HomeRetreat CentersSanthigram , Kalamassery

Santhigram , Kalamassery

Santhigram , Kalamassery

Institute for Counselling and Transactional Analysis
Changampuzha Nagar Post Office, Changampuzha Nagar, South Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kerala 682033
Phone: 0484 255 5143


Institute of Counseling and Transactional Analysis (ICTA) is a non-profit making, non-religious organization in Kalamassery, Kochi founded by Fr. George Kandathil SJ, TSTA (1920-2011), father of TA in India. Transactional analysis was brought to India in the year 1971 by Fr. Kandathil, who was trained by Muriel James and Claude Steiner, first disciples of Dr Berne. ICTA, established during the period 1972 to 1973, houses the largest facility for TA in the world.

It is a registered charitable and educational organization devoted to training people from all walks of life. It is a pioneer institute in India offering systematic training in counselling and transactional analysis.

There are many programs being offered at ICTA on a regular basis which include but are not limited to TA foundation courses, advanced TA groups, peace programs, script workshops, social and emotional skills training, psychotherapy, organizational development, management training, etc.