Feeling low? Overwhelmed? Confused? Finding it difficult to concentrate? Has this got you scared, worried and stressed?

WELLNESS COMMUNITY CENTRE, IIT MADRAS can help you to pull through your difficult times.
Prioritise your mental health, Let’s do it together!

A chatbot-based program to help you manage your day not only efficiently but also effectively.
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Wellness centre

The Wellness Centre is a body of licensed mental health professionals who provide counselling and psychotherapy to students.

How to contact?

  • Directly book an appointment at the DoSt Office building, 1st floor
  • OR
  • Call us at 04422578521 (Wellness Centre helpline)
  • OR
  • Reach out to the wellness team members individually
To email ID, add @smail.iitm.ac.in
Name Designation Email Contact Landline
Ms. Niranjana Clinical psychologist wellness5 9498665024 2257 8540
Ms. Sai dhivya Clinical psychologist wellness2 9498665023 2257 8523
Mr. Cemmal Clinical psychologist wellness3 9498665056 2257 8524
Ms. Lalitha Counselling psychologist wellness6 9498665022 2257 8522
Ms. Gayathri Counselling psychologist wellness6 9498665025 2257 8527
Ms. Selvakumari Front Office wellness1 9498665021 2257 8521
Counsellors at Institute Hospital

Location: Institute Hospital Ground Floor, Adjacent to the Pharmacy

Timings: 10 am to 6pm and 8 pm to 6 am (365 days), on Shift Duty

Name Designation Gender Contact no.
Dr.S.Srividhya Head of Psychology Female 9176646565
Meher Fatima Ulde Consulting Psychologist Female 8928514273
Shweta Sharma Consulting Psychologist Female 9050092014
Cynil Consulting Psychologist Male 7904020981
Aishwarya Lakshmi Consulting Psychologist Female 6385212532

MITR is a wellness support group comprising faculty and student coordinators. It is a part of the IITM Wellness Community Centre. MITR student coordinators offer peer counselling and psychosocial support according to students’ needs. You can reach out to us at mitr@smail.iitm.ac.in

Faculty MITR
Usha Mohan (Chief faculty advisor) ushamohan@iitm.ac.in 9444008760
Arockiarajan (AMBE) aarajan@iitm.ac.in 9884953470
Student MITR
Name Core Contact no.
Harikrishna R B Student Head 9446284424
Dinesh Bandi (AMBE) Research Core 9912982970
Kislay Kishore Research Core 8507034461
YourDOST (external counselling agency)

Tele Counseling: 044-48136222
For Chat or Book your appointment: https://yourdost.com/

National helplines

Tele-consultation through NHM (24x7 service)

  1. Toll-Free number 104
  2. Toll-Free number 14416

Face to Face Counselling (At Library Second Floor):

Name Designation Gender Timing
Dr. Sumathi Narayan Senior Psychologist Female Thursday - 5 PM to 8 PM
Dr. Vasuki Mathivanan Senior Psychologist Female Tuesday - 10 AM to 1 PM
Dr. Pangajam Senior Clinical Psychologist Female Sunday - 10 AM to 1 PM
Ms. Anusuya Ramakumar Clinical Psychologist Female Friday & Saturday - 5 PM to 8 PM
Director's initiative

For additional student wellness-related services, check out: https://behappy.iitm.ac.in/

Personal Consultation through Kauvery Hospital
7824837900 (9.00 AM – 6.00 PM)

Counselling psychologists visiting departments and hostels

Student Ombuds

Mrs G Kalavathi, IPS(retd.), Student ombuds serves as a neutral and confidential resource to address concerns, grievances and conflicts. She can be contacted at her email address studentombuds@smail.iitm.ac.in. IITM has also implemented a Timebound Grievance Redressal System, more information is available in the following link