Dr Gaurav Deka

Dr. Gaurav Deka is an internationally recognized speaker, coach and expert on childhood and family trauma resolution. He follows a systemic approach with all his clients and resolves them by using mindfulness based methodologies rooted in neuroscience, somatic awareness and breath-work. He is also a pioneer in the field of Family Constellation and is the leading expert in Inner Child Integration Therapy in India. Because of his background as a medical doctor, Dr. Deka brings an integrative and neurophysiology modeled approach for the complete wellness and mental well-being of his clients.

Work and Accolades

Founder and Directors of Cognial Healers' Academy, a premier institution for integrated forms of psychotherapy, Dr. Deka has taught childhood and family trauma worldwide and spoken in colleges, institutions, and universities including University of Middlesex, Mauritius; University of Heidelberg, Germany; JNU, India, TISS, India. He has been the only trauma resolution expert in India to have spoken in three TEDx talks so far.


Awarded as the Best Regression Therapist in India (2018) by India Leadership Awards, Dr. Deka has worked largely in the area of systemic medicine which involves intense drugless trauma exploration via body and breath awareness with people suffering from addiction, cancer, autoimmune diseases like hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, unexplained somatic pain, etc. He extensively advocates LGBT rights with regards to LGBT mental health and caters to a significant LGBT clientele across worldwide while working with their issues with coming out, gender dysphoria, identity crisis, body image & relationship concerns, depression, etc. Dr. Deka also runs a video series on mental and emotional health with TOI Health and Fitness called Lifeline with Dr. Gaurav Deka. He is also a regular contributor at Hindu Business Line, FHM, L’Officiel, LiveMint, Scroll. His interview with The New Indian Express, Can trauma be borrowed from apocalyptic times became popular as it spoke extensively about how the Covid-19 pandemic will be carried across generations through the memory stored in DNA.