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Dr. Priya Raghavan

Dr. Priya Raghavan




Geriatric Psychiatrist


19 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr Priya Raghavan relocated to United Kingdom to pursue a psychiatry career upon completion of undergraduate medical qualification (MBBS) from Bangalore University. Core psychiatry training in picturesque West of Scotland and subsequent career grade post resulted in passing MRCPsych examinations conducted by the Royal College. Thereafter,she completed her 3 year higher specialist training at Aberdeen leading to CCT (Certificate of completion of training) in old age Psychiatry in 2013 that enables individuals to work as consultants in the UK.Dr.Priya Raghavan has since worked as a consultant psychiatrist in NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland covering three busy district general hospitals and several other cottage hospitals.While she enjoyed leading, developing and delivering a robust liaison psychiatry service for Lanarkshire and also delivered services in the community via traditional CMHT (Community mental health team)model, her aim in the longer term is to develop both adult and geriatric psychiatry service in India. As such, she relocated to Bangalore in July 2017.The extensive psychiatry training across various settings has facilitated management of variety of complex psychiatric conditions like depression, dementia, schizophrenia, addiction etc across different age groups presenting with various medicolegal complexities. She is currently working as a psychiatrist at Cadabams Hospital, J.P Nagar Bangalore and has ventured into her own private practice at Healthy Mind Clinic,Vijayanagar,Bangalore.

Vijayanagar, Bangalore

Healthy Mind Clinic


Healthy Mind Clinic, 4/10,Nagarbhavi Main road, (midway between Shobha and Kamadhenu Hospitals) Govindarajanagar,Vijayanagar,Bangalore 560040, Landmark: Nagarbhavi Main road, Bangalore

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Tue - Sat

06:30 - 09:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist is a medical physician who specializes in the care and treatment of mental, emotional, and addictive disorders. A psychiatrist is involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental diseases like anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, sexual dysfunction, and developmental disabilities.

Q: Is a Psychiatrist different from a Psychologist?

A: Psychiatrists and psychologists are medical professionals offering different services. Psychologists receive graduate training in psychology and pursue either Ph.D or PsyD or clinical psychology. Psychiatrists are physicians with specific training in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.

Q: When should one consult a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist deals with the mental, emotional and behavioural aspects of human health. Whenever a person is affected by mental disorders like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, psychiatric help is needed. Drastic changes in behaviour without any visible cause require a consultation with a psychiatrist. Mental or emotional issues due to drug addiction requires psychiatric help.

Q: What are the conditions treated by a Psychiatrist?

A: Any mental, emotional or behavioural issues that we face can be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist. Psychiatrists also deal with disorders caused by drug addiction. The following conditions are treated by psychiatrists: depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, alcohol addiction, stress and burn-out, eating disorders & schizophrenia

Q: Can a Psychiatrist treat anxiety disorders?

A: Anxiety disorders are characterized by being in a state of extreme, perennial anxiety. One out of three people will suffer from anxiety disorders at some point in life. Overwhelming anxiety that affects your day-to-day activities becomes a disorder. A psychiatrist is trained to treat anxiety disorders through psychological therapies and medication.


MBBS - Bangalore University, 2001
MRCP (UK) - The Royal College of Psychiatry, United Kingdom, 2009


Member of royal college of psychiatrist


2017 - 2018 Consultant at Cadabams Hospital
2018 - 2018 Consultant at Healthy mind
2013 - 2017 Consultant Psychiatrist at WIshaw General, Hairmyres and Monklands Hospitals, NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
2009 - 2013 Higher Specialist Trainee at Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen,Scotland, United Kingdom


61501 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

CCT - Old Age Psychiatry - Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom, 2013
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