About CUSP


CUSP would like to


look at and work with multiple perspectives

on mind,

mental dis-ease

(dis-ease and not disease)

and mental health/well-being

look for an integrated approach

in the process, rethink mental health in India


CUSP would like to


write a psychology

write a logic of the psyche

beyond the familiar triad 'normal-pathology-cure'

a triad that has hitherto dominated modern western thinking

rather write a logic of the psyche marked by 'suffering-healing-care'


CUSP would like to


move from oculo-centrism

as the defining paradigm of medicine and now psychiatry

to attending to narratives of suffering subjectivities

in their infinite complexities

attending interminably