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Ms Dhannya Ittymathew

Counselling Psychologist
15 years of experience
In this crucial era for mental health, many once-neglected concerns are now gaining the attention they deserve. This shift has led to increased awareness, destigmatization, and improved access to support and resources for those affected. My journey in this field began in 2004, after completing two PGs, an M.Sc. in Psychology, and an MSW in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work. Working in this area is my passion. Witnessing individuals achieve their full potential brings me immense joy and fuels my drive to be a part of their transformative journey. My dedication to this field is deeply personal as well. My own beautiful and inspiring daughter, who is on the autism spectrum, continues to amaze me with her beautiful poems and paintings. Witnessing her creativity and resilience has further motivated me to support individuals with diverse abilities and challenges. Over the years, I have worked with individuals diagnosed with various mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, personality disorders, phobia, anger, postpartum depression, and autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, I have experience working with cancer patients, the geriatric population, and those with lifestyle disorders. My expertise also extends to helping individuals navigate breakups and relationship issues. I firmly believe in exploring issues in-depth and creating tailored programs based on each person's unique needs. In terms of certifications, I am trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and counseling skills. My therapeutic approach revolves around active listening, organizing thoughts, and fostering a non-judgmental and accepting environment, which can be truly transformative. I have actively advocated for stress management, positive attitude, communication skills, anger management, change management, and goal setting for life. Being part of these initiatives allows me to contribute positively to the well-being of individuals and communities. In conclusion, I am committed to making a difference in the lives of those I work with, and I am determined to continue supporting individuals in their journey toward mental well-being and personal growth.
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Mr Tushar V B

Counselling Psychologist
20 years of experience
A dynamic, result-oriented Empathetic, and Compassionate Psychologist/Counsellor with nearly 20 years of experience in one on one Counselling Online and Offline and Teaching (Meditation & Spirituality) A psychologist by profession (Masters in Psychology), Graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical; Worked in India and Abroad. My passion is Personal counselling and Spirituality. Visited a few countries across the world, including USA, and Canada and was involved in Personal counselling sessions and Healing. Counselling should be accessible to whoever needs it. Counselling is meant to prevent and alleviate human suffering. It promotes peace within and amongst all people. I believe that humans are born with a good heart and moral power. Every individual is teachable, improvable, and changeable. Expert, deep understanding and vast experience in Relationship Counselling. Effectively handled critical cases related to depression and suicide. Actively involved in assisting the people for achieving mental, physical, emotional, relational, spiritual, career-oriented and sport-based goals Demonstrated experience in providing personal attention based on specific needs and incorporating Meditation & Spirituality into everyday life Sound knowledge of Personal Therapy, Counselling to Trauma & Marriage, Sexual Abuse Victims and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder An effective communicator with exemplary patience and analytical skills Imparting the knowledge on mental health safely and harmoniously so that students can achieve optimal results Guiding students in Meditation through a variety of techniques and breathing exercises referred to as Pranayama Qualified and Certified Yoga Instructor from Indian Yoga Institute Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation ((VYASA), Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Qualified and Certified REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy) from Self Align Mumbai, An Affiliated Training Centre of Albert Ellis Institute (USA). Attended several workshops in NIMHANS Bangalore. Associated with Brilliant’s Academy Pune as Counsellor/Social Worker/Meditation/Spirituality. Associated with Samadhana Counselling Centre Bangalore. Associated with Vivekananda Kendra and took part in community development work.
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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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"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?

A therapist is a trained mental health professional who works with individuals, couples, families, and groups to provide support and care for mental health concerns. They work collaboratively with their clients to help them explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in a safe and supportive environment.

Finding the right therapist for yourself can be life - changing. Therapists help clients develop coping skills, manage symptoms, process past experiences, work towards personal growth, and lead a better life.

How can I find a therapist in India?

To find a therapist in India:

  1. Browse through the list of therapists at DocVita and choose the one that fits your time, schedule, and budget.
  2. Get matched to a therapist with our tool. All you need to do is answer a few simple questions. Based on your answers, our tool will match you to a therapist who suits your requirements.
  3. Chat with us and connect with a dedicated DocVita Care Manager who can help you choose a therapist that fits your needs.

