Transactional Analysis (TA) 101

Registration for March 2015 batch is now open. Registration deadline 31 January 2015

Key information
Tentative date               : 3rd week of March 2015

DECP students               : 10,000 Taka
Any other professional : 15,000 Taka

Registration deadline   : 31 January 2015
Registration point         : Office at DECP, 4th Floor, Arts Building, University of Dhaka
Training venue              : Dhaka Club Limited, Dhaka

TA 101 is an internationally recognized introductory course on Transactional Analysis for better living. TA-101 is a continuous professional development for the psychology graduates and those who are working in mental health. The trainer PK Saru is an internationally accredited Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) in the field of psychotherapy.

Transactional Analysis (TA) is both a theory of human personality and a system for the improvement of human relations. Its application to everyday living provides a systematic approach to understanding the links between human needs and behaviours. This workshop is exclusively adapted to meet the needs of people interested in enhancing their relationships and leading a better life. TA provides a comprehensive model to understand behavioural patterns,communication, interpersonal relationship, motivation, time management, attitudes, conflict management, and life span development for better living.

The trainer PK Saru is a psychotherapist, trainer and consultant.  She is an internationally accredited Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) in the field of psychotherapy.  She is the Managing Trustee of Centre for Holistic Integrated Learning and Development and the Director of Asha Counselling and Training Services. You can look for detail at


Mindfulness training workshop for self regulation

Mindfulness- the power of now invites us to heal through awareness practice of the present moment by focusing on and accepting our senses without judgment. It has a positive effect on our whole well-being, both on physical and mental level. Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically and has been found to be a key element in happiness.

Key Benefits

Comfortable practice of mindfulness-based tools improves our ability to:

  • experience a sense inner calm and wellness
  • manage stress and stressful situations
  • focus and concentrate
  • regulate emotions and disengage negative thinking
  • think creatively and find new solutions
  • listen and empathise
  • relax and enjoy the present moment

… and notice a positive impact on our:

  • productivity and efficiency
  • personal and professional relationships
  • energy and enthusiasm for life
  • level of awareness of self and others
  • leadership capabilities

Training Style

Training is delivered through an interactive learning process with exercises designed to stimulate interest and learning.

Who can join?

Anyone above 18 years can participate in this training program.

Key contents

Week 1     Understanding mindfulness and practice of body scan and mindfulness

Week 2     Practicing mindfulness and concentration meditation

Week 3     Exercising sitting meditation, pleasant events and concept of autopilot

Week 4     Work with breathing space and pleasant events, mindfulness and gratitude log, mindfulness in clinical care

Week 5     Practicing walking meditation and Loving kindness meditation                  

Week 6     Ways to reduce stress during the workday through mindfulness



Sister Gloria Rozario, a part time faculty of DECP, DU, will facilitate the workshop. She has master degree in counselling psychology and spirituality from USA and bachelor degree in clinical psychology from Italy.  Currently Sister Gloria is a Ph D fellow of DECP, Dhaka University. 


Time Table

Will be announced later. 

Venue: DECP training room, Room 5043, 4th floor Arts building, DU


Registration fee

Students BDT 3000.00

DU teachers BDT 3000.00

All other BDT 4000.00



Contact for detail

Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

4th Floor, Arts Building

University of Dhaka

Dhaka 1000

Cell no: 01967867933


Conducting Psychological Research: Design, Analysis and Reporting


This short training course (3-5 days) is designed to overcome fear associated with psychological research of psychology or social science graduates so that they can confidently undertake independent research project. The training follows a ‘know-how’ approach of teaching the essential theoretical and practical skills of research.


Key objectives of this training are

  • To understand psychological research
  • To clarify basic issues of psychological research
  • To know the research process
  • To understand the basic statistical analyses using SPSS
  • To interpret and report research finding
  • To know how to organize research findings into formal report
  • To know how to use reference software for referencing


This training is primarily coordinated and facilitated by Md. Azharul Islam. Mr Islam has substantial training experience on various areas of psychology including research. He completed his post-graduation in counselling psychology from the University of Dhaka. Mr Islam has also obtained master degree in Health Psychology from United Kingdom with Vice-Chancellor scholarship. Experienced faculties of DECP will also join as per need.

Prospective participants

Anyone interested in psychological and social research can join with this training. However, psychology or social sciences graduates pursuing their final year/master degree or MPhil/PhD candidates will be highly benefited.

 Fee and date

The training is being conducted three to five times a year. For fees and next date for training please contact the DECP office.