Dr. Avdesh Sharma

Dr. Avdesh Sharma
Psychiatrist, Delhi

MBBS, MD, DPM

  • 2 Hospitals
  • 33 Years Experience
  • Dr. Avdesh Sharma is a Consultant at Parivartan Center for Mental Health, Rahat Charitable & Medical Research Trust, Delhi
  • Worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in NIMHANS, Bangalore; G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi and Batra Hospital
  • Worked as Visiting consultant to many private and govt. run de-addiction centers like ‘Tilanjali’, SPARC etc. (1985 – 1995) 
  • Consultant on drug abuse to Ministry of Welfare, Govt. of India. (1988 – 1992)
  • International Expert, WHO-SEARO Project on Mental Health and Well Being (2008-2009)

Specialities

  • Psychiatry

  • Neuro Psychiatry

Expertise


Education

  • MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi in 1974 - 1979
  • Diploma in Psychological Medicine (DPM) National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India in 1980 - 1982
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Silver Jubilee Gold Medalist (Best Outgoing Student), National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India in 1982 - 1984
  • Master Teacher Healer of ‘Reiki’, ‘Karuna Reiki’ and ‘Magnified Healing’
  • Trained in ‘Reyukai’ (Japanese Meditation), Transcendental Meditation, Sukhbodanada’s Meditational techniques, Deepak Chopra’s Beej Mantra Meditation and Brahma Kumari’s Raj Yoga Meditations

Practice Information

Parivartan Center for Mental Health, Delhi

Parivartan Center for Mental Health, Delhi

C-7/225-226, Safdarjung Development Area, Safdarjung Development Area, Delhi, Delhi - 110016

Rahat Charitable & Medical Research Trust, Delhi

Rahat Charitable & Medical Research Trust, Delhi

226/C-7, Opp. Deer Park, Safdarjung Development Area, Delhi, Delhi - 110016

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • He has been featured as a guest for 13 episode on Prime Time 'Awakening with Brahmakumaris’ on Aastha Channel on ‘Scientific Spirituality’ from Oct. 2008 onward
  • Enlisted as Creative Director with National Films Development Corporation (NFDC), Min. of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India
  • Appeared on more than 100 broadcasts of National Radio of India (AIR)
  • Creator of ‘Psychospeak’, a public health information series for the Internet
  • Research Committee of Global Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mount Abu
  • Addressed more than 200 international and national conferences on Spirituality and Mental Health in India and abroad
  • Authored many papers in lay and professional journals on these subjects and is a popular public speaker on integrating spirituality in Medicine and Health for medical and para medical professionals
  • Represented India at many forums including Fellowship of USIC in Maryland (USA)
  • Represented South Asia at the United Nations General Assembly on media and drug abuse in 1998
  • More than 500 appearances at forums for the general public and special groups
  • Stress Management Programs along with colleagues for executives and general public. Organizations having benefited include IFFCO, KRIBHCO, FCI, ET&T, SCOPE, ONGC, HIEPA, British School, Raj Yoga Foundation, Indian Medical Association, DTC, J.K. Industries, Govt. of Sikkim etc
  • ‘Psychospiritual Management’ at various forums including British Indian Psychiatric Association, Indian-Australian Psychiatric Association, Raj Yoga Education & Research Foundation, Indian Psychiatric Society Conferences, etc
  • Trained United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) national staff on ‘Living Values for a We Culture’
  • Training workshops in Mental Health and Spiritual Values for Youth
  • ‘Dr. Ramachandra Murthy Award’ (1993) as Psychiatrist of the Year from Indian Medical Association
  • ‘Sadhna Kala Award’ (1994) for Community Awareness by Indian Medical Association
  • ‘Scroll of Honor’ (1995) from Delhi Medical Association for ‘Contribution in Public Awareness Programs and Journalism’
  • ‘Gem of India’ (1997) and ‘Rashtriya Gaurav Award’ (1998) at All India Achiever’s Conference
  • ‘Medical Excellence Award’ (1999) from National Institute of Economic Development
  • Listed in ‘Indo-American Who’s Who’ and ‘Reference Asia’s Men and Women of Achievement’
  • Immediate Past President of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Past President of Indian Psychiatric Society (North Zone) and Delhi Psychiatric Society
  • Director of ‘Parivartan’ Center for Mental Health
  • Managing Trustee of ‘RAHAT’ Charitable and Medical Research Trust
  • Founder ‘MIND’s VISION’
  • Advisor to Indian Institute of Mind Body Medicine
  • Indian Psychiatric Society’s task force on ‘Media and Mental Health
  • National Advisory Board of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, 
  • Founder member of Indian Association of Biological Psychiatry and Indian Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • Advisory committee & Director, Communications of WASS (World Academy of Spiritual Sciences)
  • International member of American Psychiatric Association
  • International Associate of Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Member, International Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Life Fellow, Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society (North Zone)
  • Life Fellow, Indian Association of Social Psychiatry
  • Life Fellow, Delhi Psychiatric Society
  • Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Member, Delhi Medical Association