Dr. Jitendra Nagpal, renowned Psychiatrist & HOD of Department of Mental Health& Behavioural Sciences at Moolchand Medicity presided as Chief Guest in Euphoria 2018 – an Interschool Psychology Fest conducted on Friday, 16th November 2018. The theme of the fest was “Young people and mental health in a changing world”.
Through participation in various activities such as Face to face for the Group Discussion on Identity Crises in context with article 377 and its Social and emotional issues, Expressional Art – Poster making on – Stigmas & Taboos related to mental illness, Trouble shooter – case analysis, Psycho thespian and exploring the Blind Spot, the class XI and XII students from the many participating schools of NCR, were given a platform to explore and understand the dynamic & qualitative aspects of human behavior.
The various activities were judged by renowned Psychiatrists & Psychologists namely Dr. Halley Singh Thokchom, Asst. Professor of Psychology at Delhi University, Ms. Anuna Bordoloi, a Clinical Psychologist at Fortis Hospital, Dr. Abhineet Varma, a Pschologist from Sharda Hospital and Mrs. Yasmeen Asgar, the School Councillor form Cambridge School, New Friends Colony. The fest witnessed very enthusiastic participation. The insightful observations, postulations & theories put forward by the young students vindicated the purpose of the fest i.e. to sensitize young minds to the prevalent psychological & mental issues and to help them address the issues so as to bring about a more harmonious society.
All the judges were highly appreciative of the initiative taken by the school & its teacher Ms. Priyam Kapoor, HOD Psychology Department for organizing such and inter school psychology event.