Best Psychiatrist in Kolkata

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Dr Preeti Parakh

Psychiatrist & Head-Mpower-The Centre, Kolkata

MD in Psychiatry from Banaras Hindu University and a senior residency from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh.

Exp. - 12+ Years

Dr. Preeti Parakh has done MD in Psychiatry from Banaras Hindu University and a senior residency from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chand igarh. She has expertise in the treatment of all general child and adult psychiatric disorders and also has a special interest in patients dealing with substance abuse-related issues. In addition to her excellent clinical skills, her pleasant personality and compassionate nature are very much appreciated by her patients. She is open and thorough about why she recommends a treatment or a diagnostic test. She has also published in many national and international journals and has written book chapters as well.

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Dr. Abir Mukherjee

Consultant Child Psychiatrist

MD Psychiatry, DNB

Exp. - 25+ Years

Dr Abir Mukherjee is MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCPsych, and CCST(UK). He has more than 25 years of experience with a special interest in Child Psychiatry, Developmental Disorders, Rehabilitation Psychology, and Neuropsychiatry. He has more than 40 publications and is a regular speaker in CMES and conferences.

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Soumali Bardhan

Psychologist & Outreach Associate,
Queer Affirmative Certified Therapist

M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, Post-graduate Diploma in Psychological Counseling, M.Sc. Psychology, B.Sc. Honors

Exp. - 5+ Years

Clinical and Developmental Psychologist (RCI Registered) possessing over 5 years of work experience in treating child, adolescent and adult clients. Completed M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology (R.C.I registered) and obtained Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling (UGC certified).Well-experienced in conducting psychotherapeutic interventions, well-skilled in conducting detailed psychometric assessments, Certified Quality Circle Time trainer, Trained in Academic Performance Enhancement Program (APEP), Conducted several workshops and trainings for students, parents and teachers at several educational and corporate organizations.

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Sahidul Arefin

Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist


Exp. - 12 Years

A Masters in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (MASLP) from the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, his interest lies in research and development of audiology and speech language pathology. He has presented papers at several national and international conferences. His many articles have been published in many national and International Journals. He is also associated as a reviewer of an International Journal. He has been attached with Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (S.S.K.M), Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing and Speech Disabilities (AYJNISHD), Alps International Pvt. Ltd. and many other super specialty and multi-specialty hospitals and NGOs of Kolkata. He has more than 12 years of experience in the field of speech and hearing disorders. He is very much efficient at handling different types of speech, language, voice, stuttering, Misarticulation, swallowing and hearing disorders. He has vast experience in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder and speech related issues.

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Tania Saha

Clinical Psychologist and Outreach Associate

B.A.Psychology, MA – Psychology & M.Phil - Clinical Psychology from University of Calcutta, Fellowship in psycho-oncology from Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata.

Exp. - 6+ Years

Ms. Tania Saha has worked extensively with individuals having anxiety related issues including OCD, Panic, Phobia along with aiding individuals with difficulties with management of everyday stress related concerns, depression, emotional difficulties and low self esteem. Her approach towards therapy is open and compassionate. She has completed her fellowship in psycho-oncology from Tata Medical Center where she has worked extensively with individuals diagnosed with cancer and their families through supportive therapeutic approaches and dealing with end-of-life grief. She has also been a part of breast cancer support group. Tania has also worked in Antara Psychiatric Hospital, Kolkata where she has done psychometric assessments and therapies of in-patient and out- patient department of adults and adolescents. She has also been attached with several online platforms involving Tata Health and Cult.Fit to help individuals going through difficulties with general life transitions and improving their mental health. She is also a certified queer affirmative therapist. She has been a co-author of 2 publications in international journals of oncology.

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Mahua Paul

Special Educator

B. Ed in special education

Exp. - 21 Years

Experienced in intervention for Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disoder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Learning Difficulties. Her areas of interest include Early Intervention Programs, Academic Intervention through customized learning strategy design, Outdoor Learning, Social Skill and Work Habit Training, Activity Design and Learning through Theatrical and Performing Art. She is a regular theatre actor, a recitation artist and, she is also trained in ‘Drama for Autism’ (Velvi) and Play Therapy. She is an avid traveler and a wildlife rehabilitator.

