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Therapy @ Manav

With the passing of time and after having found our ground with the rehabilitation centre, it was observed that a few of our clients had reached a stage where they were ready to re-enter mainstream society and earn a living. Read more →

Mental Health Guide

Mental illness is an illness just like a physical illness. But instead of affecting a person's body, it affects the person's mental realm and behavior and the organ that controls them, the brain. Read more →

[Madness] is the jail we could all end up in. And watch our step. For life time. We behave. A fantastic and entire system of social control, by the threat of example as effective over the general population as detention centers in dictatordhips, the image of the madhouse floats through every mind of the course of its lifetime.

Kate Millett

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Therapy @ manav

  • Vocational Therapy
  • AAT
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Drama Therapy

SWAYAM, a vocational training initiative

With the passing of time and after having found our ground with the rehabilitation centre, it was observed that a few of our clients had reached a stage where they were ready to re-enter mainstream society and earn a living. But to do so, they still needed to acquire the skills needed for specific job profiles. This felt need gave birth to the concept of Swayam.

Swayam, our vocational training programme commenced on the 7th July 2006 and endeavours to provide vocational skills to our clients, in addition to basic business, marketing, sales, and production skills, knowledge and know-how. Read more →

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)

Animal Assisted therapy (AAT) involves the use of animals in formal therapy sessions. The presence of a friendly animal helps to ease the client’s anxiety. To name a few benefits, this involvement can also improve social interactions and decrease aggressive behaviors. Read more →

At Manav Rehabilitation Centre, the Animal Angels Foundation conducts AAT. Our one-year-old cat, “Simba” is specially trained by Animal Angels Foundation to work with the clients. Simba acts like a co-therapist in individual and group session with the clients. People with mental illnesses and emotional problems tend to have an inward focus. Having Simba around helps them refocus themselves on their environment.

Yoga Therapy

Mrs. Asha Datta has been conducting yoga for the clients of Manav Rehbailitation Centre almost since it’s since. She undertook the program since June 2005 by designing a yoga program according to the clients’ psycho – somatic requirements.

It has been proved over the years of research and practise that yogic practices enrich and enhance the physical, mental and spiritual well – being of a person. Anybody and everybody young or old, healthy or sick, able or disable can practise yoga to one’s own capacity and derive the benefits. Regular Yogic Practises enhance physical and mental capacities to quite an excellent extent. Read more →

Dance Therapy

Vikramjeet Sinha joined Manav Rehabilitation Centre as a drama therapist from August 2005 to January 2007. He expresses his views about drama therapy and experience at the MRC :
“In order to speak about drama therapy in Manav Rehabilitation, it is important to understand what is drama therapy. In my work with marginalized communities using drama as a therapeutic tool, we often have felt a great opposition from people who think drama as an only a performance art and not so much a process of transformation. Drama therapy is not jus a creative process oriented space for transformation, and awareness but also curative in nature. So let us tackle the question as to what is Drama Therapy? Read more →