Roshni Counselling Centre - A Unique centre that provides solutions to all emotional, behavioral and psychiatric problems under one roof.
We invite you to walk into our center and talk in total confidence to our trained, empathetic therapists who would listen and help restore health, balance, and wellness back into your life. Or else you can call 040-66661117, 040-66661118 and we can help you discern which of our specialists might best suit your requirements.
Free Psychiatric consultations and medicines
– For the underprivileged and economically backward –
Every Tuesday and Thursday at Roshni Counselling Centre and every Saturday at Ramakrishna Math.
Psychological/Psychiatric Services available:
Ms. Shashi, Ms. Shanthi, Ms. Poonam, Ms. Shiri
Formerly Prof. of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Mental Health, Erragadda, Hyderabad. Formerly Prof. of Rehabilitation Psychology, Sweekaar Academy of Rehabilitation Sciences, affiliated to Osmania University. Honorary Principal DRFHE (Dr. Reddy’s Foundation for Health Education). Formerly columnist in Deccan Chronicle daily newspaper, presently columnist in Eenadu daily newspaper. And a renowned person in the field of psychology whose opinions are most respected and welcomed by most of the print and electronic media. Four decades of clinical and teaching experience.
G. Shiva Kumar is a Clinical Psychologist with a Professional License in clinical psychology. He has 4 years of experience in Clinical Teaching and Practice.
He has received extensive clinical training in carrying out detailed psychological assessments (Intelligence, Learning Disability, Autism, Behavioral Conduct Disorders, Memory, Personality, Adjustment, Diagnostic Assessment, and Neuropsychological testing) for various psychological conditions which could help in identification, diagnosis and effective management of psychological disorders.
In addition to conducting psychological assessments, he has received specialized training in conducting structured Psychotherapies, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Sex Therapy, Marital Family Therapy.
He has got wide research experience in Male Sexual Health Problems.
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST:
Ms. Jayanti has an Integrated Undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Major in Child Development and a Postgraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from SNDT University, Mumbai. Her career as a Clinical Psychologist began at MGIMS, Sewagram, where she dealt in Special Clinic for Children with low IQ and behavioural problems, handled cases of grief management of parents with critically ill babies, preparing patients undergoing major surgeries including terminally ill cases, specialized in resolving conflicts of patients showing hysterical symptoms, rehabilitation of patients recovered from Mental Illness.
HER CORE AREAS OF EXPERTISE ARE:
Jayshree Sarda is a gold medalist in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs provided by the University of Calcutta specializing in Medical Psychology at the Master’s level. She has done her M. Phil. in Rehabilitation Psychology from the National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad under Osmania University. After completion of M Phil in 2006, she has been involved in teaching, research as well as clinical consultation. She is a guest faculty at Hyderabad Central University, National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped and the International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution. She follows a client-centered approach to counselling and is trained in various psychotherapies from deep therapy to behavior therapy and cognitive behavior therapy. Her areas of interest include developmental disabilities, parenting, personality development, handling behavior problems of children, stress and coping pre-marital and marital counselling and developing life skills especially assertive communication to name a few.
She has been conducting workshops and facilitating the various groups. Recent ones include:
Sucharita was trained by LifeLine in Australia, in crisis counselling. Her work in crisis intervention team involved supporting clients with mental health issues, suicidal behavior, and other emotional problems. She is skillful in evidence-based therapies such as dialectic behavior therapy, emotion-focused brief therapy, marital therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy. She has been certified for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) by LivingWorks, a suicide intervention training company recognized in Canada, Australia, Norway, and the United Kingdom. Sucharita is a Ph.D. in Psychology and also has an M.Phil in Counselling Psychology.
M.A., M.Phil Counselling Psychology, MHRM
Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist
Subha Ramaswamy is a child and adolescent Clinical Psychologist with RCI license in clinical psychology and has a vast experience in the field of education. She also has a diploma in guidance and counselling from NCERT.
HER EXPERTISE INCLUDES:
Shama is a rehabilitation specialist and special needs educator practicing intensively in understanding learning disabilities, behavior management and ADD/ADHD. She has over a decade of experience in this field. She has worked at various schools, and dedicated a lot of her time to the Dyslexia Association of Telangana (DAT). Her work ethos is reflected in her holistic approach in supporting children with self-esteem building and self-discipline training.
Shama is the founder of Unique Intelligence, a center for learning difficulties. Over the years she has spoken on various aspects of education, ranging from teaching aids, Montessori material, Learning Disabilities awareness, brain development and Inclusive education etc. She is determined to help educate society at every opportunity, and give the parents an overall support system to deal with the challenges of a child with Learning Difficulties.
Harshita Soni started her journey in yoga in 2012 with the intention of building more flexibility, stamina and strength as a dancer. Over the years, she experienced the true healing powers of yoga for therapy and for personal transformation that compelled her to start teaching.
