Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. It is an academic discipline of immense scope and diverse interests that, when taken together, seek an understanding of the emergent properties of brains, and all the variety of epiphenomena they manifest. As a social science it aims to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.
The Department of Psychology at Meera Hospitals include both Psychometric assessment and Therapy. Psychometric assessment helps in understanding the client’s current mental state and further line of treatment. It also has a wide range of tests which include Personality assessment, I.Q, Aptitude testing etc.
Psychotherapy has become the most common mode of psychiatric treatment in current practice. It includes different forms of therapeutic interventions to help the patient work on his/her conflicting areas. It also helps in making the patient functional in different areas of his/her life to sever mental health issues.
At Meera Hospitals, these services are offered as both outpatient and inpatient treatment, with a focus on pain management and handling grief, anger and other emotions characteristic of enduring a medical condition.
Clinical hypnosis can be used by healthcare providers to teach adolescents coping skills to deal with a wide variety of conditions such as chronic headaches, recurrent abdominal pain, anxiety, depression, grief and bereavement, phobias, anger, family stressors, sleep disorders, or enuresis.
Outpatient Service (short) therapies like CBT, REBT, BT, NLP, and HYPNOTHERAPY are being offered to children, adolescent and adult patients with acute medical or psychological conditions having difficulties like anxiety, depression, phobias, grief, stress, addiction, pain, relationship issues, concentration, withdrawal from school, hyperactive, autism, different disorders like eating, habit, learning and other behavioral or emotional issues etc. by the Psychological Counseling and hypnotherapy department as per their needs.
Inpatient or Long-Term Care involves patients in the hospital during their illness that may experience loneliness, depression, anxiety or sadness as a result of their condition. The psychological counselor meets with these patients on a regular basis to discuss feelings and to offer an outlet to express emotions. An important part of the psychologist’s role is focusing on a holistic approach to the patients, including his cognitive, social and emotional functioning.