We are a group of Professional Psychologists intending to provide quality mental health care. Asara aims to enhance quality of life and provide psychological care adding to wellness.
Founder / Clinical Psychologist
Mrs.Spandana Ch is an RCI recognized clinical psychologist practising for more than 6 years now. She holds varied experience in working with all kinds of the population from working as a developmental psychologist with children to geriatric care for the elderly population with Alzheimer’s and related disorders. She went on to pursue M.Phil in Clinical Psychology which is a 2 years intensive, hands-on training program to deal with the clinical aspects from diagnosing, conducting psychological assessments to rendering psychotherapy.
She holds more than 4 years of experience of working with the clinical population in formal Psychiatric settings providing services in both in-patient and out-patient departments. During the course, she has initiated a Child Development Centre programme with holistic treatment approach for children with developmental disorders and led the clinical psychology unit.
Co-Founder / Clinical Psychologist
Mr. Arun Jacob is an RCI Licensed Clinical Psychologist formerly a registered member of The British Psychological Society. Equipped with a wide range of experience and expertise of working with MNC's, Psychiatric hospital, Cancer hospital as well as NGO's. His experience covers assisting individuals with psychological problems across the life span. His approach to psychotherapy is integrative of Humanistic, Existential, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral and Client-centered approaches. He is also interested in Family therapy, Couple therapy, and Adolescent population. Although a clinical psychologist he is greatly influenced by positive psychology and effectively integrating its principles into his practice also specializing in them as a part of his Doctoral work. Alongside his professional life, he is also a dramatist, trainer and motivational speaker.
Vyshakha Chikkanagoudar is a practicing Psychologist. She completed her Masters degree in Psychology from Montfort College, and has clinical experience with individuals and groups of all ages and difficulties. She believes Knowledge is the foundation to recovery and starts with nonjudgmental dialogue and communication. She has experience working with children especially with Autism and ADHD, indicated by symptoms of poor social and emotional skills, behavioral difficulties such as stubbornness, tantrums, hyperactivity and inattention. Care is also taken to involve the parents and caregivers in the process to create a positive environment for both. She believes in giving a realistic and achievable list of goals to her clients and works with them to help empower themselves. She strongly believes that sharing knowledge is a powerful tool for a better future.
Mr. Vigraanth Bapu KG is a Clinical Psychologist has an experience of 2 years in this field. He completed M.Phil - Clinical Psychology from LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health in 2017. Has worked in numerous projects associated with NIMHANS. Also works as an Assistant Professor in a reputed institution in Bangalore. He follows an eclectic model in his therapeutic approach but greatly CBT, Humanistic and Client Centred. He is also a trainer and has done school-based training within the country and abroad.