Dr. Swatantra Jain (MA MEd PhD) is a leading Indian psychological counsellor, parenting coach, public speaker, author, workshop leader, a proud daughter and mother. For over 30 years, she has served as a psychological counselor for married couples, parents, individuals, drug addicts, college students, orphan kids and elderly. Her clients come to see her for psychological guidance, emotion-regulation and career counseling at her home-office in the state of Haryana from all over India. She also serves as an expert psychologist at Udyan Home (Kurukshetra) & MSR Family Counselling Center (Panipat). Please contact her today to see if she can help you!
Swatantra was born in the family of Gandhian freedom fighter, lawyer, and statesman Babu Mool Chand Jain. As a result, she was drawn to a life of service as a child and chose to serve students of all age groups as an educator. She was a gold medalist in Masters of Education (M.Ed.) at Kurukshetra University and received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Punjab University (Chandigarh). Her daughter Kritee is a environmental scientist, social justice activist and a Zen priest.
She has over 50 years of combined formal teaching, research and administrative experience in multiple schools, colleges and universities. She retired as a professor from the Psychology Department at Kurukshetra University (Haryana) in 2004 and thereafter has led many different educational institutes as director or principal for over a decade.
She is the author of two books: “Human Anxiety: Mechanism and Impact” (Nirmal Publications, 1995) and “Rajniti ke Sant: Swatantrata Senani Babu Mool Chand Jain (link)” (Arsee Publishers, 2017). The later is a biography of her father. She has written a number of short articles on her father’s exemplary life which are available here.
Her research projects included relationship problems in adolescents, impact of parental behavior on children (especially girls) and effect of meditation on our minds. Her technical research papers and psychological tests developed by her have been published in many leading journals in the country and she presented her work at over 100 national and international venues.