Dr. Nachiketa Sinha is a highly experienced consultant psychiatrist who has been practicing in New Brunswick since 2006. With a medical degree from Karnatak University in Dharwad, India, and training in psychiatry at Cambridge Deanery, Dr. Sinha brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice.

Professional Background and Achievements

Dr. Sinha’s professional background is both impressive and extensive. He is an assistant professor with the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S., and holds an executive MBA in health care from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. He has also authored a self-help book, Empowered and Strong, which has gained international recognition.

He has been active in initiating important changes to mental health delivery in New Brunswick, and has played an instrumental role in the introduction of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) in the province. He is also the current president of Horizon Health Network’s Medical Staff Organization, Medical Director of Addiction and Mental Health in the Moncton area, and treasurer and Executive Board Director of the New Brunswick Medical Society.

Commitment to Equity in Treatment

Dr. Sinha is passionate about providing equity in treatment, and is recognized nationally for his role in providing culturally appropriate psychiatric care to the First Nations communities of New Brunswick. His ability to work and integrate with different cultures has allowed him to collaborate in varied settings over three continents.

Honours and Awards

His contributions to mental health care have been recognized by the Provincial Government of New Brunswick, who awarded him in 2018. He was also inducted as Fellow of the Canadian Psychiatric Association in 2019, an honour which has only been bestowed on approximately 140 psychiatrists since the Association’s establishment in 1951.

Personal Interests and Beliefs

Dr. Sinha is a proud father to his beloved son and enjoys photography and writing in his spare time. He is also proud of his cultural heritage grounded in the principles of compassion, non-violence and equality. Dr. Sinha strongly believes in patient- and client-centered care, and his ability to bring different stakeholders together for a common goal is truly remarkable.


Dr. Nachiketa Sinha is a leading psychiatrist in New Brunswick who has dedicated his life to providing equitable and culturally appropriate psychiatric care to his patients. With an impressive professional background, numerous achievements and a commitment to patient-centered care, Dr. Sinha is a true asset to the psychiatric community in New Brunswick and beyond.