Dr. Vasantha R. Patri is a psychologist and professional counsellor and also the member of American Counselling Association. She is currently the chairperson of Indian Institute of Counselling, New Delhi. She is the course director of the Institute’s Post Graduate Diploma course in Counselling. Her Ph.D. is in the field of cross cultural communication. She was on the faculty of Psychology in the Lady Shri Ram College of Delhi University for 30 years. She has to her credit eight books, booklets, and one travel manual. She has numerous research publications and popular articles in newspapers and magazines. Dr. Patri is a trainer in the field of communication, motivation leadership, interpersonal interactions, teamwork self development and career choices. She conducts workshops for the government, corporations, NGOs and educational institutions, regularly.