We wellness coordinators available on campus on all working days and on Saturdays for the campus community. They are also available to attend emergency at any time.

Megha Saraogi

Ms. Megha Saraogi is a Psychiatric Social Worker with M.Phil. Psychiatric Social Work from Manipal University. Previously she completed B.A. Sociology (Hons) from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, M.A. Social Work in Counselling from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (gold-medalist), and also has a Diploma in Human Rights. She later pursued M.Sc. Mental Health and Psychosocial Support from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

She has worked with the Indian Naval Hospital Ship Asvini, Mumbai as a therapist, followed by NIMHANS, Bangalore, where she was a Project Assistant.
Her areas of expertise are: couples therapy, substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, youth and adolescent mental health, family therapy, women’s mental health, community mental health, geriatric mental health, among others fields.

She is fluent in English, Hindi, Bengali, Marwari and spoken Kannada.

Email. Id: meghasaraogi@iisc.ac.in

Contact Number: 9611248275

Tanveer Ahmad Wani

Mr. Tanveer Ahmad Wani, a Psychiatric Social Worker by profession, has completed M. Phil in Psychiatric Social Work from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. An expert in adolescent and adult mental health, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, de-addiction counselling, stress management and suicide prevention, etc. His areas of interest are anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders and substance use disorders. Tanveer Wani is fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu and Kashmiri. 

Email. Id:  tanveerwani@iisc.ac.in

Contact Number: 9880002961

Joshua Raymond Andrade

Mr.Joshua Raymond Andrade, Psychiatric Social worker by professionhas persuaded M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work, Kasturba Medical College & Hospital, Manipal

His field of interest are IndividualPsychotherapy, Crisis Interventions, Supportive Interventions, Motivational interventions, Psycho- education and Addiction Psychiatry and expertised in the management of Mood Disorders, Substance use Disorders, anxiety disorders

He is fluent inKannada, English, Hindi, Konkani, and Tulu.

Email. Id: joshuaa@iisc.ac.in

Contact Number: 9880004761

Ms.Seethalakhsmi NS

Wellness coordinator

Ms. Seethalakshmi N.S, Psychiatric Social Worker by profession, has completed M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. She has been working in the field of mental health for the past 6 years. An expert in adult mental health, stress management, suicide prevention counseling, psycho-social intervention for addiction disorder, Child Mental Health, Life Skills Education, community mental health, Group Psychotherapy training, etc. Ms.Seethalakshmi NS is fluent in English & Malayalam

Email: seethal@iisc.ac.in

Mobile: 9880002971

Papori Changkakoty

Ms. Papori Changkakoty, Psychiatric Social Worker by profession, has completed M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.  An expert in Individual psychotherapy, Group therapy , De-addiction counselling, Motivational intervention, individual and group psychoeducation, Supportive psychotherapy etc. Her field of interests are management of mood disorders, stress related and neurotic disorders, substance use disorders and disorders of childhood and adolescence. Ms. Papori Changkakoty is fluent in Hindi , English & Assamese.

Email Id: paporic@iisc.ac.in

Contact Number:6366921322