Head, SCEW

Dr. Girija Mahale is a Psychiatrist and Heads the Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing. She is also the Program Head for the recently launched B.Sc. in Mental Health UG degree Programme, under the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences. She has close to 15 years of experience in the field.

She is extremely passionate about mental health and has worked in various subspecialties such as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Youth Mental Health, Deaddiction medicine etc. Her speciality area is Youth Mental health.

Apart from MD in Psychiatry from Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital, she has acquired her Fellowship from Royal Australian New Zealand College of Psychiatry where she extensively worked with age group of 12 to 25 years.

She is a compassionate leader, ardent advocate and teacher.

Deputy Head, SCEW

Dr Rahul R. Bagale is a compassionate Psychiatrist who is also Deputy Head for our Team. He completed his Post Graduation in Psychiatry (DPM) inĀ 2016 and has worked under senior Psychiatrists from Mumbai. He has been actively engaged in Community Awareness drive through different platforms. Mind Body Science, De-Addiction and Sexual Medicine are his special areas of interest.

He is a certified REBT Practioner and also practices Mindfulness in daily life. He has completed WPA & NIMHANS organised CertificateĀ course- Yoga in Mental Health. He believes in helping the students of Symbiosis to rediscover their innate potential through a humanistic & reality based approach. He is sincerely involved in clinical care, academic program, community awareness and research activities conducted under SCEW Team.



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