Dr. Simmi Waraich is one of the best Psychiatrist in Mohali, Punjab. Dr. Simmi Waraich is currently attached to Fortis Hospital at Mohali, Punjab. Dr. Simmi Waraich did her MBBS from Government Medical College and Hospital, Patiala and MD in Psychiatry from Patiala as well. Later Dr. Simmi Waraich moved to Chandigarh to do her Senior Residency in Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh. Her expertise is in childhood behavior problems and in existential psychotherapy and cognitive behavior therapy in De-addiction, her focus is on motivation enhancement therapy. She also works with the elderly who have dementia and runs a domiciliary care group for them. Dr. Waraich has been actively involved in publication of articles in newspapers to raise awareness of psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia etc. Dr Waraich regularly delivers lectures in behavioral problems in children, drug abuse in adolescents, stress management in the corporate sector, positive thinking and much more.
Fortis Hospital, Mohali.
MBBS from Government Medical College and Hospital, Patiala and MD in Psychiatry from Patiala.
English, Hindi, Punjabi.
Monday - Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in mental health, including substance and other addictions.
Psychiatrist treat disorders like anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, trauma- and stressor-related disorder, sexual dysfunctions and gender dysphoria, substance-related and addictive disorders, and schizophrenia.
Psychologists focus on psychotherapy and treating emotional and mental suffering with behavioral intervention. Psychologists are also qualified to conduct psychological testing but in most cases, cannot prescribe medications to their patients.
The first appointment with a psychiatrist is usually one hour long. During your meeting, your psychiatrist listens to you talk about your concerns and symptoms, asks questions about your general health, asks about your family history, takes your blood pressure and do a basic physical check-up and might asks you to fill out a questionnaire.