ICHARS Support Foundation

Activity Report For December 2022

ICHARS Support Foundation is a non-profit arm of ICHARS, Institute of Clinical Hypnosis And Related Sciences; focusing on promoting the mental health CASE – “Bringing about Change through Awareness, Support, and Education.” Our work is based on the belief that by raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we can foster optimal mental health.

We have weekly Support Groups, namely: Talk it out Support Group, a safe space for people to vent out their emotions, and Psychologist Support Group, a peer learning space where practitioners from the field of Psychology meet every week and have case discussion, share tips, and techniques with the fellow members of the group.

ICHARS Support Foundation has also initiated “The VisitMHP challenge”, an initiative that focuses on requesting people to seek help for better mental health before it’s too late.

60 hrs internship/ Eclectic Approach to Psychotherapy

eclectic internship

No of interns – 19 interns between the period of 1st December to 15th January.

Duration – 60-hour internship program (i.e., for six weeks). We have new batches that are commenced during the first week of every month.

Visit MHP

Visit MHP is an initiative to Spread awareness about the importance of visiting a mental health practitioner even before reaching the stage of disorders and offer Peer Support to Practitioners with free training programs, structured mentorship & a lot more.

Support group Case discussions

case discussion

Topic – Case discussions (doubts and session flow details clarified for coaches & therapists who seek help with their ongoing cases)

Conducted By: Mr. Nitin Shah

Beneficiary – Practicing psychologists and coaches

No of participants – 20 participants

No. of sessions – 1

Date – 13th December, 2022

Duration – 1 – 1 & half hours (monthly one session)


Topic – Understanding Anger.

Conducted By: Ms. Kiran Khullar

Beneficiary – Practicing psychologists

No of participants – 22 participants. 

No. of sessions – 1

Date – 26th December, 2022

Duration – 1 – 1 & half hours (monthly one session)

Project MEHAK


Project MEHAK is an initiative by ICHARS Support  Foundation which is in collaboration with Healing Dove Foundation.

MEHAK (Mental and Emotional Health Awareness through Knowledge) is an initiative to facilitate the destigmatizing of mental health, creating awareness about the importance of mental health and providing effective tools and techniques that can be applied by people at large to stay emotionally and mentally healthy.

ICHARS Support Foundation (ISF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a holistic system that connects, supports, and enables all the stakeholders in the mental health landscape. The Healing Dove Foundation (HDF) works towards achieving and establishing sustainable strategies that facilitate the psychosocial and economic reformation and rehabilitation of marginalized communities in India and across the world.

As a part of this initiative there were a series of online workshops conducted, in the month of December, on mental health and mental well-being.

Workshop conducted

Urja Trust Foundation

This workshop was aimed at providing valuable information and resources to help individuals manage their mental health and improve their overall well-being. 

The workshops covered a range of topics, including:

1. Managing Anxiety: This workshop provided participants with strategies and techniques to help them manage and reduce feelings of anxiety.

2. Prioritizing Tasks & Communication Skills: This workshop focused on helping participants develop effective time management and communication skills to improve their productivity and relationships.

3. Respecting Boundaries for Self as well as Others: This workshop explored the importance of setting and 4. maintaining healthy boundaries in both personal and professional relationships.

5. Healthy Ways to Express Anger: This workshop provided participants with techniques to help them express their anger in a healthy and constructive way.

6. Work-related Stress & Developing Healthy Relationships: This workshop focused on helping participants identify and manage stress in the workplace and develop healthy relationships with their colleagues and supervisors.

Overall, the workshops were well received by the participants and provided them with valuable information and tools to help them improve their mental health and well-being. The ICHARS Support Foundation is committed to continuing to provide these types of workshops to the members of the NGO Urja Trust Foundation and other organizations in the future.

Session Conducted by: Practitioner Of ICHARS 

Session 1 : Nidhi pandey , Omkar Pawar

Session 2 : Ritu Bhatt , Pratibha Lamba

No. of participants: 12 (female participants)

Age group: This was open to all age groups.

No. of sessions: 2

Date – 2nd and 5th December, 2022

Duration: 90 min (each session)