Facilities / Service Offered


  • History taking and mental status examination
  • Follow up of all cases
  • Neuro Psychological assessment and interventions
  • Investigations
  • Psychodiagnostic assessments
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness interventions
  • Psycho-Education
  • Mental Illness Disability Assessment and Guidance.
  • Learning Disability Assessment & Remediation
  • IQ Assessment, Projective Tests and other psychological Assessments.


  • Diagnosis and management of acute illness
  • De-addiction
  • Psychosocial Assessment and Psychosocial Intervention
  • Care of children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients
  • Discharge Summaries with all details and follow up advice (Pre Discharge Counselling)

Procedure performed

  • Electroconvulsive therapy, biofeedback, aversion therapy

Special Clinics

  • Family therapy clinic
  • De-addiction clinic
  • Memory clinic
  • Sexual medicine clinic
  • Geriatric clinic
  • Neuropsychology clinic
  • Child guidance Clinic

Extension Activities

  • Suicide Prevention Centre.
  • Student counselling Centre.
  • Association with Chamarajnagara hospital.
  • Association with Suttur residential School.
  • Continued medical education programmes
  • Teachers’ training programmes
  • Guest lectures
  • Social and Community Oriented Activities: Urban Health Centre, health camps.


The PG Board of studies, JSS University has approved the following

  • MD in Psychiatry
  • DPM in Psychiatry
  • Fellowship Programme in Sexual Medicine
  • Certificate course in Sexual Medicine
  • Residency training in Sexual Medicine.
  • MPhil in Clinical Psychology 2016
  • MPhil in Psychiatry social work 2012
  • MINDS initiative- Medication Information for Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Sensitization initiative. It was a joint initiative by departments of Psychiatry and Clinical Pharmacy started in October 2016.
  • JSS DIAL (Doctors interested in alternative learning) is a unique forum initiated by the department which has 500plus books whereby Non-medical books are exchanged between faculty from various departments.
  • The department also has a dedicated center for recreation & book library Exclusive for caregivers & in-patients. One of its kind in India.
  • There is also the availability of toys, board games etc to aid in the rehabilitation services for child & adolescent in patients.