Promoted by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Kannan Gireesh in 2011, the Chennai-based LiveLife Education Private Ltd is one of India’s leading organisations in the development and delivery of life transforming training programmes designed for the student community. The company is committed to teaching students to discover life’s direction, understand the overall purpose of life, believe in themselves and live life to their fullest potential.
Over the past decade since inception, the company has been actively involved with numerous schools and colleges across India impacting more than 400,000 students. From pre-Kindergarten to Ph. D, LiveLife Education focuses on making evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of school and college education. The company’s groundbreaking SEL program is being taught in over 100 institutions across the country, and the network is rapidly expanding.
Dr. Gireesh is a well-known psychiatrist, visionary education reformer and a successful entrepreneur credited with introducing a proven model of social emotional learning to India, incorporating some of the world’s most respected leadership content in K-12 and higher education.
He is also widely travelled and has worked with several world-renowned Harvard psychologists and trainers including Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Clinton Swaine, Blair Singer, Dr. Daniel Amen, Prof. Michael Jenson, and V.S. Ramachandran. The deep knowledge acquired over the years and his vast experience have enabled Dr. Kannan to design life transforming training programmes scientifically based on the latest developments in education and neuroscience.
Dr. Gireesh is a member of the advisory board of several universities and schools and has worked closely with the government of Tamil Nadu in developing new models of learning. He has also authored a book on parenting titled Art of parenting, and regularly writes columns in leading publications on child behaviour disorders.