ADHD Assessment

Demystifying Learning Disability

Demystifying Learning Disability

Learning Disability, or Dyslexia, is today a very common and familiar term for parents. Yet, it is surprising to notice how many parents are either unaware, or unwilling to know about this term. Working closely with schools and parents, we notice that many parents are not ready to accept the diagnosis of Learning Disability for their child, without realising that they are in fact resisting help for their child. The belief that a good tuition teacher, or simply time, will solve their child’s academic difficulties, is still commonly observed. Parents are quite open to new things like gadgets and fashions, but sadly, they are unable to appreciate academic challenges that their child faces. If we show a little empathy and acceptance towards our child, it will defiantly make a huge difference to their performance as well as their self-esteem. However, still some parents aren’t yet aware about this term. Unfortunately,…

Mental Health

Emotional Self Care

Emotional Self Care

If you have travelled by airplane they make announcement separately that, “Put the oxygen mask on yourself first and then on others in emergency situations”. It is very simple to understand. If you cannot help yourself. You cannot help others. Do we really take a break and spend time for ourselves for our mental health? On the occasion of mental health month 2019, I would like to introduce this topic to you all. Emotional self care is extremely important in any individual’s life. This is the task which no one can do for you. YOU HAVE TO DO IT FOR YOURSELF. Here are some quick tips to take care of yourself – 1. Learn to say YES to yourself and your NEEDS. 2. Start listening to your body. Don’t stress it. 3. Become aware about your Language. How you speak with others and yourself. 4. Learn to identify triggers to…

Marital Counseling

Marriages made in Heaven, Counselled on Earth

Marriage Counseling in Mumbai

The most distressing human experience after the death of a family member is – Divorce. India proudly boasts of a 1% rate of divorce, the lowest in the world but there is a growing amount of simmering underlying unhappiness in many marriages. The need of the hour is to address how to maintain a healthy relationship and know how to fix your marriage, so that, it never reaches the door to divorce. Until recently, an ideal marriage or traditional arranged marriage in India was a union between two families. Marriage was an institution with a foundation to provide stability, succession and social status. Now, with love marriages, interracial marriages, and even gay marriages, couples are looking for a dependable confidant and a passionate lover. Happy marriages are no myth. Here are a few tips about living in a happy marriage – 1. Handle with integrity Dating and dreams are a…

Mental Health

It’s ok to not be ok

Mental Health in Sports

Recently read about Glenn Maxwell, the Australian cricketing all rounder, taking indefinite break due to mental health issues. And this news has been taken so well by all in the fraternity. It is seen that the number of players especially elite players going through mental health issues is on rise and more so before important events such as Olympics, World Cups, World Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games etc. One study of 50 swimmers competing for positions in Canada’s Olympic and World Championship teams found that before competition 68% of them met the criteria for a major depressive episode. Mental Health is not really well accepted by our society as yet. Ignorance or lack of education regarding mental health and its causes and treatment could be claimed as the main reason. Mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well being. It affects how people think, feel and act. It also helps…