MAKING LOVE AT MANAM. !!!
Advance Psychological Counselling Workshop with Dr.B J Prashantham – The Father of Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy.
Student sensitization towards elderly… Topic covered was how to be empathetic towards senior citizens.
Student sensitization towards elderly… Topic covered was communication skills building Govt. Girl’s high school unit-6
SKILLING AT MANAM
MANAM conducts the BASIC psychological counseling course with Demo practice sessions.
Student sensitization towards elderly… Topic covered was expectation management of elderly at jaydev sikhsa kendra
Student sensitization towards elderly. The topic covered was tradition vs modernity mind the gap. At Jaydev Sikhsa Kendra school on 20th december.
Student Sensitization towards elderly.
The topic covered was communication building and skills training at Satya sai school on 13th december.
DIGNITY IN EQUALITY!! So much to learn from those who don’t differentiate!
Manam at Mission Ashra!
Workshop on World Aids Day at Manam Well ness Centre for the youth. Addressed by Sriharsh Mohanty, Expert on Aids nd Substance Abuse Preventive.
Manam foundation won the Odisha’s Women Entrepreneurs Award at CII and YI exhibition in Yi INNOVEX ODISHA 2019 ( best stall)
Happiness is Fundamental for Manam Foundation !!!
Senior citizens sensitization program among the students of TAPOVAN school. Supported by Tata Trusts the program is conceptualised and implemented by Livolink Foundation in collaboration with MANAM Foundation
MANAM counseling session with the elderly at Silverage foundation, Bhubaneswar.
Panel Discussion on #WORLD_MENTAL_HEALTH_DAY at CYSD with Dr. Anuradha Mahapatra as one of the panel members.
Theme for 2019 : Suicide Prevention
WAR AGAINST ADDICTION
Awareness on Deaddiction at Kids by Manam and Kadar at Kalinga Institute of Dental College.
Experts at a seminar stressed on the need to develop self love which in turn will be helpful in preventing suicide. The seminar which aims to discourage people from taking the drastic step, was organised by city based Manam Foundation at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Tuesday observed as World Suicide Prevention Day.
Dr. Sayali Mishra
Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi
Dr. Suvendu Mishra
Manam conducts MEP(mental, emotional and psychological) program for the induction training of Engineering Freshers.
Manam presents Mental, Emotional and Psychological Hygiene Session at the Induction Program of GITA.
MANAM conducted stress-awareness workshop at the wellness centre itself for the students and Alumni association of engineering college GITA known as the GITA VINTAGE. The seminar focused on students’ stress levels and how the faculty of educational institutes can be instrumental in addressing the stress of the students. Importance was given on psychological counseling sessions to be done at the induction time for the students.
Manam Foundation experts conducted a session at Happy Hours School for parents with children bet age group 3 – 6 years old.
There was a clinical and a psycho – social perspective for symtoms to look out for in children and make parenting beautiful and easy…
In cognizance with the rising stress levels at corporate houses MANAM in collaboration with Print Media, The New Indian Express and Radio Partner RED FM conducted separate workshops at SYLAB Digital and Tech Mahindra. The sessions were organized with the objectives to help the corporate employees to be aware about their stress levels and how to develop coping mechanisms to deal with stress at work. There was discussion on work-life balance. Activities were conducted with employees for meaningful retention of the coping mechanisms.
In collaboration with Radio Partner RED FM MANAM conducted stress awareness workshop for the employees at ESPLANADE. The workshop dwelled upon work-life balance and awareness about signs of being highly stressed. The feedback based activity-oriented workshop had a meaningful participation from the employees that brought about group therapy session by the therapeutic counselors of MANAM.
MANAM in accordance with needs of the women for stress relief conducted an activity cum awareness session for women at MANAM. The session was attended by versatile women groups from students, working women, homemakers and members of the LGBTQ community as well. The session was an open forum and interaction based meeting where in women discussed their respective stressors. The session turned into a Talking Therapy with activities based on de-stressing through sharing, counseling and meaningful engagement by knowing oneself.