Does online therapy work?

Several studies from around the world have proved the efficacy of online therapy, stating that it is just as effective as in-person therapy. Additionally, with online therapy, it is convenient and seamless to seek mental health care.

Online therapy also helps you be more consistent in receiving care. It offers more flexibility and convenience, removes geographic barriers, and cuts the cost of traveling. At DocVita, we incorporate reminders to help the clients remember their upcoming sessions. This contributes to regular engagement and progress in therapy.

Are my sessions at DocVita confidential?

All sessions at DocVita are 100% confidential and private. The sessions take place over trusted platforms like 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 India?

To book an appointment with a therapist in India:

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

After 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 assist.

What is the time duration of a therapy session?

Therapy sessions at DocVita are generally between 45 to 60 minutes.

However, therapy is not always confined to rigid time constraints. In many cases, sessions may be shorter or longer.

How much do therapy sessions cost in India?

Therapy sessions at DocVita start at ₹1500 or US$20. The cost of a session can vary depending on various factors, including the therapist’s fee, their qualifications and experience, the type of therapy, the duration and frequency of sessions, etc.

Remember that therapy is an investment in your mental health and well-being, and finding the right therapist can lead to more effective and efficient treatment, saving time and money in the long run.

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 indicates that they have met our verification standards and can provide high-quality therapy services.

How can I find a therapist who speaks the language that I prefer?

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

At DocVita, our therapists collectively speak 17 different languages, so there’s a very high chance that you’ll find a therapist who speaks your language. Choosing a therapist who speaks the same language as you do helps you express your emotions more freely. It builds trust and comfort, essential to finding success in therapy.

Seeking Therapy in India

As India grapples with the complexities of modern life, the need for holistic mental health support and emotional well-being has become paramount. Indian therapists seamlessly bring together mindfulness, intricately woven into their culture, and blend it with therapeutic interventions, making the experience of receiving therapy in India holistic and unique.

In the past few years, India has experienced a remarkable shift in its approach towards mental health, fostering a welcoming environment for those seeking professional support. Mental health professionals in India, hailing from prestigious institutions like NIMHANS and IHBAS, are actively championing therapy and destigmatizing the conversations around mental health. This has enabled individuals to address their challenges and actively pursue transformative growth - one therapy session at a time.

How to Choose the Right Therapist in India?

Determining the best therapist for yourself requires time and patience, as it depends on your personal needs and preferences. Listed below are a few steps that could help you make an informed decision and choose the best therapist in India:

  • Establish your needs

    Understand your goals and the outcome you wish to achieve through therapy. Read about the different areas of mental health and identify the concerns or symptoms you would want to address in therapy. This will help you find therapists who specialize in your areas of concern.

  • Check qualifications and experience

    Consider looking up the relevant educational qualifications (e.g., a Master's or M.Phil. degree in Psychology) and professional experience of different therapists. Check if they are registered with a professional body, such as the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP) or the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

  • Review therapeutic approach

    Read about the different therapeutic interventions and choose a therapist who practices an approach that resonates with you.

  • Filter by your preferred language

    At DocVita, we have a wide network of professionals who speak 17 different languages. You can easily consult a therapist who speaks your native language, allowing you to express yourself freely and find success in therapy.

  • Consider Location, Availability, and Cost

    Factors like location, availability, and affordability must be taken into consideration. Additionally, you can also seek therapists who offer online sessions.

  • Prioritize your comfort

    Choose a therapist you feel comfortable with and who you believe can ease your therapeutic journey. It's important to feel a sense of trust and rapport with your therapist.

  • Look for therapists offering introductory calls

    DocVita offers 15-minute introductory calls to help set the foundation for future sessions. These can also help you decide whether or not a therapist is an ideal match for you.

It's important to remember that it may take a while to find a therapist who is a good match for your needs, and it's perfectly fine to switch to a different therapist if you feel that your current one isn't meeting your expectations. The primary objective is to locate a therapist who can offer you the support you require to attain your mental health objectives.