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Akash Das

Occupational Therapist

Bachelors In Occupational Therapy

Exp. - 9 Years

Working as Occupational Therapy unit incharge at SSKM & IPGME&R Hospital Kolkata for last 8 years. ASI Certified from CLASI, USA.

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Clinical Psychologist and Outreach Associate- Client Care.

M.Phil in Clinical Psychology (R.C.I Registered) from Institute Of Psychiatry (IOP-COE) and obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (UGC Certified) from Calcutta University.

Exp. - 1+ Years

Ankita is a Clinical Psychologist (RCI registered)who has worked extensively with child, adolescent, and adult individuals. She has completed her M.Phil in Clinical Psychology (R.C.I Registered) and obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (UGC Certified). She has worked in Army Command Hospital (Eastern Command) where she has skilfully executed detailed psychometric assessments and therapies for serving and retired army professionals and their families and conducted several workshops and awareness programmes. She has done an internship in Antara Psychiatric Hospital during her student years. She helps individuals having a wide range of psychological difficulties including Anxiety, Depression, panic, phobia, OCD, and stress-related issues. Ankita has a compassionate approach towards therapy.

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Farishta Dastur Mukerji


PGDip Psychological Counselling , BSc Psychology-Sociology

Exp. - 13.10 Years

An esteemed Psychotherapist, Farishta Dastur Mukerji has rigorous training and experience in counselling, with the range of clinical and non clinical populations , both at the individual and organisational levels. Since, 2009 she has worked extensively with NGOs , Corporates and Schools . Her work aims at creating awareness and hence empowering leaders, administrators and employees of organisations so that mental well being is a priority. She has trained and studied in England , after which she chose to return to India, to further train and study in the Indian socio-cultural setting, and give back to the Indian community! She has also aided corporates and schools to make policies that benefit safety and mental health . Among her many strengths are her extensive experience and training to handle critical cases of pathology , and she is also trained in Group Processing and Facilitation. Member of a number of esteemed organisations, Mrs.Dastur Mukerji has strong people skills and an amiable personality. Amongst her many accolades and honours, in 2022, she was awarded the Times of India Power Women East, Award for ‘Leading Psychotherapist’ .

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Anita Sarkar

Special Educator

BSc(Zoology)BEd(Special Education)MA(Sociology & Social Anthropology), MSc(Applied Psychology) and Advanced CC (Inclusive education)

Exp. - 15 Years

As a dedicated special educator with over 15 years of professional expertise, I am deeply committed to creating a meaningful and positive influence in the lives of individuals with diverse learning requirements. My extensive experience equips me with a profound knowledge of various learning disabilities, exceptionalities, and developmental disorders. Recognized for my steadfast dedication, patience, and empathy, I have consistently cultivated an inclusive learning atmosphere that nurtures student growth, independence, and self-advocacy. My prior experiences include working in both special school and inclusive schools like Ahead, Mahadevi Birla World Academy, and Indus Valley World School.

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Sweta Kumari

Occupational Therapist

BOTh.(BCPO, PMCH, Patna), MOTh.(NILD/NIOH, Kolkata)

Exp. - 4 Years

An AIOTA registered Occupational Therapist having 4 years of experience in handling children with Autism, ADHD, CP, Congenital anomalies, DMD, etc., and adults with neurological disorders like stroke, SCI, MND, Parkinson's, neuropathy, and also orthopedic problems. Has experience working in both government and private sector.

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Speech Therapist


Exp. - 7 Years

Shravasti Banerjee is a passionate Audiologist and Speech speech-language pathologist having an experience of 7 years in the field. She completed her BASLP and MASLP from the West Bengal University of Health Sciences in 2015. Previously she has worked with Hearing Point and Fortis Hospital Noida as a consultant Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist. She has a keen interest in Neurodevelopmental disorders (ASD, ADHD), articulation disorders, and fluency disorders. Her areas of expertise are aphasia, dysarthria, and voice disorders.