Psychiatrist, Sainte-Anne Hospital
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background:
Christophe André is a psychiatrist, one the best French specialists in the psychology of emotions. He is a hospital practitioner at Sainte-Anne Hospital in Paris.
He is the author of several bestsellers, including Imparfaits, libres et heureux (which was awarded the Psychologies Magazine Prize in 2006), Les États d’âme, Et n’oublie pas d’être heureux. His book Méditer, jour après jour, an introduction to meditation, has become the reference on this subject. With Alexandre Jollien and Matthieu Ricard, he published Trois amis en quête de sagesse, which is at the top of the sales since its publication last January.
ACHIEVEMENT / What is the project, initiative, startup, company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum about?
To heal people suffering from anxiety and depression.
LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
IMPACT / What is the economic, social, political or environmental positive impact of the activity, project, initiative, startup, company?
To relieve the suffering.
QUOTE / A saying, quote or maxim that tells something about you:
“Do your best, don’t forget to be happy and to make others happy.”