There are several consulting psychologists available on campus (at Faculty Club) on all working days and on Saturdays for the campus community. To book an appointment, call 3628 or 3629.

If the phone number is not reachable, please email the psychologists to get an appointment.

In addition, we also have several consulting psychiatrists, who visit the Health Centre twice a week. Contact the health centre for appointments with psychiatrists.

IISc members must feel free to meet any of these four mental health professionals for help.

Mr B. G. Shridhar

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Monday to Friday: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm,
Saturdays : 9.00am to 1.00pm @ Faculty Club

Email: shridharbg@iisc.ac.in
Phone: 8310863505

Sridhar is a mental health professional, with experience in counselling, therapy and psychological assessments. He completed his masters in clinical psychology and worked on “Emotional intelligence and perceived stress” as a part of the program. He has worked as a clinical psychologist in a psychiatric setup for nearly six years, has done online counselling and has also taught at universities.

Ms M. S. Savitha

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Monday to Friday : 10.00 am to 5.00 pm,
Saturdays : 10.00am to 1.00pm @ Faculty Club

Email: savithams@iisc.ac.in
Phone: 7975909083

Savitha M S is a clinical psychologist at IISc. She got her M.Sc. from Bangalore University, and obtained a license as clinical psychologist from RCI. She had extensive internships in many hospitals including NIMHANS, Bangalore. She has been practising psychology from the past six years in different hospitals and has experience of working with children, adolescents and adults, with psychological assessment, testing and therapy.

Ms. Anna Hema Sam

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday : 03.00 pm to 6.00 pm,

Ms. Anna Hema Sam is a Clinical Psychologist, Counselor, and Psychotherapist, with an M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology and extensive experience as a mental health practitioner. Having worked with hospitals, clinics and corporates, Anna has dealt with a wide variety of cases, including cases of Stress, Anxiety, Phobia, Interpersonal Conflict, Depression, Divorce, Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, OCD, Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders, Adjustment Issues, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, and other Emotional and Behavioural problems. Anna is well versed in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychometric Assessments, Relaxation Techniques, Systematic Desensitisation, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Social Skills Training and Cognitive Retraining. Anna is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Rehabilitation Council of India.
Ms. Anna is fluent in English, Hindi and Malayalam.

Ms. Pooja Chhajed

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday : 03.00 pm to 6.00 pm,

Ms Pooja Chhajed is a trained Clinical Psychologist and completed her M. Phil in Clinical Psychology and Masters’s in Psychological Counseling. She brings with her 3+ years of work experience. She has worked as Rehabilitation Psychologist with a Child Development Centre and also as Clinical Psychologist in a hospital setup. She practices evidence-based therapy. She has worked with clients with psychiatric illnesses, children with developmental disorders, and people who want to improve their quality of life and work on reconstructing their self-image and self-efficacy.
Ms. Pooja is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

Ms. Asima Mishra

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Monday, Friday and Saturday : 03.00 pm to 6.00 pm,

Ms Asima Mishrais a trained, RCI registered Clinical Psychologist pursuing PhD in Clinical Psychology from a prestigious institute. A thorough professional with 6 years of diversified experience of working with people with various psychiatric illnesses in children, adults and geriatric populations. Asima is also skilled in various psychological assessments and psychotherapeutic interventions with experience of working in the hospital and health care industry. Asima has worked as a Clinical Psychologist with the Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi and the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Extension Centre, Bhubaneswar in the past.   

Ms. Shravya

Psychologist, Wellness Centre Committee

Consulting hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday : 03.00 pm to 6.00 pm,

Ms. .Shravya is an RCI registered Clinical psychologist from a reputable institution in Mumbai. She has worked with NIMHANS and NIAS as a research assistant, she has worked as clinical psychologist at Shankara cancer hospital and research center and, Mazumdar Shaw medical centre of Narayana health. She specializes in Acceptance and commitment Therapy, Compassion focused therapy. She is also trained in cognitive behavioral therapy. Her areas of interests are setting boundaries, assertiveness, self-compassion, communication, and conflict resolution..