Clinical Psychology

Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviors. Clinical psychologists work more in the health and medical departments and provide counseling and psychotherapy for mentally and emotionally distressed clients.

Represents the best possible care for people who experience mental health and addiction related problems.

The department provides the most comprehensive range of behavioral health services available today, and is also instrumental in shaping behavioral health care needs of the future through clinical innovation, education and research.

There are many different approaches in psychotherapy, which include

  • Cognitive behavioural therapies
  • Systemic and family psychotherapy
  • Humanistic and integrative psychotherapies
  • Hypnosis
  • Experiential constructivist therapies

Psychological assessments are undertaken to identify and measure the individual's intelligence, personality, aptitude, ability, talent, efficiency and competency. Psychodiagnostic testing is a specialized diagnostic procedure that identifies and quantifies degrees of psychopathology. It uses written, oral and projective instruments to evaluate a patient's mental processes.

Neuropsychological Evaluation is used for measuring memory, cognitive functioning, emotional and personality functioning, Alzheimer's dementia, epilepsy etc. For children, psychological assessment helps in assessing developmental issues, intelligence and personality. It helps in identifying Mental Retardation, Autism, ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) etc.