Successful Lives & Happy Relationship by Enhancing Mental Health of Individuals, Couples and Families


To Provide Professional Mental Health and Academic Services to Individuals, Couples and Families with Evidence-Based Methods to Foster Solid Relationships,Optimal Growth and to Form a Harmonious Society


At SiFam, our professionals respect your right to privacy. All client information is treated I strict confidence in keeping with the Indian mental health care act, 2017.


SIFAM stands for Santhitheeram Institute of Family and Mental Health formerly called Shanthitheeram Counselling Centre & Psychotherapy.  We are a group of professional psychotherapists and counselors who are offering excellent services to public to help them get through professional, personal and family issues and achieve their goal while ensuring a happy life. We started our great venture at Padnekkad as Shanthitheeram Counselling Centre & Psychotherapy. We are currently operating mainly at Nayanar Road, Ponniam, with some training and other programs held at Padnekkad.   
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Objectives of

  • Provision of professional psychotherapy & psychological counselling to the general public.
  • Promotion of wellness of families, couples, adolescents and children by various psychological workshops.
  • Enhancement of marital intimacy among healthy / troubled couples so as to prevent divorce.
  • Professional pre-marital training across various religious affiliation.
  • Professional training on psychology and counselling.
  • Provision of clinical assessment and rehabilitation to mentally challenged.

Why ?

We believe that every person is unique and so each one deserves the time and space to experience a safe environment where they can find the confidence to talk openly and privately. We also believe that everyone wishes to live a happy family life and it can be achieved through professional help which we provide here

  • If you want to make your life more positive…
  • If you want a really happy family…….
  • If you are suffering with mental agonies……
  • If you ever thought of ending your life…
  • If you lost control of your life…….
  • Being a student and unable to perform well…

An auditorium for workshops Single rooms for couples/ individuals to stay
A 120 years old house kept in its purity to experience magnificent works with huge woods and bricks. Indeed a three story building with no concrete applied!!!!

You are welcome to take a break and stay with us to re-energize for better performance

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Family & Couple Therapy

Adolescent Counseling & Psychotherapy

Pre-Marital Training across various religious affiliations

Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy

Group – Psychotherapy

Family Park – Home away Enrichment programme for Couples & Families

Divorce prevention Programme

Professional Psychological Courses

Psychological Workshops for Couples, Parents, Professionals, Youth and Adolescents

Life - Skills Training


for Whom?

  • സ്വയം മനസ്സിലാക്കാനും വ്യക്തിത്വ വികസനം ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • സന്തോഷകരമായ കുടുംബ ജീവിതം ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • ജീവിതം പോസിറ്റീവായി കാണാന്‍ ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • കുടുംബ പ്രശ്‌നങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് പരിഹാരം തേടുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • പഠനത്തില്‍ ഏകാന്തതയും താല്‍പര്യവും കുറവുള്ള വിദ്യാര്‍ത്ഥികള്‍ക്ക്
  • ആത്മഹത്യാചിന്താകള്‍ അലട്ടുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • ലഘു മാനസിക രോഗങ്ങള്‍ വലക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്ക്
  • പെരുമാറ്റ വൈകല്യങ്ങള്‍ അലട്ടുന്ന മുതിര്‍ന്നവര്‍ക്കും കുട്ടികള്‍ക്കും വേണ്ടി
  • മാനസിക - വൈകാരിക സംഘര്‍ഷം അനുഭവപ്പെടുന്ന ഏവര്‍ക്കും
  • സന്തോഷജീവിതം ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്ന എല്ലാവര്‍ക്കും