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Dr Ajay Vijayakrishnan MBBS, MRCPsych, FHEA, CCT (UK), FRANZCP


Member, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Member, Indian Psychiatric Society

Registered with the Travancore-Cochin Council of Modern Medicine.

Graduating in Medicine and Surgery from Kuvempu University, Dr Ajay worked in NIMHANS, Bangalore before leaving for the UK.

​He completed basic and higher specialist training in General & Rehabilitation Psychiatry from the St George's and Charing Cross training schemes in London, UK. Thereafter he held a substantive consultant post in Hertfordshire NHS Trust till 2014.

​His previous academic posts include Assistant Professor at St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, and Honorary Lecturer and Clinical Teaching Fellow at St George's University of London.

Dr Ajay has received training in psychotherapy with adults and groups during his specialisation. He has also been in personal analysis with a training analyst from the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London for a number of years.

After 12 years working in the UK, he returned to India to establish a state-of-the-art mental health centre in Kozhikode.


​Dr Ajay maintains a psychotherapy practice at Tara Clinic. He also offers consultation and reviews to patients with complex and severe psychiatric problems. His specialist area of expertise is Personality Disorder.

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