Dr. Ruchi Srivastava is a Counsellor & Healing Therapist in Mumbai.
She provides services in the following categories: Stress Management, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Aggression, Distraction, Negative thoughts, Overthinking, Traumatic situation, Mentally challenged children, overall mental health Wellness Music Healing Therapy.
Professional Counseling is a collaborative effort between the counselor and client. Professional counselors help clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems that cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health.
Counseling helps you to achieve these goals.
TYPES OF COUNSELING :
1) INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING:
Individual counseling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Individual counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, career changes, etc.
2) COUPLES COUNSELING:
Every couple experiences ups and downs in their levels of closeness and harmony over time. This can range from basic concerns of stagnation to serious expressions of aggressive behavior. Marriage counseling or couples counseling can help resolve conflicts and heal wounds. Overall, couples counseling can help couples slow down their spiral and reestablish realistic expectations and goals.
3) FAMILY COUNSELING:
Family counseling is often sought due to a life change or stress negatively affecting one or all areas of family closeness, family structure (rules and roles), or communication style. This mode of counseling can take a variety of forms. Sometimes it is best to see an entire family together for several sessions. Common issues addressed in family counseling are concerns around parenting, sibling conflict, loss of family members, new members entering the family, dealing with a major move, or a general change affecting the family system.
4) GROUP COUNSELING:
Group counseling allows one to find out that they are not alone in their type of life challenge. Being involved in a group of peers who are in a similar place not only increases one’s understanding of the struggles around the topic but also the variety in the possible solutions available. Typically, groups have up to eight participants, one or two group leaders, and revolve around a common topic like anger management, self-esteem, divorce, domestic violence, recovery from abuse and trauma, and substance abuse.
How long does counseling take? Ideally, counseling is terminated when the problem that you pursued counseling for becomes more manageable or is resolved.