Dr. Yayathee S

Dr. Yayathee S

RN, RM, MSN, MSc (Counselling & Psychotherapy), PGD (Values in Health Care), Ph.D (Nursing – Psycho Oncology)

Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Consultant Psychotherapist & Counsellor

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Brief Profile

Dr Yayathee S, Consultant Psychotherapist and Counsellor has 14 plus years of experience in the field of Counselling and Psychotherapy with specialization in Psycho Oncology and Multi Organ Transplant Psycho Social Care. Having both health care and psychology background he understands the psychosomatic issues of patients well and address’s them with ease. He is a trainer and facilitator for multiple corporates & general public for handling various mental health, parenting & organisational behaviour related topics. He has authored a Self-Help book titled “Forgiving & Forgetting for Whom?” which is published in English & Tamil.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Values in Healthcare
  • PhD in Nursing (Psycho Oncology – Breast cancer)


Corporate Training & Facilitation

He conducts training & facilitates various session for the corporate & general public clients on the following topics

Mental health and wellbeing

  • Promoting Mental Health
  • Beating the Stress
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Cultivating Resilience
  • Improving sleep
  • Understand Sleep, Dreams and sleep hygiene
  • Ways to Boost the Mood
  • Work Life Balance
  • Living Mindfully
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • Art of Forgiving and Forgetting
  • Handling emotions
  • Anger Management
  • Art of Self Compassion
  • Better Version of Self
  • Restructuring the thought process
  • Conquering Anxiety & Depression
  • Positive Thinking
  • Enhancing Self Esteem
  • Beating Addiction
  • Overcoming Phobias


  • Healthy Parenting
  • Millennial Parenting
  • Connecting with your child
  • Understanding Growth and development
  • Managing Behavioral issues of children
  • Being a better Parent
  • Red Flags in Children
  • Career Guidance

Organizational Behavior

  • Enhancing Productivity at Work
  • Handling Conflicts at work place
  • Mindful workspace
  • Handling power and politics
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Team Building and Networking
  • Self-Leadership
  • Assertiveness Vs Aggressiveness
  • High Performing Teams

Honors and Awards

  • Received “DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD” for outstanding accomplishments in the chosen field from Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education & Research.
  • Received SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for pursuing PhD.
  • Received ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR FIRST PHD HOLDER IN NURSING from Meenakshi University and First Alumni to Achieve PhD Nursing from Alumni Association of Meenakshi College of Nursing, Chennai.
  • Certified Psychotherapist from Academy of Psychotherapists, Psychopathologists and Psychometricians in India.
  • Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist from SDS Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Chennai
  • Certification in Neuro Linguistic Programming from Academy of Psychotherapists, Psychopathologists and Psychometricians in India
  • Certified Facilitator for Values in HealthCare Spiritual Approach – VIHASA Program from Janki Foundation, Bramakumaris Spiritual Organisation, Mount Abu.
  • Certificate of Training in Anxiety and Adjustment disorders in cancer clients, Depression and depressive disorders in cancer clients and distress management in cancer clients from International Psycho Oncology society and European School of Oncology
  • Certificate of Training in “Communication Skills in Cancer Care” organized by Health psychology Department, IIT, Hyderabad in Collaboration with The Cancer Research and Relief Trust, and The International Psycho-Oncology Society Research & Publication Research Studies

Clinical Expertise

  • Multi – Organ Transplant Psychological Services
  • Psycho oncology Services
  • Management of Insomnia/Sleep Disorders
  • Management of Chronic Anxiety & Depression
  • Positive Addiction Therapy – Alcohol, Smoking & Tobacco Cessation
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapies
  • Mindfulness Based Therapies – Mindful Breathing, Self-Hypnosis & Guided Visual Imagery
  • Chronic Disease Management Supportive Psychotherapy
  • End of Life & palliative care Counselling & Therapy
  • Work-Life Balance Counselling & Therapy
  • Life Style Modification Counselling & Therapy
  • Stress/Anger Management Counselling & Therapy
  • Parenting Counselling & Therapy
  • Pre & Post Marital Counselling & Therapy
  • Post Traumatic Stress Counselling & Therapy
  • Child/Adolescent Counselling & Therapy
  • General Health & Wellness Counselling & Therapy
  • Training of peer volunteers on counseling skills to provide psychological support to the cancer clients
  • Training of health professionals on communication skills, stress management and counseling basics
  • Training of budding psychologist, social workers on cognitive behavior therapy and counselling skills


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