Category Archives: Doctor Detail

Ishita Mehra

After completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology from Delhi University, Ishita did her post graduation in Child and Adolescent Psychology from University College London, UK.
Other than working with children and adolescents facing developmental difficulties, she is also good with diagnosing a board range of psychological disorders and providing appropriate guidance. She is a good communicator, enthusiastic, skilled and well motivated psychologist with a track record of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of patients.

Poornima Mahindru

Ms. Poornima Mahindru did her M.A. (Psychology) from Panjab University, Chandigarh and M.phil in Clinical psychology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (Karnataka). After the completion of her studies and training she worked as a Junior Consultant in Dept. of Clinical Psychology in NIMHANS (Bangalore) for two Years.

She has vast work experience across the areas of Developmental Disorders, Perinatal Psychiatry, Women Mental Health, Personality Disorders and Trauma Related Disorders. As a Clinical psychologist she has acted as a resource person and presented oral papers and posters in various International and National Conferences and CMEs.

Poornima is a compassionate and passionate Psychotherapist who believes in taking up the challenges and working towards the betterment of society at large.

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy for Personality & Eating Disorders
  • Managing Trauma Related Disorders
  • Management of Self Injurious Behavior
  • Psychological Assessments

Himadri Thakur

A strong communicator with an ability to work positively and therapeutically with a wide range of clientele, Psychologist Himadri possesses high aptitude in a wide range of clinical tasks including patient assessment, interventions, counseling and behavioral modifications.

Having completed off her B.A (Psychology) from Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana, she has done M.A (Psychology) from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Her recent work has included interventions such as counseling, behavior modification, cognitive therapy and medication for a variety of clientele.

  • Anxiety, fears and phobia
  • Domestic and interpersonal issues
  • Memory and concentration
  • Behavioural issues
  • Trauma therapy
  • Marital Issues

Dr. Kunal Kala

After completing MBBS from Manipal, Dr. Kunal completed his postgraduate clinical training in Psychiatry in England. In addition to clinical training, he completed an MSc in Psychiatry (Manchester University) and a Diploma in Mental Health Law (from Northumbria University). Subsequently he worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Manchester for two years, first in the NHS and then in the independent sector. Kunal has expertise in assessment and management of a wide range of psychological difficulties that commonly present with stress, disturbances in sleep, memory, concentration and motivation. In addition to individual cases, he works with educational institutions and other organizations to devise group interventions aimed at maximizing organizational potential.

Dr (Mrs) Ravinder Kala

Dr. Kala is trained in Psychotherapy and Clinical Skills at the Psychiatry Department, P.G.I, Chandigarh, before she started working at the Psychiatry departments of Goa Medical College & C.M.C, Ludhiana. She has worked with a number of clients and her clinical skills include cognitive behaviour therapy, marriage counselling, family and child counselling and parenting workshops. She has conducted a number of workshops and Lectures in schools and colleges on Stress Management, Study Skills, Developing EQ and preventing drug use. Workshops have also been conducted with school teachers about developing skills to manage academic, behavioural & emotional problems of students besides understanding common childhood developmental disorders like dyslexia and ADHD.

  • Clinical Training in “Mind Body – Medicine” at Harvard Medical School, Boston, U.S.A, June, 2006.
  • Clinical Training in “Building Resilience” at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, May 2011.
  • Yale CME on “Treatment of Obsessive – Compulsive Disorders” at Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA, May 2012.
  • Presented papers in National & International Conferences.
  • Contributed chapters in books on mental health.