Frequently Asked Questions

What is Psychology ?

* Psychology can be broadly defined as the study of the human mind and behavior.

* It is a systematic approach to the understanding of people, their thoughts, emotions and behavior. The application of this understanding helps to solve human problems.

* It involves a comprehensive understanding of emotional issues at the deep root level which brings about health, happiness and functionality in the client.

* The study of psychology allows one to appreciate the relationship between thoughts, emotions and the resulting behavior.

* Behavior is understood in context of both, the physical and social conditions..

Our Procedures ?

* Clinical psychologists interview patients and give diagnostic tests.

* Psychologists gather information through controlled experiments, personality, projective, performance, aptitude, intelligence and other tests.

* Based on the results they help in diagnosing the illness or identifying the problem.

* They may provide individual, family, or group psychotherapy.

* Some clinical psychologists collaborate with physicians and other specialists to develop and implement treatment and intervention programs that patients can understand and comply with.

* They design and implement behavior modification programs.

Myths associated with psychology

* It is false that only "mentally ill" people need a psychologist.

* It is false that psychologists can read minds.

* It is false that the psychologist will discuss my confidential matters with others.

* It is false that a psychologist will give me medication or an electric shock.

* It is false that the psychologist is a stranger who cannot understand my personal and/or home problems.

* It is false that the psychologist will "fix" my problem for me.

* It is false that a psychologist will judge me for my weaknesses.

* It is false that time will heal better than a psychologist.