Meet Rachel – a horse with two names

Rachel David is a practicing mental health counselor, interested in gender, sexuality and cross cultural perspectives. During her masters studies, she specialized in industrial psychology and counselling and is interested in creating safe spaces in and around herself. Rachel taught at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, before she moved to Dehra Dun where she currently lives (and hibernates).  I…

Talking about mental health in academia

I was oblivious to mental health disorders and illnesses for most of my life. Of course I knew about many of them, but not much more. But, as often happens, it is when your nearest and dearest suffer that you begin to take notice of issues that were not on your radar. When a close…