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Our Team

Welcome to Mind and Brain Hospital, where our comprehensive team of dedicated professionals works together to provide exceptional care for your mental and neurological well-being. From our skilled psychiatrists and psychologists to our compassionate doctors and therapists, our administrative, operational, management, and marketing experts are committed to supporting your journey to wellness. Rest assured, you’re in capable hands with our diverse and collaborative team.

Dr. Safiya MS - Consultant Neuro Psychiatrist - Mind and Brain Hospital

Dr. Safiya MS

Clinical Director

Dr. Safiya MS is a distinguished figure in the field of psychiatry, renowned for her expertise and commitment to patient care. With a robust educational background including a dual degree in Psychiatry and Psychology, she brings a comprehensive understanding of mental health disorders to her practice. Her MBBS and DPM from Father Muller Medical College lay the foundation for her clinical prowess.

As the Medical Director of Mind and Brain Hospital, Dr. Safiya oversees a range of psychiatric services, ensuring that patients receive top-quality care tailored to their individual needs. Her extensive 14 years of experience have equipped her with the insight and skills necessary to address a wide spectrum of psychiatric conditions.

Dr. Safiya’s contributions extend beyond her clinical practice, as she actively engages with professional organizations such as the Indian Medical Association and the Indian Psychiatry Society. Her involvement in these esteemed associations underscores her dedication to advancing the field of psychiatry and promoting mental health awareness.

Recognition from prestigious awards such as the B.C. Roy Young Achiever Award is a testament to Dr. Safiya’s outstanding contributions to the medical community. Additionally, her fellowship in the Community Health Program reflects her commitment to addressing broader public health issues, particularly in the realm of mental health.

Dr. Shree Lakshmi Mallya

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Shree Lakshmi Mallya is an accomplished Consultant Psychiatrist at Mind and Brain Hospital. With an MBBS and MD Psychiatry, she brings over 4 years of expertise in psychiatric care, therapy, and psychotropic medications. Her proficiency extends to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Treatment Planning, and individual and group therapy.

Dr. Mallya’s educational journey includes an MBBS from Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, along with her MD in Psychiatry. She has presented her research on mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic at a prestigious conference. Her compassionate approach, along with her hands-on experience at the Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, showcases her commitment to exceptional patient care.

Dr. Anupama Kadajari

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Anupama Kadajari is a consultant psychiatrist at Mind And Brain Hospital. She brings expertise in psychiatric care in the form of  medical care and psychotherapy. Her experience extends to child and adolescent, psychiatry deaddiction , family therapy. Her education includes an MBBS from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, and has attained an MD in Psychiatry from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam. In addition to providing psychiatric services to people with mentalhealth issues, she prioritizes the mental health well-being of caregivers and family.

Nayanatara Nagendra

Speech Language Pathologist

Nayantara Nagendra D.V is a highly trained and experienced speech therapist with a Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing from Dr. S R Chandrasekhar Institute. With over 13 years of experience including 10 years in the United States, she has expertise in treating both adults and children with speech and hearing difficulties. She provides compassionate and effective care, developing customized treatment plans for her patients. Her passion for her work makes her a valuable asset in the field of speech therapy.

Mageetha Ravi

Special Educator

Mageetha Ravi, a highly experienced and accomplished Special Educator at Mind and Brain Hospital, boasts an impressive 25-year journey in the field. As the driving force behind our child psychiatry department, she brings a treasure trove of knowledge and qualifications to the table. These include an MSc in Psychology, MSc & PGD in Yoga, BA in Economics, B.Ed in Mental Retardation, a Certification in Counselling from Bangara, and a PG Diploma in Special Education-Learning Disability (RCI Recognised for Hearing Impairment). Mageetha’s proficiency also extends to sign language, a testament to her unwavering commitment to offering all-encompassing support to individuals with diverse needs. Her extensive expertise and outstanding credentials undoubtedly establish her as an invaluable asset to the Mind and Brain Hospital team.

Varsha Shashi Kumar


Varsha is a highly motivated and detail-oriented Neuropsychologist with a strong foundation in Cognitive Neuroscience and a keen interest in language processing and memory. She has completed her MSc in Cognitive neuroscience from Maastricht University, Netherlands. She has gained practical experience in case history taking, conducting neuropsychological assessments, working with rehabilitation of cognitive functions, analyzing data and interpreting EEG results through her internships. She is committed to professional development and
enthusiastic about contributing to the team at Mind and Brain hospital.

