Dr Dhanesh Kuruppam Parambil Gopalan

Clinical Psychology

Specialty: Psychology

Practice Locations: NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Dhanesh Gopalan, PhD is a DOH registered and DHA licensed Clinical Psychologist. He completed his M. Phil in Clinical Psychology from Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai and PhD in Psychology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. Dr. Dhanesh is a certified Kids’ Skills Ambassador from Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute, Finland.

He has a rich experience over 14 years in conducting psychological assessments and management of cognitive, emotional and behavior problems among people of all age groups. He served as a Clinical Psychologist at different places of India and UAE prior to joining NMC Royal Hospital - Khalifa City in Abu Dhabi.

Special interests:

  • Screening of children at risk for developmental delays

  • Assessment of children with pervasive developmental disorders (Autism)

  • Poor academic performance and learning disabilities

  • Intelligence and other neuro psychological assessments

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder assessment

  • Therapy for behavioral problems in children and adolescents

  • Kids’ Skills

  • Parenting skill training

  • Family Therapy

  • Individual Therapies

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy for various conditions

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

  • Hypnotherapy


  • Member of Global Clinical Practice Network, World Health Organization.

  • Member of American Psychological Association (International Affiliate)

  • Founder Member of association for Solution Focused Practices- India

  • Registered as Clinical Psychologist in Central Rehabilitation Register of RCI, India.

He speaks English, Malayalam, and Tamil

Practice Locations

NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi
NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

16th St., Khalifa City - A, PO Box 35233, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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