Pashupati Mahat

Job role: 
Technical director
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Dr. Pashupati Mahat, technical director and clinical psychologist, is leading Centre for Mental Health and Counselling Nepal since 2003 and is supporting in establishing the prevalence of mental health problems in different communities including children and adolescent, initiated child mental health project in 2005 which supports more than 127 government schools in Nepal. The project provided evidences for the importance on investing for psychosocial promotion and mitigate gap of adolescent mental health crisis as a result of poor awareness in parent, teachers and planners. He is well experienced in project management of mental health and psychosocial support in the organization, has developed competent psychologist team to implement mental health and psychosocial support projects of Gender based violence prevention and response (GBVPR), psychosocial support to families of migrant workers, school based psychosocial support, trauma healing for conflict survivors and empowering people living with psychosocial disabilities and their families. He is leading the Nepalese Association of Clinical Psychologist (NACP).

Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Asia
Setting: 
Community
Workplace
School
Primary care
Specialist care
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Families and carers
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorders of interest: 
All disorders
Country: 
Nepal

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Community-based Mental health and Psychosocial Integration in Nepal

Integrating mental health and psychosocial services within primary health care facilities and community.
Region: 
Asia
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Disorder: 
All disorders
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