Dr. (Mrs.) Prem Lata Chawla (Consultant
Dr. P. L. Chawla is a renowned psychiatrist with several years of experience.
She is a graduate of Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India
of 1966 batch and a post graduate (M.D. Psychiatry) from All-India Institute
of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India of 1970 Batch. She worked
as Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at AIIMS till 1984. During her career
at AIIMS she was involved with teaching the students of M.B.B.S and M.D.,
research and clinical work. Her clinical workload consisted of all kinds
of psychiatric patients and her area of special interest was child psychiatry.
Dr. Prem L. Chawla was awarded by ICMR for her research in the field of
child psychiatry in 1984. She has been in active Private Practice as Consultant
Psychiatrist ever since and is currently attached with Vidya Sagar Institute
of Mental Health and Neurosciences (VIMHANS) New Delhi for the last ten
years ever since its inception. In her private practice she takes special
interest in marriage counseling, de-addiction and of course child psychiatry
remains her strong hold. She is very well conversant with the psychopharmacological
management of psychiatric patients as well as counseling and other psychotherapeutic
techniques. She is an active participant in the discussions held on contemporary
issues both in print media and television.