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.

Swetapragyan Panda

Clinical Psychologist

Consulting hours: Monday to Friday :- 09:00am – 05:00pm

Saturday :- 09:00am – 01:00pm @ Wellness Center, 1st floor Faculty club

Phone No:- 8929789550


Sweta is a RCI licensed Clinical Psychologist who has underwent  extensive training and has experience in psychological assessments and treatment of clients suffering from various emotional, mental and behavioral disorders. She has experience in working with a variety of populations including children, adolescents and adults and helping them tackle issues like relationship conflicts, depression, OCD, anxiety and so on through the use of different therapeutic modalities. 

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

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

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.