Ms. Karishma Jethmalani is a Neuro Psychologist in the Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.
Ms. Karishma Jethmalani is a cognitive neuroscience graduate with a BSc (H) in Psychology and MSc. Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. She has studied Clinical Psychology, Child development, Social conflicts, Psychometrics, Cognition, Neuropsychology, Psychological therapies and Forensic psychology. She understands strengths and weaknesses of neuroimaging (fMRI, PET), psychophysiological (EEG, MEG) and is trained in neuropsychological techniques to investigate the relationship between the mind and the brain.
Ms. Jethmalani currently works on formal and Informal Neuro-cognitive, visuo-perceptual and behavioural Assessments in clients with stroke, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), Hypoxia and neuro-degenerative disorders and has been devising compensatory strategies and therapeutic interventions tailored to the patients’ needs. She also has added expertise to carry out psychological and behavioural assessments for a range of clinical and personality disorders in adults and adolescents. She has been conducting cognitive training activities focusing on regaining lost skills or/and dealing with ways to compensate for lost cognitive abilities due to permanent damage. She has also worked on designing and conducting computer-based cognitive training. She believes in working in partnership with the client and the family member/caregiver to maximize the clients’ functional independence. She is actively involved at the Memory School of Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital for people in early stages of dementia and various other group interventions.