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Counseling

Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Self Esteem, Anger, Relationship, Grief

All people face different psychological challenges at various points in life, and sometimes people need the help of a professional to cope with these difficulties. It can sometimes be confusing to determine what type of help is needed, particularly because there are so many different types of professionals who specialize in treating mental health issues.

Our Mental health counselors represent just one profession that specifically works with people dealing with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional issues. We work with individuals, families, groups, and communities to deal with mental health issues and improve mental well-being.

What Do HELLODOCINDIA’S Mental Health Counselors Do?

Some of the tasks that our mental health counselor may tackle on a regular basis include:

  • Assessing and diagnosing clients experiencing symptoms of psychological distress
  • Provide counseling to clients
  • Talking to clients about their experiences, emotions, and thoughts
  • Conducting group sessions with families
  • Working with clients to set goals, develop a treatment plan, and gain insight through treatment
  • Working with clients to identify situations, behaviors, and thoughts that interfere with their wellness and recovery
  • Examining social issues that may influence a client’s mental well-being, including peer pressure, bullying, substance use, prejudice, work stress, financial challenges, and health issues
  • Referring clients to other health professionals as well as to other resources in the community such as other social services, job services, and support group

Counseling can be an effective treatment for a host of mental and emotional problems. Simply talking about your thoughts and feelings with a supportive person can often make you feel better. It can be very healing, in and of itself, to voice your worries or talk about something that’s weighing on your mind. And it feels good to be listened to—to know that someone else cares about you and wants to help.

While it can be very helpful to talk about your problems to close friends and family members, sometimes you need help that the people around you aren’t able to provide. When you need extra support, an outside perspective, or some expert guidance, talking to our counselor can help. While the support of friends and family is important, therapy is different. Our counselors are professionally-trained listeners who can help you get to the root of your problems, overcome emotional challenges, and make positive changes in your life.

You don’t have to be diagnosed with a mental health problem to benefit from counseling. Many people seek help for everyday concerns: relationship problems, job stress, or self-doubt, for example. Others turn to therapy during difficult times, such as divorce. But in order to reap its benefits, it’s important to choose the right therapist—someone you trust who makes you feel cared for and has the experience to help you make changes for the better in your life. HellodocIndia supports you with well experienced and highly qualified counselors for your concerns.

Why counseling and not medication?

The thought of being able to solve your problems by taking a pill each day can sound appealing. If only it was that easy! Mental and emotional problems have multiple causes, and medication is not a one-stop cure.

Medication may help ease certain symptoms, but it comes with side effects. Furthermore, it cannot solve the “big picture” problems. Medication won’t fix your relationships, help you figure out what to do with your life, or give you insight into why you continue to make unhealthy choices.

Counseling can be time-consuming and challenging, as uncomfortable emotions and thoughts often arise as part of the treatment process. However, therapy provides long-lasting benefits beyond symptom relief. Therapy gives you the tools for transforming your life—for relating better to others, building the life you want for yourself, and coping with whatever curveballs are thrown your way.