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Roshni Counselling Centre is an association of professionally qualified, trained mental health professionals with diverse backgrounds and unique experiences. Each of our clinicians is specialized in providing caring expert assistance on issues related to children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Meet Our Clinicians

Dr. Srilakshmi Pingali - Psychiatrist
Dr. Srilakshmi Pingali has done her MD in Psychiatry from Lady Harding medical college, New Delhi. She is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Mental Health, Hyderabad. She is a consultant psychiatrist for a children's hospital at Hyderabad, a consultant psychiatrist for a rehabilitation and deaddiction Centre at Secunderabad. She has teaching and training program experience ranging from educational institutions to corporate sector.

Dr. K. Niranjan Reddy - Clinical Psychologist
Formerly Prof. of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Mental Health, Erragadda, Hyderabad. Formerly Prof. of Rehabilitation Psychology, Sweekaar Academy of Rehabilitation Sciences, affiliated to Osmania University. Honorary Principal DRFHE (Dr. Reddy's Foundation for Health Education). Formerly columnist in Deccan Chronicle daily newspaper, presently columnist in Eenadu daily news paper. Renowned person in the field of psychology whose opinions are most respected and welcomed by most of the print and electronic media. Four decades of clinical and teaching experience.

Dr. S. Bhaskar Naidu - Clinical Psychologist

Formerly Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupathi, presently - Professor of Clinical psychology, Institute of Mental Health, Hyderabad. Columnist in Andhra Jyothi daily news paper. Renowned person in the field of Psychology whose opinions are most respected and welcomed by most of the print and electronic media. 33 years of clinical and teaching experience.

G. Shiva Kumar - Clinical Psychologist

G. Shiva Kumar is a Clinical Psychologist with Professional License in clinical psychology. He has 4 years of experience in Clinical Teaching and Practice.
He has received extensive clinical training in carrying out detailed psychological assessments (Intelligence, Learning Disability, Autism, Behavioral & Conduct Disorders, Memory, Personality, Adjustment, Diagnostic Assessment and Neuropsychological testing) for various psychological conditions which could help in identification, diagnosis and effective management of psychological disorders.
In addition to conducting psychological assessments he has received specialized training in conducting structured Psychotherapies, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Sex Therapy, Marital & Family Therapy.
He has got wide research experience in Male Sexual Health Problems.


  • Anxiety Disorders (Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, & other phobias)
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Male Sexual Dysfunctions – (Erectile Dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation)
  • Emotional & Behavioral Problems in Children & Adolescents
  • Stress Management
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Marital & Family Therapy

Dr.Sucharita -
Sucharita was trained by Life Line at Australia, in crisis counselling. Her work in crisis intervention team involved supporting clients with mental health issues, suicidal behavior and other emotional problems. She is skillful in evidence based therapies such as dialectic behavior therapy, emotion-focused brief therapy, marital therapy and cognitive behavior therapy. She has been certified for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) by LivingWorks, a suicide intervention training company recognized in Canada, Australia, Norway, and the United Kingdom.Sucharita is a PhD in Psychology and also has an M.Phil in Counselling Psychology.

Dr. Jayanti Sunder Rajan - Psychologist

Ms Jayanti has an Integrated Undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Major in Child Development and Postgraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from SNDT University, Mumbai. Her career as a Clinical Psychologist began at MGIMS, Sewagram. where she  Dealt in Special Clinic for Children with low IQ and Behavioural Problems, Handled Cases of Grief Management of Parents with critically ill babies, Preparing Patients undergoing major surgeries including terminally ill cases, Specialized in resolving conflicts of patients showing Hysterical symptoms, Rehabilitation of patients  recovered from Mental Illness .
Her core areas of expertise are:
  • Psycho educational assessment for children with problems memory, attention, concentration, reading, writing, spelling and comprehension
  • Developmental assessment for children with delayed speech ,motor activities and social skills
  • Behavioral Assessment for children, adolescents and youth with problems related to behavior like lying , cheating, short temper, emotional disturbance.
  • Behavior Management and Behavior Therapy
  • Parental Counseling and Guidance
  • Clinical Assessment for individuals suffering from fears, overwhelming emotions, sadness, worry, unresolved conflicts and its management through therapeutic intervention.
  • Family Counseling/Couple Counseling/Corporate Counseling/Psychotherapy
  • Corporate Training in Team Management, Intrapersonal and Interpersonal skills and Communication Skills
  • Teacher Training in early childhood education
  • Workshop on Life Skills for children
  • Workshop on Art of Positive Parenting, Milestones Education, Needs of Children

