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Samarpan offers the most progressive evidence-based addiction treatment available in Mumbai, India in a tranquil setting. Our number one focus is in working with you to be successful in reaching your treatment goals. We have created an addiction treatment program that easily parallels any other treatment facility in the world. Our management team have previously developed and worked in some of the most well-known and respected treatment centres.

Most importantly, we have created an environment that, like our treatment, is geared toward your success. You can concentrate on yourself, and build a solid foundation for your recovery, in a setting away from the pressures of everyday life. Here you will receive therapies of all kinds designed to enhance healing, including one-on-one therapy, 12-Step Facilitation, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Psycho-Educational Training, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Physical Training, meditation, reiki, yoga, massage, and much more. We also offer nutritious and delicious cuisine that will help you feel comfortable and cared for.

Samarpan’s Area of Focus Encompasses:

Mental Health

The stress and strain of competing, sustaining relationships, pursuing success, coping with health challenges, among many others, have brought mental health problems to the fore. Samarpan reaches out to help those suffering from anxiety and depression through psychiatric and psychological counselling.

Rehabilitation

At a world class rehab facility, Samarpan extends rehabilitation treatment through a holistic blend of psychiatry, mindfulness, health counselling and yoga, in an exclusive, private environment, under the guidance of experienced therapists.

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Vision

To emerge as a globally recognized and preferred Mental Health Center, scientifically addressing substance misuse and psychological issues.

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Mission

To offer evidence-based programs, delivered by qualified professionals, that effectively treat addiction and mental health problems enabling individuals to lead productive, fulfilling lives.

Samarpan Team

Samarpan employs only the most experienced, knowledgeable and empathic people.

From our Admissions and Administrative staff to our Therapists and Clinical staff, we pride ourselves in providing quality, caring and modern approaches to treatment.

Our management team, educated and trained at institutions in the United Kingdom, are well known in the field for developing and managing established and internationally recognised rehabilitation services in the UK and Asia.

Each member of our team is licensed in his or her field of expertise and have a wealth of combined experience in the treatment of mental health, addictions and trauma.

At Samarpan, we consider our team to be an integral part of our client’s success and well-being. Our team of professionals and medical specialists include; Addictions therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nursing staff, dieticians, art therapists, personal trainers, masseuses and support staff.

Our medical and support staff are available 24/7 to assist in making your stay comfortable and successful.

We are committed to the personal development and success of each client by maintaining the proper client-to-staff ratio. Our low client-to-staff ratio differentiates our program and allows our professional team to fully engage in the recovery of each client on an individual and personal level.

  • Therapy Team
  • Medical Team
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Dr Harish Shetty
Dr Harish Shetty
Chairman

Dr Harish Shetty is a practising Psychiatrist with a postgraduate degree in Psychological Medicine and a postgraduate diploma in Comparative mythology from Bombay University. He completed his MBBS, DPM and MD from T. N. Medical College and Seth G. S. Medical College respectively.

Dr Harish Shetty has immense experience in School Mental Health and has conducted workshops for students, teachers, School Heads & the Non-teaching staff for more than two decades. Dr Harish Shetty is working in the area of ‘suicide prevention and is actively working in schools and colleges. Dr Shetty has several National and International Publications to his credit.

Dr Abhijit Nadkarni
Dr Abhijit Nadkarni
Member
He is an Associate Professor of Global Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. His research interests encompass global mental health, and particularly development and testing of contextually appropriate complex interventions for a range of mental health and substance use disorders He is also actively involved in the capacity building of mental health researchers and lay health workers across the world.
Dr Mrugesh Vaishnav
Dr Mrugesh Vaishnav
Member

An Author & Motivational Speaker, Dr Vaishnav is a visionary in the field of psychiatry since 40 years & among the pioneers to propagate healthy mental health. He has travelled the journey from being MBBS Student at B J Medical college in 1973 to MD in psychiatry in 1981.

Being inspired by ever energetic and youthful father late Dharnidhar Prasad & Enthusiastic and golden hearted mother Pramodaben, Dr. Vaishnav was achieving one after other milestones in his life. He is known for his contribution and services to remote places & Rural India for Mental Health & Sexual health awareness.

