Dr. Keshika Ahuja Dhamija
Speciality:Psychiatry & Mind Behavioral Sciences
Qualification: MD Psychiatry
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Dr. Keshika Ahuja Dhamija ,

A dedicated medical professional who can multitask and work well with others. Patient care- oriented, bringing forth a compassionate and friendly attitude. 

She is highly organized and skilled consultant in the department of psychiatry, serving at our department of psychiatric and Mind behavioural science. 

She did her graduation (MBBS) from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, where she developed an interest in Psychiatry as a branch. 

She completed her internship from Sir Gangaram Hospital which is one of the best multi-speciality hospitals in New Delhi. 

She then moved to Bangalore for her post-graduation which she completed at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) which is the apex centre for mental health and Neuroscience education in the country. 

Here, she got extensive training and experience in treating a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, including elderly psychiatric illness, childhood disorders, substance use disorders, rehabilitation as well as training in specific units like schizophrenia, OCD, women’s mental health, community psychiatry., etc. 

During this time, she also got hands on experience with non-invasive brain stimulation techniques such as rTMS and tDCS. She also got experience in delivering ECTs on patients. 

Her research interests include women’s mental health - perinatal psychiatry, which she also covered in her MD thesis program. 

Past work experience- 

She has worked in Kalpana Chawla Government medical college and hospital, Karnal. 

She has also worked with Artemis Hospitals, Gurugram. 


She received an award for commendable work in Services for Enhanced recovery with intensive and continued engagement (SERVICE) program. 

Specialisation & Expertise

Dr. Keshika Ahuja Dhamija specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric and behavioral issues, including:

  • Anxiety/OCD: Providing effective management and treatment for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

  • Stress Management: Offering guidance and support to manage stress and improve overall well-being.

  • Depression / Suicidal Ideas: Expert care for depression and addressing suicidal thoughts with utmost sensitivity and care.

  • Behavioral Problems of Children & Elderly: Specializing in addressing behavioral issues in both children and elderly individuals.

  • Marital & Sexual Problems: Providing counseling and support for individuals and couples facing marital and sexual challenges.

  • Memory Problems: Comprehensive evaluation and treatment for memory-related concerns.

  • Anger Issues: Offering effective techniques to manage and control anger-related challenges.

  • Fearfulness / Phobia: Addressing fears and phobias through targeted therapy and counseling.

  • Sleep Problems: Assisting in diagnosing and treating sleep-related disorders for improved sleep quality.

  • Headache / Suspicousness: Comprehensive evaluation and management of headaches and suspicious thoughts.

  • Bipolar Disorder: Expert care for individuals facing bipolar disorder, emphasizing stability and well-being.

  • Social Media Addiction: Supporting individuals in managing and overcoming addiction to social media platforms.

  • Addiction To Drugs: Providing counseling and treatment for drug addiction, promoting recovery and rehabilitation.

  • Counselling Facility: Offering a safe and supportive environment for counseling and therapeutic interventions.

Memberships & Certifications


Dr. Keshika is an active member of IMA (Indian Medical Association) and has attended many conferences and workshops all over India - 

• Attended OCD Symposium 2022 held at NIMHANS , Bangalore 

• Attended Neuropsychiatry webinar held at NIMHANS in 2021,2022.

• Attended Mindfulness based rehabilitation workshop at OCD symposium, 2022.

• Attended Neuropsychiatry webinar held at NIMHANS in October 2022

• Attended ADDICON (Annual Conference of Addiction Psychiatry Society of India) conference held in Bangalore in 2022

• Attended Mood Disorders CME held at NIMHANS