Best Psychiatrist in Bangalore
Dr. Vinod Kumar
Psychiatrist & Head, Mpower - The Centre
Exp. - 24 Years
I have trained extensively in the UK and have qualifications and skills in various psychotherapeutic modalities. I trained and worked in the National Health Service (UK ), from 1997 to 2011 on a substantive basis. I completed my core training and specialist training in psychiatry leading to gaining MRCPsych and Certificate of completion of specialist training with Royal College of psychiatry endorsement in Liaison psychiatry and Eating disorders. I have also acquired qualifications in psychodynamic psychotherapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy.Since 2011 I have worked in various settings in bangalore and have been the Head of the Centre,Mpower, Bangalore, since January 2019.I have endeavoured to develop a truly holistic approach to mental health issues and work with a particular emphasis on pstychodynamic psychiatry where in apart from the biological issues emphasis is laid on the individual personality and the way that interacts with the ilness.This approach paves the way for interventions which are appropriate for the client at that point in time.
Dr. Raghavendra kumar
Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist
Exp. - 11 Years
He has a vast and multi-dimensional experience of more than 11 years in Psychiatry and 5 years of experience in treating all neurodevelopmental, emotional, behavioural and psychiatric disorders afflicting children & adolescents. He has been the first rank holder at the national level exams for NIMHANS. He is one of the rare and fortunate few in India, to have worked for more than 4 years as a Senior Resident(SR), in Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NIMHANS. He is one of the very few Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists in the nation, who is highly skilled in pharmacological as well as psychological therapies. He is the only super-specialist (DM) Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who is into full-time corporate practice in Karnataka. Out of his own initiative, and as a persistent endeavour to add new dimensions to his knowledge base and to upgrade his skill-set, he has completed Post Graduate Diploma in Child Rights Law (PGDCRL) in 2020. This is a program run by the Centre for Child & Law, National Law school of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, India. This is one of the prestigious Law Schools in India. To sum it up, he is a multifaceted Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist who is highly qualified, experienced and capable.
Dr. Vandana Shetty
Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist
Exp. - 9 Years
Dr. Vandana Shetty is a psychiatrist, sexologist and rehabilitation specialist with 9 years of experience in this field. Apart from being a clinical expert in medical management of psychiatric illnesses, she also extensively practice an eclectic style of psychotherapy based on client's needs. Her approach to clients is balanced between understanding the biological aspects as well as psychological and social values which play a vital role in mental health. Her areas of interest include addiction psychiatry, sexual medicine (female sexual disorders in particular), adolescent psychiatry, rehabilitation in chronic mental illnesses and promotion of workspace mental health. She is a member of Indian Psychiatric Society and International Society of Sexual Medicine.
Psychologist & Outreach Associate
Licensed clinical psychologist and have worked extensively with adults and adoloscents with a wide range of problems in the depression and anxiety spectrum. Specialized and certified in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy but believe in an eclectic approach tailor made to needs of individuals. Working towards not only a therapeutic intervention for problems that people face but an approach where people carry enough life tools for a qualitative life.
Dr. Poornima Chandrashekhar
Psychologist & Outreach Associate
Exp. - 10 Years
Dr. Poornima is a clinical psychologist, who specializes in Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked in research projects in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Dept. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She has also worked in research projects at the OCD Clinic, NIMHANS. Along with research, she has had experience in teaching M.Sc Psychology at the Indian Institute of Psychology and Research. She has attended various National and International Conferences in the field of Clinical Psychology and published papers. Although her training has focused on Cognitive Behavioral Interventions, she tends to use an Eclectic approach while providing Intervention to her clients.
Dr. Anupama Bajaj
Exp. - 12 Years
Anupama holds a Master’s degree in psychology and has a Diploma in Counselling skills specialising in child & adolescent counselling and couples & family counselling. She has experience working with the adult population with various psychiatric illnesses such as anxiety, depression, personality disorders, ADHD, ASD, Grief, substance use, etc. Her approach in therapy is very client-based, and she is eclectic in her practice. She helps people overcome their barriers to self-growth by confronting, challenging, and possibly transforming their own beliefs, perceptions and stereotypes, for a faster and more fulfilling orbit of personal growth. She strives to work with people in a holistic manner and environment. she loves to enhance and encourage mental, physical, and spiritual well-being while keeping in mind the quality-of-life issues and educating people on Wellness. She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents as a school counsellor for many years. She has experience teaching at the Indian Institute of Psychology and Research and Montford college. She has attended various conferences in the field of Psychology and published papers. Anupama is a certified Art Therapist who has been using art therapy with proven success in a varied clinical population. She is an accredited trainer for “Life skills for adolescence” from NIMHANS and has been a corporate trainer for the last twelve years.
Dr. Navya Anand
Exp. - 1 Years
I believe that all of us face difficulties in life, and that these arise through a combination of our lived experiences, the cultural contexts that we live in, and our relationship patterns. I use a trauma-focused approach, and work mainly with families, couples, and parent-child pairs. I offer therapy in Kannada and English.
Psychilogist & Outreach Associate
Exp. - 5 Years
After an intensive training in Manipal University, in various assessments and therapy, Sahana.S went on to becoming a lecturer and clinical psychologist in a medical college in Chennai. After which, she went to working in psychiatric hospitals and clinics in Bangalore. She primarily has worked with adults with various psychiatric illnesses such as anxiety, depression, personality disorders , substance use disorders , relationship issues and so on. She has experience of working with a developmental pediatrician where she has assessed and done therapy for children with special needs such as autism , ADHD and intellectual deficits etc. She has also conducted groups for parents of children with special needs. Her approach in therapy is client based and she has done her basic level training in Mentalisation based therapy under Dr.Bateman. She currently takes a special interest in process experiential therapy. She also holds a rich experience in conducting workshops/webinars for corporates, schools and NGOs in various topics related to mental health.
Speech Language Pathologist
Exp. - 6 Years
Amrita Prasad is a speech and language pathologist, having an experience of 6 years in the field. She is spcialized in oro placement therapy ( Level-1). Has area of interest in autism, down syndrome, articulation disorders.
Exp. - 6 Years
Julie Christie a Special Educator having 6yrs of experience working with Children from the age of 3yrs to Adults of 40yrs of age. Worked in Special Schools and Therapy centres with various special needs like Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Visual & Hearing Impaired, Intellectual Disability,etc. Area of work: Cognitive Thinking, Social skills and communication, Fine Motor Skills, Eye-coordination, Pre-Academic Skills,etc.