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#2: Mental Wellness and Indian Youth

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“Stigmatisation still exists around Mental Health among the youth!” — Pallavi Khanna

Meet Pallavi Khanna, a certified counselling psychologist from TISS Mumbai, with decades of experience in counselling for various issues related to anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder, OCD, phobias, Social anxiety disorder, psychosomatic disorders), borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, depression, family conflicts, relationship stress, and has worked extensively with students in schools and colleges helping them overcome self-confidence and acceptance related stress, stress of dealing with peers, anxiety during exams and related matters. She has worked for many years with a hospital and has conducted group and individual therapy in psycho-oncology and stress related to chronic ailments. She has delivered lectures, conducted workshops, wrote several newspaper articles, and also established the first counselling centre in Jalandhar in 1995 by the name of Maitri, under the aegis of an NGO. She is a core team member at Sage Advice and a panelist in SN Mentoring.

She appeared in Episode 2 of Season 2 talking about Mental Wellness and Indian Youth

Know more about her — https://sageadvice.in/about_us | https://snanda.in/about

Listen to an excerpt from the conversation here:

You can watch the video below.

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  • Pallavi Khanna

    Meet Pallavi Khanna, a certified counselling psychologist from TISS Mumbai, with decades of experience in counselling for various issues related to anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder, OCD, phobias, Social anxiety disorder, psychosomatic disorders), borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, depression, family conflicts, relationship stress, and has worked extensively with students in schools and colleges helping them overcome self-confidence and acceptance related stress, stress of dealing with peers, anxiety during exams and related matters. She has worked for many years with a hospital and has conducted group and individual therapy in psycho-oncology and stress related to chronic ailments. She has delivered lectures, conducted workshops, wrote several newspaper articles, and also established the first counselling centre in Jalandhar in 1995 by the name of Maitri, under the aegis of an NGO. She is a core team member at Sage Advice and a panelist in SN Mentoring.

  • Saurabh Nanda

    Saurabh Nanda is an Educator, a Career Consultant, and an International Youth Mentor. He is an ardent supporter of the Sustainable Developmemnt Goals (SDGs). He is associated with hundreds of schools and institutions across India, the Middle-East, Japan, Denmark and other countries. He is the official mentor for colleges in Delhi University, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar. He is the official youth and start-up mentor for global organisations such as Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA), Japan, Purpose in Motion (PIM), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and many others. He gets his mentees to do research projects on all SDGs. He is the recipient of the national level Josh Education Awards for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group.

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