Psychological Counselling

Psychological counseling helps people with emotional, physical, and mental health issues. It helps improve their sense of well-being, stop the feeling of distress, and resolve all crisis. They also help patients understand the cause and triggers of their mental problem.

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Are my symptoms related to autism or bipolar disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I am waiting for an assessment of autism spectrum disorder. In the past few years, I have been misdiagnosed with bipolar, and my current diagnosis is borderline personality disorder. But, I am not sure whats going on really. I am 100 % confident that I am ASD, as it covers my "base per...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not appear to be related to autism spectrum disorder. It goes more in favor of bipolar disorder with a current episode of mania. A personality disorder can also be there. The differential diagnoses are: 1) Bipolar disorder. 2) Emotionally unstable personality ...  Read Full »

I am an extremely emotional person. Is there something I can take to balance it out?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from high anxiety and mild depression. I am currently on Wellbutrin XL and Ativan for days that are really tough. I have always been an extremely emotional person. I have enough emotions to go around for multiple people. This severely impacts my life. What does this mean? Is t...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Being emotional is your personality. It is not wrong. But, if you think that your personality (nature) is affecting your daily life or routine, then you should consult a psychologist for counseling. There are no medications that can change your nature, but some a...  Read Full »

Why is my daughter suffering from GAD become resistant to Celexa?

Query: Hi doctor, My 12 year old girl has been on Celexa from the age of seven years for GAD. She has been on 20 mg for the past three years. It has worked well for the anxiety and mood regulation. She has been irritable and angry with some depression for the past six months. Would you think we should loo...  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the question. Generalized anxiety disorder is a simple anxiety disorder which is very easy to treat with medicines if it is combined with psychotherapy and progressive counseling. Medicines alone cannot cure it. Celexa (Citalopram) used to help her in anxie...  Read Full »

How can I divert myself from the fight I had with my family?

Query: Hi doctor, I did not sleep for the past few months. I did not have proper food. Even if I am hungry, I could not eat. I had been through a fight with my family as well as my fiance. I do not want to leave, but I want to know how I can divert myself. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. When a person goes through an emotional upheaval, he or she is liable to experience a number of symptoms such as sadness, loss of sleep, and loss of appetite. Regarding distracting yourself, keep yourself engaged in some activities like a hobby or st...  Read Full »

Why am I still suffering from depression and anxiety even after taking medicines for four years?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been on depression and anxiety medications for four years. I found out that I had depression because I stopped eating and landed in the hospital for being malnourished. I was exhausted with antidepressant and anxiety medicine. Now I am not sure whether it is the feeling of my body ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Depression and anxiety treatment should be given for long duration for best results. Even with medicine, your symptoms are persistent, so this is not the time to stop the medicines. But, the prescription should be evaluated. Do not think of reducing the doses by own ...  Read Full »

How to get someone out of manic state?

Query: Hi doctor, How would you calm someone out of a manic state?  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mania is a psychiatric condition that is ultimately treatable with medicines. It can be treated by counseling or therapy. In the initial stages certain non-medication first aid measures can be useful. Asking the patient to go to bed and take rest as if he has flu. ...  Read Full »

I feel like a loser who is good for nothing. Please guide me on what to do.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 year old male. I am currently studying civil engineering. I feel like a total loser all the time. I do not only feel, but it is also true that I am good at nothing. I do not know how to make good friends. I do not have any talent. I do not study well, and I failed in many subje...  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the question. No one is a loser unless he considers himself as a loser. Circumstances could be negative, but the person's perception is the key. Whatever is your behavior today, whatever body language you have today, are all learned from your past experiences a...  Read Full »

We are exploring sex dynamics. I want to stop it. How should I approach my wife?

Query: Hi doctor, I am struggling to tell my wife that I want to stop the sex dynamic we have been exploring for years. It is an odd and complicated issue, but I honestly do not know where else to turn. It is a very personal problem, and I understand it is confusing for some to understand. I appreciate an ...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern; it can be excess sexual desire can be hormonal or psychological. It is not you alone; there are few happenings like this. The only way to get out of the situation you go through can be couple counseling. You need to talk to a psychologist an...  Read Full »

Do persistent negative, repetitive, and scary thoughts indicate mental disorder?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having repeated thoughts in my head from the last four months. This problem started at the age of 13, but on a periodic basis like three to six months. After that, it becomes normal. When I am in this phase, I have scary thoughts, feel like mind is racing, have wavering thoughts a...  Read Full »


Dr. Lisa Barros Mascarenhas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I wish to ask a few questions about it to clarify things. After how long does this episode recur? What is the content of your thoughts? Examples would be better. During the episodes: a) Do you get normal or less sleep? b) Do you feel very happy or angry? c) Do you lik...  Read Full »

My son was diagnosed with ASPD. How do we deal with him?

Query: Hello doctor, My 23 year old son was diagnosed with ASPD. I have read that there in no cure. How do we deal with him? My local psychologist says he should be kept separate from the family to prevent him being parasitic. What should we do?  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Antisocial personality disorder is a personality disorder. Those affected may lie, break laws, act impulsively and lack regard for their own safety or the safety of others. The ray of hope is that the symptoms may lessen with age. Therefore you should be always hopef...  Read Full »

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