Dr. Kala is trained in Psychotherapy and Clinical Skills at the Psychiatry Department, P.G.I, Chandigarh, before she started working at the Psychiatry departments of Goa Medical College & C.M.C, Ludhiana. She has worked with a number of clients and her clinical skills include cognitive behaviour therapy, marriage counselling, family and child counselling and parenting workshops. She has conducted a number of workshops and Lectures in schools and colleges on Stress Management, Study Skills, Developing EQ and preventing drug use. Workshops have also been conducted with school teachers about developing skills to manage academic, behavioural & emotional problems of students besides understanding common childhood developmental disorders like dyslexia and ADHD.

· Clinical Training in “Mind Body – Medicine” at Harvard Medical School, Boston, U.S.A, June, 2006.

· Clinical Training in “Building Resilience” at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, May 2011.

· Yale CME on “Treatment of Obsessive – Compulsive Disorders” at Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA, May 2012.

· Presented papers in National & International Conferences.