Masina Hospital represents Bombay’s, and probably India’s, most-sophisticated holistic psychiatric treatment facility. Founded in 1902 with only 4 beds, Masina Hospital, one hundred and eleven years later boasts 280 beds and has evolved into a multi speciality cosmopolitan Hospital. The Hospital continues to strive in service to the community through its efficient, friendly staff and highly qualified Consultants. Situated amidst lush gardens, Masina Hospital’s iconic status is a testament to a Private Hospital and Charitable Trust which not only offers excellent medical care but does so at very affordable rates. The Hospital caters to approximately 34,000 patients a year of which 5,500 are indoor patients & 28,500 are outdoor patients. The hospital's forte is Psychiatry, With an acute treatment ward, private rooms, general ward, rehabilitation facilities, day care facilities, emergency ambulance service and help-line, it is doubtlessly the fore runner in the field of psychiatry in India.
Masina Hospital`s Department of Psychiatry started off as a fledgling unit on a small scale. Set in a sylvan surrounding with beautiful plush gardens in the heart of Mumbai, providing the perfect ambiance for recovery. Today it is one of the finest psychiatric units in the country working in the private sector offering world class psychiatric services and therapies.
The department has a holistic client-centred team comprising of psychiatrist, psychiatric resident doctors, psychiatric counsellor, addiction counsellor, clinical psychologist, counselling psychologist, child and adolescent counsellor, occupational therapist, family counsellor, marriage counsellor, special educator, yoga and meditation facilitator, social worker, trained nurses and ward staff.
The department has separate residential in-patient facilities to assist mentally differently-abled men and women and, in addition, has private, luxury and delux rooms for special cases.
We have the expertize and the facilities to deal with disorders and ailments such as schizophrenia, depression, bi-polar disorders, addiction disorders, paranoia, dysthymia, psychosis, neurosis, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, child & adolescent problems, sexual disorders, stress related disorders, geriatric problems and the entire plethora of other psychiatric disorders including dual diagnosis.
The Department of Psychiatry caters to the patients with a lot of tender loving care that is the hallmark of our treatment model and incorporates therapies such as pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, interpersonal therapy, behavior modification therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy and other alternate therapies such as psycho-education, electro convulsive therapy, meditation, recreational and occupational therapies. Psychiatric and psychological evaluation and intervention with appropriate and client-specific therapies and medical interface is used in treating the individual as a whole.
Under the aegis of the department of Psychiatry is a Rehabilitation Centre for drug addicts, alcoholics, poly substance abusers and dually diagnozed patients, as well as a Rehabilitation facility for psychiatric cases, both male and female.
Staffed by counsellors, psychologist, social workers the centre utilizes a wide variety of therapies and treatment modalities like interpersonal therapy, behavior modification therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, meditation, the 12-step recovery model of AA (in the case of addicts), and bibliotherapy to assist patients into holistic recovery - Physically, Mentally, Emotionally and Spiritually.
Undertaken also is Pre-employment psychological testing for the purpose of determining employment-worthiness of prospective employees as well as designing, implementing and managing workplace programs for the assessment of “at risk” employees, identify addicted or “problem” employees and assist them into recovery, as well as create ongoing Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) for a wide range of institutions and enterprises.
At Masina Hospital, the E.E.G Lab with state of the art equipment is functional Monday to Saturday from 9.00 A.M to 6.00 P.M.
The Repetitive Transmagnetic Stimulation Therapy (rTMS) department is in place at Masina Hospital managed by excellent and well trained technicians.
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