Abhasa – About us
At Abhasa, our empathic team of therapists and counsellors help you overcome all life’s tribulations. Get back to the zest of living life to the fullest by getting a customized treatment option for your specific case.
Our rehabilitation centre situated in Maharastra is equipped to help you identify specific issues around health and wellness. This helps us provide the right treatment regime that shows noticeable results. We have created a serene and luxurious atmosphere in a ‘one of its kind’ wellness resort. This USP helps you in complete de-addiction and detoxification process.
No need to look for options when you Google “best rehabilitation centre near me”. With its dedicated staff and proven track record, Abhasa is the wellness resort you can truly benefit from.
Mrs. Gayathri Arvind
Founder & Managing Director
Mrs. Gayathri Arvind, an entrepreneur turned philanthropist and mental health advocate; she started Abhasa after realizing that conventional rehabilitation centres are not as effective, considering the punishment culture with which patients are managed. The alarming growth in the number of alcoholics and addicts, and lack of centres which provide critical care strongly motivated her to work on a model that takes up a holistic approach in treating their clients physically, mentally and emotionally without the usage of brute force or suppression.
Dr. Rohit Garg
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist & Managing Director
Dr. Rohit Garg, the Director of Mind Vriksha Clinic in CR Park, New Delhi plays a key role in treating addictions at Abhasa. He specializes in adult, child and geriatric disorders after having done immense research work using new techniques like Repetitive Trans-Magnetic Stimulation and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. A winner of many awards and recognitions, he has been bestowed the Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Samman Award and the Best Doctor’s Award in India by Medi Health Magazine in 2011 and 2013. He is recognized by his patients for his virtue of putting human life above everything else and for his charitable work in different parts of the country like Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, U.P and Delhi.
Dr Ankit Gupta
Dr Ankit Gupta is a consultant psychiatrist practising in South Delhi with 9 years of experience in the field of mental health. He is an alumnus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He has worked as Senior Resident psychiatrist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences for three years contributing to clinical, teaching and research activities. He was selected by the prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists, London for an International training fellowship and worked with a leading NHS Foundation Trust in United Kingdom as Speciality Registrar for two years. He trained in the areas of old-age psychiatry, community psychiatry, early intervention in psychosis, and crisis intervention and cognitive-behaviour therapy in United Kingdom and was awarded the Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) in 2018. He has also worked as Consultant Psychiatrist at Delhi Government’s centre of excellence, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi. In addition, he has volunteered to provide access to mental health services to remote tribal population in Chhattisgarh.
Dr. Jyoti Jagtap
Dr. Jyoti Jagtap is a Consultant Psychiatrist with experience in the area of general psychiatry, de-addiction, child psychiatry, dementia since more than 10 years. She encompasses education of M.B.B.S. (B. J. Gov. Medical College, Pune.), Diploma in Psychological Medicine (K. J. Somaiya Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai). She has done training in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (R. E. B.T.) She has worked as Senior Resident Psychiatrist at B. J. GOV. Medical college Pune for around 2 years contributing to clinical, teaching and research activities, she also have worked at S. M. B. T. Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Nashik adding to her work experience of serving to psychiatry patients at rural and tribal region of Maharashtra.
Resident Medical Officer-Psychiatrist
She is an alumnus of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,Karad with experience in the area of general psychiatry, de-addiction, child psychiatry, dementia as well Emergency Trauma & ICU unit. She also has experience working as medical excellence team in the Preventive Healthcare and Wellness industry She has worked as resident psychiatrist at JagrutiRehabilitationCenter,Pune for 2years Completed Masters in Hospital administration & Health care at Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Business School ,Mumbai She has special interest & certification as Hypnotherapy(Hypnotherapist) & NLP practitioner .
Dr Vivek Sharma
Dr Sharma completed his MBBS and MD (Psychiatry) from King George’s Medical University in India. After realizing the limited impact of conventional medical treatments in severe mental illness, he developed a specialized interest in neuromodulation and trained in Neurofeedback in Australia, and went on to become Board-Certified in Neurofeedback by BCIA. He has trained in use of QEEG brain mapping- a novel investigative technique, which provides precision neurofeedback training, and is in the final stages of accreditation in this discipline. Due to his combined knowledge of Medicine, Psychiatry and QEEG he has a nuanced understanding of therapeutic and adverse effects of medications on the brain and uses this knowledge to provide recommendations for neurotherapy interventions. He has considerable experience in managing some of the most challenging neuropsychiatric conditions such as Obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD and Autistic spectrum disorder which are often underdiagnosed and respond poorly to conventional treatments. He has been associated with Abhasa through carrying out Neurofeedback sessions, these sessions are curated to match individual needs. Neurofeedback sessions play a major role in treating patients by giving them closure and a new perspective and this aids in recovery.
