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Dr. Shailaja Pokhriyal




  • M. Phil Clinical Psychology, Central Institute of Psychiatry
  • Phd. Psychology, Delhi University
  • Have been associated and doing research work with various publications at Delhi University, Harvard University, Boston, U.S.A in field of Psychology. 
  • Have been Conducting training at Special schools like ”Deepshikha” for children with Autism, Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy.
  • Worked with Special needs Children and conducted Family Therapy at Central Institute of Psychiatry.


Presently working as a Visiting Consultant Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist in BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

Speciality Interest

Conducting IQ Assessments, Academic Assessments, Learning Disability, Mental Retardation, Developmental Assessments, Assessment of Autism, ADHD (Hyperactivity assessments). Behaviour therapy and management of Children and Adolescents Counselling of Children, Adolescents and Family, Individual Counselling

Awards and Achievements

  • Conferred the Gold Medal for securing 1st position in my course at Dayalbagh University. 
  • Selected in Central Institute of Psychiatry, one of the prestigious Centre of Asia for studying Clinical Psychology.
  • Presented original research papers in international conferences of repute.
  • National Topper in Psychology at the CBSE Level (97%)
  • Awarded for successfully completing a project for Escorts Heart Institute which was conducted for around 2500 MCD employees, to find their job suitability using a battery of psychological tests. Also provided therapy to patients in the Out Patients Departments


  • Indian Association of Clinical Psychologist
  • Indian Association of Psychologist


Newspaper Articles:

  • Presenting articles for newspaper and magazines like Brunch-HT, Femina, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Sarita.
  • A bit of “SPOUSONOMICS”- The Times of India (http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/relationships/man-woman/A-bit-of-Spousonomics-is-very-important/articleshow/7855971.cms)
  • MOODY BLUES, Hindustan Times, 3rd April, pg16
  • Loneliness the biggest threat, contribution in HT.
  • Counselling children, “teach children with love”- Femina, pg 116, aug,2013.
  • Adoption Procedure” What must Know to Adopt”http://idiva.com/photogallery-iparenting/adoption-procedure-what-you-must-know-to-adopt/28423
  • Have been presenting talks and live Q&A in Tv shows like Pragya channel, P-7 news, ZEE News, India-TV.
  • Positive Parenting, Work Family balance for Working Mothers at Times of India.

Publications & Presentations: 

  • Have presented paper and seminar on Health Psychology.
  • Presented paper on “Rorschash Inkblot test” to the Sixth International conference of Somatic Inkblot Society in Ranchi Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Allied Sciences RINPAS.
  • Have presented paper “on recent Advances in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” to the Indian Psychiatric Society.
  • Conducted lectures and seminars to support medical staff , schools and made home visits on subjects like Child and Adolescent wellbeing, Family Therapy, Individual Psychotherapy, Counselling, Behavior Modification.
  • Presented paper on “ Epilepsy Diagnosis and management” to the Indian Epilepsy Association.
  • Have presented paper to the Indian Psychiatric Society in the second Psychiatry PG- CME Programme IPS, Easter Zonal Branch.
  • Have presented a series of papers in International Conferences both in USA and India.

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