Workshop Report: Understanding the Self-Workshop

February 22nd-23rd, 2023


The “Understanding the Self” workshop, held on February 22nd and 23rd, 2023, was inaugurated by Mr. AV Rathnakumar, an eminent councillor, psychotherapist, and trainer. The workshop aimed to provide participants with insights into self-awareness, personal development, and emotional intelligence, featuring interactive sessions, group activities, and expert-led discussions.


  • Amplify self-awareness among participants through self-reflection activities
  • Gain the ability to reflect on oneself effectively.
  • Explore the value of emotional intelligence for both personal and professional settings
  • Deliver students helpful instruments for ongoing self-improvement.

Inauguration Notables:

Mr. AV Rathnakumar inaugurated the workshop with an inspiring address, emphasizing the importance of self-awareness and personal growth in navigating the complexities of modern life. His vast experience as a counsellor, psychotherapist, and trainer set a positive tone for the event, motivating participants to engage actively in the upcoming sessions.


Day 1 – February 22nd, 2023:

  • 9:00 AM – Registration and Welcome
  • 9:30 AM – Icebreaker Activities
  • 10:00 AM – Session 1: “Introduction to Self-Awareness”
  • Noon – Lunch Break
  • 1:30 PM – Session 2: ”  Self-Reflection Activities”
  • 3:30 PM – Group Activities
  • 5:00 PM – Day 1 Closing Remarks

Day 2 – February 23rd, 2023:

  • 9:00 AM – Recap of Day 1
  • 9:30 AM – Session 3: “Emotional Intelligence in Personal and Professional Life”
  • 11:30 AM – Interactive Workshops
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch Break
  • 1:30 PM – Session 4: “ Continuous Self-Improvement”
  • 3:30 PM – Group Discussions and Q&A
  • 5:00 PM – Workshop Concludes

Participant Feedback:

Participants expressed high levels of satisfaction with the workshop, acknowledging the impact of Mr AV Rathnakumar’s inaugural address. Feedback highlighted increased self-awareness, improved understanding of emotional intelligence, and the practicality of tools provided for ongoing self-improvement.

Expert Facilitators:

The workshop featured experienced facilitators in the fields of psychology, leadership development, and emotional intelligence. Their engaging presentations and interactive sessions, combined with Mr. Rathnakumar’s insights, significantly contributed to the event’s success.


The “Understanding the Self” workshop, inaugurated by Mr AV Rathnakumar, successfully achieved its objectives, creating a positive and impactful learning environment. Collaborating with a distinguished figure like Mr Rathnakumar added substantial value to the workshop, inspiring participants to be inspired and motivated for their ongoing personal and professional journeys.

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