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"For me, being a psychiatrist is
a calling. I am passionate about what I do."

Dr Bhaskaran Charles is a specialist psychiatrist. He is currently in full time private practice and based in Cape Town.


He has practice rooms at Crescent Clinic, Claremont and by prior arrangement can see patients at Vincent Palotti Hospital.

Dr Charles has admission rights to most of the private psychotherapy units in the southern suburbs of Cape Town.

  • 2018 Master of Medicine in Psychiatry, University of Cape Town (UCT)

  • 2017 Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists (FCPsych), Colleges of Medicine of South Africa

  • 2006 MBChB, University of Cape Town (UCT)

  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA): MP0667498

  • Board of Healthcare Funders of South Africa (BHF): Practice Number 0758019

  • South African Society of Psychiatry (SASSOP)

  • Medical Protection Society (MPS)

  • Comprehensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) (Current)

  • Primary Practicums in Rational Emotive Therapy

  • Healing Shame Core Workshop

  • Neurolinguistic Practitioner (NLP) Training