Meet Justin Thomas

Dr. Justin Thomas (MA Eco., MA Socio., MA Psy., PGDC, M.Phil., and PhD Psy.)

Justin Thomas

Dr. Justin Thomas (Managing Director - ISSTAC®, International Trainer, Business Consultant, Author and Counselling Psychologist)

Justin Thomas in his 17 years career has conducted around 4500 training and counselling sessions (online and offline)

His Education Qualifications:

Ph.D. from Starex University, Haryana (Psy.) and completed M.Phil. in Medical & Psychiatric Social work from Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong, India. He holds post graduate degrees in Economics and Sociology from University of Mumbai, India and post-graduation with Psychology from The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India. He holds Government of Kerala certification on Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling. He was awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade with the specialization of International Marketing by World Trade Centre Mumbai, India. Mr. Justin also possess Teacher Training Certificate in Yoga from Yoga Alliance International.

Certifications in Training and Counselling:

He is the certified trainer of Junior Chamber International (National Trainer and Author- the highest training qualifications of JCI India), MINDS, IMG, and KILA. He is a Life Coach, NLP master practitioner and hypnotist by Association for NLP – UK, USA and ANLP, and Counsellor by Govt. of Kerala. He is a certified Yoga Teacher of Yoga Alliance International and SUJOK therapist of International SUJOK Association. He is the master trainer of GNNLP™, NLP Kerala® and ISSTAC®

Work Experiences:

Presently he is the MD of ISSTAC®. He worked for World Trade Centre Mumbai, Magic Bus-Mumbai, Aga Khan Education Services-Mumbai, CSSS-Mumbai, Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Mumbai, DY Pattil Institute for Management Studies-Mumbai, and St. Joseph College of Engineering and Technology-Kerala. He is the founding chairman of Almeda Trust, and Managing Director of Institute for Soft Skills Training and Counselling (ISSTAC ®) and NLP Kerala®.

His Major Training Topics are:

  • Leadership training
  • Business training , sales and marketing
  • Soft Skills and Life Skills topics (motivation, goal setting, values, interview skills, effective public speaking and communication, dreams and visualisations, stress management, time management, emotion management, interpersonal skills, relationship management, modern media management, study skills, career guidance, creativity, rational thinking, sales and marketing, negotiation and decision making, problem solving, customer care, vision – mission – action plan, sex education etc.)
  • Spoken English Training with the support of psychological tools
  • NLP
  • Hypnosis and Psychotherapies
  • Mind Power (Mind Art® - a registered mind power program)
  • Outbound (Stretch Beyond)
  • Life Coaching and Counselling
  • Parenting and Teachers training
  • Need based programs

His Experiences as a TRAIN THE TRAINER Workshops:

  •  He was the chief mentor of around 75 trainers training programs
  •  He trained around 1000 trainers across the world
  • Officially recognised TOT faculty of (Trainer of trainers) JCI, Employment exchange of Kerala, KILA, ISSTAC, NLP Kerala® and MINDS..

Nature of His Programs:

His training programs are highly interactive in nature. He adopts a ‘Need Based’ approach in his programs.

His Clients in India and Abroad:

He regularly visits Middle East and Malaysia for providing life coaching, training and counselling. His international participants (who came to India to undergo training, counselling and life coaching) from various countries include GCC, Japan, Israel, Pakistan, USA, France, UAE, UK, Germany, South Africa, Kenya, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Philippians, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, China etc.

This international trainer serves government and non-government clients abroad and India include several schools and colleges, Clikon, NUBE, HNC, Gulf Radio, MRF, CEAT, LIC, EVM, MWT, ACC Cement, IMG, KILA, KSFE, KBPS, Malsyafed, Consumerfed, Employment Exchange of Govt. of Kerala, CUSAT, Rajagiri Institutions, Big Market and Christ group of institutions - Banglore, St. John’s Hospitals, District Cooperative Banks and various small and medium level industries, educational institutions, publishers and organisations.

His Memberships and Organisations:

He is an active member of JCI, Lions Club International, IPCAI, MINDS, KCTTU, YAI, ISA, GNNLP™and FPTM..

Authored and Published:

He is the author of two books and published a series of more than 50 articles. The following are the books.

  • Mathapithakalum Adyapakarum Poonthottakar (about parenting and teaching)
  • Urappulla Adithara Paniyuvan (a book for children, youth and adults)

Print Media, TV – Radio Programs:

He is a columnist. He conducts programs on Television and Radio on a regular basis. Please watch Parivarthanam on Goodness TV (More than 150 episodes are available on YouTube). Kindly also watch Justin’s Hub – the YouTube channel.


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