Therapists and Facilitators offering services at our Center
Founder-Director -Arstphere & Soulsphere, Psychologist, Mindfulness Based Psychotherapist Facilitator, Expressive Arts Therapist, Classical 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 CMTAI and 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. She is also presenting her work at National and International conferences like the ADTA, IEATA, CMTAI conferences. Recently her work was published in the prestigious CEAT journal. She is currently pursuing the doctoral programme in Expressive Arts Therapy from the European Graduate School, Switzerland, the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program as well as the Bodynamics Foundation Training with The Healing Circle under Bodynamic International.
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 parenting book the M – Factor which is a collection of unique personal essays written by mothers in a memoir format. She has also served as a Parenting Expert on the Panel for the Times Keep Learning Initiative powered by BYJU'S.
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 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.