Sanket Swami
Sanket Swami
Recovery Specialist

Sanket is kind, patient, hard-working and passionate in helping others. Sanket holds a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Savitribai Phule Pune University, India, where the modules touched areas such as Addictive behaviours, Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy Interventions and Mindfulness.

Sanket has worked in a variety of both residential and community-based treatment for addiction services. Since 2014 he has supported others to recover, by supporting them to address the comorbid symptoms that can accompany substance abuse, such as ASPD, Depression, Anxiety, Substance Induced Psychosis, BPD, ADHD, CD, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Stress and Social phobias.

He has experience devising and facilitating group therapy sessions, using psychotherapy interventions such as CBT, DBT, MET, etc. Besides psychotherapy interventions he has knowledge of recovery from substance misuse that includes the twelve-step program and solution focused brief therapy. Sanket is passionate about helping clients to discover their personal goals and support them to fulfil their potential.

Ishita Akula
Ishita Akula
Clinical Psychologist

Ishita is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). Her academic training has been focused on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of various mental health disorders.

Ishita employs various modalities like Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), Dialectical behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), and Behavioural therapy (BT). She has been trained in various psychometric tools like Personality assessments, IQ and Learning disability assessments, Neuropsychological assessments. Her training has been focused with various demographics ranging from children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric population.

She has worked with an integrative and holistic approach for challenges in Mood disorders, Personality disorders, Substance use disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Neurocognitive disorders, OCD related disorders and other Anxiety disorders.

She can be both directive and non-directive in her approach while working with mental health conditions. Ishita is a firm believer in the humanistic approach and believes that everyone has the ability to lead a balanced and fulfilling life and all that is needed is a facilitating and supportive environment.

At Samarpan, she offers one-to-one therapy sessions, psycho-educational groups and process groups as well as family sessions for clients dealing with addiction, trauma, personality disorders, anxiety and depression.

Mridula Mishra
Mridula Mishra
Art Therapist

Mridula graduated from M.S. University, India with Masters in Visual Arts (Sculpture) and Arts Based Therapy from WCCLF Foundation Pune Mind and Art B.M Institute of Mental Health Ahmedabad and currently pursuing Masters in clinical psychology from IGNOU and is passionately committed to combining both of her interests in Samarpan’s clinical program, having had six years of clinical experience in Mental Health and Rehabilitation settings.

Her practice has extended to economic and ethnically diverse adolescents and adults. Her academic training focused on mental health and addiction (rehabilitation). Her treatment has included mindfulness, person-centered integrative modalities and interventions of Art therapy like Drama, Mandala, draw a Person, HTP, 6PSM (Six Part Story Making), Drum circle and other creative interventions to facilitate a safe healing space and process for each client.

At Samarpan she offers individual and group sessions to the clients with issues of addiction, gambling, PTSD, trauma, Abuse, grief-loss, anxiety, depression, ADHD, personality disorder, schizophrenia and Bipolar disorders.

As an Artist, she believes that art can empower and offer one a deeper understanding for self-actualization and self-worth.

Martin Peters
Martin Peters
Director – Residential Program Services

A Registered Nurse and Certified Substance Abuse Therapist with also a Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Martin has been working in the mental health field since 1991 in a variety of settings including Acute Admissions, Crisis Resolution, Forensic, Addiction and Prison settings within the UK. Since 2005 Martin has worked in Asia, and is seen as on of the pioneers of International Rehabilitation in South East Asia, latterly being instrumental in founding and operating the largest private rehab group in South East Asia pre covid.

Martin is an experienced focal therapist, and group facilitator and enjoys working with clients from diverse backgrounds, from A-Listers, international sports people, high profile and high net worth individuals, to clients in the criminal justice system. Working from a client centred approach and integrating CBT, Relapse Prevention and 12 Step Facilitation Martin believes that collaborative work with client and family provide solid continuum of care.

He is excited to be part of the development and set up of Samarpan Residential Services in India, and brings a wealth of experience in the role of Director of Residential Services with this being the 6th Program that he has been involved in rolling out, and covers the day to day running of the rehabilitation centre both operationally and clinically.