In collaboration with the organizations working for the Elderly known as SILVERAGE Foundation and CHINMAYA Mission, Bhubaneswar the seminar for stress awareness was conducted at MANAM. The triggers of stress for the elderly and the coping mechanisms were discussed in a panel comprising of Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist and Psycho-social counselor. The seminar ended with activities for the elderly that could explain them about coping mechanisms for stress relief.
With the increase in the number of children with learning disabilities and the lack of awareness about the clinical interventions MANAM provided the platform for creating awareness about learning disabilities. The workshop had an informative session followed by the necessary interventions to be done. The importance of an early clinical intervention and timely counseling sessions for the children with learning disabilities as well as for the parents was focused on.
The workshop on Intelligence Testing focused more on students and parents. The relevance of the testing, the procedure and the positive impact was discussed in the workshop conducted by the clinical psychologist and psycho-social counselor of MANAM. The workshop also conducted the intelligence testing on the children, adolescents and adults and reports were provided.
Observation of the “Self-injury Avoidance Day” was marked by an open seminar on the issue of self-harm. The discussion panel consisted of DCP Bhubanswar Mr. Anup Sahu, Psychiatrist Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, Senior Psychiatrist Dr. T.P Ray and MANAM In-house Clinical Psychologist and Psychological counselor. The seminar was attended by students of Psychology, Patients from De-addiction centers in Bhubaneswar, counseling clients, parents, teachers and practicing counselors. Many other participants from versatile groups and occupation were also present. The seminar covered important topics of reasons, signs and prevention of self-harm/self-injury. The fruitful part of the seminar was the question-answer and discussion platform that ended with sharing symbolic bands to prevent self-injury.
The workshop on self-help therapies was conducted by Dr. Sayali Mishra [Clinical Psychologist, MANAM ] with the objective to empower people with OCD to develop their coping mechanisms. The workshop had a mixed participation of people with OCD, Care-givers and student-interns to have a holistic approach towards self-help techniques. The workshop concluded with an impactful experience-sharing session.
ADHD is a rampantly growing problem because of increasing use of gadgets and electronic devices. There is lack of awareness with most parents on how to distinguish between a naught inattentive child and a child with ADHD . Because of this the child is unable to focus on anything and has problems with studies as well as interpersonal relationships. This workshop addressed the parents of ADHD children on how to effectively deal with them and slowly bring them to track. There were 36 parents.
This session was directed at the corporate gathering at NALCO who are under huge stress in their work area and these sessions are devised at again coping at emotional and mental level to create the perfect work life balance. It was attended by 29 employees.
Addressing 65 senior citizens about what is loneliness and how to cope with it without interfering in the lives of the children or loved ones was a very successful session . The senior members understood certain skills which would help them to dispel with the notion of loneliness. This is a necessity for our senior citizens nationwide.
Psychological Tests are one of the primary tools which are very important to get an insight into the personality and problem of the individual. This workshop was conducted by our clinical psychologist to educate the fresh crop of aspiring psychologists who will have an insight into these tools and the value of it in the field of mental health. There were 23 attendees.
In its journey to spearhead the cause for Mental Health, Manam opened its doors to Odisha’s first daycare center in Bhubaneswar. It is a place where we adopt innovative therapeutic techniques to relax the mind from its stubborn thinking patterns. One of the therapies adopted here was cooking therapy where cooks were outsourced to teach the day-care patients lost recipes of Khakra and Aarisa, typical Odia dishes. In this fun-filled activity everyone thoroughly enjoyed, learnt and finally ate!
Manam conducted a suicide prevention campaign partnered with Indian Express and Radio Fm in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. The campaign ran for a month preceding the date and there was a competition set open to the public for poetry, painting and story writing. There were over 200 participants who sent in their entries and the campaign culminated at the Rail Bhavan with a scintillating function with dance and drama over core issues of suicide. There were over 700 attendees.
The students at RCEM were addressed for a session for potential building and their ability to cope with challenges in their lives. They were shown a different perspective on emotional balancing and handling career anxiety and stress with better expertise to be more result oriented. It was attended by 179 students.