Our Team

Therapists and Facilitators offering services at our Center

Anubha Profile

Anubha Doshi

Founder-Director - Soulsphere, Psychologist, Mindfulness Based Facilitator, Arts-Based Therapist, Dancer & Reiki Practitioner

Anubha is the founder-director of Artsphere and Soulsphere, a unique arts and healing center in Pune, where performing arts and therapy co-exist under the same roof. She regularly facilitates workshops in mindfulness, dance therapy, positive psychology, resilience, and parenting for corporates, educational institutions, and NGOs.

She is the Editor of CMTAI’s & Artsphere’s online Indian Magazine of Dance/Movement therapy. She is a faculty on the PG Diploma in Dance Movement Therapy, by St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune, The Arts Therapists CoLab and Artsphere, Pune. She is on the Board of Studies of the Psychology Department at the St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune.

She is a double postgraduate and a scholarship holder in Clinical Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune University. She also has a master’s degree in Communication Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication ( SIMC). Anubha completed her graduation in English Literature from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. She is an associate member of the ADTA (American Dance Therapy Association) and CID (International Dance Council) France.

Her practice is unique as she explores the connection between Dance Movement Therapy (DMT), Mindfulness and Buddhist philosophy, born out of her study in the certificate course in Mahayana Buddhist Psychology & Ethics by the WCCL Foundation and Department of Pali and Buddhist studies, at the Pune University. She has completed her PG Diploma in Mindfulness & Presence Oriented Psychotherapy under Just Being, furthering this work. She is also working on a book which talks about developing spiritual, emotional and intelligence quotients in children from birth.

 

Mentors and Consultants

Artsphere is associated with therapists, mentors and trainers all across India. Contact us to find a therapist in your city.

Tripura
Kashyap
Tripura Kashyap pioneered Creative Movement Therapy in India in 1990. She studied Dance Therapy at Hancock Center for dance/movement therapy (Wisconsin, USA) and subsequently obtained her MA in Psychology. She worked intensively for several years using dance therapy with children and adults with therapeutic needs. She trained in classical dance at Kalakshetra (Chennai) and jazz, ballet, modern dance, choreography and dance theatre in the U.S. Tripura has received fellowships from Ashoka Foundation and Indian Ministry of Culture for her innovative work in dance therapy and contemporary dance. She authored the book My Body, My Wisdom published by Penguin. Tripura was also Projects Coordinator for Bhoomika Dance Company (Delhi) and Creative Consultant for the ‘Dance- in-Education’ program at Attakkalari Center (Bangalore). She conceptualized CMTAI’s movement therapy courses in Delhi and Bangalore is on the teaching faculty of other dance & expressive art therapy courses in Pune and Bangalore.

Creative Movement Therapist, Co-founder Creative Movement Therapy Association of India

Dr. Margaret Lobo

Dr Margaret Lobo has worked tirelessly in the field of music therapy for over 30 years to help some of the most vulnerable people in society in the UK and India. Together with a small team of highly skilled and dedicated therapists in London, she built up the work of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust (www.okmtrust.co.uk) from modest beginnings to an organisation operating in 17 venues providing over 3,000 music therapy sessions annually for over 250 people.

INDIA - In 2005, Margaret was invited to extend her work to India, where she established The Music Therapy Trust as a registered charity, starting the first Post Graduate Diploma in music therapy training Indian musicians to become qualified music therapists. 

Margaret is one of the named mentors for the ‘ASHA Foundation, “Inspirational Women from Around the World” and she was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and in 2010 received an Honorary Doctorate from Middlesex University for her major contribution to the community in the UK, India and Nepal in the field of Health and Social Sciences.

Music Therapist, FRSA U.K.

Susan Bullough-Khare
Susan Bullough-Khare received her education training in England and she has done several courses with the British Association of Art Therapists, Inner Sound Therapy, Naked Voice, British School of Anger Management, Gestalt, EFT, Somatic Healing and life. Her current work includes training workshops with SMART in Bangalore and Don Bosco in Mumbai.

Artist and Visual Art Therapist

Dr Jaya Rajagopalan
Dr Jaya Rajagopalan is the Associate Professor and Head of the Dept. of Psychology for the last 16 years, at St Mira’s College for Girls, Pune. Her Ph.D. thesis ‘Body Image Concerns in Young Women ‘has an unusually wide scope to address insecurities in body appraisal in women. She has been instrumental in strengthening the ‘Counselling Cell’ of the college. She has initiated collaborative attempts in research with various organisations including ‘Connecting’ and ‘Artsphere’.

H.O.D Psychology, St. Mira's College for Girls, Pune

Anshuma Kshetrapal
Anshuma has an M.A. in Drama and Movement Therapy - University of London and an M.A. in Psychology - Ambedkar University, Delhi. She is registered with BADTH (British Association of Drama Therapists) and is an advisory board member - CMTAI. She  designs the curriculum, supervises and teaches on their courses. With over 8 years of experience as a trauma counselor, she has worked with adults and children alike. She founded ‘Color of Grey Cells’ to conduct workshops, offer individual psychotherapy, group therapy and supervision.

Drama & Movement Therapist