Dr. J. Vijaya Savithri is a private practitioner in Psychiatry, based in Bangalore. She has been in the field of counseling & therapy for the last twenty years
She received her training In New Delhi & later from NIMHANS, Bangalore. She received training in the areas of Psychology ( child, adult & geriatric ) , Psychotherapy, Neuropsychology, Psychodiagnostics , Psychopharmacology & Pharmacotherapy.
She has also been a member of the research team from St. Louis School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. which collaborated with the Dept. of Biotechnology, India in trying to unravel the Molecular Genetics of Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia. She has also assisted in research on ADHD, OCD & Genetics of Alcoholism.
She prides herself in the ability to deal with clients coming from a wide age group of 2—92 !She finds dealing with children both fascinating & challenging She maintains that she has learnt a lot from observing her own children !
She feels that empathy is the key to understanding & helping people in distress.
She currently practices at Indiranagar, Bangalore