Our Collective

When we are inspired by our own journey, we create something beautiful and poignant. As did Sophia, the Co-Founder of The Little Things- Foundation for Relationships. Backed by the skills she honed through her Communications (MS in Communications), Psychology and Counselling (Certificate Course from Christ College supported by NIMHANS) and Indian Institute of Psychology and Research, she comes equipped with the expertise and will to change the relationship statistics in India, for the better. Add to it the vast experience accumulated in the corporate, NGO and advertising world. Sophia’s also a certified relationship workshop facilitator for life coaches.

Sophia Philips

Co-Founder & Managing Director, The Little Things

Every dream needs an architect and a partner. Roopak’s that and more. With 15 years of industry experience in various areas covering structural designing, workplace design insight development, people-engagement, project management and business management, Roopak embarked on his entrepreneurial journey with Sophia as the Co-Founder. He is also one of the core designers of TLT framework. This comes from years of attending, facilitating and studying, scores of corporate and social relationship strengthening and bonding sessions. Roopak has a certification in counselling from the Indian Institute of Psychology and Research and is also a certified relationship workshop facilitator for life coaches. Not surprisingly, Roopak and Sophia are partners in life too.

Roopak Nedumpilly

Co-Founder & Director of Programs and Operations, The Little Things

Emotional wellness coaching is a catalyst for a healthy relationship. Anurama's work is synonymous with that. A Certified Master NLP Practitioner & Founder of Shreehi, she coaches couples for emotional excellence in their relationship and to overcome fertility-related mind blocks and overcoming postnatal depression.

Anurama Suresh

Mind Coach and NLP Practitioner

There is drama everywhere and how we view it, matters. Honest interaction is a facilitator in holistic relationship development. Sibu with his experience in the field of developmental drama for over 25 years, is TLT’s enabler in the same. He empowers the creation and implementation of tailor-made Interactive Theatre modules to help participants and organizers achieve their objectives. At present, he is a resource person for the Department of Performing Arts at Christ University and also works across corporates – to use drama as a tool for organizational and relationship development. He is also the Founder of Vaz Dramatics Academy.

Sibu B Vaz

Developmental Drama Practitioner

Expert and exclusive counselling is an irreplaceable part of TLT workshops. Joji Thomas, a Certified Counsellor brings that to the family. With an eclectic approach in counselling, he has a Masters in Counselling Psychology and is also a PhD Research Scholar. His expertise lies in counselling for adolescents, family, relationship concerns, trauma, women-centric and workplace concerns.

Joji Thomas

Counselling Psychologist

Often overlooked but an inevitable facet of a relationship is financial planning. Priyesh, a Certified Financial Planner with over 15 years of experience in Financial Planning & Tax Planning services, helps add a touch of fiscal brilliance to the program. As a Financial Advisor he works closely with families to guide them on financial goal planning and investment planning, tailor-made to their needs.

Priyesh Jose

Family Financial Advisor

At TLT, health and hygiene find a significant place in the module. Dr. Neelima helps counsel the partners on its importance. She is a dermatologist and Vice-President of the Community Dermatology Society. In addition to handling skin conditions, she works closely with communities providing health, hygiene and safety education.

Dr. Neelima Sharma


Nagaraja Prakasam


Nagaraja (Naga) Prakasam is a versatile and passionate leader with 2+ decades of global experience (decade in the USA and a decade+ in India). As a full time angel investor, invested in 21 start-ups and seen 4 exits. Spearheaded Impact thinking in Indian Angel Network and co-founded IAN Impact. His personal mantra is “Start-ups should focus on India’s strength – people, problems, Tech (PPT)