Counselor Details


Amod Borkar

Dr. Amod Borkar completed graduation in MBBS in Rural Medical College, Loni, Pune University in 2001 & his post graduation in psychiatry from K.E.M.(King Edward Memorial) Hospital, Pune in 2004. While he was a chief resident(CR) in psychiatry during his residency, he developed an interest in neuro-psychiatry. He enjoyed working with a special population with different disabilities for 6 weeks in Hartheim University, Austria in 2006.
Psychiatry is his passion. he look forward to helping people in their difficult times emotionally, distressing situations where all avenues to come out seem bleak or shut down. When someone feels his/her life has become stagnant & kind of stuck.

Neuropsychological disorders like Alzheimer's & other dementias, stroke,traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, memory problems with minimal cognitive impairment (MCI), mood disorders, suicide prevention, crisis intervention, schizophrenia & other psychosis, substance abuse, OCD, PTSD, GAD( generalised anxiety disorder), ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, mental retardation, family & relationship problems, personality disorders, sexual problems that cripple the lives of many; are his areas/topics of interest.

Taking workshops, seminars or group discussions with specific target population such as teenagers, old age people, addicts, mentally ill & their caregivers depending upon most relevant issues. Awareness, one on one therapy sessions, online counseling & rehabilitation programs are the routine key tools he uses to extend professional help & guidance for needy members of the society. Adolescent problems, adult psychiatric illnesses, old age problems, neuro-psychiatric problems, de-addiction, relational problems & deliberate self-harm issues are his areas of expertise.

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Additional Details

  • Counselor Name

    Amod Borkar

  • Counselling Centre Name

    Formative Minds Clinic

  • Education Details

    MBBS - University of Pune, 2000
    DPM (Psychiatry) - KEM Hospital and Medical Research Center, Pune, 2004

  • Work Experience

    2004 - 2015 Consultant Psychiatrist at Dr Amod Borkar Formative Minds
    2012 - 2015 Addiction Psychiatrist at Anandvan De-Addiction And Wellness Centre, Chandan Nagar
    2014 - 2015 Consultant Psychiatrist and Professional Trainer at Samyak Comprehensive Mental Health Care and Rehabilitation Centre, Katraj
    2008 - 2011 Psychiatrist and Medical Officer at Regional Mental Hospital, Yerwada
    2004 - 2007 Addiction Psychiatrist at Muktangan De-addiction Centre
    2006 - Present Professional Mental Health Consultant at Hartheim University, Austria
    2005 - 2006 Consultant Psychiatrist at Maher - Centre for Destitute Women, Wagholi

  • Specialties

    Neuropsychiatrist (Special Interest)
    Geriatric Psychiatrist
    Addiction Psychiatrist
    Sexologist (Special Interest)

  • Issues

    Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Abnormal, Unusual, Strange Behavior, Suicidal Behavior, VIOLENT PATIENT MANAGEMENT, Marriage/ Marital Counselling, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment, Alcohol De-addiction Treatment, Drug Abuse De-Addiction Therapy, Antisocial Behaviour, Depression Treatment, Anxiety Disorders Treatment, Nightmares/Bad Dreams, De-Addiction, Stress Management, Bipolar Disorder Treatment, Unexplained Physical Symptoms, Child and Adolescent Problems, Schizophrenia Treatment, Withdrawal symptoms management, Rehabilitation Centre, Rehabilitation for Drugs and Alcohol, Psycotherapy, Teenage Problems, Old Age Problems, DeAddiction Counselling, Nicotine/Tobacco (Smoking) De-addiction Treatment, Online Counselling, Old Age Homes, Suicide Prevention, Behaviour and Thought Problems, Relational or Marital Problems, Concentration Problems, Male Sexual Problems, Family Problems

  • Awards and Recognitions

    Guest Speaker at All India Taj Festival for Adolescents at Agra - 2014
    Invited Professional Psychiatrist at Hartheim University, Austria - 2006
    Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society - 2014

  • Client Age

    Preteens (11 to 13), Adolescents (14 to 19), Adults

  • Modality

    Individuals, Couples, Family, Group

  • Working Days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

  • Working Hours

    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Contact Information

  • Address
    Formative Minds Clinic, 2nd Floor, Fortune Plaza, NDA Pashan Road, Opposite Bank Of Maharashtra, Pune
  • Phone
  • Zip Code

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