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Dr. Sayantani Mukherjee

Dr. Sayantani Mukherjee

Dr. Sayantani Mukherjee

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MBBS, DNB - Psychiatry


11 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sayantani Mukherjee is a consultant psychiatrist with 8 years of experience. She is practising in Pune in Hadapsar, Kharadi, Kondhwa, Wanowrie, Katraj and Warje. She is attached to Chaitanya Institue for Mental Health, Sahyadri Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital and Poonawala Hospital. She believes in holistic approach and uses a combination of medicines, counselling and therapy to help her patients. Apart from general psychiatric illnesses, she also treats disorders in child/ adolescent psychiatry, old age psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, headaches, sexual disorders, individual/ group/ marital and family therapies and deaddiction. She also does stress management, anger management, behavioral disturbance management and counselling of students and parents. Apart from clinical side, she is an avid researcher and has published several papers internationally as well as nationally. She also teaches and conducts workshops for stress management and parenting problems

Kondhwa, Pune

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Shop Number 1, Sai Niketan HSG Society, Salunkhe - Vihar Road, Landmark: Opposite Madhu Auto Mobiles & Beside St. Mathew's School, Pune

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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 - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2009
DNB - Psychiatry - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 2013


Maharashtra Medical Council


2009 - Present Owner at Chaitanya Mental Health Care Centre


2009041685 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2009
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