Fr. Thomas Ambooken Details

Personal Profile

Status : Priest
Baptismal Name : Thomas
Parish : Poyya
Diocese : Irinjalakuda
Citizenship : Indian
Blood Group : A +

Important Dates

Date of Birth : Apr 6, 1946
First Vow : May 16, 1967
Final Vow : May 16, 1970
Ordination : Dec 29, 1976
Feast Day : July 3

Contact Details

Residence : Varandarappilly
Address: Immaculate Heart Monastery Varandarappilly P. O Thrissur - 680 303 Tel. 0480-2760122,(Monastery) 2760322 (Lord’s Academy), 2761755 (L.P. School)
Telephone: 0944-700-2509, 0487-225-0802
Mobile: +91-974-668-0672
Email: tambooken@hotmail.com

Family Details

Father's Name: Kunjuvarkey (late)
Mother's Name: Mariamkutty, Parayil (late)
Home Address: C/o. Ittiyera K. Ambooken
"Sruthy" Peringavu P.O.
Thrissur - 680020
Phone: 9447524925, 2331814

Brother's and Sister's

# Name Place Profession Phone No
1 Ittiyera K. Ambooken Thrissur Retired Private Jobs 0487 - 2331814, 9447524925
2 Therese Maria CMC St. Mary'S Convent Karimaloor, Ernakulam Dist., Pin 683511 Retired Teacher (Nun) 0484 2670176

Relative Priests/Brothers/Sisters

# Name address
1 Fr. George H. Ambooken CMI Arutcholai (COI) Cavvery Nagar Suramangalam, Salem - 636005
2 Fr. Sebastian Parayil CMI Magumoni Catholic Mission P.O. Box 99, Chukka, Kenya
3 Sr. Rose Ambooken John Haw Viharm, Thiruthur Temple Road, Ancheri P.O. Chiyaram, Thrissur 680008
4 Sr. Little Tresa Vimal Jyothi Nivas Convent, Saravanampatty, Coimbatore - 35

Secular Study Detials

# Degree Subject Year Institution Rewards
1 School Days 1960-1963 A.K.M.H.S. Poyya
2 School Days 1963-1964 St.Aloysius H. School, Elthuruth
3 Pre-Degree/Plus Two Humanity 1970-1972 Christ College Irinjalakuda
4 Degree/Diploma Psychology 1972-1974 Christ College Bangalore
5 Post Graduation Psychology 1978-1980 Poona University
6 Doctoral Studies Clinical Psychology 1987-1990 Bombay University
7 Special Courses Vellore, Diploma in Counselling, MD In Alternative Medicine from Calcutta Chrisitian Counselling Centre

Ecclesiastical Study Detials

# Degree Subject Year Institution Rewards
1 Doctoral Degree 01968-1970 Dharmaram College Bangalore
2 Bachelor of Theolgy 1974-1976 Dharmaram Vidyakshetrem Bangalore

Formation Data

# Period Place Master/Rector Year
1 I year Aspirancy 10 th Std. Elthuruth Fr. Sampson 1963-1964
2 II & III Year Varandarappilly Fr. Dunston 1964-1966
3 Postulancy Ambazhakad Fr. Caius 1966
4 Novitiate Ambazhakad Fr. Caius 1966-1967
5 Juniorate Ambazhakad Fr.Bertin 1967-1968
6 Philosophy Dharmaram College Bangalore Fr. Theophine 1968-1970
7 Degree & PG Studies Christ College Bangalore, Poona University Fr.Christopher 1972-1974, 1978-1980
8 Theolgy Dharmaram Vidyakshetram Bangalore Fr. Canisius 1974-1976

Accomplishments

# Year Name/Place/House Work Type Accomplishments
1 1977 Lisieux Monastery Coimbatore Teaching, Warden
2 1978-1980 DM. Provincial House TCr P.G. Studies, poona
3 1980 St. Thomas Monastery Pavaratty Master of Postulents 2 Months only
4 1980-1981 Immaculate Monastery Varandarappilly Asst. to Fr. Rector of Aspairants 6 Months only
5 1981-1986 St. Joseph Monastery Mannanam Lecturer in Ke College
6 1986-1988 St. Theras's Monastery Ambazhakad Principal
7 1987-1990 DM Provincial House Doctorinal Studies
8 1990-1993 DM Provincial House Counselling at TCR
9 1993-2005 Galilee, Chiyyaram Counselling at Galilee
10 2005-2010 Infant Jesus Monastery Thalore Counselling at Galilee

Books & Articles Published

# Psychological Contributions to Alcoholism PP. 280 (English) Frist published 1992 by Institute of Family Counselling Thrissur 680001
# Alcohol Midhyayum Yadharthyangalum (Malayalam) Published 1993 by Institute of Family Counseling Galilee, Chiyyaram, Thrissur 680026
# Mayangunavarude Suvishesham (Malayalam) Published 1993 by Institute of Family Counseling Thrissur 680018
# Lahariyude Baliyadukal (Malayalam) Published 1999 by Institute of Family Counseling Galilee, Chiyyaram, Thrissur 680026
# Vivaham Dhambathyam Kudumbam (Malayalam) Published 1999 by Institute of Family Counseling Galilee, Chiyyaram, Thrissur 680026
# Paper presented in an International Seminar held at Prajothi Nikethan Pudukad.
"THE NEED FOR CULTURALLY ADJUSTED PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, FOR INTEGRATION AND WHOLENESS, IN TIMES OF CRISES"
# Paper presented in a national seminar held at Ayurvesa Medical College kottekkal, Kozhikode
"DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLINICAL COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING"
# Many Psychological articles are also published in periodicals in regional language (Malayalam)
# Audio Cassettes
Athma Sowkhya and Mana Sowkhya
Viralthumbile Hradayaspandanangal
PS : Except Book 1 and 5, other books are not for commercial purposes, but for conscientization, No contribution has been received from any one for the publication of these books & cassettes.

Awards & Recognitions

# Dr. Thomas Ambooken, holds Masters Degree in Psychology from Pune University. His doctorate was from Bombay University on Clinical Psychology. He holds Certificate in Counseling from the Christian Counseling Centre, Vellure with experience in CMC, Vellure. Further, the Indian Board of Alternate Medicines (affiliated to the Open International University for Complementary Medicines) has awarded him with Certificate of Registation wih effect from June 10, 2004. The Centre was approved by the Government of Kerala on February 11, 1998 on the recommendation of the Kerala High Court to provide assistance to Family courts in the state.
Dr. Thomas Ambooken, has been resource person and consultant at various Government Institution of high repute, like
(1) The Kerala Police Academy
(2) Training centre for KSRTC drivers at Thrissur as part of modernization in service.
(3) All India Radio, Thrissur and
(4) Many professional colleges and institutes of higher learning
# Other services offered to various institution from IFC, during evers Academic Year are -
(1) Sidhi Vihara, Mysore : 30 hours class
(2) Santhi Dham, Thrissur :30 hours class
(3) Marymatha Major Seminary, Thrissur : 45 hours class
(4) M.O.C. Kottayam : 30 hours class
(5) TRADA, Kottayam : 30 hours class
(6) DVK, Bangzlore : 30 hours class
(7) Sepientia, Muthalakodam : 30 hours class
(8) Good Shepherd Seminary, Kannoor : 45 hours class
(9) Dhanahalaya - Punnappra, Alapuzha : 15 hours class
(10) DBCLC, Thrissur : 20 hours class
(11) Family Apostolate Thrissur : 45 hours class
(12) Vocation selection of the candidates for priesthood of the Arch Diocese of Thrissur : 2 full days

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