His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan , The Founder and Chairman Of ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE - USA, who is also the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF " INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE , An Inter-Governmental Organization , Accredited Under UNITED NATIONS ; will be Honouring His Excellency Prof. Dr. Sir LAKSHMAN MADHURASINHE with The Very Prestigious International Award , namely "ACADEMY AWARD " 2016 For his meritorious Services to The Global Civil Society in the Chosen Field of
A BRIEF PROFILE OF
Prof. Dr. Sir Lakshman Madurasinghe
Prof. Dr. Sir Lakshman Madurasinghe KSt.J: KGC OMR Grand Chancellor E M H Order Knights of St John of Jerusalem, is a Lawyer and a Transpersonal Psychologist with International recognition. He is The International President Medicina Alternativa ,WHO: Alma Ata 1962. Recognised by the UN University for Peace in 1988. Medicina has an International Senate of over 35 members, branches in over 100 countries and an alumni group exceeding 150,000. Its latest holistic centre: Ceylon Holistic Centre is located in Colombo 5. Recently he was appointed as a Postdoctoral moderator SAARC-ASEAN under National Postdoctoral Association, USA.
He is an Academic Board Member of EDU Intergovernmental Organization in Brussels formed by treaty, accredited to the European Parliament. Chancellor for South Asia, International Board of Directors, ICDRHRP in Consultative status with UN.
In addition he is the Chancellor of the Middle East & South Asia Graduate School of Theology ( MESA-GST) founded in 1990 with campuses in Norton Bridge & Dubai and visits Dubai periodically for lectures.
Prof.Lakshman is the Chairman Board of Trustees and the past President of Sri Lanka UN Fr.Organization taking a great interest in World Peace, promotion of Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals-since 2000.
He has published several research papers and theses including ” Neuro-Physiological Correlates of Altered States of Consciousness”, and is the Author of “Organizational Behaviour”, Joint author of “ Clinical Psychology”, A Handbook of Job Evaluation, Foundations of Christian faith and a set on “World Religions covering Buddhism and Christianity”.
He has held several senior corporate positions in prestigious institutions including Alfuttaim-1982-1986, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) -1986-1993, Standard Chartered Bank -1993-1996 and VP Operations of a BOI venture at the free trade zone-1996-2000. From 1996-2005, he served as the Consultant Psychologist and Professor at MA clinic in Colombo South Government University Teaching Hospital treating well over five thousand clients with CBT, sharing research at the annual congresses, and now continues as its International President. He was President of Intellect Consultancy-2003-2006, and the President of Maharishi University USA-SL branch in 2000.
He holds membership in a large number of Professional associations worldwide.
British Scholars Association: British Psychological Society-Psychometrics: Cambridge University Society of Cambridge University, England, and its former Treasurer in Sri Lanka: World Jurists Association, USA June 1998: International Council of Psychologists, USA, May 1992: Institute of Counselling, Glasgow- Nov 1991: Sri Lanka National Association of Counselling: A Charter Member of the American Association of Christian Counsellors-AACC, USA: Life Member, BASL- The Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Colombo Law Society and Organization of Professional Associations-OPA: Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA, Japan-1981: Chartered Fellow of CIPD-London-1995 ( first Sri Lankan Chartered Fellow of CIPD until 2006):
Other positions being held
Founder Director Brain Technology and Neuroscience Research Centre, Colombo 7-since 2013.
Head Faculty of Creative Studies declared open by Dr.Bevan Morris President Maharishi Uni, USA-2013
Country Head SL- Confederation of International Accreditation Commission-since 2015
Vice President Legal & Strategy Academic Consortium, Florida USA-since 2011
Campus President SL- Keisie International University -since 2015
His research interests include bio-energetics, Integrative medicines, altered states of consciousness and treatment of anxiety disorders for which he was trained in Ayureveda by Dr.David Frawley at the American Institute of Vedic Studies, USA. He pioneered the e-Consciousness method of transformation which was presented to the Speaker of Parliament in 2003, and has also taken a deep interest in 40 branches of Veda and human physiology represented in Ved. Work on psychopathology emphasises information processing models that describe the role of attention and the impact of the cognitive processes on interpersonal functioning. Research on psychotherapy outcome include the mechanisms underlying cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxiety disorders, and adapting protocols developed for research to non-research clinical settings.
Honours and Awards…
“Shreshta Guru Pitru Sammana”- Eminent Educationist: awarded by Institute of Counselling and Psychology incorporated by Act of Parliament SL at their convocation: Colombo on 3oth July 2016.
“Mano Vidyadhipathi Sammana” – Eminent in Psychological Sciences: awarded by the University of Kelaniya and SL Association of Psychology, 2011 at the International Psychology Conference.
Manawa Sarana Sammana–Services towards Humanity -(Institute of Counselling and Psychology), 2009
First Asian Watson Scholar ( Haggai Institute, USA), 1993. Later became an International Faculty member for Singapore and Maui-USA -2006-2009.
He is a past pupil of the prestigious S.Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia, Sri Lanka.