Dr. Renu is a registered and licenced Clinical Psychologist (RCI reg. no. A21373). She is also a Professional Life Member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists.
She completed her Masters in Applied Psychology with the specilization in intellectual disability and rehabilitation. Subsequent to this, she underwent an intensive specialized training in Specific Learning Disability (SLD) at Madras Dyslexia Association (MDA), Chennai.
Later, she completed a 2 year full-time regular M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology (RCI recognized) course from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore.
Here she underwent training in several areas such as Psychiatric Disorders, Behavioral Medicine, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Family Therapy, and Neuropsychology.
In these areas she received training in various forms of therapy such as Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Family & Marital Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy
In terms of assessment, she was trained in testing intelligence, cognitive abilities, personality, neuropsychological functions and psychodiagnostics. As part of the course requirement she submitted an M.Phil. dissertation on 'Relationship satisfaction'.
Following M.Phil., she received fellowship at Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS to pursue full-time Ph.D. The nature of the work involved teaching and supervising M.Phil. scholars, conducting various assessments, providing interventions and cognitive retraining of the patients. She submitted her Ph.D. thesis with a specialization on neuropsychological, behavioral and emotional functions of people affected by stroke.
Dr. Renu has work experience in various capacities, such as a psychologist at a Psychiatric clinic in Chennai, as a Faculty at Department of Clinical Psychology, Manipal University, Manipal, Udupi District and as a consultant neuropsychologist for Appolo Hospital, Kumaraswamy layout branch, Bangalore, and Cadabums Hospitals, Bangalore.
Having been brought up in places like Tiruvananthapuram, Bangalore and Chennai, she can speak comfortably in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada.
Dr. Renu E George
M. Phil (NIMHANS), Ph.D (NIMHANS)