Dr. Kannan GK

Dr. Kannan GK

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry), Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP), CCT- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry



Adolescent And Child Psychiatrist


14 Years Experience

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Dr. G.K Kannan completed his medical training (M.B.B.S) and psychiatry training (M.D Psychiatry) at the Madras Medical College in Chennai. After working over a year as a lecturer in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Unit in Christian Medical College, he proceeded to Australia where he obtained Fellowship of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and completed sub-specialist training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He has been working in Psychiatry for over 13 years and in Child Psychiatry for over 6 years.Comprehensive Psychiatric assessment for adults and children/adolescents is offered at his clinic. He has experience in both psychotherapeutic techniques and medication treatment options enable him to offer holistic care. Formal training in mindfulness meditation-based interventions such as ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy), MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) and CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) for adults and young people provides him with the ability to offer treatment packages with a blend of the east and the west.Dr. Kannan also has training in behavior therapy for management of disruptive behaviors in children and circle of security training, which is of immense benefit for children with attachment difficulties. He has a special interest in the treatment of stress-related disorders and prevention of mental disorders. Dr. Kannan also has a keen interest in research.

Nandanam, Chennai

Mind Space


15,13th Street, Nandanam Extension, Landmark: Near Venkateshwara Hospital, Chennai

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03:00 - 05:00


01:30 - 07:00


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10:00 - 06:00

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Velachery, Chennai

Siva Childrens Hospital and Family Health Center

10 A, Ayodya Colony, Landmark: Opposite Naydu Hall, Chennai

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Mon - Fri

04:00 - 06:00


T Nagar, Chennai

GoClinix Medical Centre

19/1, Rajathi Apartments, South Boag Road, Shivaji Ganesan Street, Landmark: Opposite Meenakshi Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai

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Acceptance Committment Therapy
Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use Disorders
Parent Management Training
Mindfulness Meditation
Family Therapy
Educational Assessment for Children
Dyslexia Treatment
IQ Assessment


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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2003
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2006
Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) - RANZCP (Australia), 2010


Indian Psychiatric Society
Fellow of Royal Australian and NewZealand College of Psychiatrists


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2002 - 2003 Intern ( House Surgeon) at Govt.General Hospital
2003 - 2006 Post Graduate(PG) Trainee M.D Psychiatry at Institute of Mental Health
2006 - 2007 Lecturer in Child Psychiatry at Christian Medical College
2008 - 2011 Career Medical Officer at Hunter NewEngland Health Service, Newcastle Australia
2011 - 2014 Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at Sydney Children's Hospital Network, Sydney


72397 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2003
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