Include Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Neuro-Cognitive Training that help the child to develop positive mental health, better coping and emotional management of complex emotions (like anger, sadness, anxiety etc.), as well as dealing with behaviours like aggression, defiance, tantrums. The therapeutic strategies enhance mental skills like attention- concentration, problem solving and impulse control skills, time management and planning. These techniques also help in managing psychological issues like poor self esteem, depression, anxiety and other psychological problems
What is Psychology?
The mind is highly complex, and condition that relate to it can be hard to treat.
Thought process, emotions, memories, dreams, perception and so on cannot be seen physically, though physical signs of some mental health issues can be observed, but most theories of psychology are based on observation of human behavior.
Psychology is the science of human and animal behavior. The field of psychology is considered as a ‘HUB SCIENCE’ with sharp connection to the medical sciences, social sciences and education.
Role of a Psychologist
Psychologist as behavioral and mental health provider play a major role in understanding how biological, behavioral, and social factors influence health and illness.
They are well equipped with training, skills and knowledge to understand how basic behavior and cognitive processes (thinking, reasoning, rationalization, and personality traits) affects the mind and body to develop dysfunction.
Not only this, they are also well versed with how there behavioral and cognitive functions are altered, the factors that contribute and how there dysfunctions are diagnosed and trained.
Assessments and its importance
One of the care role of a psychologist is clinical assessments. They are psychological tests and measurement for specific purposes. The psychometric test are standardized and validated tools to assess a wide range of functions including intelligence, personality child, adult & geriatric clinical disorder, aptitude, neurological disorders, learning disabilities, addictions, neurodevelopmental disorders and toddlers and cognitive decline in adults and geriatric population. There tests are important as they mention the severity level.
- The test used are behavioral assessments, rating scales, personality scales and tests and intellectual assessment also.
Only qualified psychologist have the legal right to conduct there psychometric tests.
- Of the psychiatric illness, which further helps to adjust medications, personality traits, which helps the therapist to understand as what are the contributing factors which lead to the illness as in maintain the illness.
There assessments provide the foundation for diagnosis and treatment plan.
Area of assessment
- Personality assessment
- Anxiety and depressive protocol
- Psychotic symptoms assessment
- Obsessive compulsive disorder assessment
- Learning ability or intelligence test
- Internet addiction assessment
- ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder assessment
- Aptitude test
- Professional ability and Career related assessment
- Psycho-vocational assessment
After conducting and analyzing the assessments the psychologist provide treatment as interventions. They provide a wide variety of clinical interventions for individuals, groups, couples and families. There interventions are emotional conflicts, personality dysfunctions and faulty cognitions.
They provide variety of psychological interventions such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Behavioral Modification, family and couple therapy, Exposure and response prevention therapy, Biofeedback, Group Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, Pain Management, Neuro Psychological Rehabilitation and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
Research indicates the best kind of treatment for any physical or Mental Health is always a combination of medications and therapy. Psychotherapies are much more than just telling an advising. They are scientific and way beyond advices. It Involves use of empirically established techniques to that different psychological illness and difficulties. Psychotherapy is also not about being judgmental or blaming the patient or others for someone’s ill health. It’s about helping him/her reach towards productive goals. Psychotherapist are more than friends, they don’t ask you to relax, be happy, don’t worry, we help you to deal with the worries & stress in a healthier way.
You don’t have to come to psychotherapist only as a last resort or when things are out of control, you can also see them for personality growth, overall development, for day to day life problems, for managing and dealing with young children and adolescents.
But unlike medications, Psychotherapy requires active participation from the patient’s side as well. That is why psychotherapy best works when people choose it on their own. But even if forced it has been observed that regular therapy compliance do bring subtle in the person’s behavior & thinking process.
At UDGAM we provides all services by trained and certified clinical psychologist who have completed M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology and has respectively received license to practice by the Govt. of India. Who are trained and skilled and legally allowed to conduct there psychometric testing and psychological interventions.
We have both online and clinic based therapy plan to serve you in better manner. We provide quality care, support & multidisciplinary services to achieve this and promote Hope, Health & Happiness.