Category: Emotions

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Counsellor – Differences

Difference between Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist and a Counsellor. One of the first set of questions that a client or a potential client would ask me is what is counselling and what is the difference between a counsellor, psychotherapist and psychiatrist?

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I am not happy, but I want to be, how do I?

We human beings are wired to seek happiness and peace. As per Maslow’s hierarchy of needs we start with logical needs of food, water, air etc. Once those are met we look for safety and security. Once you feel safe

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Do negative emotions like anger, fear, panic etc have any value?

  Of course our emotions definitely do have a purpose. When it comes to pleasant set of emotions like happiness, surprise, excitement, serenity, peace etc., we don’t ask this question. But when it comes to negative or unpleasant emotions like

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I want to show love but I don’t know how-Expression-Part II

How to express your love to your partner? So you know that you love your partner. You know you want to be with them, you want to spend time with them, you like talking to them and love them in

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Can I provide emotional support ? I am not trained.

Yes Absolutely.  And yes you need to know where and how. Awareness regarding mental health need not be just restricted to the mental health day. Awareness about mental health, seeking required support and help for facing a specific challenge, providing

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Mental health day-Inner Dawn Counsellor Kalas Views featured on Deccan Herald

  Today is World Mental Health Day. Mental health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017. We recommend that organizations take a proactive as well as reactive approach towards employee wellness. In the proactive approach,

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I want to show love but I don’t know how – Barriers- Part I

I want to show love but I don’t know how.  Does it need to be shown every time? Doesn’t he/she know that I love him/her? Love is something that we all crave for.  Love has multiple facets. But the one

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Why are heartbreaks so difficult?

  Merriam Webster defines heart break as a crushing grief, anguish, or distress.  It is a feeling of great sadness or disappointment.  Most of us would have undergone a heart break at some point of time in our life. Heartbreaks

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Gender stereotypes – how they enable social evils

Stereotypes are assumptions and generalizations that are made about the characteristics, behavior, role etc about the members of a group based upon certain pre-established notions about the group. Stereotypes can be positive as well as negative.  Specifically focusing on the

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Why is making a change so difficult?

Why is making a change so difficult? “Change is the only constant in life” At every stage of life we do undergo a lot of changes.  But still change seems to be a scary word for many of us. What

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