Dr. Ramalingam p kandaswamy
Dr. Ramalingam is a Fellow in HIV Medicine and Clinical Leadership training, a full-time 1-year fellowship from the Govt Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Tambaram Sanatorium recognized by the Govt Of Tamil Nadu. He is the Member of Indian Medical Association Coimbatore Branch. And he has worked in the National Health Service UK at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro. He has also worked with an International training center and educational center for Health (ITECH INDIA) Department of Global Health, the University of Washington as a Senior Clinical Trainer. He was associated with NACO India as part of HIV training and curriculum development. He is a specialist in HIV/TB care and Infectious diseases. He is Interested in Clinical Research.
Ramalingam (Ramly) graduated from Madras Christian College with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1991 and completed training from the Oberoi School of Hotel Management. He joined The Oberoi Bangalore in 1994. He initially worked as a housekeeping executive and over the years rose through the ranks to head operations at GRT hotels, Club Mahindra and Araiya hotels. He has exposure in the hotels and hospitality sectors in The Hague, Sydney and Papua New Guinea. He was instrumental in opening hotel properties at Pondicherry, Tuticorin, Yercuad, Kufri, Chennai, Palampur and Calicut. After serving as the opening General Manager at Calicut he has joined Abhasa as the Chief Executive Officer for Coimbatore and Maharashtra and is looking forward to a challenging and refreshing experience.
Mr. Sharan is an enthusiastic, motivational person who brings with him his years of experience helping people with mental illness, resolving conflicts and advising people in need by listening and intuitive decision making ability. He is dedicated to providing rehabilitation and building constructive therapeutic relationship with skills development and physical education programs. He has the experience in providing mental health support for the families in times of need and guiding individuals deal effectively through their problems with compassion and involvement.
Mr. Ajaykumar Padmanaban
Mr.Ajaykumar Padmanaban, He is passionate to communicate and inspire people minds with his ideas. He is committed to work with 7+ years of experience in healthcare sector at some reputed institutions in various profiles of Operations, Marketing and Relationship management and ultimately responsible for maintaining and increasing the efficiency of a business for an organization. He leads, motivates, and supports a large team and highly responsible with all conflict management.
Mr. Hari Jayaramen
Relationship Manager - Counsellor
An MSW with years of experience in serving the mentally ill, resolving conflicts, and providing guidance for those in need. Dedicated to training in rehabilitation, therapeutic intervention, skill development programs and physical training program. Experienced in crisis intervention and providing support for mental health.
Mr. Denny Prasad is a psychologist who has done his MSc. in Clinical Psychology from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. He has shown his skill proficiency by getting clinical training for two years at RMMCH hospital. He has been supporting senior citizens those who are having mental health issues. Well experienced in field of addiction and addiction related mental issues responsibly. Moreover, he is efficient to co-ordinate with other mental health professionals to improve the treatment effectively. He has been one of the senior psychologists in child-care homes as well. He has been a part of identification & screening project conducted by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics- Tamil Nadu State Chapter IAP Cuddalore district branch & Govt. of Tamil Nadu, especially for learning disability, dyslexia, etc. He has made significant strides in programmes like National service scheme “special camping programme”, "Human Chain for World Peace Day”, “National intensive cleanliness campaign under SwachhBharath mission”. He has been associated with multiple organizations and NGOs.
Raj Bharath NS
He is a Creative Media Professional, Motivational Speaker and Wellness coach based in Mumbai. Having over 3 decades of experience in handling complex Challenges under diverse conditions & under different Social, Cultural, Economic background. He has dedicated himself in the past 21 years as a Senior Peer Counselor in The field of de addiction of -all substance abuse -Alcohol / Drugs & Multiple Addiction. He has conducted workshops on this topic all over India & Abroad. He has a proven track record with many long term recoveries.
Mr Siby Mathew
Mr. Siby Mathew has completed Medical and Psychiatric Social Work at Bangalore University in Karnataka, India. He has 4 + years of experience in de-addiction counselling and psycho-social rehabilitation. He has also brought in some innovative practices in yoga-based interventions to help persons with physical and psychiatric illnesses.
Miss Tanya Gahlot a counselling psychologist, she has finished her Maters degree in clinical psychology from Amity University , Noida . She is an energetic and devoted individual serving towards psychological wellness and sincerely utilizing proof based methodologies like CBT. She is devoted in offering her insight and empathy to others by having a proficiency in spaces of emotional change.
Rasika Suresh Ghate
Miss Rasika Suresh Ghate is a psychologist who has completed her master’s degree in clinical Psychology from Bangalore University Karnataka, with this she has completed her training in supportive psychotherapy and crisis counselling. She has worked as a volunteer in NGO's. . She is a certified Graphologist, Dream therapist and Expressive Art based therapist.
Miss Neha Parab holds a masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Pune University. She has experience in working with adults and old age in a diverse range of settings like hospitals,rehabilitation centres and NGOs. Her approach towards recovery takes place through using a combination of Psychodynamic Cognitive Behavioural, Dialectical, Emotion Focused therapeutic approaches and motivational enhancement therapy to Help substance users to live a drug-free life, & regain a healthy state of work & relations with others. She strongly believes that as a psychologist her duty involves creating a judgement-free, empathetic environment.
