GRACY JEBASTINA

GRACY JEBASTINA is Senior Psychologist at Sukrut. She holds a Post-graduate degree in Psychological Counselling from Christ University, Bangalore. Her area of expertise lies in Family and Marital Therapy. Her interests include Group Therapy, Life-skill training: Training the Trainer, and delivering life-skills sessions to various groups.

She also provides therapy to adolescents with behavioural, emotional and interpersonal issues by using an eclectic approach focusing on Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Behavior Therapy. She is also Director, Unleash Schools LLP, an affiliate that works with education systems, and is closely involved with Parikrma Humanity Foundation at their Educational Transformational Centre committed to sensitize government teachers and to empower them in fostering sensitivity towards oneself and others.

MANAB BOSE

  Manab Bose completed the internships with Indian Society for Individual and Social Development (ISISD) in the first batch, in 1981. During the interships, and thereafter till 1985, he underwent psychoanalysis and coaching in psychoanalytic theory under Dr Pulin Garg in Ahmedabad. He underwent another period of psychoanalytic immersion, from 2002 to 2005, with an Irish psychoanalyst in UK and the Republic of Ireland. He has been associated with Sukrut since 2005, as a practicing psychoanalytic psychotherapist. He is also Adjunct Professor at IIM Udaipur, since 2012, where he teaches an Advanced Leadership Course (ALC) in the final-year, using concepts and applications from business strategy and psychotherapy. He holds a Master’s degree in English from Jadavpur University, and taught at eminent institutions in Delhi, Nainital, Bhutan, Kolkata. His last assignment in academia was with National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad as Academic Administrator. He then joined industry and was there for 20+ years, the last 2+ years in the Group Executive Office of Tata. Earlier, he was in the top-management team of GE India in the 90s, facilitating the start-up of the then 12 GE businesses in India. Prior to this, he was Director with Colgate Palmolive India for five years, and Chief Training Manager at oil-major Bharat Petroleum for another five.

Manab has facilitated teacher-development initiatives at Parikrma Humanity Foundation (PHF) since 2003 (www.parikrmafoundation.org). PHF provides mainstream English-medium K12 education to 2000+ students from the weakest socio-economic segements of society in Bangalore. He has also been working closely with Yuva Mitra, in Harsule, Sinnar Taluka, Maharashtra since 2010 (www.yuvamitra.org). YM is a rural-development organization that works with multiple target groups including women, youth, children, and farmers. YMs Goatry Project, his brainchild, started in 2015 in 5 villages in Sinnar Taluka to enhance income opportunities for women through Goatry, an allied activity of agriculture as a livelihood option. This project is a case-study in sustainable development from Maharashtra, mentioned by UNDP and a World Bank Group in their February 2019 report. He has several publications and clinical papers to his credit, both nationally and internationally. His latest paper “Public Leadership in the Public Sector” was published in May 2020 by Wiley Online (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jls.21690). He is a member of international associations promoting organization psychodynamics and psychoanalytic practice.

Manab lives in Bangalore and can be reached at manabbose1@gmail.com and +91 9880932293.  

SWETHA RAO

SWETHA RAO is Senior Psychologist at Sukrut. She holds a Post-graduate degree in Psychological Counselling from Christ University, Bangalore. She provides therapy to adolescents with behavioural, emotional and interpersonal issues focusing on CBT and Behavior Therapy. She is also Director, Unleash Schools LLP, an affiliate that works with education systems, and is closely associated with Parikrma Humanity Foundation to develop their students and teachers.