Bangalore-based Professional mental health consultant, writer & speaker
including but not limited to anxiety and depression
on communication, problem solving, stress management, relaxation and emotional regulation
and Family Therapy
in understanding mental health, counseling within schools, families and organizations
working with self-help groups, support groups, and other user-groups to identify and address the specific needs of persons with mental illness and caregivers
for mental health service providers
“I feel empowered and better able to understand myself emotionally. More importantly I feel whatever may happen I am not alone and it can be tackled with help.”
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Sreepriya Menon is based out out Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is a professional mental health consultant, speaker, and writer. She also does trainings on mental health.
After completing her Masters in Social Work from TISS, Mumbai and M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work from NIMHANS, Bengaluru, she worked for one year at Sangath India, a non-government, not-for-profit organization which aims to make mental health services accessible and affordable. She currently works for NIMHANS, Bengaluru.
She is passionate about music, poetry and languages. While on the path to understanding human stories seeped in multiple cultural contexts, she found herself training to do mental health work. It has not been a simple upward graph towards health for her. A constant conversationalist, she prefers engaging with people to following only the textbook approach.
She works with individuals and families for mental health issues in the community, is the editor of an evolving initiative called The Good People Diaries which aims to explore and document stories of change brought about by people and social endeavors, and she is interested in intersections of mental health with language, social structures and culture.
As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, she has been a part of initiating an online psychosocial support team called OSTEM (Online Support Team for Every Mind).