PRATYUSHA BANNERJI: SHE HAD A STRONG MIND, MYTH OR FACT?
April 03, 2016 Dr. Harish Shetty – Psychiatrist
'She had a strong mind, it is not suicide ', yelled a friend of Pratyusha at the television cameras flocked to Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital after her death. And actor after actor repeated the same sentence minute after minute as the T.V. channels covered her story. [...]
A child suddenly refuses to attend school Why?
December 30, 2015 Dr Yesheswini Kamaraju - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
As a parent you would panic, when your child suddenly comes up to you saying “I don’t want to go to school”. Does this happen because the child is stubborn, pampered or overprotected. This is a common scenario that many child experts come across in their day to day clinical practice. I would like to illustrate a case scenario describing a child’s struggles settling down at school. [...]
TO ADDRESS OR TO IGNORE
December 30, 2015 Michelle Manasseh - Counsellor
By definition, Exam Stress is “a feeling of pressure that many young people feel coming up to exam time. It usually occurs during the revision period before exams and immediately before the exams themselves. Stress is defined as an individual's response to pressure”. [...]
Conscious Parenting…food for thought on Children’s Day!
November 10, 2015 Nivedita Chalill – Counsellor and Founder of Arth, a mental health initiative that offers Counselling and Arts Based Therapy in Mumbai
A few weeks ago, a visibly pregnant friend Sameeksha and her husband Sachin met me. She says ‘We need parenting tips.’
I laugh and ask if they are serious. [...]