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Clinical Psychology

  • Established in 1954 as the Department of Psychology and Human Relations in the then All India Institute of Mental Health
  • Started its first advanced postgraduate psychology course in 1955
  • The oldest department NIMHANS along with the Department of Psychiatry
  • One of the largest departments in NIMHANS

Group articles

External Training

  • The department does not permit visits or provide internship/training to individuals pursuing under-graduate or post graduate degree in Psychology
  • Those who are pursuing a post graduate degree in psychology are welcome to register for a two day ‘Orientation program on Clinical Psychology’ conducted by the department once a year in the month of February/March. Maximum number of registrations is limited to 50 on a first come first served basis. The announcement related to the program is made on the NIMHANS website in the month of November/December.

1. Child and adolescent therapy and family therapy (6 months)


1. Child and adolescent therapy and family therapy (6 months)

                      Dr.AhalyaRaguram, Professor
                      Dr. Uma H, Professor
                      Dr.Anisha Shah, Professor
                      Dr.Roopesh  BN, Associate Professor
                      Dept. of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore.

Short Term Courses


Full-time certificate courses

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology


Highlights of the PhD in Clinical Psychology program

M.Phil Course

  • Two year regular fulltime course






Trauma Recovery Clinic (TRC)


Introduction to Psychological Trauma