Dr. Wilona Braganza (MD Psychiatry)
Dr. Wilona Braganza, a trained psychiatrist has been working in the field of mental health since the past 8 years. After completing her MBBS from Grant Medical College, Mumbai, she chose Psychiatry as her area of specialization and completed her MD from Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore.She works as a consultant at several hospitals and clinics across Thane dealing with different psychiatric conditions. Some of the disorders she treats are:
- Depression and other mood disorders
- Psychoses, Schizophrenia, and Delusional disorders
- Acute stress-related disorders
- Personality disorders
- Sleep-related disorders
- Substance abuse and addictions
- Dementia and related conditions
- Child psychiatric disorders
- Behavioral addictions such as Internet/ Social Media Addiction
She has always enjoyed working in the mental health space and is constantly looking for opportunities to battle the stigma related to mental health. She regularly conducts awareness programmes and workshops on the subject as she has a keen interest in preventive psychiatry.
Dr. Wilona is a true Thaneite as she completed her schooling from Holy Cross Convent School and then passed her Hsc. from SES Junior College. During these years she was always winning awards for her academic excellence as well as elocution and debate skills. Today, as a confident public speaker, she conducts training programmes for various organizations like Prafulta, Shaadi.com, Vashi Electricals, Cipla, Genesis Burson-Marsteller, Janus International and much more.
She has a friendly approachable demeanor that will put you at ease when you meet her so you can discuss your concerns freely. She is especially interested in working with children and youth and can connect easily with them but enjoys interacting with people from different walks of life which helps her gain an insight into the complexities of human behavior.
She speaks several languages fluently such as English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani, and Kannada.