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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I feel sad and hopeless with loss of appetite. What is wrong with me?

Query: Hello doctor, I have felt very sad a lot of the time for the past year and a half. This has been accompanied by feeling hopeless, very low self esteem, feeling unloved and like a burden and occasional mild suicidal thoughts (although I would never act on them), being very sensitive to rejection ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The negative thoughts which are making you feel this way are due to depression. They are not valid thoughts, they occur due to chemical imbalance in the brain called serotonin. This is how depression works. I would suggest you to meet a psychiatrist as soon as possible...  Read Full »

Does my behavior resemble high-functioning sociopath?

Query: Hello doctor,I am almost completely certain I am a high-functioning sociopath. I have had many people tell me this over the years, looked at dozens of websites and online tests that point towards it, and I have reflected on myself many times and come to the same conclusion. I took an IQ test a few y...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A very interesting portrayal of yourself, I must say. A sociopath might be a judgement, you definitely have signs of cluster B personality traits, anti-social personality disorder. Such people have these characteristics of apathy, higher sense of self, no remorse, e...  Read Full »

Why do I act differently depending on the situation?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel I have no personality or that I do not know my real personality. I act differently depend on my environment. I am not sure about the reason, but I cannot keep away from it. I often get depressed, feel numb and empty. I am easily hurt and have extreme emotions. I never express them,...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and understand your concerns.Behaving differently in different situations is entirely normal and definitely, we need to do it as per our social needs.Regarding feeling numb, cutting self, not able to express emotions and to feel depressed could be the pres...  Read Full »

I have an issue with my smile. Is that a psychological problem or nerve issue?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 16 years old and not good. I have a smile issue. I think it started before 5 years if I am not wrong. I feel like I cannot put a smile for more than 3 to 4 seconds ,and sometimes I think it trembles. My smile is very uncomfortable and weird. This whole thing has caused me social anx...  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Smile is a complex process executed by a group of muscles and nerves. If you are having difficulty while smiling, then it could be because of psychological or organic cause. Psychological cause includes anxiety disorders, and organic cause includes nerve damage. I woul...  Read Full »

How to help a person who is mentally unstable because of some past event?

Query: Hi doctor, What should we do when a person is mentally unstable because of something that happened in the past? How can he get over it?  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your post does not have many details, but I presume that you are seeking advice for someone who has been emotionally disturbed by some past traumatic event. Usually, people recover from emotional trauma with support and passage of time. It depends on the severity of...  Read Full »

How to control overactive imagination?

Query: Hello doctor, From more than a year, I have been facing mental health issues. It started with anxiety about developing schizophrenia and feeling detached from things. Since then, I often get periods of extreme anxiety, involuntary mental images of memories, imagination, dreams, and distorted memorie...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Psychiatrist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears that you are having OCD(obsessive-compulsive disorder). Yes, all of your symptoms can be seen in it. The main problem is that you do not have control over your thoughts, that is why imagery and other ruminations occur. The extreme ...  Read Full »

When I feel stress, I just fall accidently at that moment. How to recover from this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. My problem is related to mental issues in which at the moment when I feel more stress, I will fall accidentally at that place. I take medication from a psychiatrist. My problem started before a year, and today I will be in that problem. Please help me to overcome fro...  Read Full »


Dr. Arooj Najmussaqib

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are facing some distress in your life due to some factors. I am afraid you have not mentioned any stressor specifically. That would be more helpful in advising adequate management strategies. However, in general, stress damages, both physical an...  Read Full »

How can I stay calm and happy during exam preparation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a student and I have been good at studies always. And I want to be a doctor but I somehow could not manage to get a seat in government medical college. I did not work hard enough. I am 21 now. My parents are very supportive and I am preparing for exam. But I am really scared of ever...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Patidar

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problem. It is actually very tough phase. But all you need to do is gather yourself back, tell yourself that you can and will be able to do it. Try this. Make a full-proof plan. Executive with full motivation. If you feel that there were some mistakes ...  Read Full »

I am going through anxiety as I failed in my exams. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I am going through anxiety because I failed in my exams and I am scared to tell parents. I do not know what to do. It is mentally exhausting. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Failure in exam is quite common and always remember that it is only a temporary setback. Almost all successful people would have failed an exam at some point in their life. Do not put too much pressure on yourself by hiding it from your parents. It can be a difficult...  Read Full »

Why cannot I speak out against difficult people?

Query: Hi doctor, My writing skill is very strong but verbally I cannot protest at all against difficult people. My verbal communication skill is proper and organized if and only if I am focused and conscious at that moment. Otherwise, I tend to be unprofessional and non-intelligent in speaking. Even when ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, it happens because of low self-esteem. Hence, you need to work on it. You need aversion therapy. You do not have to interfere in other's rights but, other side you have to stand for your rights. Do not be very cruel or too innocent, and then people will start...  Read Full »

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