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Neetu Sarin

Ms. Neetu Sarin

Assistant Professor

E-mail: neetu[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor , School of Human Studies


Ms Neetu Sarin has a Master’s degree in Clinical psychology from University of Delhi and specializes in psychoanalysis. She has been a part of the three year long workshop training in ‘Advanced psychoanalytic thinking and practice’ from the Centre of Psychoanalytic Studies(CPS), University of Delhi. Her research interests lie in the area of the role of body as a unit of thinking and finding agency in the human psyche, and contextualizing Psychoanalysis in India. She is currently a psychoanalytic candidate for training at the Indian Psychoanalytic Society (IPS), Kolkata.

Past Experience

Ms Sarin has been a Research Associate at AUD from 2009 to 2010. She has been teaching as Guest faculty at the Jesus and Mary College and the Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi form 2007 to 2009. She has been a consultant for the NGO Pradan, wherein she designed a module to assess the role efficacy of the apprenticeship program of the organization.



  • Ms Sarin has been a part of the joint research venture between the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies and the Vita-Salute San Rafaelle University, Italy(2007). The venture was aimed at understanding the cross-cultural patterns of coping in patients with spinal injuries.
  •  She is currently a psychodynamic psychotherapist and is in psychoanalytic training since 2007. At AUS, she sees herself as instrumental in setting up of a low fee clinic for the community at large.  


  • 4th and 5th August, 2009: Workshop with Prof. Sudhir Kakar on ‘Group work and Psychoanalysis.’
  • 9th December, 2009: Workshop with Dr. Ken Reich on ‘Psychoanalytic Couples Therapy.’
  • 22 March, 2010: Workshop with Dr. Monisha Akhtar on ‘What happens when a child's mother dies?