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Dr. Namita Singh, Psychologist Online
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Dr. Namita Singh

Psychologist

24 YRS Exp.

Ph.D. in Psychology, M.Phil.-Specialization Neuropsychology

Starts at ₹ 2400

Language

English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

Available in 3 days

Available on Request

Ms. Pooja Bhatt, Psychologist Online
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Ms. Pooja Bhatt

Psychologist

3 YRS Exp.

Professional diploma in clinical psychology

You pay 1000

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

60

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Language

English, Hindi

Location

Positive Mind Care & Research Centre, Gurugram

Available in 1 min

Dr. Tushar Saini, Psychiatrist Online

Dr. Tushar Saini

Psychiatrist

2 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Starts at ₹ 600

Language

English, Hindi, Kannada

Location

Mano Shanti Health Care, New Delhi

Available in 1 min

Available in 1 min

Dr Rajan Kharb, Psychiatrist Online

Dr Rajan Kharb

Psychiatrist

9 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD psychiatry

Starts at ₹ 900

Language

English, Hindi

Location

KPC Mind clinic, Delhi

Available in 6 mins

Available in 1 min

Ms. Niharika Bajpai, Psychologist Online

Ms. Niharika Bajpai

Psychologist

4 YRS Exp.

MA Clinical Psychology , Member of International Association of therapists , Certificate in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Starts at ₹ 2500

Language

Hindi, English

Location

Unfiltered psychotherapy center, Gurugram

Available in 6 mins

Available in 1 min

Ms. Vishakha Rathi, Psychologist Online

Ms. Vishakha Rathi

Psychologist

4 YRS Exp.

MA (Psychology)

Starts at ₹ 2000

Language

English, Hindi

Location

REBUILDING MINDS (OPC) PRIVATE LIMITED, Delhi

Available in 21 mins

Available in 6 mins

Ms Moumita Ganguly, Psychologist Online

Ms Moumita Ganguly

Psychologist

13 YRS Exp.

B.ED(Special) Visual Impairment , PG.Diploma in Rehabilitation psychology

Starts at ₹ 800

Language

English, Hindi

Location

M’s Clinic, Kolkata

Available in 6 mins

Available in 6 mins

Dr Richa Kumari, Psychiatrist Online
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Dr Richa Kumari

Psychiatrist

10 YRS Exp.

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatrist)

You pay 1400

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

84

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Language

English, Hindi, Kannada, Punjabi

Location

Apollo Clinic Bellandur, Bengaluru

Available in 11 mins

Available tomorrow at 7:30 AM

Dr. Shipra Lamba, Clinical Psychologist Online
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Dr. Shipra Lamba

Clinical Psychologist

3 YRS Exp.

Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA)

You pay 1300

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150

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Language

Hindi, English

Location

Apollo Clinic, Electronic City, Bengaluru

Available in 21 mins

Ms. Hema Sampath, Psychologist Online
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Ms. Hema Sampath

Psychologist

8 YRS Exp.

MSC PHYCHOLOGY

You pay 1500

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

90

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Language

English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada

Location

Apollo Clinic, HSR Layout, Bengaluru

Available at 12:00 PM

Available in 21 mins

Psychology is a medical speciality that focuses on the human mind and behaviour. It is a field that aims to understand, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. "Psychologist" is a broader term and may refer to various specialists, such as clinical psychologists, social psychologists, developmental psychologists, and cognitive psychologists.

Who is a Psychologist/Psychiatrist?

A psychologist is a mental health professional who is trained to diagnose and treat mental health conditions. They use various techniques, such as psychological testing, psychotherapy, and counselling, to help their patients overcome mental health issues. On the other hand, a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specialises in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses. They can prescribe medication and use psychotherapy to help their patients manage mental health issues.

When Should You Consult a Psychologist/Psychiatrist?

You should consult a psychologist/psychiatrist if you experience any symptoms of mental health issues. These symptoms may include anxiety, depression, mood swings, sleep problems, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is crucial to seek help from a mental health professional. An online psychologist consultation is an excellent option for those who are hesitant to visit a clinic or hospital in person.

What Medical Conditions Does a Psychologist/Psychiatrist Treat?

Psychologists/psychiatrists treat a wide range of mental health conditions. Some of the most common conditions they treat include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Eating disorders

What Are the Different Types of Procedures Conducted by a Psychologist/Psychiatrist?

Psychologists/psychiatrists use various procedures and techniques to diagnose and treat mental health conditions.

