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Who we are

Jayasree Kalathil, PhD

Jayasree is lead consultant and first point of contact at Survivor Research. In the last ten years she has worked as a researcher in mental health, bringing her personal experience of mental distress into developing and conducting research.

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Dorothy Gould

Dorothy is a survivor of mental health services with a passionate commitment to equality for people from all communities. She works as a trainer and researcher, and facilitates a support group for service user involvement workers who have experienced mental distress.

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Michelle Bhalroo

Michelle is a community development worker and the chair of the West Midlands BME service user/carer network, Fan the Flames. She has a special interest and expertise in working with Irish communities.

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Bhargavi V Davar, PhD

Bhargavi is an international survivor activist. She is based in Pune, in western India, where she is the Director of the Centre for Advocacy on Mental Health.

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