The Department of Psychology is the Brain Child of our Director Dr. K R Rajappan and was introduced in this Hospital in the year 2007 with a noble aim to provide Psychological care for In-Patients as well as Out-Patients. As this Hospital is one of the Premier Hospitals dealing with Chronic Accident Cases, Trauma Care Management and Long Term Treatment Cases, Active Psychological Support and care for In-Patients and their relatives is essential. Pre Surgical Psychological Supports, Post-Operative Psychological Care, ICU Stress Management Sessions, ICU Psychosis Management, Phantom Limb Management, Counselling etc. are some of the major areas of focus of the In-Patient unit of this Department.
The Out-Patient unit of the Department provides Psychotherapy, Behaviour Therapy, Marital Therapy, Psychological assistance for Teen Age related problems, Academic Problems and Learning Difficulties, Stress Management, Relaxation Therapy, De-addiction Treatment,Psychological Tests and many more. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy under experienced Psychologist is the speciality of this Department. Free consultation and Psychological Counselling are also provided to the Under Privileged Children and their Parents of nearby areas with the help of Rotary Club. Orientation Camps in exam taking strategies are also conducting in the Department prior to examinations.