Suicide Prevention

Dr. Swarupa M U - Psychiatric Social Work Consultant

Psychiatric Social Work Consultant
Ph.D.(Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS ), M. Phil. (Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS)

Dr. Swarupa M U is a Consultant Psychiatric Social Worker at Cadabam’s Hospitals, Bangalore. She pursued her PhD and M. Phil post graduation in Psychiatric Social Work from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. She specialize in Psychiatric rehabilitation, training and development. She is a consultant in Rehabilitation center on Cadabam’s, Kanakapura Road campus as well.

Dr. Swarupa has a Clinical Experience in handling more than 1,500 people with Mental Illness, as part of M.Phil in PSW.

Her areas of Interest include Psychiatric Rehabilitation, training and development. She has been also working for Rehab Assessments, clinical supervision of trainees, individual placement and support and social welfare administration. Dr Swarupa M U have developed IEC on Welfare Benefits for Persons with Psychiatric Disability and couple of chapters and publications in the area of Rehabilitation.

She believes that every individual has a different life story and each of them faces unique challenges. As a Psychiatric Social Worker, I believe in assisting individuals with mental health conditions through the best of my efforts, treatment practices and support. She helps them achieve their goals in a way that is comfortable with their individuality and unique personal circumstances.

Known Languages

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Areas of Expertise

  • Psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Psychotherapy for Substance Dependence
  • Chronic illnesses such as Psychosis
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Social / Interpersonal Skills training and development
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Transitions
  • Years of experience

  • 6 years