Common procedures they conduct include:

  • Psychological testing: This involves a series of tests that assess a person's cognitive, emotional, and behavioural functioning.
  • Psychotherapy: This involves talking to a mental health professional to address emotional and psychological issues.
  • Medication management: Psychiatrists can prescribe medication to treat mental health conditions.
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT): This form of psychotherapy focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviours.
  • Group therapy: This involves participating in a therapy session with a group of people who share similar mental health issues.

How Can I Consult a Psychologist/Psychiatrist?

If you are looking to consult a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist, you can do so through the Apollo 24|7 website or app. The platform allows you to book an online psychologist consultation from the comfort of your home. Online psychological counselling is a convenient and effective way to get the help you need without having to leave your home or office. It is also a great option for individuals who live in remote areas and do not have access to mental health services.

What Is the Role of the Psychologist/Psychiatrist in Healthcare?

The role of psychologists/psychiatrists in healthcare is to help people manage and overcome mental health conditions. They work alongside other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients. Psychologists/psychiatrists play a critical role in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health and raising awareness about the importance of seeking help for mental health issues. They also conduct research to develop new treatments and improve existing ones.

If you are experiencing any symptoms of mental health issues, it is crucial to consult a licensed psychologist/psychiatrist to get the help you need. With the availability of online psychologist consultation services, it has become easier than ever to get access to mental health professionals. Remember, seeking help for mental health issues is a sign of strength, and it can make a significant difference in your life. So don't hesitate to reach out to a mental health professional if you need help.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are psychologists?

Psychologists are specialists who study a person's normal and abnormal behavior, emotional, mental states, social processes. They observe, interpret, and record how individuals relate to their surroundings and to one another. Psychologists cannot prescribe medications.

Psychologists help people cope with stressful situations, overcome addictions, manage their chronic illnesses, etc. mostly through talk therapy using surveys, interviews, and observations.

To consult a psychologist online, click on the ‘Online Doctor Consultation’ section on the Apollo 24/7 app or website. Then type ‘Psychology’ in the search bar to find a list of psychologists along with their consultation timings. Choose one that suits your requirements and click on the ‘Consult’ button to book an appointment with a psychologist.

Yes, psychologists treat most mental disorders including learning disabilities and behavioral problems.

You should consult a psychologist if you feel stressed, depressed or suffer from anxiety. You can also consult a psychologist for performance enhancement and if you need help with trauma, spiritual issues, phobias, etc.

Psychologists are simply known as mental health specialists as they deal with mental and emotional disorders.

Yes, on Apollo 24/7, you can consult a psychologist any time. Our psychologists  are available round-the-clock for online consultations. Just pick your preferred slot and book a consultation.

Apollo 24/7 has the best  psychologists in India who are available round-the-clock to offer you an online consultation. All our doctors are highly-qualified and experienced to ensure that all your  health  conditions are taken care of.

Yes, all psychologists on the 24/7 platform offer video call consultations.

No, bipolar disorder and depression are both mental health conditions but they are not the same thing. Though they have certain similarities such as periods of sad or low phases, people with bipolar disorder have equal episodes of elevated phases too also called a manic phase. Only a doctor can differentiate between the two after a minimum of 5-6 consultations.

A few alarming signs of depression which needs medical intervention are distorted thoughts and hallucinations, self-harm, suicidal tendencies, extreme anxiety with chest pain and frequent anger outbursts. If you or your loved one are experiencing the above symptoms, do speak with a psychologist without any further delay.

Psychological treatments may vary according to the severity of the mental disorder and condition of the patient. Some treatments range from few weeks to few years for successful treatment.

For some people, 12-month medicinal compliance with anti-depressants is good enough to successfully recover from depression completely. However, depending upon the severity, some people may have to take it longer than usual cases but not necessarily lifelong.

A psychologist is a mental health professional who is trained to diagnose and treat mental health conditions. They use various techniques, such as psychological testing, psychotherapy, and counselling, to help their patients overcome mental health issues. On the other hand, a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specialises in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses. They can prescribe medication and use psychotherapy to help their patients manage mental health issues.

You should consult a psychologist/psychiatrist if you experience any symptoms of mental health issues. These symptoms may include anxiety, depression, mood swings, sleep problems, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is crucial to seek help from a mental health professional. An online psychologist consultation is an excellent option for those who are hesitant to visit a clinic or hospital in person.