Dr Ruksheda Syeda, joined Prafulta in 2011 and has a MBBS degree with DPM. Her training has been at the esteemed Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital with Psychiatric training at G S Medical College and K E M Hospital.
She is a celebrated speaker on Mental Health and has two Tedx talks to her credit. Having received numerous international awards including a prestigious WHO Fellowship from South Korea in psycho-social rehabilitation, she has a thriving private practice in Lokhandwala, Mumbai, spanning over 18 years. She serves on psychiatric professional bodies and is the convener of women’s mental health specialty section of the Indian Psychiatric Society. A passionate advocate of community mental health, Dr Ruksheda also consults at other centers and works with various NGOs to bridge the gap and provide quality affordable mental health care to all. Her warmth and empathetic communication style has made her popular with the media as a mental health expert for TV, radio, print and script consultations.
Dr. Ruksheda’s expertise is in the area of Adolescent and Young Adults, Women and Family Psychiatry.