Nupur Dhakephalkar (she/her)🏳️‍🌈

M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS
Founder, Chief Clinical Psychologist

First Consultations: CLOSED


Mon,Tue, Wed
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Therapeutic Approach

Nupur Dhakephalkar is a person centred, trauma informed, EMDR trained, certified queer affirmative clinical psychologist. Nupur has a special interest in working with LGBTQIA2S+ clients, adolescents, adults, families and is currently focussing on working in the field of psychological trauma, PTSD, and EMDR therapy and mindfulness-based therapies. Few of the key services she is well known for are – queer couples therapy, marital counselling, psychotherapy for Depression, Anxiety spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, personality disorders, adjustment disorders, and addictions. She believes in continuous learning and is constantly engaged in upgrading and updating her psychotherapy training and skills keeping in mind the best interests of her clients.

Additional Trainings / Certifications

  • Queer Affirmative Counselling Practices from Mariwala health Initiative
  • EMDR training and certification from EMDR Association, India
  • TF-CBT from the Medical University of South Carolina
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from California Hypnosis Institute, endorsed by the American Hypnosis Association


  • Qualified the UGC
  • NET for eligibility for Lectureship in Psychology
  • Panelist for the Panel Discussion on Rising Concern of Mental health in the Digital Age in the two
  • day National Conference – HEALTHCONFLUENCE 2024 – “Navigating Next
  • Gen Healthcare through digitization and skilling”” organised by the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
  • Recognized by ET Now on 15th February 2019 as “50 Top Global Mental Health Leaders” at the World Mental Health & Wellness Congress
  • Speaker at the TEDxVITPune event held on the 16th of November 2019 with the theme: Unravelling the Parallax and the topic: Seven Lenses To Look Within
  • Participated in the National Conference on Revisiting the World of Work: The Interface of Psychology and Human Resource Development organised by the Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore
  • Presented a paper on Impact of Cancer on Families at the Second International Conference on Counselling, Psychotherapy, and Wellness and the Third Congress of the Society for integrating Traditional Healing into Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychiatry organised by Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore and OISE, University of Toronto
  • Presented a paper on Current Trends in Hypnosis Research at the VIIIth National Conference on Hypnotherapy organised by the Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore in association with Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, India (2012)
  • Presented a paper on Perception of Adolescents about Family Communication and Coping (MSc thesis) at the XXII Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology organised by Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore
  • Article on Neuropsychological Rehabilitation published online in the Economic Times dated 15th December 2016
  • Participated in the International Conference on Current Trends in Clinical Psychology organised by the Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore (2016)
  • Opinion pieces in publications like The Hindu, Mid
  • Day, Times Now, Economic Times
  • Multiple appearances as panelist on news channel Times Now and radio channel 94.3 Radio One
  • Organiser of the annual CMH national convention
  • Confluence (2023 onwards)


  • Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
  • Professional Life Member of the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists
  • Professional Life Member of the Clinical Psychology Society of India

Additional information


English, Hindi, Marathi


Face to Face (Pune), Online

Experience in Years

9 – 12 Years


Adolescents, Adults, Children, Couples, Families, Geriatric (Age 60+)

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