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Counselling for International Patients

Mental health is crucial for overall well-being and leading a successful life. A person who is emotionally and mentally balanced is capable of working productively and making significant contributions to their society and community. On the other hand, mental health issues can have a severely negative impact on the way we think, feel, and behave and interfere with our personal goals and satisfaction levels.

When left untreated, one’s mental health can further decline and may lead to irreversible effects on the social, emotional, and interpersonal front. By seeking counselling and help from Cadabams, all the mental health issues of yourself or your loved ones can be addressed in a safe, supportive, and confidential environment. Cadabams also offers tele-counselling therapy sessions for international patients as well as for individuals who wish to talk to their therapist from the comfort of their homes.

Cadabam’s Hospital in Bangalore has focused on community mental health care and has succeeded in serving a diverse clientele over 3 decades. With a multispeciality team of experienced professionals, we offer caregiver therapy and a 24/7 support. Our biopsychosocial model of treatment along with medication, psychotherapy and supportive care ensures a speedy recovery. 

Counselling therapy at Cadabams involves focusing on the mental concerns that people have at different stages of their lives that are preventing them from reaching their full potential as an individual and as a part of family, society, and organizations. Cadabam’s international patient services offered include, but are not limited to:

  1. Comprehensive assessments for emotional, behavioural, psychosomatic disorders, and different neurological conditions.
  2. Individual and group therapy
  3. Family and marital counselling
  4. Crisis intervention and management of stress
  5. Helping individuals and families cope with chronic, traumatic, or congenital illness. For example, managing spinal cord injuries, brain strokes and other neurological disabilities
  6. Management of chronic pain associated with stress and poor mental health

Conditions We Treat

We treat a variety of mental conditions namely: Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, phobias, and panic disorders; Depression, Bipolar, Mood Disorders; OCD; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Personality Disorders; Dementia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Autism, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Counselling specialities

Each of the therapy modality is selected for treatment according to the individual requirements and disorder. Here are some of the counselling modalities offered at Cadabams.

  1. Mindfulness-Based Therapy: This involves learning to pay attention to the present moment and practise calming the mind and body.
  2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Here, the individual is made aware of their thoughts and emotions and how they relate to their behaviour and choices. It helps to break the pattern of negative thinking and behaviour and transform it into a positive one.
  3. Rational Emotive Therapy: It is a form of cognitive-behavioural therapy, but here, the individual is made aware of their irrational beliefs and assumptions that lead to emotional distress in their lives.
  4. Solution Focused Therapy: Usually, solution-focused therapy consists of a few sessions that help individuals set their goals and achieve them by focusing on their strengths and inner resources. The therapist aims at improving the self-esteem, confidence, and positive thinking of the individual to achieve the desired goals.
  5. Family Therapy: Family therapy sees the entire family as a unit and aims at fostering positive relationships, communications, and healthy emotional and physical boundaries to bring peace and harmony to the family.
  6. Couples Therapy: Also known as marital therapy, it focuses on several areas that improve the quality of the relationship between couples, such as quality time, role allocation, cultural values, work-life, finances, etc.

Our Services

Our 24/7 services and treatment include the following:

  1. Medications
  2. Psychotherapy (individual, group, or family)
  3. CBT
  4. Mindfulness training or other complementary and alternative medicine therapies, Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation 
  5. Electroconvulsive therapy
  6. Neurofeedback and Biofeedback
  7. Intensive outpatient and Inpatient treatment

Services for International Patients

Follow on post-care – Guided reintegration into mainstream either with psychologist and psychiatrist, online / tele-counselling or consulting, mutually decided between the patient’s family and the treating team and patient.

Professionals with international degrees with and trained specialists with extensive experience in general psychiatry, de-addiction psychiatry, psychotherapy, and motivational work.

Living options/living spaces/ boarding option – The hospital has 32 beds spread across 4 floors, with two 4-bed dormitories, a closed section of 8 beds for those patients who need acute care, 8 suites and 5 double bed wards. For emergencies, 2 extra beds and 3 beds in the intensive care unit are at hand.

Concierge services – A concierge desk that is well equipped to handle your local tours, basic shopping needs, online assistance, travel and guided tours is at hand to make your stay and visit easy and comfortable.


Travel assistance

Domestic Travel – The team will be able to help with the following requirements

  1. Book and plan local travel need towards the end of the treatment
  2. Handle multiple travel schedules, locations
  3. Airport pick up and drop services (pre-booking)
  4. Avail a vehicle on an ongoing basis during the tenure of the treatment
  5. Hire a car for a specific day or location

Visa assistance

  1. A brief application form needs to be filled and scanned copies of previous medical records need to be sent by email. Post reviewing this, the team will issue a certificate required for obtaining the visa and immigration
  2. A SPOC for admission will be provided who will take care of all the needs of travel, visa, medical information etc.
  3. Necessary documentation for an attendant visa depending on the geographic location will be handled
  4. In cases of emergencies, the applications can be processed in less than 24 hours, however, the time taken on the visa depends on the local Indian Consulate

Tour and packages

  1. Various recreation, hill stations, backwaters, temple tours, ancient/historic places visits can be arranged on request with a planned itinerary
  2. Hotel arrangements for the caregivers can be provided at an additional cost on confirmation of the admission and can be pre-booked. The accommodation types vary from budget hotels, semi-luxury hotels, business hotels, to luxury hotels within a radius of 10 km from the treatment facility
  3. Long stay guest houses for caregivers can be arranged for any stays extending beyond a couple of weeks, a service apartment or a guest house can be arranged for on a rental basis

Other treatment services

To book an appointment session with our professional (psychiatrist / clinical psychologist / psychologist/counsellor) is super-easy. You can register yourself on our website, or feel free to call us on +91 97414 76476. That’s all!

Services and Facilities

Domestic Travel – The team will be able to help with the following requirements

  • Book and plan local travel needs towards the end of the treatment
  • Handle multiple travel schedules, locations
  • Airport pick up and drop services (pre-booking)
  • Avail a vehicle on an ongoing basis during the tenure of the treatment
  • Hire a car for a specific day or location
  • Travel assistance
  • Visa assistance
  • Tours and Packages
  • Other treatment services
  • Infrastructure