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Dr Ananya Choudhury,

(MBBS, DPM, DNB, has an experience of 10 years in the field of Psychiatry.)

Having  trained and worked in various well known institutes in the country, including Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences( IHBAS) Delhi, Institute of Mental Health and Hospital ( IMHH) Agra, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh has given her a very good grasp of the subject. She has also undergone brief training in Child Psychiatry and Deaddiction Psychiatry at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru.

In addition to her extensive experience in the field of psychiatry she has expertise in dealing with:

  • Child and Adolescent Mental health issues including Intellectual impairments, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), behavioural issues, Adolescent substance use problems.
  • Female Mental Health issues.
  • Marital and Psychosexual issues.
  • Depression, Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Mood disorders

Dr Ananya has been actively involved in various community outreach programmes including outreach clinics and mental health awareness programs in the community.

In addition to being involved in teaching of post graduate trainees she has been involved in training program of Medical officers in Delhi, training of counsellors, nursing students.

Dr Ananya has also published various papers and has experience of working in NABH accredited institute.

Dr. Kathakali Chatterjee,

(MBBS, MD Psychiatry, has an experience of 3 years in the field of Psychiatry)

Dr. Kathakali Chatterjee has completed her MD Psychiatry in 2015 from R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal. Since then she has worked in various set ups both teaching Institutions like JNM Medical college, West Bengal and Corporate Hospitals.  She has also experience of working in various Drug deaddiction centres.

Her areas of interests are following:

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Female Psychiatry Problems like Pregnancy related Psychiatry disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Depression and anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Abuse

She has also taken part in various research activities like risk factors of relapse in Alcohol Dependence and long term outcome of Dissociative disorders.

Dr. Vikrant Mittal,


Dr. Vikrant Mittal completed his MBBS from University of Mumbai. He is a Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (MD). Following completion of his residency at Yale University School of Medicine as Chief Resident, he became Fellow of American Psychiatric Association (FAPA). He is a General Psychiatrist but specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Mittal also, has Master in Hospital Administration from Johns Hopkins University and a Fellow American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).

Over years, he has been in various clinical and administrative positions, from being a Medical Director Geriatric Psychiatry to Chairman of Psychiatry for a 7 hospital system to Chief Medical Officer of a 178 bed Pennsylvania Department of Health Services hospital. He has numerous publications in US journals and chapters in Psychiatry books. He was on Advisory Boards of Janssen (J&J) and Otsuka Lundbeck, USA.

Dr. Sheikh Abdul Basir

Dr. Sheikh Abdul Basir has 22 years of Clinical experience in Psychiatry, both in hospital and community set-up in India and Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom, having worked as Consultant Psychiatrist (Full Time) Khadija National Hospital, Daryaganj, Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute Banarasidas Chandiwala Institute of Medical Sciences and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital N Delhi.

  • He has international experience having worked as Clinical Attache in Psychiatry at Nicholas hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NHS, United Kingdom and for about 10 years at Ministry of Interior, Government of Saudi Arabia.

  • He has excellent communication skill being fluent in multiple languages Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Urdu and English and with his empathetic attitude is extremely popular among his patients

  • He specializes in Mood Disorders and Biological Therapies

General Practitioner

Dr. Asif Baig

Dr. Asif Baig is a Doctor in Jasola, Delhi and has an experience of 11 years in this field.

Dr. Asif Baig practices at Psycare in Jasola, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Srinagar in 2006.

(Dr) Farah Deeba Retd Surgeon Commander (Retd.)
Dr Farah Deeba, MBBS, MBA, PGDHHM is an alumnus of Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad. Her Healthcare Quality Experience of 21 years spans across Government Hospitals / Standalone Healthcare Clinics / Private Hospitals and Corporate Hospitals of India.

