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Ms Diksha Singh

Counselling Psychologist
2 years of experience
Whether you're grappling with the challenges of everyday life or dealing with more complex psychological issues, I can help you lead a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Hello, I'm Diksha, a skilled Counselling Psychologist dedicated to enhancing the psychological well-being of my clients. With a solid academic foundation in Clinical Psychology, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my practice. My professional journey has been marked by a passionate commitment to helping individuals navigate the complex challenges of modern life. My extensive experience spans a broad spectrum of concerns, including but not limited to low mood, depression, anxiety, work-life balance, adjustment issues, relationship and family conflicts, and a range of psychological disorders. I firmly advocate that everyone, at some point in their life, can benefit from a bit of guidance and support. I practice empathy and compassion and profoundly understand the unique struggles my clients face. To help them, I provide a safe and non-judgmental space where clients can explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, ultimately empowering them to find their path to personal growth and mental well-being. With my guidance, you can look forward to a holistic and evidence-based approach to address your concerns, carving a path toward self-discovery and resilience.
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What People Say About DocVita

Here are a few of the many positive reviews our clients give about their transformative experiences with DocVita therapists.

"I have been taking session weekly with Ms Sanchita for 7 months now and always feel better after my sessions and overall too i find much improvement in my issues. She is compassionate and creates a safe environment for me to discuss my problems and helps me navigate through my feelings and helps me feel calm."
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"Very good service provided from home to cater our needs and have an amazing team. Kanika mam, is the most helpful person when one needs help. I would suggest her to anyone any day."
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Review for: Ms Kanika, Clinical Psychologist, RCI-Licensed
"Suma has been my therapist for 8 months to me and helped me come out of social anxiety and overcome my depression and low self esteem. She is a very great listener and the techniques/resources she provided to improve my mental health are amazing! Highly recommend."
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"Tania is a really great listener and would make sure i am being understood and that is something that I desperately wanted in my therapist! Highly recommend!!"
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"I had a good experience with my therapist Ms.Parvathy Ramakrishnan. She really made an effort to understand and analyse me. I have attended 5 sessions so far and it's been really helpful."
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Confidential & Private Online Sessions via Trusted Platforms

At DocVita, we offer confidential sessions over Google Meet or Zoom. Your therapy sessions are never recorded, and whatever information you exchange with your therapist remains between you and them, ensuring a private and supportive therapeutic journey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is a therapist?

Therapists are professionals with specialized training in mental health. They collaborate with individuals, couples, families, and groups to offer assistance and address their mental health needs. They assist clients in delving into their thoughts, feelings, and actions within a secure and encouraging setting.

Having the ideal therapist can be transformative, as they aid clients in building coping mechanisms, handling symptoms, reflecting on past occurrences, fostering personal development, and guiding them toward enhanced well-being.

How can I find a therapist in Chennai?

To find a therapist in Chennai:

  1. Browse through the list of therapists in Chennai at DocVita and choose the one that aligns with your schedule, availability, and budget.
  2. Use our tool to get matched to a therapist. Simply answer a few simple questions. Based on your answers, our algorithm will match you to a therapist who suits your needs.
  3. Connect with a dedicated DocVita Care Manager over chat. They can help you choose a therapist that fits your needs.

Does online therapy work?

Numerous international studies have proved the effectiveness of online therapy, stating that it is just as successful as in-person therapy.

Online therapy offers a streamlined and trouble-free approach to accessing mental health care. It helps you be more consistent while providing flexibility and convenience by eliminating geographical obstacles and reducing travel expenses. At DocVita, we also incorporate appointment reminders to ensure clients stay on track with their scheduled sessions, promoting regular engagement and advancement in the therapeutic process.

Are my sessions at DocVita confidential?

DocVita maintains 100% confidentiality for all sessions. These sessions take place over Google Meet or Zoom and are never recorded. We ensure that whatever details you share with your therapist only remain between you and them.

How can I book an appointment with a therapist in Chennai?

