Dr. Sreelata Ghosh Choudhury- Completed her P.G. Diploma in Personality & Adjustment, Principles of Guidance and Counselling, Stress Management from Annamalai University and PHD in Effect of Counselling in Placement of the Disabled. (OH). Tests used in the thesis include Anxiety, Depression, Hopelessness, Acceptance of Disability, Ego Strength, Locus of Control from Calcutta University. Her field of specialization includes Counselling and Guidance, Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities, Clinical Psychology, Special Education, Training of Teachers, Placement of PWD and Community Based Rehabilitation. She has 20 years experience in Counselling.
Ashimayan Nandi completed his Basic Neuro Development Therapy from South African Neuro Developmental Therapy Association, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa and has been trained as a Neuro Developmental Therapist (NDT). He is a Paediatric Neuro Developmental Therapist working at our Child Development Centre for last two years. He has also completed advanced level- II NDT courses on Movement Analysis and Facilitation of Athetosis child and Advanced Upper Extremity management and Treatment training for children from Neuro Developmental Treatment Association, USA.
Jayati Adhikari is MED with specialization in Specific Learning Disabilities [SLD] from the Department of Special Education of SNDT Women’s University, Juhu, Mumbai and an M SEN [Masters in Special Educational Needs, a European Union Program] from Roehampton University London, Fontys Hogeschool Tilburg (The Netherlands) and Charles University Prague. Her more than 10 years of experience has made a her a specialist in conducting assessments and planning remediation programs for children with SLD and carrying out the remedial programs with the help of collaborative activities with parents, other home resource persons, schools and professionals in the multidisciplinary team.
Dr. Anindita Chatterjee has done her M.A and PH.D in Clinical Psychology from Calcutta University. She has her Post doctorate from Roehampton University, London and Fontys University, Netherlands. Her area of specialization is mainly Autism. She was the ‘Certified Principal Investigator’ of the research project titled, ‘Assessment of Features of Catatonia in Individuals with ASD’ under Centre for Study of Developmental Disability (SAP, DRS I). Identification and Remediation of Learning Difficulties of the school going children is her basic area of work.
A Master of Physiotherapy, Mr. Jewel Chakraborty is working in the field of Physiotherapy & disability for last 11 years. He is certified in Ayer’s Sensory from University of Southern California, USA and is trained in SIPT (Sensory Integration & Praxis Test) to access children with sensory dysfunction. While working in CDC AGH, Kolkata he also developed an interest in ICF (International Classification of Functioning) coddling of children with cerebral palsy.
Purba Srimani is a competent psychologist and special educator. She is also trained as the Cogmed coach certified by Peason India. She has been associated with Society for Welfare of Children for two years as a play therapist.
A certified vision therapist, Mrs. Sunita Agarwal has also been awarded a certificate by Indiana University for completing the certification process of Orbis International. She is currently a member of Indian Association of Pediatrics. Mrs. Agarwal has made professional presentations at a number of hospitals and medical institutions. She made a poster presentation at the recently concluded Asia Pacific Optometry Congress at Seoul in October 2013. She is associated with our CDC for last two years.
Mousumi Chakrobarty Has done her masters (M.A. (Edu) from Netaji Subhas Open University and PG Diploma in Teaching Children With multiple Handicaps (DTCMH) from J.U. (1993-94) in collaboration with I.I.C.P. She is a Professional with 22 years experience in Special Education, Parent Training and Counseling. She has done her training on i) Autism Spectrum Disorders for Course Coordination, (ii) Strategies for Using Integrated instruction, (iii) Strategies for Facilitating Communication in Children with Mental Retardation or Hearing Impairment. (iv) Strategies for Developing Instructional Aids.
Anindita Majumder presently a PhD Research scholar at Calcutta University, Member of Indian Science Congress Association and Indian pshyco –Analytic Society. Her areas of expertise include Psychometry & Psycho-diagnostics & Counselling Cognitive behavior therapy· Eclectic psychotherapy· Family therapy· & Relationship counselling Anger management counselling· Student counselling· & Career assessment Depression management· Play therapy· & Art therapy Psychoanalysis· Stress· & Anxiety management (Skill Training Workshop facilitation (For any kind of Corporate, Educational & Health Sector)
Bidisha Mitra has done M.SC in Psychology and M.PHIL in Clinical Psychology from Calcutta University. She is very proficient in Psychometric assessment and Psychotherapy. She possesses a very good quality in principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment of psychological/ psychiatric conditions.