Dr. Rishikesh Behere

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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS





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Dr. Rishikesh V Behere is a clinician and researcher in Psychiatry. As a clinician, he has been closely working on mental health issues related to stress and its effect on the human mind and providing professional scientific evidence based treatments. As a researcher, he firmly believes in 'Translational Research' where the benefits of the results of research should translate into better care. He did his MD training in Psychiatry from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India and is a former associate professor in a Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal. He is currently a consultant psychiatrist and independent researcher at Pune. He has been working in the field of psychiatry since 2005. mental health is essentially defined by 3 components – the way you think (thoughts), the way you feel (emotions) and the way you behave (behavior) and these need to be in perfect sync with your physical health for you to perform effectively and efficiently as an individual. A disturbance in any one of them can disturb the sync and seriously undermine your efficiency as an individual. If you want to be healthy it is equally important to care for your mental health as well, His consultation involves a professional, individualized and scientific approach to understanding the unique factors causing stress in each person. A comprehensive treatment program is discussed with the clients. While medication helps in quick control of symptoms placing the client on the path to recovery, psychotherapy involving cognitive-behavioral principles and understanding the mind-body relationship helps in correcting the incorrect thought process and equips the client to handle stress better, hence enhancing the chances of preventing future recurrences of stress-related disorders.

Baner, Pune



101, The Square, 113/9, Baner Mahalunge Road, Landmark: Near Ganaraj Mangal Karyalay & Behind KFC, Pune

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Mon - Tue, Thu

06:00 - 09:00

Wed, Fri

07:00 - 09:00


05:00 - 09:00


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Sleep and Sexual Disorders
Relationship Problems
Child and Adolescent guidance
Neurocognitive Disorders
Post Neurosurgical And Head Injury Cognitive Rehabilitation
Stress Related To Chronic Medical Conditions And Chronic Pain
Drug and Behavioral Sddictions


Psychosomatic Specialist


MD - Psychiatry - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 2008
MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2003


2005 - 2008 Junior Resident in Psychiatry at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
2008 - 2011 Senior Resident in Psychiatry at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
2011 - 2015 Assistant Professor & Department of Psychiatry at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal
2015 - 2016 Assistant Professor & Department of Psychiatry at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal

Awards and Recognitions

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Award for Work in Dementia From Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom - 2015
Tilak Venkoba Rao Oration Award From Indian Psychiatric Society - 2013
Young Psychiatrist Award for Valuable Clinical, Academic and Research Contributions to Indian Psychiatry - 2012
Bhagawat Award for Best Research Paper Presented at Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society - 2011
Early Career Investigator Award From Schizophrenia Research Institute Awarded at The 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference September, Sydney, Australia - 2010


Indian Psychiatric Society
International Early Psychosis Association


69038 Karnataka Medical Council, 2004
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