LISSUN Expands Child Mental Health Division, Welcomes Dr. Roma Kumar – Leading Child Psychologist
Gurugram, May 30, 2023 – LISSUN, India’s leading mental health platform, has announced a significant expansion of its child mental health division with the addition of renowned psychologist, Dr. Roma Kumar. With over 35 years of experience in the field, Dr. Kumar’s expertise will contribute to LISSUN’s mission of providing comprehensive and accessible mental health care for children.
According to recent research, one in five children faces mental health challenges, highlighting the crucial need for early intervention and support. Recognizing this, LISSUN aims to enhance its capabilities and extend its reach in addressing the specific mental health needs of children and adolescents.
Dr. Roma Kumar, a highly accomplished psychologist, currently holds the position of Senior Consultant Psychologist at the prestigious Institute of Child Health. Her extensive career includes roles as Vice Chairperson (Psychology) at the Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and senior consultant at Max Hospital Gurgaon. Dr. Kumar is also the founder of the esteemed Saksham Child and Adolescent Guidance Clinic and a partner at Emotionally, an organization dedicated to revolutionizing mental health services.
LISSUN’s ambitious plans to establish Phygital child development centres
Expressing her enthusiasm about the collaboration, Dr. Roma Kumar said, “I am delighted to join forces with LISSUN to further advance the field of child mental health care in India. Together, we will strive to provide holistic and evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents, empowering them to lead healthier and happier lives.”
Tarun Gupta, Co-Founder of LISSUN, welcomed Dr. Roma Kumar to the LISSUN family, emphasizing her remarkable proficiency and vast background in child mental health. The partnership highlights LISSUN’s dedication to delivering inclusive, individualized, and easily accessible mental health services. By merging Dr. Kumar’s expertise with LISSUN’s technology-driven platform, they aim to revolutionize the landscape of child mental healthcare.
As part of their collaborative efforts, LISSUN and Dr. Roma Kumar will develop specialized protocols for Child Development Interventions and Services. They will also conduct training programs for psychologists and other mental health staff, ensuring a consistent and high standard of care across child development clinics.
In addition, LISSUN has ambitious plans to establish 10+ Phygital child development centres, integrating physical and digital resources seamlessly. These centers will serve as hubs of excellence, providing comprehensive support and interventions to promote the mental well-being of children.