Ms Jayshree Sarda -
Consultant Psychologist

Jayshree Sarda is a gold medalist in both under graduate and post graduate programs provided by University of Calcutta specializing in Medical Psychology at the Masters level. She has done her M. Phil. in Rehabilitation Psychology from the National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad under Osmania University. After completion of M Phil in 2006, she has been involved in teaching, research as well as clinical consultation. She is a guest faculty at Hyderabad Central University, National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped and the International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution. She follows a client centered approach to counselling and is trained in various psychotherapies from deep therapy to behavior therapy and cognitive behavior therapy. Her areas of interest include developmental disabilities, parenting, personality development, handling behavior problems of children, stress and coping, pre marital and marital counselling and developing life skills especially assertive communication to name a few.
She has been conducting workshops and facilitating various group. Recent ones include:

  • Brain Health- for Novartis International
  • Parenting Skills- for Bayer
  • Stress and Well being- for Cathay Pacific Airlines
  • Working in the night shift- Oracle Software
  • Time Management- PNB Metlife
  • Assertive Communication- Reliance General Insurance
  • Stress and Work Life Balance- WAP- Aga Khan

Syamala.R –
Special Educator

Ms.Syamala is a trained Special Educator who has obtained her Masters in Applied Psychology from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, B.Ed in Special Education (MR) from Bhoj University, Madhya Pradesh and Dip. in Special Education (Learning Disabilities) from Banglore.

She has proficiency in working with children with Learning Disabilities, Borderline intelligence, ADHD, Mental Retardation and Autism. Remedial teaching, giving need based IEP, counseling parents on various Psycho-social aspects of disability, conducting training programs for teachers are her areas of interest.

Surya – Deaddiction therapist and family counselor

Mr. Surya is the founder-President of 'Maarpu' foundation. He holds a post-graduation degree in counselling.  He specializes in treating alcoholics and drug addicts and has an experience for more than 10 years. Completed credits from EACC and IC&RC, IADCC (International Alcohol & Drug Counsellors' Certificate) Trust for India.
Areas of work:

  • Rehabilitating Drug addicts and Alcoholics (Out Patient/In-patient)
  • Family counseling
  • Personality Development
  • Deaddiction therapist and family counselor - On Call

Gayatri Uppalapati - Counseling Psychologist

Gayatri has done M.Phil in Counselling Psychology from Andhra University. She has been working in the field of Counselling & Training since 7 Years. She has worked with ICFAI Business School, District Rural Development Agency, Aditya Birla Retail Limited, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited as a Soft Skills Trainer & Psychologist.

Areas of Interest:

  • Depression
  • Behavioural & Emotional Problems in Children & Adolescents
  • Personality Disorders
  • Marital Counselling
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Organizational Counselling
  • Career Counselling

Skills/Therapies used:

  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT)
  • Relaxation Techniques (JPMR)

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Stress Management
  • Time Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Management
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Goal Setting
  • Team Building & Leadership skills
  • Effective Communication Skills

Haritha Raju- Clinical Psycologist - On break

Haritha is an MA in psychology from western institute for social research California and Psychology in clinical psychology from Centre for Psychological Studies in Berkley U.S.
She has worked extensively with those diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, major depression or disociative disorders. She has also dealt with marital issues, PTSD (trauma), addiction, depression, anxiety disorder, play therapy for absurd children and family counseling. Haritha has worked at AASRA- Fremont a domestic violence shelter for Asian women.

The Management Team 
Ms. Shashi, Ms. Shanthi, Ms. Poonam, Ms. Shiri