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Dr Mahesh Kulkarni

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Child and Adolescent
Dr Mahesh Kulkarni

Dr Mahesh Kulkarni is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, currently working for the East London NHS Foundation Trust and for the last four years Clinical Team Lead in Emotional and Behaviour Disorders Team in Luton CAMHS. He is well qualified and well experienced in equal measure, with a Medical Degree (MBBS) and extensive training Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and has considerable forensic experience, being approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act.

Dr Kulkarni is dedicated to working with clients who have acute and chronic mental health difficulties and comorbidities, often leading to lack of engagement or treatment resistance. Dr Kulkarni’s sensitive, thorough and gentle approach to the multi-dimensional nature of client’s difficulties means that he is able to deal with these challenges effectively.

He specialises in ADHD, Behavioural Problems, Depression, OCD and Anxiety Disorders. Therapies include a range of holistic methods in supporting a young person to overcome their difficulties, using principles from Systemic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Group therapy. He values working collaboratively with all involved in order to achieve the best for patients and their families.

Dr Kulkarni is described by his peers as a committed and excellent Psychiatrist, kind and hard working, with extensive knowledge working with Children & Adolescents suffering from complex mental health difficulties. He works hard to collaborate with his clients to ensure the best outcome for all.


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorder – Severe/treatment-resistant
  • OCD
  • Panic attacks & panic disorder

Therapeutic approaches used

Qualifications and Education

  • CCST in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – The Specialist Training Authority of the Royal Medical Colleges, UK
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) – The Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – The University of Mumbai, India

Professional Bodies and Membership

  • Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Member of The General Medical Council