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Qualification and work experience
Vikramjeet holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Mumbai (Jai Hind College) and a Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology from the Delhi School of Economics (DCE). He is an ABT Practitioner and art-based therapist from the World Centre for Creative Learning (WCCL).
Vikramjeet has many non-academic professional qualifications as well. These include his training in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the Californian School of Hypnosis and in trauma healing. He also holds a five-year diploma in Watercolour Therapy from the Art Loft in the Margaret Hauschka School of Art Therapy, based on the principles of Rudolph Steiner (Anthroposophy).
Vikramjeet was a Training Head at Railway Children, a UK-based organisation working for runaway children (2006 -2009).
He worked as a Programme Head at the Magic Bus Centre for Learning & Development, another UK-based organisation (2010 -2012).
In Magic Bus, he was a lead trainer with many corporates such as Goleman Sac, KPMG, German Chamber of Commerce. He has also worked with teenagers from international schools in Mumbai as well as those from England.
Vikram has done a lot of team-building and leadership camps with young adults, using creative drama and the outdoors, creating vivid contexts of learning.
He has also conducted workshops with students at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on using creative arts as therapy with young children.
Currently, at an individual level, Vikram directs plays for children in schools on socially relevant themes or from novels and on poems from the school curriculum using objects and materials. In his early years, he worked as a counsellor with TARSHI (“Talking About Reproductive & Sexual Health Issues”). Vikram also worked with the transgender community in Kolkata and Mumbai through the community theatre. He wrote modules for HIV AIDS integration into the street children program and conducted training with street boys on protective sexual conduct. He has also hosted many workshops on adult survivors of sexual abuse.