Neeliya Paripooranam is a Project and Communications Manager for the SE Research Centre who is passionate about mental health. Prior to joining SE Health, Neeliya worked as a mental health counselor and long-term care consultant in the Netherlands. She also has an MSc in Health Psychology. In her current role, Neeliya oversees the implementation of The Reflection Room®; Grief and Bereavement Project in long-term care home communities across Ontario’s central region. Through this initiative, art and storytelling are leveraged to support reflection on and discussion of grief, loss, and death, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to support healing and resilience for individuals and communities and to find opportunities to expand the implementation to other settings and communities across the continuum of care in Canada.
To contact Neeliya:
Project and Communications Manager