Dr. (Prof.) Minnu Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor

Dr. Minnu R. Bhonsle has done her Doctorate in the field of Psychotherapy & Counselling and has been working in this field for several years.

She is a qualified Trainer in the Robert Carkhuff model of counselling (which is an offshoot of Carl Rogers’ Client-centered Therapy) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She conducts intensive, practical Training Programs in counselling for those in the helping profession.
She has had Advanced Training in Albert Ellis’ Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). She is a Member of the Association of REBT (U.K.) and her papers have been published in the British Journal of REBT. She conducts workshops in REBT for those having prior training in counselling skills.

She has had Advanced Training in Stress Management (Multimodal approach) conducted by the Centre for Stress Management (U.K.).
She is also a Member of the “Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International” and was given a special award for her contribution in the field of Counselling & Psychotherapy by the said Council in the year 2001.

She has been conducting various self-help workshops in Stress Management, Secrets of a Healthy Marriage, Art of Communication at the work place, Self-Help through Creative Writing etc.

She has conducted several training workshops in various national and international organizations, forums and institutes such as Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Post Graduate Department of Mathematics – Mumbai University, SNDT University, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute, Commonwealth Youth Programme, BRPL Ltd (A group company of Indian Oil) etc.

She has trained more than 2000 doctors, psychiatrists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, teachers, HRD personnel, Management trainees (MBA students) etc in various models of counselling (Non-directive and Active-directive), through the Institute of Human Technology, India.

Her module on “Humane Management” (Management with a Human Touch) which helps increase the Sensitivity Quotient (SQ) of participants and trains them in the much required ‘people skills’ in the corporate world, is extremely popular with leaders in Management and management trainees alike.

She has been writing articles & features on relationships and psycho-social issues for prominent publications and internet sites such as India Today, New Woman, Life Positive, SMART Life (Malayala Manorama Group), Wedding Vows, Parenting, Complete Well-being, Express Healthcare Management, Health Screen, Free Press Journal etc.
She has been writing very popular Q&A columns – ‘Expert Speak’ for Bombay Times (A Times of India group publication – The most read English Daily of India), ‘Heart Talk’ for My World (a woman’s magazine by Future Media group), ‘Lifeline – Mind’ for Life Positive, ‘Heart 2 Heart’ for the Afternoon, ‘Ask Minnu’ for Wedding Vows, the column ‘Baat Ban Jaye’ for Navbharat Times (The most prestigious Hindi Daily from the Times Group) for several years.

She is also a Consultant Psychotherapist for Raymonds India for their website

Prof. Dr. Minnu Bhonsle, Ph.D. is available for consultation at the following address

Heart To Heart Counselling Centre

10 Bai Jerbai Baug,
First floor,
Next to Gloria Church,
Near Byculla Police Station,
Babasaheb Ambedkar Road,
Byculla (East),
Mumbai (Bombay) – 400027, INDIA
Tel : +91 22 23778624 / 23755866
EMail: hthmumbai@gmail.com