Dr. Monisha Dass did her Diploma in Psychiatry from NKP Salve institute
of medical sciences,Nagpur. Post diploma,she worked for a year with KEM
hospital,Mumbai. On returning to Nagpur,she joined the Regional Mental
Hospital,Nagpur for a year. Monisha is the first doctor from her family
of engineers. Always a rebel,when the family insisted that she take up a
conventional stream of medicine,she opted for Psychiatry because the
human mind has always intrigued her. She loves to read and exercise and
strongly advocates the inclusion of physical activities in their daily
regime to her patients. Monisha has
conducted school programs for adolescents dealing with problems like
anxiety and depression. While in Mumbai,she worked with the street
children involved in drug abuse and alcoholism.She actively participated
in the suicide prevention cell while working at KEM Hospital,Mumbai.
Having already worked at this centre for about a decade, she is well
acquainted with the cultural and mental health issues in this region.