Hello and welcome to Mind Your Mornings a bimonthly podcast with host, Anna Chandy. Anna is a practising counsellor and a certified training and supervising transactional analyst. Over the last twenty-seven years, she has interacted with more than five hundred people, both individuals and families. And through this podcast, she brings to you what she has learnt about life and its nuances through the experiences of everyone she has interacted with. Join us as we talk about the journey to a Brave New You. A journey that is about self discovery.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Intergenerational Trauma & Family Secrets
In today's episode, we’ll discuss a phenomenon which is lesser known: Intergenerational trauma and The family secret. What is the unsaid message that lurks in families? How does it travel through generations?Shedding light on this today we have Sudha along with her client Rina. Sudha is a senior therapist with Anna Chandy & Associates. She comes with decades of experience working with clients across age groups. Sudha grew up in a highly interdependent family. There were strong power structures at play. Her journey, observing these dynamics, informed her beliefs about the hierarchies within families. At some point this led to a breakdown. She found her answers in therapy. Therapy offered insights which then led her to explore family systems and intergenerational messages.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Therapy and Relationships
In today’s episode we have Reshma Prakash, an accomplished therapist and an integral part of the team at Anna Chandy & Associates. With her we have Gopica, Reshma’s client. Gopica is a long-term client and she has been seeing Reshma for the last 4 years. She is a young, ambitious professional driving her own success. Like many of her generation, she is figuring out relationships, especially romantic relationships. In this episode Gopica will talk about the patterns she has discovered and what changes therapy has brought to her life over the last few years.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Systemic Therapy
In this episode Anna Chandy gets candid in conversation with her client, Sanjay.Sanjay hails from a business family, and started seeing Anna as part of family therapy. He has met Anna several times over the last 4 years – both in individual sessions and together with his family.Systemic therapy is rarely discussed in India. It is ironic, since several families could benefit from it.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Season 2 Episode 2
Today, we have two very special guests with us. Deepti Chandy is an associate counsellor at Anna Chandy & Associates. She has been practicing therapy for the last 2 years and is a TA trainee. And with her, we have Varun. Varun is on his mental health journey and Deepti is his therapist. He has graciously accepted our request to be on this podcast and share his experience with us. In today’s times, when therapy is still a taboo, Varun has chosen to come forward and speak. We hope this creates a domino effect that leads to more acceptance and transparency around therapy.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Season 2 Episode 1
In this season of Mind your Mornings we will unpack Mental Health from within. People just like you and me will recount their journeys – as therapists, as clients, as facilitators and as caregivers. The last decade was about bringing mental health to light. This decade should be dedicated to uncloaking the so-called monster. So let’s take a peak into conversations from a closed room. Let’s explore some forms of the shape-shifter.From then, to now, we have come a long way. And we have a path ahead of us to cover.
Mind Your Mornings With Anna Chandy - Episode 37 - The Chameleon Effect
The most common association with a chameleon is its ability to change color. What can we learn from it and how does it reflect the human mind? Discover how the Chameleon Effect plays out in our interactions. Listen on to learn more.