Ishita Sanyel, founder of one of the first and most innovative centers in India for people with mental illness, has begun training colleague in social therapy. Her organization, an NGO in Calcutta, is called Turning Point. Ishital is a clinical psychologist and graduate of the East Side Institute’s 2007-2008 International Class. With this course, she is bringing the Institute’s social therapeutic approach to bear on her significant work of destigmatizing mental illness and providing innovative services to those in need. Five people are currently enrolled in the course, which began in August 2008. For more information and course details go to http://www.turningpoint.org.in/social_therapy.asp. or email Ishita at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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