Dr Shelja Sen

Shelja is a child and adolescent psychologist, family therapist and co-founder of Children First, an institute of child and adolescent mental health. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed books: All You Need is Love, The Art of Mindful Parenting and Imagine, No Child Left Invisible. She has been a speaker at TED Nayi Soch (2017) and TEDxGateway (2018). Shelja aligns herself with collaborative practices that honour the dignity of the person and work at generating richer narratives. She believes that we have to work at building ecosystems that nurture emotionally safe spaces for children and youth at home, schools and the larger community.