Psychotherapy or talk therapy is the method where a broad variety of mental illness and emotional problems are treated through communication between a person and a mental health specialist. The different types of psychotherapy are cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic theory, psychoanalysis, and supportive therapy.

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How to overcome my emotional blocks?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been going through a tough time for long. I have been looking for a job for about two years and it is very difficult to find one. Although on my previous job, I had several problems with the management taking me for granted. People I trusted dearly broke my trust, hurt me badly...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am so sorry to hear about your situation. I can imagine how hard it is for you right now. I can understand that changing the place could be a big step to take and not always possible. I would suggest you continue the therapy. ISTDP (intensive short term dynamic ps...  Read Full »

I have anxiety and feel low. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am not on any medicicnes but yes I have tried before. I am very active, successful and driven. My world is just a dark place and I really do not know why. There is no reason for it to be, but it just is. It has gotten worse over the years and now I cannot deal with the anxiety, I ca...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about this, I can understand how hard it is for you right now. Personal beliefs and thoughts are formed through our experiences, social background, parenting and family structure., during our childhood. As you have mentioned, that you have always felt...  Read Full »

Can medicines cure major depressive episodes?

Query: Hello doctor, I Just went to GP today for medication. I had to force myself. Only 30 and suffering major depressive episode. Had it before I feel I left it too long. I have tried some treatment medicines without success. I did not really want Seroquel but I just got 25 mg and 50 mg of pristiq. My d...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine how hard it is for you to be in this situation. Depression takes a toll on us in the worst ways possible, you should appreciate yourself to be able to reach out to get help, because many people cannot even find the strength or awareness to reach this po...  Read Full »

Every day I feel intense disgust for humanity and people. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, Every day I feel intense disgust for humanity and people. I struggle with sadism, and my last girlfriend broke up with me because that went too far. It has always been a problem in relationships for me. I hate society so much. Every time I see a person I want to torture them brutally. Ev...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can imagine how hard it is for you right now, anger, hatred, past traumas and experiences consume us all. In your case, it has gone a little too far. But, the fact that you have reached out even after trying everything is enough for me to see hope and tell you that ye...  Read Full »

My wife has thoughts of hurting our baby. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am in a relationship and I need to give you her background. As a child growing up she was sexually and physically abused. She has a couple diagnoses however today she confided in me that she was having thoughts of hurting people and our one year old daughter. I can guarantee she wou...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would advise you to start her on medications. The thought of hurting your child should not be taken lightly. Ofcourse she would herself never do it, but you have no idea how powerful these thoughts can be. Please make sure she is on medication and in therapy. I can...  Read Full »

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