Dr. Sejal Kelkar
Dr Sejal Kelkar is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.
Sejal completed MBBS ,DPM, MD (Psychiatry) from Mumbai
Dr Kelkar moved to UK to pursue specialisation in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and completed her MRCPsych ( Member of Royal College of Psychiatry) in 2004.
After Specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, she has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS and is the lead for Eating Disorders in her service. She has been an Executive Community member for the North East branch of ACAMH.
She is also active in medical students teaching and is involved in training of the Specialty trainees (STs) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Northern Deanery .
Sejal is enthused and passionate about mental health and emotional well being in young people and is particularly interested in emotional disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive compulsive disorder and Eating Disorders.
Along with being able to prescribe medication for the above conditions if needed, she also has had training in other modalities such as Family therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution focussed work etc.
Usually her management style is flexible depending on the needs of the Young person and family .
When she is not working she loves to read, walk and paint.