Vishnupriya M S


Vishnupriya M S, currently pursuing a Ph.D. and bringing fresh perspectives, is an accomplished Clinical Psychologist at Mind and Brain Hospital. With a M.Sc in Clinical Psychology, and a PG diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, she has over 3 years of diverse experience. Not just a Psychology teacher, counsellor, student mentor, and certified yoga trainer, Vishnupriya is also fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam, effortlessly connecting with patients of various linguistic backgrounds.

Her expertise covers diagnostic evaluations, individualized treatment planning, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions. Proficient in CBT, REBT, Person-Centered Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Behavior Therapy, her commitment to ethical standards and societal betterment shines through. Vishnupriya’s fresh insights, alongside her continuous Ph.D. pursuit, bring valuable dynamics to the Mind and Brain Hospital team.

Anna Varghese


Anna Varghese is a  dedicated and compassionate Psychologist with a master’s in clinical psychology from Amity University, Noida. Specializes in evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, REBT, Person-Centered Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Integrates Mindfulness strategies in sessions and has expertise in anxiety disorders, BPD, DID, addiction, and Somatoform disorders. Enjoys conducting assessments for Neurodevelopmental and personality disorders. Holds one published paper,
one world record, and two national records.

Chandrima Mondal


Chandrima Mondal, RCI Certified, M.Phil.

Chandrima Mondal is a dedicated professional in the field of Rehabilitation Psychology, holding a prestigious RCI certification and an M.Phil. degree from HNBUMEU NIEPVD. With a passion for enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities, Chandrima brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her work.

As an alumna of HNBUMEU NIEPVD, Chandrima has honed her skills in understanding the psychological aspects of rehabilitation and promoting inclusivity. Her academic background and practical experience empower her to provide holistic support to individuals facing various challenges.

Chandrima is committed to advocating for inclusivity and mental health awareness. Through her work, she aims to break down barriers and create a more inclusive society where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.

Join Chandrima in her mission to empower individuals with disabilities and promote mental well-being in our communities.

Dr. Monica Sharma -Counselling Psychologist -Mind and Brain Hospital

Dr. Monica Sharma

Counselling Psychologist

Dr. Monica Sharma is a seasoned Counselling Psychologist at Mind and Brain Hospital in Bangalore. With a PhD in Guidance and Counselling from Mother Teresa Women’s University College, she excels in various evidence-based therapies such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She provides support to individuals with a range of emotional disturbances, including severe anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and eating/weight issues. Currently trained by Advance HE, UK in Leadership in Higher Education Institutions, Dr. Sharma has a keen interest in Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, and NLP.



Zohlimpuia is a psychologist with a strong academic background in Psychology. Having completed an M.Sc Psychology from REVA University and a B.A from Kristu Jayanti College, Zohlimpuia is well-versed in therapeutic interventions, counseling micro-skills, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Additionally, he has completed special courses on Udemy and participated in workshops to enhance his skills. Zohlimpuia has also gained practical experience through his internship at Spandana Nursing Home, where he was trained in case history taking, interventions techniques, and therapy. He has also worked as a life skills trainer and special educator for children with Autism Spectrum and intellectual disabilities at Akshadhaa Foundation. 

Navya Anna Mathew


A Psychologist with entry-level experience specializing in counselling,clinical psychology,cognitive behavioral therapy,dialectical behaviour therapy,emotion focused therapy  and patient management.Trained at Delivering compassionate and empathetic mental health service to patients.

An aspiring counselling/clinical psychologist seeking an opportunity to expand my career in the field of psychology.I am eager to contribute to a dynamic team with Mind  & Brain Hospital and learn from experienced professionals in this field.

Shujauddin Fahad Inamdar

Spiritual Psychologist

Shujauddin Fahad Inamdar is a devoted Spiritual Psychologist at Mind and Brain Hospital, equipped with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and currently pursuing a PhD. With over 8 years of active involvement in the student counseling from an Islamic perspective.

Fahad’s passion for psychology research is demonstrated through various projects and roles, including Research Associate and Coordinator at the Centre for Study and Research in New Delhi. He is also engaged with the Indian Council on Islamic Perspective in Psychology, which working towards developing an Islamic perspective of psychology and psychotherapy. Proficient in languages like English, Urdu, Hindi, and Arabic, he possesses strong communication, cognitive, interpersonal, and technological skills.

One of the areas is his understanding of Islamic theology from classical Islamic scholars to recent, basing it more on the Quran and Sunnah. Trained in and in consultation with Experts in the field of Ruqyah Shariah and Spiritual Orders. 

Certified as a Life Coach in NLP and a Hypnotherapist, Fahad’s commitment to mental health shines through his multifaceted roles as a therapist practitioner, mental health educator, and guide. 

