My Journey by Kirti Bajpai
Kirti-Bajpai 3rd March 2021 95Category: My Journey.(0)
Dr. Kirti Bajpai
I am Dr. Kirti Bajpai., my journey began from being a housewife, to an educator, then an Entrepreneur (published Children’s Magazine) to a Psychologist Counselor. While teaching in school I realized that both parents and children needed guidance at each and every level, children felt the need to be heard by their parents and teacher’s. Somehow I noticed that there was depreciation of self love amongst few. I continued being their guide and mentor but I always felt I could not do enough because of time constraints since I was teaching too.
In 2013 I met with an accident and was on and off on bed for almost four years. I thought how could I spend my time just lying on bed and doing nothing, that is when a friend and I started our own Magazine named Mindsmart , due to financial issues ,we could continue with one year publication. This was the time Thereafter I went through lot of highs and lows because of lack of mobility due to my accident. Thereafter I felt the need for a counseling and found that therapist were quite expensive. Which gave me a motivation to pursue counseling as a career and help others too.

Share about your business

I am a Psychologist Counselor. I have done my PhD in Psychology. Thereafter I pursued various courses online and attended workshops to enhance my skills.
  • I have been the President of an NGO sudhasesudhar and have been helping children dealing with fear, phobia, anxiety, low confidence and other concerns. I have done my specialization  in the treatment of fear, phobia anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Low self esteem and low confidence.
    I cater to all age groups. My purpose is to show the light at the end of the tunnel to my clients and help them be independent. Its like I can knock the door but they need to open it to seek guidance.
  • I have been with Moolchand Medcity Hospital.It was a great learning experience to be under the able guidance of Dr. Nagpal.
  • I take free sessions for underprivileged people.
  • I did volunteer work with Covid 19 government helpline for a month to help and guide people in distress.
  • I was a part of Delhi Police PARAS project wherein we counseled the juveniles to lead a more purposeful life.

Its a learning everyday for me and I thoroughly enjoy my work, its good to see a positive change in peoples life who come to me for guidance.

Recently my article was published  in Femina January 2021 issue on Mental Health.

Share something from your Corporate Career

I was associated with British Council for almost four years as a freelancer. It was a great experience. My mentors guided me at each level and were quite professional.

What was the inspiration for you to start your own business?

When I was teaching in DPS Sec 45 Gurugram I noticed parents struggling with handling their children and projecting their fears on their children. Students were low in emotional Intelligence or they felt no one was there to hear them out. This was very heart breaking as they were wonderful souls. This gave me a drive to help them out. Thereafter an accident left me on bed for almost four years…I went through my lows and highs as there was less hope for me to bounce back on my feet. I started searching for good counselors but they were too expensive and my finances never permitted me to take up therapy. This reinforced me to take up counseling as a career and help people with therapy which was pocket friendly and in lesser period of time.

What have been some of your achievements in your professional life?

  • In Delhi Public School Gurugram I was awarded as the best teacher by the school administration.
  • In Sudha Se Sudhar NGO I conducted various activities to help the underprivileged. Within three months of joining I was made the President of the NGO. Under my guidance our team conducted record breaking activities to help the underprivileged. We took up 39 tasks in various parts of Gurugram, Fridabad and Allahabad.
  • As a Psychologist Counselor I was approached by Femina to publish my article.

The difference you have made to others

I have transformed and touched the lives of young children who are now grown up and are still in touch with me and say I was the most understanding teacher and helped them recognize their skills.
I help NGO kids learn art of Yoga and self defense .We helped them in adapting life skills.
Children of Vega School Gurugram who were 5 years old, were encouraged  to adapt kindness and we introduced our NGO and young helpers who came to do certain activities to them.
I have conducted interactive sessions  with Sankalp old age NGO  and helped them find a purpose in life during Covid.

What do you want to be acknowledged for

Kindness, empathy and a good Psychologist Counselor

Anything else you wish to share

Keep doing the act of kindness and not to get distracted by others negativity.

How has eGrowth added value to your entrepreneurial journey

Yes definitely, it was Mr. Atul and his enthusiasm and hard work which fascinated me.

What support are you looking from eGrowth to build your business

To provide me a platform of like minded people and to conduct workshops in various companies.

Please share something for eGrowth

Keep up the good connections and passion…you will reach great heights. Very different concept and I really appreciate.

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