CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Clinical Psychology (Adult Services) focuses on

Psychotherapy and Psychometry

Specific Disorders managed by the Clinical Psychologist include:

  • Anxiety Disorders (Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias etc.)

  • Depression

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Disorders related to Stress – Adjustment Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Psychotherapy involves talking to a Clinical Psychologist; and aims to help patients cope better with difficulties and make positive changes.

Psychotherapeutic treatments offered by the Clinical Psychologist include the following:

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) – focuses on identifying and correcting common habits of thinking and behavior that underlie mental disorders.

  • Family/Marital Therapy – involves discussions with the members of the family (or couple) and aims to strengthen the relationship and improve understanding and functioning.

  • Stress Management

  • Anger Management

  • Assertiveness Training

  • Premarital Counseling

  • Pre-natal and post-natal Counseling for Post-Partum Depression

  • Therapy for Addiction to Gadgets

  • Relaxation Training

 

Psychometry uses standardized measurement tools (tests, rating scales etc.) to assess the following:

  • Various aspects of Mental Disorders

  • Intelligence

  • Memory, and other neuropsychological functions

  • Personality

  • Aptitude tests – for career counseling

These assessments often provide a basis for clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and psychiatric treatment.

Other services

  • Counseling for Menopause related difficulties

  • Soft Skills Training for employees and organizations

  • Counseling for young parents

  • Fitness certificate for:

  1. Admissions in college

  2. Employment purposes

  3. Child adoption

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