India as a country is going through a transition when it comes to accepting and seeking help for mental health issues. With the increase in awareness of mental health issues, there is also a growing need for competent mental health professionals. In this article, we will explore a few of the leading psychiatrists in the state of Kerala based on our research and the reviews of their patients. 

  • Dr. Shijoy P Kunjumon

best consultant psychiatrist in Kollam

Rating: 4.9/5 based on 496  Reviews


Dr Shijoy P. Kunjumon, an MD in Psychiatry from Kerala University of Health Sciences, is a consultant psychiatrist at Travancore Medical College in Kollam, Kerala. He has over six years of clinical experience, and he specializes in treating various psychiatric disorders, including substance dependence, adolescent psychiatric disorders, and geriatric psychiatric disorders, among others. He has also served as a visiting consultant in multiple hospitals across Kerala. Dr Shijoy also manages his own YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Google page, through which he spreads mental health awareness.

  • Dr. Christy Abraham

Dr.Christy Abraham

Ratings: 4.6/5 based on 175 Reviews


Dr. Christy Abraham completed his MBBS at Govt. Medical College Thrissur and earned his MD in Psychiatry from Govt. Medical College Calicut. He has also received specialized training in child and adolescent psychiatry, clinical psychology, and addiction medicine at NIMHANS, Bangalore. He is a published researcher, an accomplished speaker, and regularly delivers lectures at seminars and conferences. His areas of expertise encompass Mood Disorders, adolescents, and Sexual problems. 

  • Dr. Dawney Mathew
3 Best Psychiatrists in Thiruvananthapuram, KL - ThreeBestRated  

Ratings: 4.9/5 based on 216 Reviews


Dr. Dawney Mathew is a psychiatrist in Thiruvananthapuram who completed his MBBS and DPM in Psychiatry from Govt Medical College Trivandrum. Dr. Mathew specializes in treating various mental health conditions with a compassionate and respectful approach. He is known to provide comprehensive treatment and counseling services for patients of all ages. Dr. Mathew has a track record of successfully treating over 3,000 patients. Dr. Mathew specializes in the treatment of sexual disorders, family therapy, and couples counseling.

  • Dr Sreejith M Cheruvilakam
Sreejith M Cheruvilakam

Ratings: 4.9/5 based on 66 Google Reviews


Dr. Sreejith M. Cheruvilakam is a psychiatrist in Thiruvananthapuram. He has an active interest in counseling and psychotherapy, along with the use of medications as per the patient’s needs. He is known for his polite communication style. He specializes in the treatment of mood disorders like bipolar disorder and depression.

  • Dr. Chandrashekharan Nair
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Ratings: 4.7/5


Dr. M. Chandrasekharan Nair is a distinguished psychiatrist in Kochi with over 40 years of experience. He specializes in various psychiatric areas, such as child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and de-addiction medicine. He has also provided services to thousands of patients and several voluntary organizations. He is also the founder of Nair’s Hospital, which focuses on providing a holistic therapy experience to patients.

Disclaimer: It is important to note that the article has been written only for informational purposes based on our research. The platform does not endorse any particular professional mentioned in the article, and we do not have any personal experience with their services. Thus, it is advisable to conduct your own research before choosing a suitable psychiatrist. 


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Dhruva Koranne

Dhruva Koranne has completed his Masters in Applied Psychology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, BALM. He has been practicing as a counsellor since 2020 and works to create a safe space for clients where they can open up. In addition to this, Dhruva loves researching and studying about upcoming theories in the field of Psychology. Connect with him on Linkedin