Anando Chatterji 🇮🇳

  Karnataka (India)

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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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Therapeutic communities and group analysis

Therapeutic communities and group analysis

Introduction This paper will review the literature on democratic therapeutic communities and group analysis, and highlight the theoretical and clinical similarities between democratic therapeutic communities and group analysis. The paper will compare classic...

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