Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions
How long does each Therapy session take?
A Counseling/Therapy session lasts between 50 mins to 1 hour.
What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?
Psychiatrists have an MBBS or an MD Psychiatry degree. A psychiatrist can prescribe medication for emotional issues and mental health concerns. A Psychologist has a master’s degree/ MPhil / PhD in clinical psychology. A Counselor has a Masters/PGDM in counseling. They are qualified to perform diagnostic/psychological testing and therapy.
What happens in a counselling session?
The mental health professional/Counsellor will first try and understand the clients concerns in great depth. This is done in a non-judgemental, accepting and empathetic space, which allows a person to express freely. In sessions that follow, the client and therapist set therapy goals together. Discussion, reflection, mindful listening and understanding aid in finding a resolution and direction to the problem.
A mental health professional does not offer advice, but a positive unconditional support through the clients journey of reaching his/her goals.
Will whatever I say in therapy be told to others?
Any Counselling and Healing session has a the prime rule of Confidentiality. Everything that is shared in the session remains completely safe with the counsellor only.
What age groups do you attend to?
Soulsphere conducts sessions for all Age groups from Children, young adults, middle aged and geriatric population. We also conduct sessions for Children with Special needs, and Clients suffering from Anxiety and Depression and other emotional difficulties.
What are the charges for the session?
We have sliding scale rates at Soulsphere. The minimum charges for a session would be ₹500.
How many sessions are required on an average?
There aren't specific fixed number of sessions. The number of sessions shall differ from person to person. This is based on the individual's needs, severity of the issue as well as other external factors. The Client and Therapist decide the number of sessions mutually.