To book an appointment with a therapist in Chennai:

  1. Find a therapist by browsing through our directory, use our match-making tool, or get in touch with a dedicated DocVita Care Manager.
  2. Select the type of consultation you want to opt for - individual, couples, or family.
  3. Select your preferred date and time slot.
  4. Complete the payment.

Once you have made the payment, your appointment will be confirmed instantly. If there is anything you need help with, please get in touch with a dedicated DocVita Care Manager, and it shall be our pleasure to provide support for your therapy journey.

What is the time duration of a therapy session?

A single therapy session generally spans from 45 to 60 minutes. However, sessions can vary in duration as therapy is not always bound by strict time constraints.

How much does a therapist cost in Chennai?

The cost of a therapy session at DocVita commences at ₹1500 or US$20. In Chennai, the price may vary based on several factors, including the therapist's charges, qualifications, expertise, therapeutic modality, session duration, and frequency.

It's essential to recognize that therapy is an investment in your mental well-being. Selecting the appropriate therapist can lead to more effective and efficient treatment, ultimately saving time and cost.

Are all therapists working at DocVita verified professionals?

At DocVita, you can identify verified therapists by a green tick mark next to their profile. This signifies that they have met our verification standards and can provide high-quality therapy services.

How can I find a Tamil-speaking therapist in Chennai?

To view therapists who speak Tamil in Chennai, select the language filter at the top of this page and get the help you need in your preferred language.

At DocVita, our therapists collectively speak 17 different languages, so the chances of you finding a therapist who speaks Tamil are very high. Choosing a therapist who speaks the same language enables you to express your emotions freely, building trust and comfort, which is vital for finding success in therapy.

Seeking Therapy in Chennai

Chennai, also known as the Health Capital of India, has always prioritized the well-being of its residents. As the city breaks down barriers of stigma, therapy is progressively becoming a fundamental aspect of mental health in Chennai. The city is witnessing a transformative shift in recognizing the significance of therapy in mental health care. Esteemed institutions like the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and the Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF) are leading this shift, advocating for therapy and significantly raising mental health care standards.

The city fosters an environment where open dialogues about mental health are encouraged. The raised awareness has also led to more and more people willing to seek therapy. Chennai's proactive approach towards healthcare helps it stand true to its name. Along with being the center of physical healthcare, the city promotes mental health awareness nationwide. This makes it reassuring to know that in a world that largely grapples with mental health challenges, expert therapeutic care is easily accessible in the vibrant city of Chennai.

How to Choose the Best Therapist in Chennai?

Choosing the right therapist for your requirements requires time and determination, as it centers around your concerns. Here are a series of steps that can guide you in making an informed decision and selecting the most suitable therapist in Chennai:

  1. Clarify your goals: Establish your goals and what you aim to accomplish through therapy. Gain an understanding of the diverse aspects of mental health and recognize the issues or difficulties you wish to address in therapy. This will enable you to identify therapists specializing in your particular concerns.
  2. Check qualifications and experience: Ensure that the therapist has adequate educational qualifications (e.g., a Master's or M.Phil. degree in Psychology) and look into the professional experience of various psychologists. Make sure you check their affiliations with professional bodies like the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP) or the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
  3. Understand various approaches: Familiarize yourself with different therapeutic methods and opt for a therapist who practices an approach that resonates with you.
  4. Choose by your preferred language: The extensive network of professionals at DocVita can offer therapy in 17 different languages. You can easily connect with a therapist who speaks your local language, enabling you to articulate yourself better and achieve your therapy goals.
  5. Consider location, accessibility, and cost: Consider factors such as location, accessibility, and cost. Also, look for therapists who offer online sessions for added convenience.
  6. Prioritize your comfort: Choose a therapist you feel at ease with and who you believe can support you on your healing journey. Establishing trust and building a strong rapport with your therapist is crucial.
  7. Look for therapists offering introductory calls: At DocVita, we provide 15-minute introductory calls to lay the groundwork for future sessions. These calls help you determine whether a therapist is the right fit for you.

It's essential to remember that finding a therapist perfectly aligned with your needs may take time. Switching to a different therapist is entirely acceptable if you feel your current one isn't meeting your expectations. The objective is to locate a therapist who can offer the guidance required to achieve your goals.