A therapist is a broad term that includes mental health professionals like counselors, psychologists, life coaches, etc. These people are often certified and licensed by the Governing Boards and are equipped to provide treatment and rehabilitation to the people seeking their services.
They provide you safe space to open up about your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. They help you make a shift in your mindset and ultimately make positive changes in your life. They listen to all your issues with full intent but from a detached perspective. This enables them to provide you with a different perspective to look at life and can help you cope with your issues better.
Online therapy is said to be equally effective as in-person therapy. Various researches have been made time and time again that prove online therapy’s effectiveness in treating mental health disorders. It is an effective, convenient, confidential, and seamless way to seek counseling.
Online therapy is much cheaper when compared to in-person therapy. At DocVita one session of counseling would cost you somewhere between Rs 800 – 3000.
Yes, there is a lot you can do to set the tone of the counseling session. The first thing you need to do is decide the agenda for the therapy session. You can take 10-15 minutes to decide the answers to questions like “ What problem needs addressing? What outcome would you want to attain after the completion of the session?”
A therapist has a more holistic approach to solving the problems of your life. So, if are looking for general counseling you can start by opting for a therapy session. They provide you with a safe space to open up about your emotions and feelings and help you cope better with the issues like anxiety, panic attacks, sleep disorder, etc.
While psychologist is equipped to solve a particular mental health issue better. So, if are suffering from some specific issue that requires a specific treatment like clinical depression it’s a good idea to consult a psychologist.
Yes, definitely. We have therapists who are well-versed in Kannada, Hindi, English, Punjabi, and other local languages. So, all you need to do is apply a filter of that specific language to find a therapist who is well-versed in your preferred language.
It’s fine if you don’t like talking about certain things in your life. You can communicate that to your therapist and they will definitely understand your concerns regarding it. You can always come back to addressing it later once you are ready and more open to discussing these issues.
No, a therapist can’t provide you with medications as they aren’t certified doctors and don’t have a medical degree. But in case your problem requires medications they can work alongside psychiatrists to assist you better in alleviating your issues.
Yes, all your information will be kept 100% confidential. Your privacy is our utmost priority. Whatever details you share with your therapist it will only remain between you and your therapist.
Yes, you definitely can switch to a different therapist if you aren’t comfortable with your current therapist or don’t see any progress. But know that it takes time to build a good relationship with your therapist. You need to give him/her at least 3 to 4 sessions before moving on to another therapist.