Dr Deepa Sankar

Clinical Psychologist

Specialty: Psychology

Practice Locations: NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

For tele-consultation, please call 8006624

Dr. Deepa Sankar, PhD is a DHA registered, licensed Clinical Psychologist. She completed her MPhil in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore, India. 

She has over 12 years of experience in conducting assessments and therapies for children, adults and families. She was working as Clinical Psychologist at NIMHANS prior to joining NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai. 

Dr. Deepa is a member of the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, the American Psychological Association and registered in the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

She speaks English and Malayalam.


Psychological Assessments:

  • Screening of children at risk for developmental delays

  • Assessment of children with pervasive developmental disorders (Autism)

  • Poor academic performance and learning disabilities

  • Intelligence assessment

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder assessment

  • Neuropsychological assessment.

Family Therapy:

  • Helping couples and families to deal with marital and family issues

  • Pre- marital counselling

  • Pre-marital and couple compatibility assessment

  • Parenting skill training 

Individual Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for depression and anxiety disorders (Social anxiety, health anxiety and panic attacks)

  • Helping to deal with Divorce and separation

  • Therapy for behavioural problems in children and adolescents

  • Management of poor motivation and Internet addiction

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (helping to deal with Concentration difficulties, impulsivity and poor time management)

  • Smoking cessation


Practice Locations

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai
NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

Amman Street , Next to Bait Al Khair Building, Al Nahda 2, P.O.Box: 7832, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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