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Clinical Psychology Counselling

Are you or your child unhappy with life?

Is your child having difficulty with school work?

Is your child’s behavior disruptive?

Did you recently lose someone important in your life and life is unbearable?

Do you need help reducing the amount stress and anxiety in your life?

Is it difficult to wake up in the morning, even to do the things you used to enjoy?

Are you having difficulty sleeping?

Maybe it’s time to get help.

Life is rarely without its challenges. There are some, however, that can be so overbearing that it seems impossible to move on. Whether it’s the death of a loved one or overwhelming feelings of anxiety, it’s important you know that help is available for every problem life throws your way.

What We Do

Sometimes patients present with severe problems (headaches, pains, sleep problems) that do not have organic causes. Other times patients are not functioning at a level they want to be. These are the instance you would seek the help of a mental health professional.

  • Wide variety of skills -we have skills in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of childhood learning problems, emotional and behavioral and health related problems for all ages.
  • Professionalism – we treat your child or adolescent if we feel that our services are not needed. If we are unable to help you we will assist you with locating a more suitable professional.
  • Scientific Approach– only scientifically proven psychological approaches are used.
  • Education – parents and children are informed about their condition so that they understand their needs now and in the future.
  • Interdependence – our interventions aim to move children and their family towards healthier functioning. Our goal is not to promote dependence on psychologists but to teach parents and children skills for managing their own conditions which includes when to ask for help.
  • Commitment – children and adolescents improve in therapy when their psychologist is warm, caring and committed to them.

Reasons to come to Parami

Childhood behavior and academic problems

Children all have their inherent strengths and weaknesses. Some children are further hindered by developmental delays. A therapist can help you determine what are the best ways we can best support your child’s development, and figure out your child’s strengths. Services can range from a simple IQ test to a comprehensive battery of tests, or testing for autism.

Medication Management

Sometimes you feel that the medications given to you by your psychiatrist are too strong or are not “right” for you. At Parami we strive to work together with you on what you feel is the best.

Loss

Death is an unavoidable part of life, but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Everyone handles the loss of a loved one—whether a parent or a pet—differently. Grieving openly or privately are common ways, but avoiding the realities of loss can lead to longer, lingering problems. A psychologist can help you find appropriate ways to cope with death of someone close to you.

 

Stress & Anxiety

Certain facets of life are stressful, and many situations—from a job interview to relationship problems—can cause you to feel anxious. Stress and anxiety, if left to fester, can lead to social isolation, depression, and a slew of other problems. A psychologist can help you manage stress and anxiety by finding the source or cause of your problems, as well as appropriate ways to overcome them.

 

Depression

Overwhelming feelings of helplessness or hopelessness are common signs of depression. While many believe people can just “snap out” of depression, it rarely occurs. Depression is a common disorder where people lose interest in things, experience fatigue, and often have trouble controlling their emotions. Psychologists can help you find your source of depression—often the first step to feeling better.

Phobias

Being afraid of heights and spiders are common phobias, but some unusual and unfounded fears can create substantial problems in your life. For example, sitophobia (fear of eating) may lead to serious health problems. An experienced psychologist can help you begin to overcome your fears so that you can live without polyphobia (fear of many things) or agoraphobia (fear of being unable to escape).

Family & Relationship Issues

Relationships, whether family, personal, or work-related, have their ups and downs. While they can be some of the best things in life, relationships can definitely be a source of stress and problems as well. Working with a psychologist (individually or in a group setting) can help iron out wrinkles that can form in even the strongest relationships.

Bad Habits & Addictions

Some bad habits—smoking, drinking, and drug use—are often used to escape or self-medicate larger, underlying problems. While your psychologist will help you get to those, he or she can also help you tackle the problems immediately facing your health like:

  • Addictions
  • Eating disorders
  • Stress management
  • Sleeping problems

To Achieve Mental Clarity

A psychologist can help you improve your mental clarity by acting as an unbiased set of ears. Often, patients find their own solutions just by hearing themselves talk about it out loud. Simply talking about their problems and getting them out in the open helps many people improve their mental clarity, be more able to concentrate, and become more task-orientated. Psychologists are trained to be great listeners.

Mental Disorders

Sometimes multiple symptoms are caused by larger problems. Mental disorders can manifest themselves in several ways and are often disguised as something else, and can only be uncovered with the help of a mental health professional. Some mental disorders with varying symptoms include:

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Medication Management

 

Other available treatments

  • ADHD
  • Fears/Anxiety
  • Sadness/Depression
  • Behavioral difficulties
  • Comprehensive Intelligence Test
  • Adjusting to life changes such as divorce
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Bonding difficulties
  • Peculiar/odd or concerning behaviors
  • Grief
  • Learning difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia)
  • Intellectual functioning
  • Gifted & talented assessments
  • Concentration difficulties
  • Child/Adolescent Health Psychology
  • Headache (migraines, tension)
  • Weight management
  • Eating difficulties
  • Smoking/alcohol/drug cessation
  • Coping with parent illness
  • Psychological counseling and treatments
  • Family interventions and family therapy
  • Tailored specialized assessment packages
  • Emotional & Behavioral Evaluation
  • Behavior management consultation and parenting education
  • Talks to schools, community groups and agencies

Call us for a FREE consultation
Thein Oak Sein
BSc, MSc Clinical Psychology (USA)
theinoaksein@gmail.com
092-542-03594


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