“There is no greater joy or reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.”
That’s the mantra behind Neelam’s work. They are not just words but the driving force that constantly inspire and motivate her to work upon the well being of others.
A RCI licensed psychologist, she received her B.A. in Applied Psychology from university of Delhi. She earned her MA in clinical psychology from IGNOU followed by PG Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology from MDU, Rohatak.
Over the years, she has worked with a diverse clientele base, encompassing individuals of all age groups with various psychological, emotional and behavioral issues. Though her experience is manifold, she has a special and a keen interest in the workings of the human mind. She specializes in providing neuro rehabilitation supporting individuals with cognitive impairment arising because of dementia, stroke, epilepsy or traumatic brain injury. She is also expert in providing cognitive management of the children with autism, ADHD and other childhood disorders.
With her exceptional skills she has successfully served at IBS hospital, MAX hospital, VIMHANS and medanta medicity. She has been working as Clinical Neuro Psychologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, since 2017. She is adept at working with multidisciplinary teams of doctors and conferring with schools, and providers for diagnostic clarification and treatment planning.
Neelam is well versed with the Cognitive evaluation tools like WMS, TOL (Tower of London),
Wisconsin card sorting test etc. She is also proficient in the administration of all kinds of Psychometric testing IQ, Personality, SLD, Psychosis, ADHD and others. She practices using different therapy formats to develop the most appropriate treatment plan based on the individual needs of her clients with the problems like.
- Anxiety Disorders (Acute Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and,
- Neuro degenerative disorders(dementia, Alzheimer’s, etc)
- Separation and Divorce
- Grief and bereavement
- Bipolar Disorder
She enjoys working closely with her patients to develop a comprehensive treatment plan and future goals. She also actively psycho educates the family members on how to best cope with the patient and the illness.
Neelam’s passion and interest in the field of well being has driven her to work on many research projects to foster a deeper understanding of the human mind. She has presented a number of research papers on different topics like mood disorders, personality disorders, clinical assessment, neuropsychological assessment and so on.
Time and again she has appeared on news channels and frequently writes for print and social media to spread community awareness on mental health issues. She frequently acts as a mentor to budding psychologists with the aim to guide and empower them in the counseling profession.