Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Q. What is counseling?

Saying it simply, counseling is consulting with a therapist who is an objective, non-judgmental and professionally trained person, with whom you can share your innermost thoughts and feelings. This helps you to understand yourself better and helps you to address your emotional difficulties in a more adaptive fashion. These difficulties could be something you are facing in day to day life, a sit .....

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Q. What to expect from counseling?

Any emotional problem or difficulty has its roots in our inner nature. Our feelings depend on how we think about ourselves, others and our situations. Often we think in ways that are not rational or we think about situations mistakenly. This is not because we are “foolish” or “wrong” in any way but because we have learnt to think of certain things only in certain ways. B .....

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Q. Can I be friends with my therapist?

The therapist is your friend. She has your concern the closest to her heart. However, she is a professional and like every profession, being a therapist too comes with a code of dos and don’ts. Hence you pay for her time with you. Most of the time involved in therapy is focused on dealing with your emotional difficulties. However you can occasionally talk to her about your and her hobbies .....

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Q. Will I get dependent on my therapist?

On the contrary! Therapy aims at making you independent and helps you to believe in your own decisions and accept their consequences. During the initial stages of psychotherapy, however, you may feel like seeing your therapist often. You may feel uneasy if she is not available as per your requirements. That is primarily because you have started to look at your difficulties in a different light, .....

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Q. I'm a mother of a 5 years old child. My child doesn't communicate; even she don't utter a single word. She doesn't smile nor she understand her hunger, thirst etc. She use to stay alone in her own world. She also even don't mix up with other children of her age. I have visited to child specialist but they are saying my child is not normal. What to do now? As after this my husband want me to divorce as he thinks that my child is not normal is just because of me. What to do now?

First of all, be calm. Your child is not abnormal, it's just she needs help. Sometime due to fixation child gets into stress, which makes her occupied with her own thoughts. Communication is the only key, the more you let your child open, she will automatically gets engaged in other activities like playing , eating etc. As you illustrated, she can speak but she don't share. I advice you .....

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