Clinical Psychology

There has been a growing need for Mental Health and psychological services both from within the hospital and outside. These services were available in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology for the last few years.

In order to increase the range of and provide more specialized services, an independent department of Clinical Psychology was created.

Depression, emotional disturbances, mood fluctuations, ADHD, slow learner, behavior problem, scholastic backwardness, Sexual problems, martial adjustment, pre martial Counselling, Antenatal Counselling which can occur to any normal person.

Autism, scholastic backwardness, Pervasive Developmental spectrum , Down syndrome, Mental Retardation Psychoses, neurosis, schizophrenia, learning disability, OCD, substance abuse, alcoholism, personality disorder, sexual deviations etc.

The main services provided by the department will be:

  1. Administration of Psychological tests
    • Tests of Cognition in adults(Intelligence, Memory, Attention & Concentration)
    • Cognition in the elderly
    • Personality
    • Development in children
    • Assessmnet of relationships, social behavior, temperament
  2. Therapy services
    • Relaxation therapy
    • Remedial training
    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
    • Psychotherapy and Counselling
    • Cognitive re-training & rehabilitation
    • Martial Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Couple Therapy
    • Group Therapy
    • Diagnostic Evaluation
    • Aversion Therapy
    • Assertiveness Training
    • Stress Management Training
    • Parenting Skills