Kiku Namita Paul is currently serving as the Director of Education for NNDC- India Foundation. Her mission is to participate wholeheartedly in the efforts being made to tackle the epidemic of mental illness, and to help in providing training and education solutions to effectively counter and eradicate the stigma around mental illness around the world. She is an accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and she conducted workshops for Pranab Mukherjee Foundation and READ India in the villages of Haryana and for grassroots school teachers in collaboration with NNDC-IF. She has also worked as an instructor, conducting training workshops for corporations- including big names in the pharma and travel industries.
Currently, Kiku is in the process of conducting Happiness and Emotional Wellness Workshops as part of the outreach program for villages in Haryana, organized by the Pranab Mukherjee Foundation.
Dr. Aastha Sachdeva
Dr. Aastha Sachdeva is a Counseling Psychologist with over 16 years of experience in counseling and psychology education. She conducts trainings and workshops for the development of soft skills and emotional intelligence to enable her clients to deal effectively with concerns in their social, professional and personal lives. She provides both online and one-to-one counseling for stress, anxiety, relationship concerns, conflicts among family members, career planning, college admissions, interview preparation sessions, and more. She has spoken about mental health awareness on NDTV, and is the recipient of an award from MHRD for her contributions in psychology education.
5:00 pm- 6:30 pm
Dr. Aayam Gupta
Dr. Aayam Gupta is a multifaceted talent with more than 15 years of experience in AYUSH, public health policy and management, medical law and ethics, and yoga. His core skills include management and administration, epidemiology, biostatistics and IT tools, medicine (both Indian and western), health promotion, dietetics and nutrition, yoga, medical anthropology, gender studies, law and ethics in healthcare and medicine, environmental health, health technology, and communication. He has extensive experience in promoting yoga in different countries like Peru and Fiji. In fact, he was appointed Cultural Ambassador of India to Fiji in yoga studies.
Dr. Alok Jyoti Sahoo
Dr. Alok Jyoti Sahoo is a Consultant Psychiatrist with over 18 years of experience in the field of mental health. At present, he is serving as a Consultant Psychiatrist at District Head Quarter Hospital in Orissa. He seeks to work in a challenging atmosphere which provides opportunities for learning, growth, skill utilization, and the potential to provide the best medical outcome.
Dr. Sushil Kumar Sompur
Dr. Sushil Kumar Sompur is a Psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical experience. He is currently working as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Antahkarana Clinic in Karnataka. He served as a Resident Fellow in child psychiatry at the University of Utah in the US. He is experienced in adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, sleep and sexual disorders, addiction medicine, and adolescent and child psychiatry.
Weekdays: 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM. (subject to availability);
Sundays: 10 AM- 8 PM
(subject to availability)
Abdul Gani Punjabi
Abdul Gani Punjabi seeks to create positive change in the world. He hopes to accomplish this by tuning the mind-set of the young to the old, so that they will understand the message and purpose of the organization. From fighting depression for five years to realizing his true potential, he has become a true motivation to others. Abdul is a professional in the fields of marketing, public relations, event management, and public speaking who believes in following the core values of humanity through which businesses, events, and organizations can achieve the right environment and culture to grow.
Mrs. Rupali Gwalre Mohbe
Mrs. Rupali Gwalre Mohbe has over 19 years of experience being a Psychologist & Counselor, NLP Trainer (ABNLP), a Certified Hypnotherapist, and an Advanced Life Coach. She is also the Director of “YOUNG BUZZ” in Goa, which is a center for mental health and well-being. She has a specialization in psychometric testing, adult and adolescent issues, mental health, corporate training, career counseling, life skills, and learning disabilities and its remedies. She is an RCI-registered Rehabilitation Psychologists and has conducted over 100 programs for participants like educators, entrepreneurs, and corporate offices. These programs ranged from communication skills, counseling skills, stress and anger management, emotional management, etc.
Mon, Wed and Friday:
1:00 pm -3:00 pm
Mrs. Sadhna Prashar
Mrs. Sadhna Prashar is a counselor in Birmingham, United Kingdom with over 15 years of experience. She is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the National Counselling Society. Being an Integrative Counselor, she has experience in primary care, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, and various other modalities. She also provides counseling services for adolescents, elders, parents, and anger management.
Mrs. Prashar is also a mindfulness expert and holds mental wellbeing workshops. She specializes in bereavement counselling, having 15 years of experience working with the Solihull Bereavement Counselling Service at NHS Solihull Hospital. She has worked with adolescents and children in schools and has her own private practice.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:
4:00 pm- 7:30 pm
Dr. Ankita Kar
Dr. Ankita Kar has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery from the Dr. Abhin Chandra Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Sree Chitra University, Kerala.
Dr. Shambhavi Samir