Team at DTC GTH Mumbai

Dr Sarika Abhijeet Dakshikar

M.D. Psychiatry

Associate Professor and Head of Unit (Unit II)
Department of Psychiatry, G.T.Hospital,
Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai

In Charge, De-addictiion centre (Govt of Maharashtra), G.T.Hospital, Mumbai

Nodal Officer at DTC GTH Mumbai

Dr Sarika Dakshikar is working in De-addiction Unit of G.T. Hospital for nearly 9 years. She was working as Assistant Professor initially then as Associate Professor and now as Head of Unit since last 2 years. She has been conducting awareness programs for youth, their parents and general public for last 9 years. She’s also visiting psychiatrist to district central prison where she treats the patients with substance use disorder both male and female inmates and conducts individual counseling focusing on quality of life once the prisoners are released.

She’s member of district committee to conduct programs under aegis of NashaMukt Bharat Abhiyan and actively conducted awareness programs for the same. She also represents the institute in regular meetings held at west zonal office of Narcotics Control Bureau.

Dr.Prashant Jalak

MBBS, MD Psychiatry

Medical Officer at DTC GTH Mumbai

Dr. Prashant Jalak has completed his MBBS from GMC Aurangabad and done MD Psychiatry from J.J. Hospital Mumbai. He Joined as a Medical Officer in DTC GT Hospital from 1st August 2022.

Dr. Lavish Chayal

MBBS, MD Psychiatry

Medical Officer at DTC GTH Mumbai

Dr Lavish Chayal is working as Medical officer at DTC GT Hospital since October 2023.He completed his MBBS from Grant Medical College, Mumbai and MD Psychiatry from the same institute. He has experience in the mental health field in various domains and keen interest in Deaddiction Psychiatry & Psychotherapy. He also has various publications in National and International Journals

Rucha Nerurkar

BA Psychology, MA Counselling Psychology

DTC Counsellor at DTC GTH Mumbai

Rucha Nerurkar has completed her BA Psychology and MA Counseling Psychology. She was counselling Psychologist in Manaswasthya Counseling Centre between November 2021 to February 2022. As a counsellor she prefer eclectic approach and uses CBT along with Motivational Enhancement Therapy.

Ms Gautami Pole


DTC Nurse at DTC GTH Mumbai

Ms Gautami Pole, worked in G.T. Hospital for 29 years, retired as Assistant Matron. But her love for public health and patient care didn’t let her sit quietly. She immediately took up the opportunity to serve the patients and is working as Staff nurse from day 1 of this clinic.