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Pediatric Psychology

Pediatric Psychology

The Pediatric Psychology Department at Masina Hospital specializes in providing comprehensive psychological care and support to children and adolescents. We recognize the unique emotional and behavioral needs of young patients and aim to improve their mental health and overall well-being. Our team of experienced Pediatric psychologists works closely with children, their families, and other healthcare professionals to address a wide range of psychological concerns.

Building #6 (Ground Floor) Wellness Centre

The Pediatric Psychology Department at Masina Hospital specializes in providing comprehensive psychological care and support to children and adolescents. We recognize the unique emotional and behavioral needs of young patients and aim to improve their mental health and overall well-being. Our team of experienced Pediatric psychologists works closely with children, their families, and other healthcare professionals to address a wide range of psychological concerns.

Our Pediatric Psychology Department offers a variety of services to meet the psychological needs of children and adolescents, including:

-Psychological assessment and evaluation.
-Individual therapy and counselling.
-Family therapy and support.
-Group therapy and support groups.
-Behaviour management and intervention.
-Coping strategies and resilience building.
-Psychoeducation and skill development.
-Learning Disability Assessments.

Our Pediatric Psychology Department employs a child-centered and family-focused approach to therapy and assessment. While we do not rely on advanced medical technology, we do utilize standardized psychological assessment tools and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to provide the best care possible to our young patients. We aim to create a safe and nurturing environment in which children and adolescents feel comfortable discussing their thoughts and feelings.

Procedures:

The department provides a range of evidence-based psychological procedures and interventions, such as:
•⁠ ⁠Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and mood disorders
•⁠ ⁠Play therapy for younger children
•⁠ ⁠Exposure and response prevention (ERP) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
•⁠ ⁠Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) for behavioral problems
•⁠ ⁠Trauma-focused therapy for children who have experienced trauma
•⁠ ⁠Social skills training for improving peer relationships
•⁠ ⁠Diagnostic assessments for developmental and psychological disorders
•⁠ ⁠Psychological assessments for learning difficulties

At Masina Hospital, we understand the importance of early intervention and support for children facing psychological challenges. Our team of dedicated Pediatric psychologists collaborates with families and other healthcare providers to promote the mental well-being of young patients and equip them with the tools to thrive emotionally and socially.

Masina Specialists

1. Ms. Jhanvi Shah

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Ms. Jhanvi Shah

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