About Speakers:

Mr. Sujan Shrestha is a psychology graduate passionate in promoting mental health wellbeing and enhancing the field of Psychology in Nepal. He is especially interested in the promotion of social and emotional health of youth through research and evidence based interventions and programs. He is currently engaged as a lecturer of Psychology for Bachelors level at St. Xavier’s College.  He has an experience in radio program production related to mental health and psychology and youth issues; and teaching of A levels and Bachelor level Psychology. He is a founder president of Psychbigyaan Network Nepal through which he engages in advocacy, workshop and research in psychology and mental health.

Mr. Sujen Man Maharjan is a psychologist actively engaged in MHPSS field of Nepal. He has experience in research and psychosocial progamme management. He has worked with International Committee of the Red Cross, Action Contre la Faim and TPO Nepal. He is a founder/administrator of NEPsychNet.

Ms. Palistha Tuladhar is a Bachelor of Arts graduate in Psychology, Sociology and English from Christ University, Bangalore, India. As a part of her academic learning, she also did service learning at Mithra Jyoti Foundation in Bangalore, India in 2017. After completing her undergraduate, she also interned with YourDost as a Behavioral Therapist and worked with children under the spectrum of Autism and ADHD. She is currently working with NEPsychNet.