Dr. Vishal Girotra received his graduation and post-graduation (MD) training from one of the premier medical institutes of India (Maulana Azad Medical College & associated G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi). Thereafter, he moved to Australia for further experience. In Australia, he worked with leading psychiatrists & played a role as an active member of the team and learned valuable experience regarding the state-of-art management of different psychiatric disorders. He moved back to India in 2007 & have been in private practice since then. As a practicing psychiatrist, he manages a wide range of psychiatric case presentations including cases with psychotic disorders, difficult to treat mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, as well as adolescent and geriatric cases. His work involves a thorough assessment of the case & to formulate a management plan in collaboration with the patient and the family. It involves supervising the execution of the plan and to provide necessary inputs to be able to reach the mutually desired goals. The steps generally involve psycho-education, individual/family counseling, motivational enhancement, and pharmacological management on a need basis. Cases requiring liaison with the other specialties are managed accordingly. He takes a special interest in difficult to treat mood disorders. He also carries out teaching and training programs in the community from time to time, be it training the GPS on issues related to psychological medicine or organizing seminars in schools on topics related to child and adolescent mental health.