Child Services

Empathetic and compassionate services, provided by a qualified clinical psychologist that aims to nurture the confidence of your child.

Completely confidential services that respect the privacy of children and their caretakers.

Restoring the joy of living in distressed children and adolescents

No active prescription of medicines or injections– working with your child for a better future

Types of Psychological Therapies

1. Individual therapy– one-on-one with the child

2. Involving parents or caretakers– Behavioral contracting

3. Drawing therapy

4. Token economy programme rewarding positive behaviors

5. Aversion therapy for behavioral problems among children aged 10 years or less

6. Positive– negative reinforcement

Some specific areas of therapy

1. Anger Management

2. Improving Study/ Exam skills

3. Life skills training

4. Weight management skills– under and over weight, not eating and binge eating

5. Assertive training for socially anxious children and adolescents

6. Environmental modification helping parents and caretakers understand and adapt to the children better

7. Behavior modification by training parents and caretakers of mentally challenged children

8. Management of conduct problems

Some specific assessments

1. Assessment of Intelligence

2. Assessment of Learning Disabilities

3. Assessment of Personality

4. Neuropsychological assessments

5. Psychodiagnostics

WHO CAN BENEFIT?

These services will benefit children and adolescents with

1. Declining academic performance

2. Exam and School related stress

3. Refusing to attend school

4. Easily irritable or angry children

5. Delay in developmental milestones– sitting, walking, speech etc

6. Behavioral problems –repeatedly telling lies, running away from home, not attending school, cruelty, severe disobedience

7. Hyperactive children– reduced attention span, restlessness, rapidly shifting between activities, difficulty in waiting for turn, intruding or interrupting others

8. Depression– withdrawn behavior, irritable, crying, reduced social interaction, self blame, loss of interest in usual activities, disturbance of sleep or appetite, feeling hopeless

9. Oppositional behavior– disobedient and provocative behavior, hostile, negative

10. Phobias– fear of specific situations like crowds, heights, closed spaces like shops, travel, being alone etc

11. Social anxiety-Fear of interacting with others with excessive attachment to parents or other family members

12. Sibling rivalry– rivalry between siblings that is beyond normal

13. Bed wetting—involuntary urination or passing of stools

14. Stammering of speech

15. Addictions– alcohol, smoking, substance abuse

16. Physically or sexually abused children or adolescents

17. Eating disorders

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