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Assistant Medical Director & Board Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist | Boston, MA
Dr. Khaira is the Assistant Medical Director at CPA. She is a Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry and offers psychiatric diagnostic assessments, medication consultation, psychopharmacology, and psychotherapy services. She is interested in psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral approaches, and enjoys working with adults as well as children and families. She treats a wide array of mental health issues and diagnoses. Employing a warm and culturally sensitive approach, Dr. Khaira aims to align and work together in symptom alleviation, problem solving, and meaningful exploration.
Dr. Khaira believes in the power of psychoeducation, non-judgmental and reflective listening, the importance of a therapeutic alliance, and collaboration in treatment planning. She believes that mental health is an important public health issue and that good quality of life is imperative. Dr. Khaira finds working with and helping those who are suffering deeply rewarding.
After graduating high school in California, Dr. Khaira attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in India. She completed the roughly 6 year program and found her passion for psychiatry as she advanced in her training, ultimately finding outpatient work to be particularly of interest. Dr. Khaira completed her Adult Psychiatry Residency training at Tufts Medical Center and went on to complete a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center.