hyderabad – 500 044
Ph. 040 – 27614517
Associate Director : Badarinath Cheruvu (Mob: 9348011464)
Secretary : Sudhendra Baghayat (Mob: 9703482821)

1) Advance trainees – BTA ongoing group
2) TA Foundation programs scheduled every month – Third week of every month
3) TA foundation program being offered as an elective for MSc psychology students
in an Autonomous institute in Hyderabad
4) Conducting Corporate programs

Other Centres

ICTA Trivandrum Centre

H. No. 30, Pearl Nagar, Peroorkada, Trivandrum 695 005.
Contact: Mrs. Eliyamma Simon (Mob. +91 9446101938)

Sub Centres

Chertala (Kerala) Sub-Centre

TAPS Nedumchara, Nr.Pottikavala, P.O. Maruthorvattom, Chertala 688 539.
Contact: Arakkal Sebastian (Mobile. +91 9846117119)