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Cadabams Hospitals is the top psychiatric hospital in Bangalore for all kinds of mental health conditions including Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia, OCD amongst others. We have a stellar team of some of the top psychiatrists in Bangalore supported by specialist doctors, top therapists, registered mental health nurses and social workers

How does Psychotherapy work?

Psychotherapy is a way to treat people with a mental disorder by helping them understand more about their illness. It teaches people coping strategies and gives them tools to deal with stress and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy helps patients manage their symptoms better and function at their best in everyday life.

Sometimes psychotherapy alone may be the best treatment for a person, depending on the illness and its severity. Other times, psychotherapy is combined with medication regimen for best results. Therapists work with an individual or families to devise an appropriate treatment plan.

Many kinds of psychotherapy exist. Some therapies have been scientifically tested more than others. Some people may have a treatment plan that includes only one type of psychotherapy. Others receive treatment that includes elements of several different types. The kind of psychotherapy a person receives depends on his or her needs.

The relationship between a therapist and a client is an extremely important one and should not be taken lightly. A therapist needs to be honest, educate the person on issues related to mental health, and help individuals deal with their emotional struggles.

If you are seeking mental help, you must be open up to the psychiatrist about your symptoms, fears, and issues to get the best results from your therapy session. Ensure that you follow the strategies and medication regiment laid out by your psychiatrist. Adherence is key and regular follow up is necessary to stay on track for recovery.

The therapist is the one with whom a person needs to be honest, share one’s darkest secrets, fears, and dreams. On the other hand, a person’s therapist needs to be honest, educate the person on issues related to mental health and the person’s current struggles.

Knowing this, therapists at Cadabam’s Hospitals will ensure you feel comfortable and are well informed about the treatment to ensure complete transparency.

The main therapies offered are cognitive, behavioral, family, and dynamic. Therapy and medication are often used together for the maximum benefit of the person.

There are some disorders where medications are used continuously such as with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder etc., however anxiety and depression may require medication only as a temporary fix and therapy in the long run to help a person in his/her functioning.

We provide all kinds of services including Psychotherapy for Depression, Individual Psychotherapy, CBT treatment, and a range of other talk therapies.

If you are looking to book a psychotherapy session or psychotherapy treatment with the best therapists in Bangalore, simply fill the form and we will arrange a callback. You can also call us on +91 9741476476 to book your appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

> How do you know if you need therapy?

If your troubled emotional state is affecting the way you function in your life and relationship, it is time to seek therapy. Loss, grief, a traumatic event, alcohol or substance abuse, panic attack or a distressing episode, feeling unlike yourself are all signs that you need to seek help. Often we tend to underplay our symptoms and not seek help until the last minute. If you think you may benefit from therapy in some way, it is better to consult a doctor than delay it further.

> What happens during a psychotherapy session?

In a psychotherapy session, your therapist will encourage you to open up about your emotions and your feelings and address them. Your therapist provides a safe and non-judgemental space to discuss your problems which you may not be able to discuss with friends and family.
Your therapist helps and guides you in the exploration of your feelings and may uncover insights into why you are feeling the way you do. You may even feel physically exhausted after a psychotherapy session hence it is advisable to take a family member or loved one along.

> Is therapy effective?

Studies show that psychotherapy has been found to be as effective as medications for mental illnesses. Also, since they imbibe a better understanding of illness in the patient, they are prone to perform better in the long term.

> What are the major types of Psychotherapy?

The four types of psychotherapy are Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Dialectical Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Family focussed therapy.

> What exactly does a psychotherapist do?

A psychotherapist helps patients overcome their emotional struggles or mental illness through talk therapies. Psychotherapists are trained in a number of approaches to help this suffering from Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Bipolar, Schizophrenia amongst others. .

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