Clinical Psychologist in Dubai

Lakshmi Saranya, MPhil, MSc Clinical Psychology

Lakshmi Saranya is a renowned and licensed clinical psychologist in Dubai.With a vivid experience of 9+ years, she holds expertise in diagnosing and psychotherapeutic management of various mental and psychological disorders in children and adults.

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Conditions treated

Lakshmi’s experience and expertise lie in the assessment as well as treatment of the following conditions: 

 

 
Psychological Assessments for
 
 
     Psychotherapy for
 
  • Intelligence -IQ (Adult & Child)

  • Specific Learning Disability

  • Developmental assessment

  • Personality assessment

  • Neuropsychological assessment

  • ADHD & Autism assessment

  • Emotional & behavioral problems

  • Diagnostic psychometry

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Behaviour Therapy

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

  • Metacognitive therapy

  • Hypnosis

  • Family & Marital Therapy

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation

 

About Lakshmi Saranya

Lakshmi Saranya holds DHA licence  and is registered under the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). She treats mental health-related disorders, like anxiety and mood disorders, personality disorders, marital and family therapy, adolescent adjustment issues, developmental disorders, and neuropsychological problems. 

Lakshmi nurtures and administers children with developmental delays, chromosomal anomalies, brain injury, ADHD, autism, enuresis, nightmares, temper tantrums, kleptomania, irritability, sibling rivalry, anger, bullying/ being bullied, school refusal, exam phobia, depression, anxiety, stress, academic difficulties, chronic pain, social phobia, stage fear, game, and other addictive behaviors.

She offers evidence-based therapy and psychological assessments to understand an individual’s problem,  competing solutions for adults with low mood or depression, anxiety, chronic pain due to medical/ non-medical conditions, chronic disease conditions (like diabetes, cardiac problems, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer, etc.), lack of confidence, anger, overthinking, memory problems, stress, marital and sexual problems, and brain injury.

 

Education

Lakshmi Saranya is well qualified with MPhil in Clinical Psychology from Kasturba Medical College. Before coming to Dubai, she worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, heading the child unit. 

She has garnered proficiency in working with the mental health of children and adolescents of varying ages and cultural backgrounds. In addition, her acquaintance with multiple languages gives her an edge to understand and act upon diverse complaints and neuropsychological conditions. 

She enriched her work experience at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, in the Department of Psychiatry. Lakshmi also cleared her National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in 2011. She has been an active resource person in seminars, conferences, and community programs and an examiner in different universities. She is well versed in English, Malayalam, Hindi, and Kannada.

MPhil in Clinical Psychology :

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal University, India, 2015

MSc in Clinical Psychology   :

Christ University, Bengaluru, India, 2012

BSc in Psychology                 :

Calicut University, India, 2010

 

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