Dr. Deepa Sankar

Clinical Psychologist.

Speciality: Psychology

Practice Locations: NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

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 (Membership Number: PLM-345106/10), and the American Psychological Association (Membership Number: 27584403). 

She is Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) registered.

She can converse in English & Malayalam.

Services Offered

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 counseling,
  • Pre-marital and couple compatibility assessment.
  • Parenting skill training 

Individual Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy for depression and anxiety disorders ( Social anxiety, health anxiety and panic attacks).
  • Helping to deal with Divorce and separation.
  • Therapy for behavioral 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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