Committed to the improvement of mental and emotional health of individuals, the Department of Psychiatry at SK Hospital has a team of doctors comprising highly trained Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Special Educators and supporting staff who provide early and effective treatment for all psychiatric problems, without fear, discrimination or stigma. With a deep understanding of the brain - its functions, development, chemistry, regulation, dysfunctions, vulnerabilities and resilience, they provide holistic, guide-lined based treatment to patients, with a multi-disciplinary approach.

Our Facilities

  • Anger and Depression Clinic
  • General Psychiatry – IP and OP
  • Alcohol and Substance use disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Behavioral problems in children & adolescents
  • Learning disorders in children
  • Marital Counseling
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
The Department has 24x7 emergency services with experienced Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychiatric nurses. The emergency cases brought here are suicide attempts, unmanageable violence, homicidal tendencies, over dosage of drugs and other cases of substance abuse. Timely intervention, close observation and after care bring them back to normal life. Our team is concerned about Psychiatric illnesses, their causes, management, solutions and human impact. They work with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. They act as an intermediary between the Psychiatrist, Patient and their bystanders in the treatment process. We also render services like Patient Counseling, Psychotherapy and Psycho Education for the patients and family members, Empowerment programs of Bystanders, Patient follow-up, De-addiction Counseling and Family Counseling.



Dr. Balachandran M. Nair



Dr. Pavithran V

Consultant Psychologist