Dr Aakanksha Singh is the first superspecialist child psychiatrist to start private practice in Chandigarh and a time of writing this content, the only superspecialist (DM) child and adolescent psychiatrist in the tricity.
She did her MBBS from Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical college Tanda HP and MD Psychiatry and DM Child and adolescent psychiatry from PGIMER, Chandigarh.
She specializes in the psychological issues and behavioral problems of children and adolescents and psychiatric condition in this age group.
Dr Aakanksha Singh has been practicing Child Psychiatry for over 3 years. After finishing her MBBS, she went to PGIMER, Chandigarh for an MD in Psychiatry.
Besides gaining the clinical acumen and skill in treating adult patients with psychotic illnesses, depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety issues and addiction, she also gained the experience in psychotherapy, behaviour therapies and marital (couple) counselling.
She received the medal for being the best outgoing student in her three years of training.
During these three years in Psychiatry she found that children and adolescents were not little adults and needed specialized management. The challenge of this super-specialty motivated her to do DM in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from PGIMER, Chandigarh.
She did a research on remediation in Learning disability and has developed a remedial programme for children with learning disability. She received international recognition for her work and her study is selected to be presented at 23rd World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied professions, 23-27th July at Prague, Czech Republic. For this work she was also awarded with Adopt a delegate fellowship by the International association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
A month stint at National institute for the Empowerment of persons with Intellectual disabilities (Divyangjan), Secundrabad gave her the insight into early intervention, speech therapy, behaviour therapy, special education and holistic management of persons with mental retardation, Autism and Learning disabilities.
Her areas of interest are Early interventions in mental retardation and Autism, remediation of Specific learning disability (Dyslexia), ADHD, Adolescent problems and parental training.
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