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Hello.. From Dr Gitanjali Natarajan

        I am a senior licensed clinical psychologist and psychotherapy practitioner. As Professor in the Dept of Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, I have worked with over 10,000 clients in the last 11 years. I am passionate about exploring the mysteries of the mind, while providing proper mental health care to my fellow human beings who struggle with their mental health problems, but are fully capable of returning to a great life with proper management.

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About Me

Qualifications:​​

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, AIMS

  • Fulbright Doctoral & Professional fellowship, Columbia University, New York.

  • M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore

 

Areas of specialization:

  • Adult mental health- Anxiety and Mood disorders, Personality disorders, Marital and Family Therapy, Adolescent adjustment as well as Research & Teaching.

  • Psychotherapy – Acceptance & Commitment Therapy & Process Based therapy, incorporating Cognitive Behaviour therapy, Rational Emotive Behaviour therapy, Interpersonal therapy to suit the need of the client for targeted intervention.

Professional membership and accreditation             

  • Registered and licensed as Clinical Psychologist under the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)

  • Professional member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologist (IACP) -  PLM 214

  • Former General Secretary of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologist- Kerala region 2016 – 2019

  • Former Executive Council -South Zone representative of IACP.

  • Member in the IACP and NIMHANS taskforce for Psychotherapy supervision in India.

  • Member of the Association of Contextual Behaviour Sciences

  • Board Member of the Association of Contextual Behaviour Sciences – India Chapter

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy Institute certified IPT Clinician

              

Psychotherapeutic modalities trained in: 

  1. CBT for Personality Disorders offered by Beck Institute for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  2. ACT for Anxiety and Depression

  3. Trauma Focused Therapy

  4. Trauma Focused ACT (TFACT)

  5. ACT in Practice - Advanced Level Training, Etc

As well as provide psychotherapy supervision and training to M.Phil trainees, clinical psychologists and psychotherapists. 

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