Dr Ruth Fernandes is a consultant Psychiatrist with an immense experience of 12 years. She is very passionate about working and helping patients achieve their best outcomes. Her areas of interest include anxiety and stress related disorders, depression, grief, psychotherapy especially mindfulness,relationship problems and parenting.
Dr. Ruth Fernandes??????????????s area of expertise is in Reproductive psychiatry, helping women with emotional distress during times of hormonal change, from menses to menopause. She specializes in treating women before, during and after pregnancy, as well as other times of transition in their lives. Her special interest in treating new mothers with stress and anxiety got her to begin the ??????Mindful Moms????????????? programme which is conducted weekly once. She has been trained by the Institute of Noetic Sciences, U.S.A. for mindful motherhood. She regularly conducts workshops on Mindful Motherhood and Mindful Parenting as she views it is as a vital way of strengthening mothers & building stronger families. She also provides grief counselling and support for women who have undergone miscarriages.
Her approach when treating a patient is to focus on the whole patient and not just the symptoms. She provides a combination of psycho-pharmacology(medication) and psychotherapy (talk therapy). Her forte is to treat patients empathetically in a non judgemental, warm, safe and confidential environment.