Mom’s Belief

Mom’s Belief is innovation and research driven holistic care provider for children with Special Needs and operates through Home-Based Program as well as extensive list of Therapy Centres & Inclusive Schools across the globe.
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"It takes one belief to change the world"

Mom’s Belief is India’s Largest holistic care provider for Children with Special Needs and soon to be World’s largest. This phenomenal growth is a reflection of unwavering belief of parents in us. The vision of Mom’s Belief is to improve the lives of those affected by neurodevelopmental disorders and to empower parents with resources, training and ongoing mentoring. We are driven by our goal to touch a million lives over the next six to seven years. Our metrics and aspirations are not based on turnover, but on the basis of change in the lives we make for every family.

Founder, CEO
Mom's Belief

Advisory Board

Mom's belief has a team of professionals from the field of child psychology and psychiatry, neuro-pediatrics, speech and language, occupational and sensory integration therapy, art and music therapy and special education. Our clinical leaders bring decades of experience and are associated with Stanford University and top Indian medical institutions such as AIIMS, Sir Ganga Ram and VIMHANS hospitals.

Mr. Rajan Anandan

Ms. Radhika Chopra

Justice AP Shah

Dr. Shayama Chona

Clinical Consultants

(In Alphabetical Order)

Dr. Leena Khanzode

Stanford University Hospital & Clinics Division

A board-certified psychiatrist who trained in Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Dr Leena Khanzode is trained in both adult and child & adolescent psychiatry. Dr Khanzode is also an adjunct clinical faculty member in the Child and Adolescent Division, School of Medicine, Stanford University. Dr. Khanzode provides quality, evidence-based treatment to help individuals and families overcome difficulties and lead happier, more productive lives.

Dr. Deepak Gupta

Centre for Child and Adolescent Well Being (CCAW)

Dr. Deepak Gupta is the Mom’s Belief Head Child Psychiatrist (North) and the Founder of the Centre for Child and Adolescent Well Being (CCAW), New Delhi. He is also associated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, and was the President of the Delhi Psychiatric Society (2014-16). Dr. Gupta received his MD in psychiatry from KMC Manipal and DCAP from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, King’s College, London.

Clinical Experts

(In Alphabetical Order)

Dr. Raj Kumar Thapa

Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Therapist

13 years of experience in working with children having special needs. Certified in Astronaut Training, Therapeutic Listening, Integrated Listening System and Handwriting Without Tears from USA

Ms. Shruti Kelkar

Clinical Dietitian

Shruti Kelkar is a qualified Clinical Dietitian. She has over 10 years of experience working as a nutritionist consultant and providing diet intervention for children and individuals with special needs. Shruti has done an MSc (Food & Nutrition) from Bhopal University and has a Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition from Medvarsity, via Apollo Hospitals. She has also received certification in Autism Mentor Training (West Virginia Marshall University) and holds an MBA in Marketing, from Symbiosis Pune. In recent years, Shruti has worked with Ananya Centre for Child Development, Hyderabad and Nayi Disha Resource Centre.

Management Team

Dr. Malvika Samnani is Clinic Head at Mom’s Belief. She is also the Founder / Director of SOCH, Gurgaon. Dr. Samnani has a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Dr. Samnani is certified in The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) from the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA.

Other certifications include: sensory integration – University of Southern California, USA; Oral Placement Therapy for Feeding and Speech Clarity – OPT, USA; Coaching Parents for Communication – SPARK, HANEN Center, USA; and Handwriting without Tears – HWT, USA.

Dr. Samnani provides clinical services in the areas of feeding, speech clarity, language and communication, social communication, handwriting, visual perception and group therapy. She also acts as a mentor and has conducted multiple workshops in India and abroad. Dr. Samnani has presented qualitative research in occupational therapy and served as a pre-conference judge for the National Occupational Therapy Conference, 2018. She received a Gold Medal from Shri Pranab Mukherjee for her outstanding academic record.

Head of Clinic Operations Dr. Sapna Zarwal is a child psychologist with 18 years of experience in education for children with special learning needs. Many schools have benefitted from her rich expertise, including the Amity Group of Schools, British School, Pathways, Step by Step, Sagar School,

Cambridge School, Sanskriti School and others. Dr. Zarwal is highly knowledgeable in the areas of training, assessment, curriculum planning and policy-making, specialized remedial education, and therapies for children with special needs.

Dr. Zarwal has also operated her own multi-disability center – D Potential Kidz – which was recognized as the Most Promising Multi-Disability Clinic in 2015-2016.

She has led more than 100 training sessions, workshops and conferences across India, covering topics such as learning styles, emotional intelligence, classroom management, discipline, learning disabilities, and ADHD, among others. Dr. Zarwal also promotes awareness of special needs through her Potential Children Trust, which helps teachers and parents recognize and understand special needs. She is a panelist with the Anokhi Club, an initiative led by Star Plus and the Hindustan Newspaper to

empower India’s youth. Dr. Zarwal has also published papers in Yatra and through Macmillan Publishers.

Rahul Kathuria is healthcare Sales professional with over 13 years of experience across Products and services.

Have core expertise in establishing new concepts for implementing growth opportunities and new business development.

Rahul has proven ability help the organizations to scale up in a relatively un-organized segment.

Prior to joining MB, Rahul has worked with Cipla Ltd, Quest Diagnostics and Clove Dental.

Rahul is a pharmacist and a post graduate diploma holder in marketing

Over 17 years of experience in sales, technology and marketing across tech firms like Microsoft, Dell, Wipro across geographies.

Understanding organization tech solution, align it to customers business objectives and enabling sales to operationalize GTM for positioning and brand building to generate revenue.