Ms. Chamalee Ahangama – Programme Officer

Ms. Chamalee Ahangama – Programme Officer

She is a Psychological Counselor and an activist in mental healthcare from a family perspective. Her efforts are notable in introducing the International Family Day on national television channels in 2015 and she continues to work towards recognizing a National Family Day parallel to same. She initiated a Psychology Unit at the Nawinna Medicare Hospitals, Maharagama in 2011 to cater individuals and groups who seek counselling and specific therapies such as Art Therapy, Drama Therapy and Behavioral Therapies. She is also a Soft Skills Development Trainer in the corporate sector.

She studied at the Open University of Sri Lanka for her Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and International Studies. She earned her qualifications in psychological counselling from the Institute of Human Resource Advancement – University of Colombo and the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. She also has Diplomas in Human Resources Management and Applied Criminology. Her interests include political psychology, social psychology and gender studies.

Email: chamalee.ahangama@wercsl.org