Obi Unaka
Obi Unaka
Deputy Director – Residential Program Services

A qualified, experienced and well-respected Addictions Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, trainer and Treatment Director, Obi holds a First-Class honours degree from the University of Bath, a Certificate in Clinical Supervision and a Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute, UK.

Working as a focal therapist and group facilitator with individuals presenting with problematic substance use and process or behavioural addictions, Obi has also held strategic and operational positions as Head of Service for a Community Rehabilitation programme in Essex, UK and Treatment Director for a private residential programme in Northamptonshire, UK. He has also worked closely with other services providing consultancy on programme and operational development.

Obi is experienced in developing and managing treatment programmes within residential, community and criminal justice settings, and brings a wealth of experience to Samarpan. He is tasked with leading and developing the clinical team.

Ajay Gadlellu
Ajay Gadlellu
Personal Trainer
An experienced health and fitness professional with more than 18 years of combined international and home-country experience in the field of fitness in supervisory and management roles. He believes in educating members through fitness sessions, providing them with knowledge of their current fitness condition and body composition through assessments that aspires them to achieve their goals. He has a Strong background in Personal Training, Home Training, and online and offline workout sessions. Individual Customized workout Plans according to client needs like Muscle Gain, Fat Loss, Strength training, Cardio Workout, Functional Training, Corporate and Group Training, Senior citizen and Special Population Exercise Plan, and Holistic and Scientific Diet Plans according to client’s goals.
Aishwaraya Bhoji
Aishwaraya Bhoji
Complimentary Therapist
An experienced yoga teacher with over 1200+ hours of teaching experience. She is a certified Vinyasa Yoga teacher and a Reiki level 2 practitioner. Aishwarya has a passion for helping others find balance and peace through yoga and energy healing. She believes that yoga is a journey of self-discovery and that each student's practice is unique. Aishwarya's classes are designed to challenge her students while also nurturing their minds, body, and spirit. Her teaching style is interactive, warm, supportive, and compassionate, creating a safe and welcoming environment for students of all levels and all age groups.

Aishwarya is passionate about her work and is dedicated to helping individuals overcome addiction and mental health issues at Samarpan. She has a strong background in physical therapy, which enables her to provide effective treatment for a wide range of conditions. In addition, she is a highly skilled complementary therapist, and she is able to incorporate various techniques into her treatment plans to achieve the best possible outcomes for the clients. Overall, Aishwarya is compassionate and dedicated and is committed to helping clients at Samarpan achieve optimal health and wellness
Dr. Ashish Deshpande
Dr. Ashish Deshpande
Consulting Psychiatrist

A well-known and highly respected Consultant Psychiatrist practicing in Mumbai for almost two decades, Dr. Deshpande undertook his Post Graduation in Psychological Medicine from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai.

After training at the Centre of Excellence in Deaddiction at KEM Hospital, Dr. Deshpande initiated community programmes for alcohol and drug rehabilitation. He has worked closely with NGOs and Self- Help Groups to de-stigmatize chemical dependency and help the suffering. He was appointed as the Class A trustee of the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous India and has the distinction of being the longest serving Class A trustee till now.

In recognition of his expertise in the field of mental health and addiction, he has been invited as a specialist speaker at prestigious national and international fora. He also made an appearance as a deaddiction specialist on an episode in ‘Satyameva Jayate’ – a TV show hosted by Aamir Khan.

Dr. Dnyaneshwar Vijay Patharwat
Dr. Dnyaneshwar Vijay Patharwat
Medical Officer

Dr Dnyanesh graduated with a BAMS from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS, Nashik).

An experienced medical officer, he has worked in a variety of roles in General hospitals providing consultation and emergency medicine.

Dr Dnyanesh oversees all the medical needs of our clients, and consults with our nursing and therapy team to ensure that clients physical health is monitored and addressed appropriately.

With a very calm and non-formal demeanour, he can very quickly put a client at ease and make them feel comfortable

Kalyani Jagade
Kalyani Jagade
Nurse

Kalyani received her General Nursing and Midwifery Diploma course in Health care from Mumbai University. She is a registered nurse. Prior to working with Samarpan Rehabilitation, she worked at Sion Government Hospital for over 3 years, gaining extensive experience in healthcare.

