Antarnad was started by a group of young mental health professionals to provide clinical and training services in the area of psychoanalytic psychology. It began as a ‘Psychotherapy Study Group’ in Ahmedabad in 1991. In 1995, it expanded into the ‘Institute of Psychotherapy’. As the scope of the activities undertaken at the Institute expanded, the need for a broader platform was felt and Antarnad Foundation was incorporated as a Section-25 Company in January 1999. Antarnad Foundation is a not-for-profit organization involved in providing...
In psychoanalytic psychotherapy, the patient is expected to freely verbalize thoughts and feelings to examine the present and re-examine the past. In the process, the patient is guided towards greater self-awareness and understanding, and his/her capacity to deal with painful psychic conflict is bolstered alongside....
The fundamental assumption of psychoanalytically oriented Family Therapy is that disturbed psychological functioning is not limited to a single individual – it reflects the disturbed interactions between persons who have significant relationships with each other. Psychological disturbance most likely originates during childhood ...
Children have difficulty in verbalizing and understanding their internal conflicts, and the emotional turbulence they are passing through gets expressed as inappropriate behaviour that gets labelled as psychopathology. But they can communicate internal material using the symbolic language ....
"I taught Antarnad students for three days during December 2015. In the subsequent week, I met with several students and faculty for teaching, supervising, and touring purposes. Antarnad itself is a wonderful institution, offering students an excellent educational opportunity for learning about varied facets of psychoanalytic theory and practice. The students are attentive, intellectually curious, and eager to learn. I recommend Antarnad not only to my Indian friends and colleagues, but to students around the world who are interested in psychoanalysis."Dr. Alan Karbelnig PhD, ABPP
Licensed Psychologist & Psychotherapist (State of California),
Certified Psychoanalyst by the American Psychoanalytic Association, &
Board Certified in Forensic Psychology
"I found my professional interaction at Antarnad very stimulating and enriching. I think Antarnad is a first of its kind institute on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in India."Dr. PV Ramana Murthy
Senior Vice President
Global Head - Human Resources
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
"It has been my privilege to meet and teach with the students of Antarnad Foundation on three occasions. Always I have found these post-graduate psychotherapists to have keen minds and a solid foundation in clinical psychodynamic thinking. My impression is that Antarnad Foundation is a superb resource for the training of reliable clinicians."Thomas M Brod MD
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Senior Faculty, New Center for Psychoanalysis (Los Angeles)