'Goodbye was painful' – reflections after a life changing journey

Last month we published a video diary by Professor Nandini Chakraborty, an early intervention psychiatrist who joined colleagues and patients on an unforgettable and unprecedented sailing adventure.

Having got back to dry land, Nandini wrote about the adventure – and we’ve published her brilliant written account which goes into more detail about the emotions and learning experiences from the trip.

She speaks about how she realised the need to give her patients space to have their experience of the journey and what she learned about her own anxieties.

She describes the sights and sounds from the trip as well as providing insight into the personal relationships which developed.

And the blog post recalls what it was like to say goodbye to her fellow travellers after five days.

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