Research Committee


Trupti Saraiya

Trupti Saraiya Life Skills and Arts Based Therapy Practitioner Trupti Saraiya is a Life Skills and Arts Based Therapy Practitioner residing in Mumbai. She is the founder of In Me-Arts and Interpersonal/ Intrapersonal Communication Skills Interventions offered in a therapeutic setting, with more attention to the effect of music. After graduating in Science, Trupti chose …

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Dr. Rashmi Vyahavarkar

Dr. Rashmi Vyahavarkar Arts Based Therapy Practitioner Dr Rashmi has more than forty years of teaching experience. She has done extensive research in the field of Human Development and the impact of music on children and adults in various stages of human development. She holds a Doctorate degree in Human development from SNDT University. She …

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Surabhi Dhamapurkar

Surabhi B. Dhamapurkar Psychologist & ABT Practitioner Surabhi B. Dhamapurkar has completed her Master’s degree in Psychology (SNDT University). She has also done her Arts based therapy (ABT) certificate course from Mind and Arts Institute. She has completed her Clinical Musicianship course from WCCL Foundation, Pune. Currently she is working for Child n You, an …

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Lavanya Krishnakumar

Lavanya Krishnakumar Co-Founder-Trustee of Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation Lavanya Krishnakumar has degrees in English and Psychology, and training in traditional Indian arts and Arts Based Therapy (Bapu Trust, Pune). She is a Co-Founder-Trustee of Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation, Chennai, where she serves the Golden Butterflies Bandwagon, which is the Art and …

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Mansi Chandorkar

Mansi Chandorkar Mansi Chandorkar is the founder of Shifting G.E.A.R.S. Shas pursued her M.A. in Counselling Psychology and thereafter B.Ed. in Special Education-Learning Disability.  She is currently a Ph.D. Scholar (Special Education) at SNDT University. She has completed her clinical musicianship course at WCCL Foundation, Pune. As a Special Educator, she has over 17 years …

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Sussana Lama

Sussana Lama Psychologist, ABT Practitioner Susanna Lama has a double Master’s degree in psychology and Sociology. She is a certified Arts based therapist and a clinical musician therapist (WLCC). She holds membership of the American Psychologist Association and License from UNESCO for Expressive and movement therapy. Currently is working as the Principal of School St. …

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