Dr. Akanksha Rathi Maheshwari

MD, DNB, MRCP London

Founder CEO, PsyClarity
Consultant Psychiatrist


Dr. Akanksha Rathi Maheshwari is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Bombay Clinic, Mumbai and Founder Director at PsyClarity. She is also Founder - Trustee at Smile Healthcare, Research and Rehabilitation Foundation. She holds MBBS and MD Psychiatry from the prestigious KEM Clinic, Mumbai and is a Diplomat of the National Board (Psychiatry), Delhi. Furthermore, she holds MRCP Psychiatry degree from Royal College, London and has worked in specialty Psychiatry in London, UK (East London Trust Clinic). She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK (MRCPsych) and the GMC, UK. Dr Maheshwari is also a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the World Psychiatric Association (Stigma and Positive Psychiatry section).


  • MD Psychiatry (KEM Clinic, Mumbai)
  • DNB Psychiatry (National Board, Delhi)
  • MRCPsych (Royal College, London, UK)


She has more than 10 years of experience in patient care in India as well as in the UK. She has published many papers in national and international journals. She is a prolific speaker and has delivered talks – both in person and digitally, via webinars – on multiple topics ranging from child development, public awareness and preventive psychiatry. She has conducted multiple awareness programmes across various schools in Mumbai and rural Maharashtra. She has experience in conducting workshops for stress and time management for students preparing for competitive examinations. Dr Maheshwari also works for corporate training for team building, leadership and communication skills.