Dr. Nimitha is a highly accomplished Specialist Psychiatrist with over 10 years of clinical experience. She graduated from Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, India, in 2011. Dr. Nimitha is a highly accomplished Specialist Psychiatrist with over 10 years of clinical experience. She graduated from Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, India, in 2011.
She furthered her expertise with a Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Psychiatry in 2019. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from CMC Vellore, India, which she earned in 2019.
She obtained her DM (Doctorate of Medicine) in Geriatric Mental Health from the renowned King George Medical University in Lucknow in 2021. After her sub-speciality training in geriatric mental health, she had the honour of working as a teaching faculty member at King George Medical University. In 2023, she completed a Fellowship in Psychosexual Medicine from JSS Medical College, Karnataka, India. She has undergone specialized training in child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction medicine, and behavioural treatment from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India.
Dr. Nimitha is a highly skilled mental health expert with extensive clinical experience, providing top- notch psychiatric care With her comprehensive skill set, wealth of experience and broad expertise, she is committed to providing tailored care to meet each patient’s unique needs. Her compassionate and evidence-based approach to psychiatry makes her a valuable resource for anyone seeking support for their mental health concerns.
Dr. Nimitha possesses exceptional diagnostic skills, allowing her to accurately assess and diagnose a wide range of mental health conditions, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and personality disorders. She is well-versed in evidence-based treatment approaches, ensuring that her patients receive therapies and interventions that have been scientifically proven to be effective in addressing their specific mental health concerns. With her extensive knowledge of psychiatric medications, Dr. Nimitha can develop and manage medication regimens tailored to each patient’s unique needs, ensuring optimal therapeutic outcomes.
Dr. Nimitha is skilled in various psychotherapy modalities, including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical-behaviour therapy (DBT), and interpersonal therapy (IPT), among others. She uses these therapies to help individuals manage their symptoms and improve their overall well-being.
Dr Nimitha’s specialization in Geriatric Mental Health is a testament to her commitment to providing comprehensive and specialized care to older adults. Dr Nimitha has expertise in recognizing and addressing the needs of older adults who often face distinct mental health challenges. She is well- versed in the unique challenges and considerations associated with the elderly population, such as cognitive decline, memory issues, and the emotional impact of aging, all of which can influence an older adult’s mental well-being. Her expertise in this area is particularly valuable, as it requires a nuanced understanding of the unique needs, considerations, and complexities that older adults may encounter when dealing with mental health issues.
Dr Nimitha’s Fellowship in Psychosexual Medicine equips her to provide specialized care for individuals facing psychosexual concerns, including sexual dysfunction, relationship issues, and intimacy-related challenges.
Dr Nimitha’s specialized training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry allows her to work effectively with young patients, addressing their developmental and emotional needs. Dr. Nimitha’s training includes expertise in addiction medicine, enabling her to provide comprehensive care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders. She has undergone specialized training in behavioural treatment, allowing her to develop targeted behavioural interventions to help individuals manage symptoms and improve their daily functioning.
Dr. Nimitha’s experience as a teaching faculty member reflects her commitment to educating and mentoring future generations of healthcare professionals, further enhancing her understanding of mental health care. She excels in collaborating with other healthcare providers, therapists, and support networks to create a holistic approach to mental health care.
Dr. Nimitha is sensitive to cultural diversity and is skilled at providing culturally competent care to patients from various backgrounds. Her approach to patient care is centred around the individual, emphasizing active listening, empathy, and shared decision-making. Dr. Nimitha remains dedicated to staying up to date with the latest advancements in psychiatry through ongoing education and professional development.
At the heart of Dr. Nimitha’s professional identity lies a fervent passion for clinical neuroscience and translational research. Dr. Nimitha’s academic prowess shines brightly through her publications in peer-reviewed journals, both nationally and internationally. Her scholarly work represents a dedication to advancing the understanding of mental health, particularly in the context of ageing.
Dr. Nimitha is a distinguished professional with over a decade of clinical experience. Her impressive academic journey and specialized training have positioned her as a trusted resource in the field of psychiatry