Dr. Shekhar Seshadri 

Professor and Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, (NIMHANS)

Dr Shekhar Seshadri is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and a post-graduate in Psychiatry from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He is currently the Professor and Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, (NIMHANS), Bangalore. Besides working with child and adolescent mental health including developmental disabilities, he is actively involved in the areas of gender and sexualities, violence/trauma and abuse, children in difficult circumstances, juvenile justice, experiential methodologies, school programs/teacher training in life skills education, Community and school mental health programmes, forum theater and qualitative research.

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