Ms.Rajeshri has completed her Business management from Mumbai University and Aviation; Hospitality; travel and tourism from franking Institution of Mumbai.she has worked for as Ground staff at International Airport Mumbai. She is able to solve problems in passionate manner. She has very friendly approach and she is great influence with strong background in maintenance, facilities management, and project management seeking to bring talent and vision to a respected organization that rewards proven success in her process improvement, troubleshooting and repair, and team leadership. Expertise in diagnoses electrical, mechanical, construction and repair including designing layouts and schematics. Demonstrated management skills that guide teams to success and establish meaningful relationships with clients and customers to sustain business operations.
World-class rehabilitation centre is now nearer than you think.
The holistic rehab centre is located at the foothills of Lonavala, in Karjat, Mumbai . Spread across 2 acres of lush greenery, you can look forward to the idyllic setting to recover from addiction, stress, and troubles from toxins. You are free to choose from a range of accommodation options at our wellness rehab centre. They include suite rooms, deluxe rooms, twin sharing, three sharing, or six sharing depending on your preferences.
Say hello to luxurious and empathic rehabilitation program, driven with a singular purpose i.e – to help restore your mental wellness for better mind-body balance.
Karjat is Situated about 62 km from Mumbai, the quaint hill station is the complete opposite of the metropolis’ hustle and bustle. Here, you can visit temples, experience the serenity of age-old caves and soothing lush greenery.
The rainy seasons transform the hill station town into a rich blanket of mesmerizing greenery. Places like Morbe Dam, Bahri Caves, and Ulhas Valley elevate the enchanting experience that awaits you at Karjat.
Therapies that soothe the mind, body and soul
See a list of therapies available at our alcohol rehabilitation centre in Mumbai.
- Art therapy,
- Movement therapy
- Meditative Walking around the organic and herbal garden
- Pet Therapy
- Swimming Pool
- Bird Watching in their natural environs
- Massage and Spa
- Music Therapy
These therapies enable nature to speed up the healing process at Abhasa.
Why our centre is ideal for your self-introspection and healing goals?
At Abhasa, we use approaches like cognitive behaviour therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy. This way, we act as your confidant. We help you banish the substances that prevent you from being a better version of ‘you’.
Our location in picturesque of Western Ghats will help in your holistic recovery amidst lush greenery. This is one more example of our efforts towards providing a comprehensive environment to accelerate self-healing. Our collective endeavours help elevate the degree of wellness you feel from within.
Be in seamless harmony with your mind and body
We know that every person needs a different approach and personalized guidance on the road to recovery. We make the road as smooth as possible with our capabilities in mental health and wellness therapy. We use a blend of approaches like dietary modifications, nature walks, and meditation. This way, you see a better version of ‘you’ emerging from within. Be one with the universe and eliminate the reasons for sorrow that engulf your life.
Our biggest asset that drives all-round recovery and personal growth is our team of mental health and wellness experts. They are the empathic experts you need to make a 360-degree transformation of the mind and body. We bring together our years of learning and practical application of mental wellness approaches. As a result, you can be assured of being in the capable hands of the best team of Abhasa.
We strongly believe in the fundamental principles of Ayurveda. It states that the body needs to eliminate all types of toxins. Only then, will it be in perfect sync with the mind, body, and soul. We know, that, no one shoe will fit all. Hence, our course of healing at the drug de-addiction centre works wonders for your recovery. They are curated keeping in mind your specific case and distinct treatment approach.
You no longer have to escape reality and get entangled in a web of addiction and substance abuse. Embrace the gift of life with complete healing with comprehensive therapies driven by Abhasa’s expert wellness practitioners.
Get an understanding, empathic, and trusted wellness advocate at Abhasa – your preferred rehabilitation centre in Mumbai. Contact us to know more on how you can re-calibrate the journey called ‘life’.
Vani sri, Customer
"I would love to express my heartfelt thanks to Mrs. Gayathri and her team for reviving by brothers life back and we are extremely happy now."01.
Indhu mathi, Customer
"I sincerely thank Mrs. Gayathri and her team for the care which they have shown to my son during his tenure in Abhasa for his treatment. He felt like home away from home. Treatments, care, entertainment, food, whatnot, everything was at its best and I would say that Abhasa provides one of the best drug addiction treatment in India."02.
"My friend picked up a habit of drinking during his college days, and he got completely into that. His parents were very much worried and they came to me. When I was searching online, came across Abhasa and liked their stuffs over in their website and met them with my friend. Now my friend is a new person without any sort of addictions."03.
Peter minkim, Customer
"The food quality is great. Library sessions twice a week. Big screen Televisions with internet and cable facilities for killing spare time. If you are looking for a rehab look this the best place. A lot of activities for people understand about their setback in life. And they provide the best luxury center. Thank you"04.