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Dr. Shwetank Bansal

Dr. Shwetank Bansal

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)





Geriatric Psychiatrist


Addiction Psychiatrist





14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shwetank Bansal is a Consultant Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist at BLK (BL Kapur) Super Speciality Hospital, Karol Bagh and at Better Me Healthcare, New Delhi. After completing MBBS from the University of Delhi, he pursued MD in Psychiatry from the prestigious Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (Delhi University), which is one of the premier neuroscience institutes of the country. Thereafter, he underwent training as a Post Doctoral Observer at the University of Michigan, USA. He has a special interest in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and has trained in CBT from the esteemed Beck Institute for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Pennsylvania, USA. He has been trained in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, one of the latest modes of treatment in Psychiatry and Neurology, from the prestigious Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He has also made numerous contributions to national and international research journals.He has previously been Consultant Psychiatrist in the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in South Delhi, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, and Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. An active member of the American Psychiatric Association and European Psychiatric Association, Dr. Bansal believes that preventive Mental Health is the road to the future, and is routinely cited in media on issues of positive Psychology and Mental Health and has made numerous special appearances on national TV and news shows for the cause of the furtherment of psychological health. His clients and their families appreciate him for his humane and compassionate approach.

Patel Nagar West, Delhi

Better Me Health Care


I-49, Main Balraj Khanna Marg, Landmark: Opposite Axis Bank, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 03:30


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.

Awards and Recognitions

American Psychiatric Association - 2015
European Psychiatric Association - 2016


MBBS - University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi, 2006
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi, 2014


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Indian Psychiatric Society
Delhi Psychiatric Society
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


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2014 - 2015 Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla
2014 - 2015 Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh
2014 - 2015 Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI)
2014 - 2017 Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist at Better Me, Patel Nagar
2016 - 2017 Consultant Psychiatrist at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, Pusa Road


DMC/R/04610 Delhi Medical Council, 2008

Trainings and Certifications

PDO (Michigan) - St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA, 2014
C-TMS (Harvard, USA) - Harvard Medical School, USA, 2017
CCBT (Pennsylvania, USA) - Beck Institute of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, EUA, Pennsylvania, USA, 2016
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