This paper was presented at
Psychology: The Indian Contribution
National Conference on
Indian Psychology, Yoga and Consciousness
organised by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research
at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education
Pondicherry, India, 10-13 December 2004

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Integral psychotherapeutic intervention for disturbances of mind, body and vital, among adolescents

N. Annalakshmi — Air Force Selection Board, Mysore.

Psychological intervention based on the integral perspectives of the human being developed by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother through Integral Yoga, would be effective in alleviating psychological disturbances and in furthering adjustment and coping of the individual. An attempt is made in the present piece of research to deduce psychotherapeutic intervention techniques from the perspectives of Integral Yoga for dealing with certain psychological disturbances experienced by adolescent school students. The effectiveness of the intervention in furthering adjustment and enhancing coping amongst adolescents confronted with psychological problems arising from stress and strain of living, was confirmed in this study.

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