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Relationships and Communication

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Free Registration

ManoShala in collaboration with Humsafar Trust invites you to join.

Note: We have limited seats available for this special workshop. Register yourself. In case you have any question, feel free to talk to our counsellors with our chat option.

Sun, April 2nd, 06:00 PM (Zoom)

About the Topic

Accept your identity and release your trauma through storytelling and theater along with an LGBTQI+ community that is witnessing similar life situations under the guidance of an LGBTQI+  informed and registered drama therapist and psychologist. Work with the therapist to get clarity of thoughts, identity, and inclinations. 

​What will Happen in the Session?

This workshop helps you understand your communication styles and patterns so you can recognize what needs to change for a successful relationship. You will learn how to appreciate your partner and get through a disagreement in a healthy and productive method. 

What will you learn? 

  1. Barriers to communicating effectively

  2. How to better communicate through active listening

  3. Effective ways to solve problems and resolve conflict

  4. How to repair hurt and build trust

What can you expect after attending the workshop?

  1. Better communication, conflict resolution, boundary setting, and asserting your beliefs in a respectful way

  2. Sharing your most important concerns with each other

  3. Identifying personal traits to address specific issues, such as positive self-esteem, stress management and emotional triggers

  4. Solving day-to-day problems and challenges

About the Speaker

Ms Shruti Garg is an HCPC UK Regd. Drama therapist trained from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London University. They are as well a Certified Queer Affirmative Therapist, and Comic and Theatre artists. As the Vice President of the UP Mental Health council, and Executive Member of Drama Therapy India, she aims to create more opportunities for the application of creative arts therapies across different spaces including individuals, groups, schools, charities, and sports teams pan-India. She loves playing cricket and daydreaming about lifting the world cup trophy in her free time.

Humsafar Trust and ManoShala 

The Humsafar Trust is a community-based organization founded in 1994. The organization works with the LGBTQ+ communities on the issues of health and human rights across States in India. Through project NETREACH, we aim to enable access to HIV-related services to the at-risk unreached populations in Public and Private Health Care delivery systems. 

HST organizes advocacy workshops for health care providers, and other organizations/institutions to sensitize them on LGBTQ+ issues.  HST also provides legal support, crisis management, mental health counseling, and nutrition counseling to LGBTQ+ communities and works closely with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and the respective State AIDS Control Society (SACS). For more information about The Humsafar Trust and project NETREACH please visit

ManoShala is a mental health and wellness organization. We envision empowering humans with affordable, easily accessible creative tools and techniques that assist people in maintaining their mental and emotional well-being. We use creative art-based therapeutic interventions, such as music, movement, art, and drama to facilitate wellness workshops that help address common issues like stress and anxiety management, team bonding, increase in productivity, etc.

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