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About us

Welcome to EMOTICONS India

EMOTICONS India came into existence to help people deal with their troubles and bring in a positive change. Difficulties and stress are inevitable, but one should be able to cope with them in a healthy way.

EMOTICONS India was founded in 2014, by Ms. Nikunja Gujar, along with Ms. Kaveri Bose and Mr. Suraj Bholane, as a Psychological Counseling, Testing, Training and Research Centre after having gained experience as professional psychologists and psychotherapists. The psychologists here are compassionate facilitators who collaborate with you to help you with your problems.

You can count on our sincere and honest efforts and the confidentiality we maintain.

We, at EMOTICONS India believe in providing research based services tailored to each individual's age, unique background and needs. We also believe in dealing with different perspectives and attitudes and not just the issues.

We are passionate about helping our clients to recognize and adapt the ups and downs they face, empower them to identify and pursue their goals and help them lead a content, happy and meaningful life.

VISION

We at EMOTICONS India aspire to reach out to all and enrich emotional health and personal growth.

MISSION

Our mission is to foster hope and healing of individuals with our holistic understanding of human behavior by promoting standard psychological practices.

Our Team
(We connect before we correct)

Nikunja Gujar

Ms. Nikunja Gujar
Founder | Director

Ms Nikunja Gujar

Founder | Director
(Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Trainer, Research Scholar, Counselor)

Ms. Nikunja Gujar has earned her post graduate degree in Industrial Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune. She is a Certified Rational Emotive Behavior Therapist from Albert Ellis Institute, New York, USA. She has done her certification in REBT with Children, too, from Albert Ellis Affiliated Training Center, India, Mumbai. She's a certified CBT practitioner from Beck's Institute, USA. She has been a visiting faculty at FLAME University and Fergusson College, Pune. Ms. Nikunja has presented her research papers at state, national, and international conferences and also has published her papers at international proceedings. She is on empanelment as an advisory and trainer for NGO’s and organizations for various mental health related challenges, group therapies and REBT and CBT trainings across the country.

Nikunja Gujar

Prof. Anil Sawarkar
Chief Mentor & Advisory

Prof. Anil Sawarkar

Chief Mentor & Advisory
(Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Research Scholar, Psychometrician)

Mr. Anil Sawarkar has completed his M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology. His Ph.D. is in the field of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He is currently heading the dept. of psychology, Fergusson College, Pune. He carries decades of experience as a psychologist and psychotherapist. He has been contributing his knowledge about psychometry, research, psychotherapy and other fields of psychology at different institutes and organizations all over India. He is a certified Rational Emotive Behavior Therapist. Mr. Anil has presented and published 20 research papers at state, national and international conferences. He has been conducting various group therapies, REBT, Research, Psychometric Test Development and various psychology related trainings across the country.

Mrs. Anupama Ganu
Play Therapist

Mrs. Anupama Ganu

Play Therapist | EMOTICONS India

Mrs. Anupama Ganu has earned her postgraduate degree in child development from Mumbai University. She is a certified play therapist from Centre for Human Growth & Development. She is also a member of American Association of Play Therapy & National Association of Play Therapy, India. She has worked as play therapist for last 15 years counseling children from all strata of society. She has been working with different NGOs, adoption centers & hospitals as a play therapist and for 'Self-E' program for schools as a Self-E Master.

Ananya

Dr. Ananya Chitale
Psychiatrist

Dr. Ananya Chitale

Psychiatrist | Psychotherapist | Play Therapist | Trainer

Dr. Ananya has completed her M.D. (HOM) Psychiatry from M.U.H.S. She has earned an advanced diploma in Yog Ayurved from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune. Dr. Ananya has been practicing as a homeopathic psychiatrist and is also working as an Associate Professor at D.Y. Patil Homeopathic Medical College, Pune. She is a child couselor and is practicing various psychotherapies like CBT and Play Therapy.

Kaveri Bose

Ms. Anisha Sharma
Branch Head | Balewadi, Pune

Ms. Anisha Sharma

Branch Head | Trainer

Ms. Anisha Sharma is an aspiring child psychologist. She holds a degree in Psychology from Pune University and has certifications in varied psychotherapies. She has worked with children in different settings, ranging from pre-schools and high schools to NGO's, where she has gained experience in helping children with special needs as well. She has also worked as a shadow teacher with Preschool. She is a Project Coordinator and Self-E Trainer.

Ms. Shweta Sahasrabuddhe
Psychologist

Ms. Shweta Sahasrabuddhe

Psychologist | Trainer

Ms. Shweta Sahasrabuddhe has completed her post graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Pune University. She has done her certification in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Children from Albert Ellis Affiliated Training Center, India, Mumbai. She has earned her School Psychology Diploma from Jnana Prabodhini’s Institute of Psychology, in affiliation with Pune University. Ms. Shweta is a Self-E Master for school program called ‘Self-E’ and an assistant counselor. She is also associated with Fergusson College and Maharashtra Education Society, Pune as a visiting faculty. She loves working with adolescents and has keen interest in the field of Positive Psychology.

Ananya

Mrs. Pallavi Sane
Special Educator | Remedial Therapist

Mrs.Pallavi Sane

Psychologist | Psychotherapist | Counselor | Remedial Therapist |Special Educator

Mrs. Pallavi Sane has earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune. She has received her REBT certificate from the Albert Ellis Institute, New York. She has more than 5 years of experience in the field. Mrs. Pallavi has worked as a school counselor at Symbiosis School, Pune. She has published her paper in the Indian Journal of Mental Health and Well-being. She is also associated with Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital as a psychologist, special educator and remedial therapist.