Dr. Achal Bhagat, MBBS MD (Psychiatry) MRCPsych, is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist practicing in Delhi since 1995 when he started the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals on his return from Oxford. In 2011, he started the Division of Mental Health and Quality of Life at Medanta the Medicity. Dr. Bhagat has now rejoined Apollo Hospitals. He trained at PGIMER, Chandigarh and Oxford, UK. He works together with a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, cognitive behavior therapists and family therapists. The team has a total of clinical experience of more than a hundred years.
Dr. Bhagat heads a multi-disciplinary team that provides psychiatric services, psychological assessments, cognitive behavior therapy, family and marital therapy. Last year nearly six thousand people living with Schizophrenia, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, OCD, Dementia, Attention Deficit Disorders, Alcohol Dependence, Sexual Difficulties, Marital Conflict, Difficulties at School and Work-related stress benefitted from the services of Dr. Achal Bhagat and team. He and his team also provide consultancy and training to organizations on issues developing and implementing mental health sensitive, inclusive and diverse environments.
He is the Chairperson of Saarthak, a group of mental health organizations working on the issues of Mental Health in South Asia. Saarthak has three pillars which provide mental health services, train people, and organizations on mental health and advocate for rights of persons living with mental illness.
|Medical School & Fellowships||Institute||Year|
|MD - Psychiatry||----||----|
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|Psychiatry,Senior Consultant||Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar||Present|