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When is it time to Seek Help for your Kid

When is it time to Seek Help for your Kid

- By Dr Dhaval Mody

Have we wondered that if children sitting in the coziness of their parent’s arms and warmth of their families could go through emotional or behavioural difficulties. The answer which all would probably unanimously say is YES. That’s really not the part of difficulty that I am talking about but the most difficult part is Accepting it. Even more difficult is doing something about it. Go...

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I think you need to see a therapist!!!

I think you need to see a therapist!!!

- By Dr Neerja Thergaonkar

“I think you need to see a therapist!!!” It was one of those days in my happy married life where I was feeling quite smug with the thought that I had the upper hand in our usual domestic squabble, when my husband played this googly. “What? See a therapist? Me? Hello!! I am a Therapist; I don’t need to talk to anyone, there is nothing wrong with me”. Leaving me with th...

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A SOUND MIND IN A SOUND BODY

A SOUND MIND IN A SOUND BODY

- By Dr Neerja Thergaonkar

“Mens sana in corpore sano” is a famous Latin quotation, which translates as “A sound mind in a sound body.” Since times immemorial, physicians have laid stress on mental wellbeing for a healthy existence. In more contemporary times, the World Health Organization has come to define health as “a state of physical, mental and spiritual well-being and not merely as an ab...

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Doctor my child doesnt eat

Doctor my child doesnt eat

- By Dr Neerja Thergaonkar

“Doctor my child doesn’t eat” is the oft repeated bane of mothers in the clinic. Mentally sizing their little one with the neighbor’s child only to find him/her on the lighter sides gives a sense of alarm to parents. Very often, grandparents pass loose remarks on the weight of the child and how it reflects poor parenting. At times, parents often coax and cajole the child in...

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When to seek help for your Teen / Adolescent

When to seek help for your Teen / Adolescent

- By Dr Dhaval Mody

  Thank you for reading our mental health series. Our last article focussed on when to seek help for your kids. Here we would be focusing on when to seek help for your adolescent. Parenting a teen is often one of the most challenging tasks an adult could take. As their child gets into teenage they enter a different stage of development. Teens want to explore the world at their own terms. Th...

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