His ongoing research journey, rich project experience, and dedication make him a valuable addition to the Mind and Brain Hospital team.

Zulekha Shakoor Rajani

Spiritual Psychologist

Zulekha Shakoor Rajani, a distinguished Psychologist at Mind and Brain Hospital, brings a wealth of qualifications and certifications to her role. With an M.Sc in Psychology, PGD in Guidance & Counselling, and K.Set (Psychology), B.ED (Bachelor in Education) her academic background is comprehensive. Zulekha’s expertise goes beyond traditional psychology, encompassing Islamic Counselling and Psychotherapy from Cambridge Muslim College, UK, as well as Islamic Counselling and Marital Counselling from the UK, and Tazkiya Therapy from Indonesia.

Her professional journey has seen her excel as a Mentor, Trainer, Educator, Counsellor, and Therapist. She incorporates Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and principles of Heart Therapy into her practice. Zulekha’s achievements include recognition as an Experiential/Positive Psychology trainer for youth and adolescents, and she has made significant contributions to mental health articles featured in renowned publications such as The Quint, Scroll.in, India Today, Maktoob Media, The Cognate, and IOU Insight Magazine. Zulekha’s dedication and vast knowledge make her an indispensable member of the Mind and Brain Hospital team, committed to enhancing mental well-being.

Masira Sawkar


Experienced with a background in counseling, encompassing roles in educational institutions and counseling centers. Proficient in virtual teaching methodologies and adept at handling diverse populations. Skilled Psychologist, with a focus on personality development and Pyshoiclogical Assessments.  Extensive experience in providing counseling services to women, addressing various psychological issues. Completed internships at renowned institutions, gaining practical experience in counseling diverse patient groups, including those with substance abuse and mental health disorders. Possess strong assessment and communication skills, demonstrated through conducting workshops and lectures. Dedicated to serving the global community through education and mental health support.

Tariq Rehmani - Head of Operations - Mind and Brain Hospital

Tariq Rehmani

Head Of Operations

Tariq Rehmani is the Head of Operations at Mind and Brain Hospital, where he applies his wealth of knowledge and experience to oversee the hospital’s critical operational aspects. Holding an MBA in Marketing from Christ University, Bangalore, Tariq brings to the table over two decades of seasoned expertise in the realms of Sales and Marketing.

Tariq is known for his exceptional leadership acumen, which has been honed through years of navigating the complexities of the corporate world. His remarkable ability to drive business growth, coupled with a consistent track record of surpassing sales targets, highlights his adeptness in high-pressure, competitive environments. Tariq is widely regarded as a visionary leader who is unwavering in his dedication to delivering the utmost value to customers and stakeholders alike.

Moreover, Tariq’s commitment to professional growth remains unwavering, as evidenced by his pursuit of a Ph.D. in Marketing at REVA University, Bangalore. This endeavor reflects his dedication to advancing his expertise and staying at the forefront of his field.

Zeeshan Farooq

Business Development Manager

Passionate about driving business growth and fostering strategic partnerships, is a seasoned Business Development Manager with a proven track record of successfully expanding market reach and increasing revenue. With a keen understanding of market dynamics and a strategic mindset, excels in identifying opportunities, building relationships, and implementing effective business development strategies.

Manish Gowda

Digital Marketing Manager

Manish , is our Digital Marketing Manager at Mind and Brain Hospital, is a dynamic digital strategist in delivering impactful results for clients. His expertise spans content management, social media marketing, SEO, brand marketing, website Audit, Website Design, and creative visual design. Beyond his technical skills, Manish is a passionate advocate for mental health and wellness, using his platform and abilities to raise awareness and provide support to those in need. His diverse industry experience in IT, Healthcare, and Marketing equips his to drive innovative digital marketing campaigns that blend technical and creative expertise, consistently surpassing expectations. With his hands-on experience and entrepreneurial mindset, Manish thrives in fast-paced, collaborative environments, and his unwavering commitment to excellence is dedicated to elevating our digital marketing initiatives for outstanding results.



Magarajyothi is a skilled and experienced Accountant at Mind and Brain Hospital with a rich background of 5 years in the manufacturing and marketing industry at Davangare. She holds a B.Com degree from Bangalore University, India. Magarajyothi’s expertise lies in preparing salary reports, verifying sales commission reports, managing purchase and sales entries in tally, and maintaining stock records. Her dedication to ensuring compliance with accounting processes aligned with the organization’s goals is commendable. Additionally, she efficiently handles inventory records and prepares reports for filing TDS & GSTRI and GSTR3B every month. Proficient in Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, Magarajyothi is a valuable asset to the finance team at Mind and Brain Hospital.

