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Ms Nerissa Hendricks

Ms Nerissa Hendricks

Counseling - Psychologist

Bannerghatta Road

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Ms. Nerissa Hendricks is an experienced counseling psychologist with special skills in dealing with victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and children with special needs. She is a confident, motivated, and assured psychologist interested in working with patients experiencing behavioural and emotional challenges in their lives. Ms. Nerissa is a driven mental health professional who is motivated by the conviction that each person is special. She is passionate about empowering children and adults to overcome their personal obstacles by providing them with tried-and-true tools, techniques, and resources that can be employed when needed. She aspires to infuse her practice with compassion, respect, and a non-judgmental attitude toward her patients. In order to provide her patient or client with the finest care possible, Ms. Nerissa also makes an effort to regularly upgrade her knowledge and upskill herself with the latest tools to tackle the ever-growing and increasingly important topic of mental health.



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Work Experience

Ms. Nerissa has an experience of over 2 years. She has worked with Insighte Child Care as a psychologist. She has also interned at various organizations like Fortis Mental Health and Behavioural Science (Clinical Psychology, Art therapy, Psycho-oncology, Expressive Art-based therapy) and Your Dost Academy (Clinical and Counselling).


1.    Ms. Nerissa has completed her undergrad in BA triple major in Psychology from Christ College (Deemed to be University). 
2.    PG in MSc. Clinical Psychology from Indian institute of Psychology and Research, Bangalore.
3.    She also has a diploma in art therapy from Antidote Mental Health.

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate on dementia and diversity in primary care, Identifying early signs of psychosis in adolescents and young adults, unconscious bias in medicine - The Stanford University School of Medicine
  • An intensive workshop on forensic psychology (advanced level) - Your Dost
  • Course completion on teaching students who have suffered complex trauma - Queensland University
  • Foundation course in pain and palliative care at Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences extension for community healthcare outcomes (TIPS – ECHO) NO. TP-FCP Co89
  • Certified Art based therapist associated with Antidote Mental Health
  • Overcoming imposter syndrome: identify the patterns undermining your confidence – University of Southern Queensland

•    A comparative study of stress and resilience among working and non-working women 
•    Effects of self-esteem on social media

Area Of Expertise

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy 
  • Positive psychology 
  • Rational emotive behaviour therapy 
  • Individual therapy
  • Couple therapy 
  • Family counselling 
  • Art therapy
  • Psychological assessment 
  • Psychotherapy 
  • Psycho-oncology

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Consult Our Experts

Bannerghatta Road

Dr Megha Mahajan

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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Bannerghatta Road

Dr Sachin Baliga

Consultant in Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences (Psychiatry)

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Bannerghatta Road

Ms Priya Vasnani

Consultant - Clinical Psychologist

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Cunningham Road

Ms. Shamantha

Counseling Psychologist

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Richmond Road

Ms Bakul Dua

Consultant Clinical Psychology

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Richmond Road

Dr Krishen Ranganath

Consultant - Psychiatry

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