Modern approaches for mental health recovery: Hovhannes Nikoghosyan

This episode explores the life of Hovhanness Nikoghosyan, from his childhood and education in Armenia and the US, to his life as the Executive Director of the Armenian Spiritual Revival Foundation, established by Noubar Afeyan in collaboration with the Armenian Apostolic Church. We explore important topics such as leadership, spirituality and the foundation’s work. Finally, Hovhannes shares his views on the importance of the church, history, human connections and working with grace.

About Hovhannes Nikoghosyan

Hovhannes Nikoghosyan is the Executive Director of the Armenian Spiritual Revival Foundation, an organization whose mission is to transform modern approaches to mental health recovery in post-crisis situations by creating “spiritual-psychological” solutions. The foundation was established by Dr. Noubar Afeyan in partnership with the Armenian Apostolic Church. As a political science scholar, Nikoghosyan has been a Visiting Fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, the Magdalena Yesil Visiting Scholar at Sanford School of Public Policy, and Duke University (Durham, NC). He has completed an Advanced Certificate Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Tufts University (Medford, MA). From 2010 to 2018 he worked at the Office of the President of the Republic of Armenia and from 2017 to 2018, became the Aide to the President. He is a graduate of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University with an MA in International Relations and a Ph.D. in Political Science (2011). He has authored a number of peer-reviewed papers and expert reports published in Armenia and abroad.

Program Overview

Mindful Leaders dives into the stories of people who have achieved prominence, walked incredible journeys, and have defined culture.

Lara sits down with specialists, thinkers, and change catalysts to deconstruct insights, events, and lessons that have shaped their personal and professional lives and have enabled them to create meaning and connection.

leave a reply