Note: A psychologist is a professional who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental health issues. They are not medical doctors and do not recommend medication as a form of treatment.
Prathama Raghavan (she/they) calls Kathmandu and Hyderabad (India) home. Her work and life are informed by narrative practices, principles of disability justice, neurodiversity, transformative justice and poetry.
She has continued to work in parts of India and Nepal on disability & mental health with children, adults and families for 15 years. She has been doing trainings on mental health & disability. Previously, she was coordinator Mental Health, Access & Inclusion department at Ullens school, IB Diploma program in Kathmandu. She also worked in mental health, prevention & treatment of acute malnutrition and well-being alongside communities in rural areas, those living in conflict and post-disaster contexts and with refugee communities in Nepal, Bangladesh & Myanmar with Action Contre La Faim.
Prathama has a Masters & PhD in Developmental Psychology from Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, France and a Masters in Psychology from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.