Kalyani is an integral part of Samarpan clinical team providing quality nursing care to all of our clients

Saumaya Sunny
Saumaya Sunny
Lead Nurse
A Registered Nurse since 2007 having 14 years of experience in different departments of Health care sectors from Medical -Surgical ward, Ultrasound department, Rehabilitation Centre for Alcohol and Drugs, In-patient co-coordinator in Multi-specialty Hospital, Nicu/Labor ward incharge, Link Nurse (infection Control), Nursing Supervisor, College nurse, Saumya has worked in different cities of India such as Indore, Belgaum, and Pune. Having a wide range of experiences in Nursing, her goal is to provide holistic and individualized care by understanding each patient’s diverse needs.

Saumya is the lead nurse at Samarpan and is responsible for the organization of the nursing department on a day-to-day basis and running the nursing team, to ensure that all client's physical and medical needs are met.
Akashay Meshram
Akashay Meshram
Nurse
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Jagdish Sangle
Jagdish Sangle
Facility Manager

With a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management, Jagdish brings 11 years of extensive experience with international exposure to Samarpan Rehabilitation Centre, having previously worked at Taj, JW Marriott, Hyatt, The Corinthians Resort & Spa, Siesta Hospitality Corporate Residences, Vishwaraj Hospital (MIT Group).

At Samarpan, Jagdish is responsible for non-clinical operations and ensures routine operations and all aspects of managing staff and clients, ensuring that the facility complies with all applicable regulations and guidelines.

His aim is to provide a safe, healthy and supportive environment to the customers at Samarpan.

Farheen Khan
Farheen Khan
Client Services Representative

Farheen Khan has 4 years experience in the Hospitality Industry as a Guest Relation Associate & Guest Relation Supervisor. Her role was to deal with corporates client & FIT clients through mail & Offline meetings.

She has been awarded as a Best Employee of the month in 2021 & Customer Champ with Best HOD in 2022.

Farheen has worked at Samarpan as a Client Services Representative since August 2022

Farheen loves to help pet animals and consider it a hobby along with exploring different places & playing badminton.

Her experience in customer service has paved a way to be a part of our Intake and Support team.

Sujata Shelkar
Sujata Shelkar
Client Service Representative

Sujata Shelkar has experience of 4 years in Hospitality Industry as a Guest Relation Associate in luxury hotels in The Middle East.

Sujata is passionate about her work and feels very strongly that she is working at a place where clients are supported on their journey to recovery.

As pat of her role Sujata supports the clinical and operations team to ensure that clients receive professional client service, organise logistics and support the intake process.

Priyanka Gaikwad
Priyanka Gaikwad
Client Service Representative

Priyanka Gaikwad has experience of 3 years working in Hospitality Industry as a Guest Relation Associate.

Sujata is passionate about her work and feels very strongly that she is working at a place where clients are supported on their journey to recovery.

As pat of her role Sujata supports the clinical and operations team to ensure that clients receive professional client service, organise logistics and support the intake process.

Ms. Nusarat Mulla
Ms. Nusarat Mulla
Head of Housekeeping

Nusarat is a dedicated member of our Operations team and has a great deal of experience in helping our clients by keeping high level of standards in Housekeeping. As part of our busy Housekeeping team, she is passionate about her work and feels very strongly that high standards of cleaning and client service is an important part of the Samarpan experience.

In addition to her skillset, Nusarat Holds a Hotel Management Diploma .

Nusarat enjoys interacting with people but most of all she has a strong desire to help; she has become a valued member of our Samarpan team.

Abdul Salam
Abdul Salam
Executive Chef

Abdul Salam has been working within the hospitality industry for the last 13 years. He has worked for various hotels and resorts, he has also expanded his horizons by travelling abroad, working for established hotel groups such as Hyatt and Al Waleed.

He is dynamic resourceful and Skilled Experience in the industry. Abdul is very passionate about his work , and provides a wide range of cuisines to cater for the differing needs of our clients.

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