Amrutha V

Human Resource

Amrutha V is an experienced HR with over 12 years of expertise in recruitment, payroll processing, and employee record maintenance. Her passion for utilizing her accounting skills to help organizations grow has led her to excel in her current role as the HR Executive at Mind and Brain Hospital. Amrutha’s responsibilities include conducting disciplinary actions, benefit analysis, and providing training and development to the organization. She is proficient in advanced MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and internet communications, and is a fluent communicator in English, Hindi, Kannada, and Telugu. Amrutha’s strong communication skills, willingness to learn, and ability to tackle challenges make her a valuable addition to any team.

Mohammad Osman - Admin Manager - Mind and Brain Hospital

Mohammad Osman

Admin Manager

Mohammed Osman is the Admin Manager at Mind and Brain Hospital, bringing over 18 years of valuable experience from his tenure at ADNOC Refining’s Office Services Facilities Management Department. With expertise in various areas such as Supervision, Systems & Procedures, Office Services & Maintenance, and Budget & Evaluation, Mohammed has demonstrated exceptional management skills. He holds a B.Com degree from Bangalore University, India, and is certified in Office Administration and computer courses. With excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, Mohammed excels in a cross-functional team environment. As the Admin Manager, he plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning and effective management of Mind and Brain Hospital.

Dr.Minakshi Mohanty

Occupational Therapist

Dr. Minakshi Mohanty an experienced Senior Consultant Occupational Therapist working with different kinds of rehabilitation currently serving as a HOD at mind and brain hospital With over 4 years of expertise, holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from the National Institute of Orthopaedically Handicapped (NIOH/NILD) and an intermediate course in Child Psychology and Clinical Counseling Psychology from Cognizant.Has worked at renowned institutions such as Aster CMI Hospital, Max Hospital, and Hope Rehabilitation Centre and so many .Invited as expert panelist since last 3years by different organisations on the day of Autism awareness day .she is an accredited practitioner of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and recently conducted a successful webinar on Parental Training for Managing Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Her commitment to ongoing professional development is evident through her active participation in workshops, seminars, and conferences nationally and internationally, ensuring she can deliver exceptional care to her patients.

Epha Briana Didla

Christian Counselling Psychologist

Hailed from Andhra, Epha Briana had been interested in the English language and had English as her main stream from PU level. After the bachelors in English literature, Epha has completed her Masters of Divinity which holds the integral Christian doctrine and is certified as a theologian. Epha pursued her second Masters in Counselling Psychology earning an accreditation as Counselling Psychologist with Child and Adolescence specialization. Alongside practicing the profession, Epha Briana is enriching herself in the Church Ministry as part of her passion. Adding on to her profile, she has always been putting her efforts to be a content writer with psychoeducational and theological writings on her social portfolio.



Nursing superintendent

Nursing superintendent, leader with grace, In the hospital’s heart, they find their place. Managing staff, resources, and care, Their dedication shines, beyond compare. With wisdom and compassion, they ensure healing’s embrace.

Sreeja Anup

Patientcare Co-ordinator

Dedicated and experienced professional with a diverse background in architecture and healthcare. Possesses over 20 years of extensive experience in architectural design and project management, coupled with a strong commitment to patient care coordination in a hospital setting. Adept at leveraging architectural expertise to enhance healthcare environments and streamline patient experiences. Proven ability to manage complex projects and coordinate interdisciplinary teams effectively.
She spearheads patient care coordination efforts, ensuring seamless communication between healthcare providers, patients, and families.
Collaborates with medical staff to develop and implement patient care plans tailored to individual needs and preferences.
Facilitates smooth transitions of care, including discharge planning and post-hospitalization support.
Coordinates ancillary services and resources to optimize patient outcomes and satisfaction.


Billing Head

Saraswathi has 6+ Years experience in the field of Billing. She has been handlling the financial transactions, ensuring accuracy and adherence to policies, From invoicing to reconciling accounts, she manages the fiscal flow with meticulous care, Guiding the organization’s financial health with expertise.”


Dr.Sultan Mahmud

Assisstant Doctor

Dr. Sultan Mahmud is a highly skilled physician in both General Medicine and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). He has 2 years of experience working in emergency rooms and has demonstrated expertise in handling a range of emergency cases including road traffic accidents, poison consumption, and allergic asthma. With a background in alternative medicine, including expertise in Ayurvedic therapies such as Panchakarma and Shirodhara, Dr. Sultan brings a unique and comprehensive approach to patient care. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ayurveda and General Medicine from the Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine & Research in Bangalore.


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