With theater and art as his passions, he has a working experience of over 20 years in teaching, consultation, training and therapy using alternative and experiential techniques. He has designed and delivered programmes related to psychological safety, gender, and sexuality plus a module on trauma and street children’s lives that included themes of sexual abuse, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in a number of NGOs and Government run homes and institutions. He has also conducted over 20 workshops with numerous NGOs on various issues ranging from healing of various kinds (somatic healing, workshops on self, EFT, meditation, drama therapy and trauma, etc) to personal development, the environment, teaching workshops, etc. He has to his credit modules on reflective practices for managers of an organization called Purnakumbha commissioned by FLAME TAO Knoware, an organization dealing in organizational development work. He also co-wrote a workbook called Saptaswara that integrates traditional Indian thoughts of Sankhya and Yoga with learning theatre for organizational development. He has to his credit an experience in teaching from 1998 to 2004 at prominent establishments such as Vasant Valley School and Sanskriti School, with child laborers and slum children of Kolkata, Delhi & Mumbai, Praajak (NGO), Juvenile Justice Board of Eastern India, Alarippu and at TARSHI as a tele-counselor trained in talking and listening to sexual health issues. He holds a B.A. (Honors program) in English Literature, Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, 1993-1995, an M.A. in Social Anthropology, Delhi School of Economics, Dept. of Sociology, New Delhi, 1997-1999, and is currently pursuing an M.A. in English Literature from IGNOU. He is certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy from California Hypnosis Institute of India, New Delhi, 2002-2003 and in play therapy (first level) from the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT), 2005. He holds a Diploma in art-based therapy from the World Centre for Creative Learning, Pune, 2006-2007 and is also trained in Trauma Resolution Training using somatic healing, 2008, by SuraagLambrou. Currently, he is being trained as a trainer and therapist in water color therapy through Art Loft, Mumbai.