Dr. Francis Valloor, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Author, International
In this episode, Joe Dalton speaks with Dr. Francis Valloor.
Francis is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist working in both public and private settings.
Francis studied philosophy, psychology, journalism and religious studies, achieving Doctor of Psychology, and a Post-Doctorate Fellowship in Psychopharmacology at top universities in India and the United States.
In 1990, Francis was invited to continue the work of Anthony de Mello, one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our times, in his internationally renowned Sadhana Institute of Counselling & Spirituality. There, Francis developed the full time residential Masters degree program in psychotherapy and spirituality.
He continued at Director of Sadhana until 2004, taking just six months out in January 1999 to fill the prestigious role of Scholar in Residence at the Marquette University in the US.
In 2004, Francis left for the US as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Notre Dame where he wrote his first book on awareness, “A Dewdrop in the Ocean – Wisdom Stories for Turbulent Times” followed by “The Ocean in the Dewdrop – Awakening the Sage Within”.
Francis offers workshops and retreats on Awareness/Mindfulness to various groups including CEOs, Corporates and Private Retreats in Europe, the US and India.
Specialties Include: Certification in Holotropic Breathwork, Focusing, Dreamwork, Gestalt Therapy, EMDR, Ericksonian Hypnosis, NLP, Enneagram and various body-oriented approaches. Treatment of depression, anxiety, grief, stress, trauma and relationship issues.