We are a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service , located across two sites in the National Capital Region of Delhi, India. We provide a range of holistic mental health care solutions for children and adolescents until the age of 25 years.

We are innovating and adapting continuously to the local needs and global trends of child and adolescent mental health. Therefore, our focus now includes working on prevention, awareness and empowering the community.We are increasingly involved in the wider community through our outreach programmes, and are trying to build capacity through our training courses.


We aim to provide ethical, reliable, supportive and effective mental health care that is evidence based, transparent and compassionate.

Clinical Services

Children First provides diagnostic services, standardised and clinical assessments, and therapeutic interventions for a variety of mental health conditions .We have a clinical team comprising of child & adolescent psychiatrists, clinical and counseling psychologists and family therapists.

Developmental Services

Children First provides screening, diagnosis and intervention for children with developmental delays or disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Global Developmental Delays, Dyspraxia, ADHD etc.


In order to address the existing training gaps in the field of child & adolescent mental health, we conduct regular training programs for professionals, parents and teachers.

Our trainings are hands-on, interactive and equip participants to use the skills learnt across diverse settings, including schools, NGOs, children’s homes and private practice.


We believe that all children and families deserve a safe, nurturing environment, irrespective of their background or ability to access a mental health service like ours. We therefore, actively seek to stretch beyond our centres and create programmes that promote Building communities of concern for our children.


Children First launches its Youtube Channel

6th Mar,2019

The Children First Channel intends to disseminate informative and ethical content around matters of mental health. We seek to increase awareness about childhood, child development , mental health , and culturally relevant practices in urban India. We hope to make available understandable content ,sourced from mental health professionals, that focuses on sensitization and intervention, in English and Hindi. We will release content every Wednesday, We encourage questions and comments . Don't forget to subscribe!

30th Mar,2019

Drum Circle at CF Gurgaon!

Join us for a drum circle at CF Gurgaon. All are welcome! Participation is based on prior registration.

29th Mar,2019

Parenting in the Digital Age

Children First Gurgaon invites parents to have a conversation on parenting in the age of technology, gadgets and social media, as a part of their first 'Coffee Morning'.


Amit Sen

Director, Senior Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. MD, MRCPsych, CCST in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Shelja Sen

Child & Adolescent Psychologist & Family Therapist and Author. MPhil & DClinPsych

Kavita Arora

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, MBBS, MD(Psy) , CCST (Psy, UK)

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