She specializes in one on one yoga therapy lessons for pain relief from:
She is a RYT 500 certified Yoga Acharya in the Krishnamacharya tradition. One on one sessions consist of a detailed assessment of the student’s current needs and requirements. A personalised practise is designed using different tools of yoga including – asana, pranayama, meditation, healing chants from the vedas, diet & lifestyle modifications.
We provide confidential one-on-one counselling in all the areas. Exploring issues in a confidential and relaxed environment with our qualified and non judgmental counselors help the clients gain insight into the roots of their difficulties, deal with them effectively and manifest towards a better quality of life for themselves and their families.
Counselling sessions are designed to learn new and more effective ways to improve a troubled relationship, strengthen bonds, and help you have a healthy and more fruitful relationship once again.
Premarital counselling gives you an opportunity to learn how you and your future spouse can make your marriage healthier and fulfilling even before it begins. Some of the areas that are explored include intimacy, expectations, chores, finances, sexuality, spirituality, communication, conflict, in-laws, parenting, profession, leisure activities, hobbies etc.
Our counselors are trained to assess, identify and treat late-life problems and mental disorders which can take a heavy toll on the senior citizens in their old age. Counselling is available for the senior or their caregivers on areas like Depression, Feeling of being isolated or ignored by loved ones, coping with health and mood swings, Activities of daily living, Bereavement counselling (ADL’s) and Dementia.
Tele counseling offers an overall feeling of safety especially for those people who feel intimidated or uncomfortable revealing intimate details face-to-face. You can speak from the comfort of your own home or office at a time that fits you best!
Grief counselling aims to help people cope with grief and loss following the death of loved ones, or with major changes in life that trigger feelings of abandonment and loss (e.g., Divorce). Denying or suppressing one’s grief will not make the pain go away. It will only make the journey more painful and difficult. Reaching out to a professional counselor and seeking help may be one of the best ways to help oneself in the healing process.
Behavior Therapy (BT): helps us to change behavior leading to change the way we feel. For example scheduling activity to help a person manage time better. Behavior activity also helps children who have poor social skills, excess anger, habits of lying, stealing.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT): Works to change negative thoughts in order to bring about positive change in behavior/ attitude. (e.g.). Angry people can control their anger by CBT.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT): helps to identify and dispute irrational beliefs. It especially benefits people with low self esteem who feel that they have not achieved anything in life. It helps them to re-access themselves and strengthen their esteem.
Relaxation: For a lay person relaxation means either watching a TV, listening to songs, indulging in hobbies or going on a holiday trip. However for a Clinical Psychologist, Relaxation is a technique, which drains the tension from the muscles of the body and induces a comfortable light sensation in the body. Further, it ameliorates anxiety and instills a calm state of mind.
Relaxation technique leads to the following benefits:
Is a bridge between curriculum and the child who has learning difficulties. This Special Education for children with disabilities aims at helping children deal with the academic difficulties in language, Mathematics, Calculations, Basic Reading. Written and Comprehension skills. IEP-Individual Education Program helps in improving the academic performance of the child. It is most commonly used with children suffering from Dyslexia, Dyscalculis and Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Problems.
It is an eclectic treatment approach that is especially powerful with patients who have Mood, Anxiety, Addictive Eating, Impulse-Control and Personality disorders. People who suffer intense emotional discomfort frequently engage in emotional escape and avoidance behavior. DBT helps in understanding the underlying problematic behavior and intervention to relieve their suffering.
Our Professionals are trained in conducting variety of Psychological Assessments which helps in identifying and providing effective treatment for various Psychological Disorders. This includes the following:
At Roshni Counselling Centre, we provide psychiatric treatment to emotional problems for adults as well as children in addition to counselling for emotional problems. Serious emotional problems especially need medication. Screening patients who require medication, prescribing safe medicines, answering patient’s queries regarding the side effects of medication and duration of treatment and maintaining regular follow up of patients will be dealt by Psychiatrists at our centre.
We provide treatment for: Individual (child/adolescent/adult/geriatric)
CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC
To extend the vision of Roshni which is to provide mental health care under one umbrella the Roshni Team and Management have started an initiative specifically to enhance child mental health.
Earlier, parents and children had to be referred to various professionals making follow up of progress difficult. To provide remedial interventions with a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, a team was evolved to cater to all needs of children and adolescents.
A step by step procedure of evaluation is conducted and a plan of action is formulated after a thorough discussion with the team consisting of trained psychologists and remedial therapists. An occupational therapist and speech therapist are available on call as per requirement.
Child Guidance Clinic provides evaluation and evidence based interventions for:
RCGC provides a holistic program for the growth and development of the children who are often labeled as No Good by parents/family, school and society at large.
If you feel your child is undergoing any one or more problems listed above then you must visit Roshni Counselling Centre for consultation and guidance.
Dr. Srilakshmi Pingali
Dr. S Jayanti
– Child Psychologist
Mrs. Subha Ramaswamy
– Clinical Psychologist
Mrs. Shama Lakhani
– Special Education Counselor