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Dr Lakshman Ganatra

BSc, MSc, Doctorate

Clinical Partners

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Location: Birmingham

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Dr Lakshman Ganatra

Dr Lakshman (Lucky) Ganatra is an experienced Senior Clinical Psychologist currently working for Black Country Partnership NHS foundation Trust. He has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Master of Science in Foundations of Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He is also a member of the Health & Care Professions Council.

Lucky has over 8 years’ experience working within the NHS, private sector and charitable sector. He is a highly skilled and dedicated clinical psychologist with demonstrated success in providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment plans for clients with varying mental health difficulties across the lifespan. He has experience of working in a variety of specialist areas including Paediatrics, CAMHS, Neurodevelopmental, Adult and Older Adult Mental Health, Learning Difficulties and Physical Health.

Lucky is a compassionate professional with a genuine style of communication, building client relationships whilst maintaining strict confidentiality and ensuring a truly person-centred approach. He is especially passionate about developing a strong mind-body link through holistic approaches and supporting individuals to address emotional difficulties, reach their goals and a live life in accordance with their values.

Lucky is an integrative therapist, who has experience, knowledge and interest in psychological models such as Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution Focussed Therapy (SFT) and other third wave therapies. He has learnt the importance of adapting and integrating these approaches in a dynamic way which respects the strengths, needs and values of the individual. Lucky has also undertaken post-doctoral training in EMDR and has completed stages 1 and 2.

Lucky is described by his peers as a conscientious and skilled clinical psychologist and a professional individual. He tackles problems in creative ways, encouraging individuals to become empowered and make meaningful changes in their own lives. Lucky is always looking for ways to improve the experience of service users and works dynamically to implement change. Clinical Partners are pleased to present Lucky to our Birmingham patients.

Specialisms

  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Depression and Anxiety
  • Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Issues
  • Depression
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • Family Support
  • Forgetfulness and Dementia
  • Grief or Loss
  • Guilt, Shame and Self-Criticism
  • Panic
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Social Isolation and Loneliness
  • Trauma
  • Work & Career Related Issues

Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Science in Foundations of Clinical Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Professional registrations

  • Member of the Health & Care Professions Council

Therapeutic approaches

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

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  • I would recommend Clinical Partners to anyone who has been struggling with getting a diagnosis, it can totally transform your lives as it has ours.

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  • Dr Alison was very caring and approachable. Your approach and response to my call will be remembered for a very long time.

  • Just saw J. He wanted me to tell you how much he appreciated the way you spoke to him on the phone Caroline. He said you made him feel human again when he felt quite suicidal. He was really pleased he was seen so quickly.

  • We met with the doctor today, he was great, we felt at ease with him, he was very professional in his approach and obviously knew what he was doing! Thank you for your help in arranging such a quick appointment.

  • SO grateful to Clinical Partners - well Simon - for the confirmation of NOT having Cyclothymia. Am attempting now to stabilise and get well - something I was told would not happen when diagnosed with Cyclothymia (for life!).

  • I would like to thank the Clinical Partners staff for asking about us. I like to let you know that M's physical and psychological health is great. With my best regards and respect.

  • You have been fantastic at helping T see the help he can get and I am so grateful. Again thank you so much, I really do appreciate the efforts you have put in.

  • Thank you for setting us (and me in particular) off down the road. I will always be grateful to you, and I do feel that you spent a lot of time on my case without much reward.

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