Sakra World Hospital - Best Multispeciality Hospital in Bangalore India

Shweta Kadaba working as a Consultant Neuropsychologist at Sakra World Hospital has 9 years of clinical and teaching experience across Mumbai and Bangalore. She completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Neuropsychology with distinction from the University of Bristol, UK in Sept 2021. She has also completed a 3-month neuropsychology internship at NIMHANS, Bengaluru where she worked up 50 cases involving 280 hours of clinical work at their Dept of Neurology.

Her clinical experience includes working at the Cognitive Neurology Clinic (CNC), Bengaluru; the Pediatric Neurology Department at P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai and the Department of Psychiatry at the Rajiv Gandhi Medical College Hospital in Thane, Mumbai.

At the Cognitive Neurology Clinic (2019), she was a core organiser of a community project which was conducted as part of ‘Cogworks’ - a cognitive enrichment programme for people with dementia. This project was funded by a grant from Burning Man, USA.

She has also conducted several group-based psychosocial interventions with an epilepsy support group Samman - E Cell (Mumbai). It remains one of the longest-running, successful support groups in India. She has been a clinical supervisor of fieldwork for MSc clinical psychology students at Christ University, and Sampurna Montfort College, Bengaluru. She has conducted several public awareness sessions with neighbourhood groups, corporates, and schools on “Brain Fitness”; “Healthy Ageing”; “The Adolescent Brain”; “Study Skills” and “Managing Stress”

In terms of research, she has been a coordinator for a norming project of the Wechsler Memory Scale-3 at the Neurology Dept of K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, and an OXFAM study on PTSD (Kandla cyclone, 2000). She has also presented her research at national and international conferences in India and abroad.
  • PG Dip Applied Neuropsychology (Distinction); University of Bristol (UK), Sept 2021. 
  • PhD in Psychology; University of Mumbai, May 2005.
  • MA in Clinical Psychology (1st Class); University of Mumbai, July 1998.
  • BA in Psychology (1st Class); Sophia College, Mumbai, July 1995.
Professional Memberships 
  • Life-member of the Indian Federation for Neurorehabilitation 
  • Life-member of the Indian Epilepsy Society
Professional Certifications and Training 
  • Completed the “Comprehensive Epilepsy Course” duration of 40 hours. conducted by the Indian Epilepsy Association in Mumbai; 15th Sept to 6th Oct 2001.
  • Participated in “Neuropsychological evaluation in Epilepsy: A practical course” by the ILAE in Buenos Aires, Argentina; May 2001.
  • Completed a 3-month full-time course in Neuropsychological Assessment and Neurorehabilitation at the Dept of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore with 280 hours (50 cases) of clinical work at the neurology department; Sept 2005 - Nov 2005.
  • A.V. Sovani, S. Kadaba. "Learning and memory difficulty in people with schizophrenia: Implications for retraining." Poster at the International Conference on Psychology in Mental Health; Journey of a Profession-Prospects and Challenges. July 2007, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India.
  • S. Kadaba. "Cognitive dysfunctions and correlates of visual and verbal processing in schizophrenia and brain damage" Doctoral dissertation. May 2005. University of Mumbai. India. 
  • U.R. Shah, S. Kadaba, R. Hydari, P.U. Shah. "Quality of Life in epilepsy: A preliminary study." Best paper award, 2nd Joint Conference of the Indian Epilepsy Association and Indian Epilepsy Society. Dec 2001. Mumbai, India. 
  • R. Hydari, S. Thatte, U.R. Shah, A.V. Sovani, S. Kadaba, S. Ravat, M.G. Bhatjiwale, P.U. Shah. “Adaptation of a neuropsychological assessment for India.” Poster at the 2nd Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, Nov 2000, New Delhi, India. 
  • S. Kadaba. " Epilepsy and Memory Functioning. "Dissertation submitted as part of project work as part of the requirement during the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology course. April 1998, University of Mumbai, India.


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