Anando Chatterji, individual and group psychotherapist, co-founder and CEO, Hank Nunn Institute (HNI), Bengaluru, India. His background is in philosophy where his interest in the complexities of human existence began.
He worked at Athma Shakti Vidyalaya, a residential community for people with severe psychological distress, as a staff member for 14 years and was the community lead for the Community of Communities, UK, peer review for 5 cycles.
In 2014 he co-founded HNI along with Shama Parkhe, which aims to create affordable and accessible psycho-social services as and alternative to the bio-medical psychiatric system for people with personality and relational difficulties.
His interest lies developing therapeutic practice which is co-created with service user involvement at all levels. He believes there is no therapy without change and no change without social change. He is a member of the staff team of the Living Learning Experience workshops, UK and India.
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Dialogue, conflict, Green care.
Florence (and online) Tuesday 11 October INDTC organizes a conference on how to practice democracy in therapeutic communities and in society.
How to practice democracy in non-democratic places and systems
Virtual Event This event follows the “International Meeting of Babel: The Democratic Therapeutic Community in the World, today”. On that occasion, the dialogues between participants from different corners/parts of the world led to discover a theme of common...
4th International Mental Health Meeting – From Symptoms to Stories | Lisbon 2021
The Fourth International Mental Health Meeting of Romão de Sousa Foundation on the 5th and 6th of November 2021 in Lisbon (Portugal).
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