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Dr Karan Sinha, Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Karan Sinha is a compassionate Psychiatrist who is a leader and advocate in his field for the holistic approach to mental wellbeing. He was brought up in Melbourne with a good balance of Eastern and Western values. He inspires his patients to adopt scientifically proven practices of guided meditation, self-compassion and exercise to assist in their recovery

He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011 and has developed his interests in Anxiety and Depressive Disorders. He has been working and specialising in the area of Psychiatry for the past 5 years sub-specialising in the area of General Psychiatry treating mostly adults and youth. He has extensive knowledge and experience with using current psychiatric medications and has been working with adults, youth, children and elderly in community outpatient and inpatient settings at Monash Health. 

 Conditions Treated:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Psycho- Somatic disorders linked with physical illnesses.

Therapies used in practice:

  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Mindfulness based cognitive therapy
  • Self-compassion psychotherapy.

 Here’s what Dr Sinha says about his practice,

 “I believe medications can be helpful in more severe diseases and for short periods of time. However, to fully recover and heal from a mental illness, I also use other approaches including guided meditation, introspection, self-compassion, assertiveness and physical exercise”

 Dr Karan is widely travelled and has made meditation and yoga a daily practice.




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