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Clinical Psychology

Clinical focus
Divisions and Expertise:
Behaviour Therapy including Applied Behaviour Analysis
Neuropsychology 
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing
De-addiction 

Diseases covered:
Emotional Problems
Behavioural & Developmental Problems
Mental health issues
Interpersonal relationship issues
Conflicts in Marital / Family / Sexual relationships
Substance Abuse

Target population:
Children and Adolescents, Adults and Geriatric Population    

Unique services:
Multidisciplinary approach towards mental health and medical conditions

The clinical work includes:
 Detailed case histories  
 Clinical Interviews
 Psychodiagnostics 
 Neuropsychological Assessments
 Psychotherapeutics 

Therapies also include the following areas: 
 Therapies with children 
 Student counselling
 Individual therapies 
 Family/marital/group/sex therapy 
 Psychological and/or neuropsychological rehabilitation 

Supervisory training is provided for individual and group psychotherapy and counseling before introducing the students to integrate different therapeutic approaches.
As part of the curriculum, the M. Phil trainees are posted in other specialties like Psychiatry, Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Oncology and Pediatrics in enhancing their clinical experience. They are exposed to community work at Counselling centre Vayalanallur RHTC. The students are also involved in school mental health programme at Government Higher Secondary School, Perungudi.