After the recent success of the food donation drive held in Dharavi at The Banyan Tree English School, ‘The Mind Essentials’ – the mental health platform founded by psychologist, Aviva Damania – will further be empowered with a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Team.
Aviva Damania, who is also a columnist with Parsi Times, shares with our readers, “The Mind Essentials has a long-term commitment to do social good. We do not want to restrict ourselves to one cause and therefore we are aiming to raise funds for an array of social causes, with no restriction on the category. The team is also finding innovative monetary and non-monetary ways to assist other charitable foundations.”
Mental Health Specialist Aviva Damania trained at City University of London (MSc Mental Health) and has been practicing counselling since 2014 in Mumbai. She has also shared her expertise with the Masina Hospital. Aviva holds an Masters in Mental Health from the renowned University of London. She currently works as Sr. Manager – Corporate and Employee Wellness, at Pittie Group. Her work involves organizing Wellness Activities, Individual and Group Counselling Sessions. She organizes Wellness activities for employees and has counselling sessions, with an average of six individual counselling sessions a day and over sixty employees since her joining. Aviva has treated adults, adolescents and children and her primary areas of expertise are Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress among other issues. During this time of lockdown, Aviva continues to have counselling sessions over the phone and video call.