Dr. Akshay Kumar

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Specialty: Psychiatry

Hospital: Artemis Hospital, Delhi

Designation: Attending Consultant
Specialty: Mental Health and Behavioural Science
Location: Gurugram
Nationality: Indian
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi
Gender: Male

Ph.D. Psychology : University of Delhi, University College of Medical Science
Graduate Programs: Bachelors and Masters in Psychology

Brief Profile:
A Ph.D. in Psychology, from the University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi).
Bachelors and Masters in Psychology from University of Delhi, with a ‘Distinction Award’.
Currently working as an Visiting Professor and Head of Department at IIIT Delhi, a Consultant Psychologist at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, previously at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi.

In collaboration with Harvard University, USA, he has developed one of the 1st courses in Positive Psychology and leadership in India, based on the International Harvard Module.

He was awarded the Faculty Excellence Award by IIIT Delhi. He is also currently serving as the Self Growth Coordinator of the University. A Senior research fellow of the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR).

His in-depth knowledge, clear understanding and brilliant acumen of the field has helped him won awards and recognition in the field of Psychology. He was awarded a certificate of research contribution by The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), of the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. and has presented several original research papers in several national and international Psychology conferences including, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), Delhi University, Sambalpur University, Amity University, Jamia Milia Islamia University etc.

His expertise in the field of Holistic Health has helped him refine himself further. He has been practicing Reiki personally and professionally for 09 years. He has done a specialized course on Mindfulness meditation for stress and Anxiety reduction from Tushita Meditation Retreat by Glen Svensson, from Australia with teachers such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

He has done specialized courses in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Clinical Hypnotherapy having learnt Clinical hypnosis from Vimhans Hospital, Delhi and California Hypnosis Association (Accredited by American Hypnosis Association) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

He is one of the only 2 licensed coaches of Mars Venus Organization has 06 years of corporate experience working for Dr. John Gray’s (bestselling author of the book, ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’) Mars Venus Coaching as a behavioral, management assistant trainer at Wal-Mart India, Vodafone, IBM, Coca-Cola India, Intel, Aditya Birla, American Express, Yahoo Inc., Evalueserve, Unicon and Unison.

Honors & Awards:
– Faculty Excellence Award- IIIT Delhi
– Distinction Award (Gold Medal): Univeristy of Delhi

Clinical Focus:
All Psychological and Psychiatric Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Panic Attacks, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, general life issues and Counseling etc.)