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Dr. Shaunak Ajinkya

Consultant Psychiatrist
MD, DPM, DIP, ADPSc, PGDMLS, CHt, FCLR, DHA

Fellowships

  • Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society, Fellow of Bombay Psychiatric Society

Expertise

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy

Services Offered

Adult Psychiatric Disorders (e.g. Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Schizophrenia, OCD, Alcohol and Drug De-addiction, Eating Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Disorders, Tension Headaches and other Stress related disorders etc), Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders, Geriatric Psychiatric Disorders

Languages spoken

Hindi, English, Marathi

KDAH Experience:

Consultant Psychiatrist for more than 14 yrs. Completed specialist training in MD Psychiatry from the prestigious Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital Mumbai. Clinical Hypnotherapist for more than 9 years certified by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine and International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, USA.

Academics:

  • Recognized Professor of Psychiatry by the Medical Council of India and MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai.
  • MD Psychiatry and PhD guide at MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai.
  • Undergraduate teacher of Psychiatry for MBBS, Nursing and Physiotherapy courses.

Awards:

  • For Academics - Honoured by Bombay Psychiatric Society for work as Professor of Psychiatry
  • For work in Psychiatry - Honoured by prestigious social organizations like Lions and Rotary Club.
  • For work in Hypnotherapy - Certified as Clinical Hypnotherapist by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, USA. Honoured as Master Hypnotist by California Hypnosis Institute of India and Hypnosis Research and Development Centre, Mumbai.

Research-Indexed publications:

  • Prevalence of Parent-rated ADHD and associated parent-related factors in primary school children of Navi Mumbai. Indian Journal of Paediatrics 2013; 80(3):207-10
  • Factors associated with organ donation. North American journal of Medical Sciences 2012; 4:514-5
  • Disability and Psychiatric Disorders. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2012; 34: 198-9
  • Spirituality and Religion in Modern Medicine. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2012; 34: 399-402
  • Perspectives in paediatric psychopharmacology. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2013; 35: 221
  • Depression during pregnancy-Prevalence and obstetric risk factors among pregnant women attending a tertiary care hospital in Navi Mumbai
  • Industrial Psychiatry Journal 2013; 22(1):37-40
  • Meningioma masquerading as Schizophrenia. Bombay Hospital Journal 2012; 54:316-8
  • Stigma and Psychiatric Disorders. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University 2012; 5:83-4
  • Pharmacovigilance of serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University 2013; 6:488
  • Patterns of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry among inpatients at a tertiary care hospital in Navi Mumbai. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2013; 55:S51.
  • Knowledge, attitudes and altruism of medical students towards organ donation. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2013; 55:S107
  • Female sexual dysfunction-the step daughter of psychiatric research in India. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S16
  • Cognitive hypnotherapy for common mental disorders. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S17
  • Disability profile of psychiatric outpatients using the Sheehan's disability scale. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S27
  • Accidental risperidone poisoning in a four year old child with ADHD. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S27
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and myelin abnormalities. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S27
  • Selective mutism with premorbid speech delay in a six year old anaemic child with abnormal EEG tracings. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S27-8
  • Psychiatric comorbidity and personality profile of patients with attempted suicide. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S33
  • Attitude of nurses toward suicidal patients. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 56:S86-7
  • Pathways to psychiatric care. MGM Journal of Medical Sciences 2014; 1(3):132-3
  • Psychological impact of adult alcoholism on spouses and children. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University 2014; 7(2):124-7
  • Hypnotherapy and the Bhagavad Gita. International Journal of Indian Psychology 2015; 2(3):75-82
  • Which is a more debilitating disorder Schizophrenia or Dysthymia? – a comparative study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2015; 9(5): VC01-03
  • Effect of higher state of consciousness Thoughtless Awareness on Psychological Health. Neuroscience research 2010; 1(1): 1-8
  • Psychological Disorders and personality characteristics of patients with gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). International Journal of research in Medical Sciences 2015; 3: 1408-15
  • Mindfulness based Hypnotherapy for Common Mental Disorders. European Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies 2015; 2: 3-6
  • Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia. Sleep and Hypnosis 2015; 17(1-2): 11-13
  • Prevalence of Mobile Dependence in Secondary School Adolescents. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2015; 9(11): VC06-09
  • People see what papers show? Psychiatry's stint with print media. A pilot study from Mumbai, India. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2015; 57: 407-11
  • Bullying and Victimization Trends in Undergraduate Medical Students. A self reported cross sectional observational survey. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2016; 10(2): VC05-08

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