India 2023: Padma Shilpa Velkuru | Psychiatrist

Delegate: Padma Shilpa Velkuru

Affiliation: Psychiatrist

Short Bio: Psychiatrist ( MBBS,DPM) , Mindfulness based Sleep Coach .
CE – Behavioral Sleep Medicine Mini-Fellowship, CBT-I etc.

Activity: Two day Sleep health awareness program on March 9th and 10th .
Day one : 9-3-2023 – 9:30 to 11:00 Am . Why Sleep is essential to health , followed by Guided Mindfulness Meditation – how to use it to transcend into sleep ; Understanding sleep – Stages , Process C and S etc , ended with importance of Nature both as a source of light/influencer of Circadian rhythm – Sleep and also as a De-stressor .
Day Two – 10-3-2023 – Common Sleep Disorders , followed by a form of Mindful Self-Compassion Meditation- LKM with Journaling for sleep; Awareness about common sleep Disruptors / Healthy sleep habits , ended with short guided Imagery/ Visualisation and tips on using this with Art therapy .

Location: Cochin

Date of Activity: 9th and 10th March 2023

Submitted by: Padma Shilpa Velkuru