The Department of Clinical Psychology at the School of Rehabilitation and Behavioural Sciences has been established in 2021 which is on the campus of the Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital. The Department is headed by Dr. C. Saravanan with an experience of more than 15 years.

The department provides mental health treatment for children, adolescents and adults with mental health issues. From 2022 onwards The Department of Clinical Psychology offering PhD in Clinical Psychology and from the academic year 2023-2024 onwards MSc Clinical Psychology and MPhil Clinical Psychology (RCI approved) programs are offered with a vision and mission.

To impart quality education, enhance research programs, update clinical knowledge, and inculcate values and ethics among students in the field of clinical psychology.

To provide extensive and evidence-based psychological services to patients and their caregivers.
To offer excellent teaching and training programs in the field of clinical psychology.
To conduct and disseminate research in contemporary specialties of clinical psychology, including mental health promotion and prevention.
To engage with the community to enhance mental health insight, and enable resilience and wellbeing.

The Department of Clinical Psychology caters to the following services

Psychological Assessments
  • Intellectual quotient and developmental quotient assessment
  • Learning and scholastic deficit assessment
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Personality assessment
  • Neurotic, psychotic and organic disorder assessments
  • Neuropsychological assessment
Psychological Therapies
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Behavior therapy
  • Coping skills
  • Stress management
  • Marital therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Psychogenic pain management