Notably she headed the Medical Quality team of Max Healthcare, across their twelve hospitals, as Vice President Healthcare Quality. She was instrumental in imparting training in Lean Management and Quality Standards of NABH. She also has in-depth experience in Medical Operations, having headed Operations in the NABH & JCAHO Accredited Hospital, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

She is also certified in Green and Bronze Certification in Lean Healthcare- by Simpler Cardiff University of United Kingdom and certification as Lead Auditor in ISO from IRCA, United Kingdom. She is an ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt and A Certified Balanced Scorecard and Business Process Reengineering Professional. She has organized; chaired and participated in many Conferences is a renowned speaker at National and International Level.

She provides expert guidance and runs operations at PsyCare being a qualified NABH Assessor and Faculty


Dr. Owais Akram Farooqui
Dr. Farooqui MA, M Phil, PhD, has more than 12 years of experience in the field of Deaddiction and Mental Health. He has served as Consultant Psychologist for Shanti Home Deaddiction and Mental Health Clinic, DharamShila Hospital, Metro Group of Hospitals and Heart Institute amongst others.

He is a keen academician being Guest faculty of Jamia Milia University and has worked in a WHO project on Tobacco Cessation at IHBAS. His PhD thesis topic “Neuro Psychological Profile of Alcohol Dependence” has provided him great insights into management of Deaddiction.

He is a regular speaker on TV and radio creating awareness regarding psychological disorders. His areas of interest are Child Mental Health, De-Addiction, Disability; Evidence based Community Mental Health and Psychotherapy.

Girija Sharma, MA – Psychology, M.Phil – Clinical Psychology

With 4 Years of Clinical Experience at various Institutes as Lok Nayak Hospital (Child Development Centre), Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME) and Delhi Psychiatry Centre Girija has developed professional acumen driven by passion in working with people with emotional and behavioural problems. She specializes in assessing client’s behaviour and needs via observation, interviews and psychometric tests. She works on developing, administering and monitoring psychotherapies, counselling and behaviour analysis; providing support and advice to carers

With her sensitive listening and questioning skills, excellent communication and a strong desire to help others, she focuses on clients to make positive changes to their lives and develop ability to cope with emotionally demanding situations. She is one of the key member of the Team of Therapists at PsyCare

Dr. Taruna Wadhwa Chawla

Dr. Taruna Wadhwa Chawla completed MA – Psychology from B.R. Ambedkar University Agra in 2011 and PhD – Psychology from Mewar University in 2016. She is a practicing Clinical, Child and Corporate Psychologist. She is certified as a NLP Practitioner accredited by ANLP (India) and IFCNLP (UK).

She deals with clinical clients and has worked on psychotherapy (cognitive behavior therapy) and psychoanalysis. She has extensive expertise with corporate executives and has worked on relaxation therapy, anger, anxiety management, insomnia, pain management.

Ms. Nikita Virlley

Ms. Nikita Virlley is a psychologist at PsyCare. She completed her Bachelors from Panjab University and Masters in Psychology (Clinical) from the esteemed Christ University, Bengaluru.  Ms. Virlley is actively involved in community psychiatry programs and has organized multiple events to increase awareness about Mental Health in society.

She specializes in conducting individual and group therapy sessions, administering psychometric tests for adults and children, and working with clients to improve their mental well-being. Apart from clinical work, her area of interest also includes military psychology.

Owing to her passion to help people with mental health concerns, excellent communication and rapport development skills, she outshines at being empathetic to the concerns of others and at providing appropriate psychological intervention.

Honorary Visiting Consultants

  • Dr. Ritesh Kamal- General Physician
  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar- Neurologist
  • Dr. Sanjeev Jha- Neurologist
  • Dr. M.K. Zaman- Psychiatrist
  • Dr. Zameer Farooq- Anaesthetist
  • Dr. Nikhil Kaushik- Dentist

Avneesh Pande

Avneesh Pande is a Physical Instructor with expertise in Fitness, Cardio Exercises and overall fitness lifestyle indoctrination.

Neepa Das, Hari Yogi and other trained professionals for dance, pottery/ clay modelling to ensure a holistic approach to curing patients suffering from psychological/ psychiatric illnesses.