Mental health is as important as our physical health . It is a vital part that is needed to maintain the quality of our life.It has a great impact on how we feel ,think and behave each and every day. It contributes to our decision making process. It helps us to cope with stress and helps us to relate with others. It is necessary for a balanced and healthy life.Good emotional health can support productivity and effectiveness in many activities When is
1.When you feel your issues don't seem to get better despite your efforts and the help of your family and friends.
2.When you feel your emotions and thoughts are acting as an obstacle to your daily life activities.
3.When you feel an overwhelming prolonged sense of helplessness and sadness.
What is psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy is a general term for treating mental health problems by interacting with a psychotherapist.During psychotherapy, you learn about one's mental health condition,moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
What is the difference between a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist?
Psychiatrists are trained medical doctors who diagnose ,treat,and prevent mental,emotional and behavioural disorders with the use of medication and neuromodulation. Clinical psychologists focus extensively on psychotherapy and treating emotional and mental suffering in patients with behavioural intervention. Psychologists are also qualified to conduct psychological testing.Throughout their education, psychologists study personality development, the history of psychological problems and the science of psychological research.
Who is a clinical psychologist?
A clinical psychologist is a mental health professional who holds a valid RCI registered license to diagnose and treat psychological and behavioural disorders. A clinical psychologist helps people deal with a variety of problems ranging from short term to long term related issues
Why is psychotherapy needed?
Psychotherapy helps patients deal with issues related to their mental health conditions. It helps build self esteem,reduce anxiety, strengthen coping mechanisms and improve social and community functioning.