Self-Harming behaviour: The act of harming or inflicting pain to oneself

By |2017-03-15T19:09:49+00:00April 29th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

Have you seen someone slashing, cutting, inflicting pain to himself or herself? In the starting phase of my clinical career I was awe-struck and shocked one day. I saw a teenager bleeding profusely. He had self-mutilated his wrists and hands…neither once, nor twice but multiple times. Frankly speaking, I could not take up that case [...]

Domestic Violence: It’s Psychological Aftermath

By |2017-03-15T19:17:47+00:00April 25th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships|

Battered and shattered, wounded and bruised, bleeding and crying... Every now and then we hear different stories related to domestic violence or literally go through it. Needless to say, domestic violence is one of the most heinous acts done on a female (or male). Do you know who the worst sufferers of this are? Its [...]

An introduction to “psycho-diagnostics”

By |2018-08-29T21:57:40+00:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Confused by reading the title??? Psycho-diagnostics is nothing but the way through which psychologists diagnose different mental health problems. Either you or your loved one have a mental health issue or you are keeping good health. Both ways a sound knowledge of psycho-diagnostics is going to help you. Today, we are faced with varied situations [...]

Disabled or Differently-Abled

By |2014-04-01T15:09:26+00:00April 19th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health|

“I am conscious of a soul-sense that lifts me above the narrow, cramping circumstances of my life. My physical limitations are forgotten- my world lies upward, the length and the breadth and the sweep of the heavens are mine!” ― Helen Keller, author The story of my life During my school days I had a [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): The Clinical Perspective

By |2018-09-04T16:49:40+00:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” 
― Charles H. Spurgeon 24/7 anxiety about anything and everything…in technical terms this is known as “Generalized Anxiety Disorder” (Acronym: GAD). There are times when you would feel anxious about certain event like an examination, a presentation, a blind date or [...]

Take Time to Tickle Your Mind

By |2014-08-18T21:36:49+00:00April 14th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development|

Sometimes our mind loves to be in its comfort zone. We just love to stay inside our cocoons and enjoy the way we are, the way we think and the way we behave. This is okay to a certain extent but getting obsessed with it may land you in a lot of turmoil. Sometimes we [...]

Exam Phobia Management Tips: For Parents and Students…

By |2014-08-18T21:39:19+00:00April 12th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Parenting|

Hello everyone, hope you have read my previous blog post on Exam Phobia. If you haven’t read it yet, I would suggest you to read that first. That post will tell you more about exam phobia and the extent of damage it can do to someone’s life. Here we will learn about some important management [...]

Exam Phobia: Phobia of the Era

By |2014-08-18T21:40:24+00:00April 10th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development|

Suddenly a teacher enters and announces a surprise tests….can you imagine the reaction of the students in the class? Some will be quite okay with it, while others will be petrified of it. Gone are the days when education was not held quite important in our society. Now a generation has come where it’s hardly [...]

Creating Magical Moments with the Powerful words, “Thank you!”

By |2014-04-01T11:31:59+00:00April 7th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships|

“In this dreary world so hazy, true hearts are only a few; they brighten lives of others in every way…with the beautiful word thank you!” Life is so beautiful and bright when it is filled with love and affection, sharing and caring, support and motivation. These aspects tend to make our lives so colorful and [...]

Action against addiction: A success story…

By |2014-04-01T10:25:34+00:00April 3rd, 2014|Categories: Addiction, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Many thoughts race in our minds when we hear the word “Addiction”. Some see it as a bad habit, while some see it as a way out of all problems. Whether it's just addiction per say or whether it's how one becomes addicted to something, getting rid of addiction is often seen as very difficult [...]