1. DR. INDLA RAMSUBBA REDDY- FOUNDER DIRECTOR, VIMHANS HOSPITAL
Dr. Indla Ramasubba Reddy completed his MD and DPM in psychiatry from the prestigious Central government Institute, NIMHANS. He has been the Past President of Indian Psychiatric Society and is the first Indian to head SAARC Psychiatric Federation. He is a pioneer in creating awareness on psychological disorders and had travelled extensively in the backward areas of Andhra and Telangana to reduce stigma and promote awareness. Wrote numerous books in Telugu on psychological issues and promotion of wellness in the community.He is the Consultant Psychiatrist and Director, VIMHANS Hospital. He has been practicing as a psychiatrist for more than 30 years.
2. DR. VISHAL INDLA- DIRECTOR, ICGC
Dr.Vishal completed his MD and DNB in psychiatry from the prestigious Central government Institute, NIMHANS. He was awarded the Silver Jubilee Award and the gold medal for being the topper in the MD Psychiatry exam at NIMHANS in 2005. He received the World Psychiatric Association Fellowship Award for the year 2007 at Melbourne, Australia. He has many research publications in international medical journals and serves on the Editorial board of various scientific journals. He has been invited to numerous psychiatric conferences and PG CME’s as guest faculty. He is the current chairman of the Young Psychiatrists Forum of the Indian psychiatric society. He received the 12th Teacher’s Young Achievers Club recognition award in the year 2013. Dr. Vishal is currently working as the chief psychiatrist at VIMHANS hospital, a Post graduate teaching institution, at Vijayawada. He is also the Director of ICGC, Indla’s Child Guidance Clinics with branches in Mumbai and Vijayawada, which are exclusive speciality clinics for child and adolescent wellness. He has conducted numerous workshops in schools and colleges for students and their parents on various aspects of child development and motivation. He has authored a book titled “Good parents, Good children” in Telugu which was later translated into Kannada too.
3. DR. MANJIRI DESHPANDE SHENOY- HEAD, ICGC MUMBAI
Dr. Manjiri completed her DNB Psychiatry from Vijayawada Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (VIMHANS). Following that, she worked as a senior resident at T.N.M.C and B.Y.L Medical College, Mumbai.
Conducted workshops on motivating children and in the areas of Stress Management, emotional intelligence and Cognitive behaviour therapy.
Conducted workshops in schools for awareness about ADHD, learning disorders and other common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. With a keen interest in child and adolescent psychiatry, she currently heads ICGC, Mumbai.
4. MRS. GAYATRI SHUKLA APRAJ- CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, COUNSELOR & SPECIAL EDUCATOR, ICGC MUMBAI
Ms Gayatri has completed herMasters in Clinical Psychology from Mumbai, also holds a post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and has completed a certificate course in Special Education
She has been practising as a Clinical Psychologist since last 4 years. Has wide experience in the area of psychometric testing. Expertise in career counselling and aptitude testing.
5. MS. NIKITA D’SOUZA – CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, ICGC MUMBAI
Ms Nikita has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Mumbai University. She holds 9 months working experience and is now associated with ICGC. Her key skills include IQ testing, Career counselling & counselling. At ICGC, she also handles children with ADHD & other behavioral issues.
6. MRS. KARUNA MASKE GANGAWANE – SPECIAL EDUCATOR, ICGC MUMBAI
Mrs Karuna has completed her B.ED in mainstream education with English and Geography subjects. She has 3 years of experience working in inclusive school set up in Mumbai.
She has also completed her B.ED, Special Education in Learning Disability from S.N.D.T University, Mumbai. She has 4 years of working experience with children with learning disability in inclusive schools in Mumbai.
She is currently part of ICGC and caters to children with learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder & Slow Learners.
7. MS. BHAVANA TAKKAR – ADMINISTRATOR, ICGC MUMBAI
Ms Bhavana has completed her B.COM from Mumbai University. She has worked with several corporates and holds 2 years of experience and she is associated with ICGC since its inception. Her key skills include managing appointments, taking feedback from parents, managing accounts, clarifying doubts of parents and ensuring overall smooth functioning of ICGC.
8. MR. RAJU CH – REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGIST, ICGC MUMBAI
Mr. Raju has completed his MPhil in Rehabilation Psychology from NIMH (National Institute for Mentally Handicapped, Hyd). M.A. Psychology from AKNU, Rajmundry. He has good experience in dealing with children presenting with autism, ADHD, mental retardation. He is also well versed with psychometric assessments had 2 years of vigorous internship training at NIMH. Working with us he takes up sensory integration, behavioural modification and cognitive training for children.
9. MR. RAMA RAO – SPECIAL EDUCATOR, ICGC VIJAYWADA
Holds a bachelor degree in Special Education in Mental Retardation along with a diploma in Special Education (MR). His key skills include designing appropriate teaching learning materials to promote learning among students with special needs.