Q 1. What do Psychologists do?

"Practicing psychologists help a wide variety of people and can treat many kinds of problems. Some people may talk to a psychologist because they have felt depressed, angry, or anxious for a long time. Or, they want help for a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health. Others may have short-term problems they want help navigating, such as feeling overwhelmed by a new job or grieving the death of a family member” – American Psychological Association.

 Q 2. How to know if a Psychologist is right for me?

Psychologists have at least a Masters’ degree in Psychology. Ideally it’s a combination of qualifications and experience. Can also read reviews and testimonials of a Psychologist. A good Psychologist deals with compassion and authenticity. He/she helps you to identify the behavior patterns which you might need to re-evaluate and change to live a happy life.

Q 3. How do I know if I need to see a Psychologist?

If changes in your behavior make you dysfunctional, occupationally and socially you need to see a Psychologist.

If you are experiencing a high level of stress and panic that is hampering your everyday routine, you might consider seeing a Psychologist.

Any unusual or significant changes in behavior which are impacting your life and people around you in a negative way. Being self-destructive, abusive to others are also some indicators.

Q 4. What is a Therapy?

It is not necessary for all individuals. For some, the therapy alone may be enough and for others, Psychologist may refer to a Psychiatrist for medication. In such cases, medication and therapy work together to treat the patient.

Q 5. If I opt for therapy, will I have to take medication?

It is not necessary for all individuals. For some, the therapy alone may be enough and for others, Psychologist may refer to a Psychiatrist for medication. In such cases, medication and therapy work together to treat the patient.

Q 6. Does doing yoga, walking and going to gym hamper or accelerate effectiveness of therapy?

Therapists would recommend continuing with your usual physical activities and even start if not doing at all. Physical activities release ‘Happy Hormones’ which makes you feel better.

Q 7. For how many sessions would I need for treatment?

It usually differs for each client and completely depends on the progress made by the individual. You can be assured that we do not believe in rushing the therapy and at the same time, we do not intend to keep our patient longer than he/she requires. Usually it takes 6-8 sessions.

Q 8. Will I ever come out of my current situation?

It is important to keep in mind that mental disorders are treatable.

Q 9. How often should I visit a Psychologist?

Consistency is crucial for the client to experience substantial changes in their behavior. We would recommend you to connect with us either weekly or twice a week, depending on the situation.

Q 10. How can I set up an appointment?

In various studies conducted, online sessions are found to be equally beneficial and valuable as offline sessions.