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Dr. Dominic Xaviar (PhD)

Dr. Dominic Xaviar   (PhD)

Dr. Dominic Xaviar (PhD)

PhD - Psychology, MSc - Psychology, BSc - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology




Counselling Psychologist

9 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

95% (19 votes)

Dr Dominic Xaviar, the Consultant Psychologist, GHH Foundation, NB Foundation, RedHills, Chennai, is a young, dynamic and enterprising individual with a lot of inborn and latent talents and credentials. He has completed B.Sc in Psychology, M.Sc Applied Psychology, M.Phil in Health Psychology. He has been awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) from Dr B. R. Ambedkar Rural Education Development Vidyapith. He has worked as a counselling psychologist in several different fields such as the De-addiction centres, Reborn Foundation, Chennai Corporation. Apart from these, he has also served the role of a clinical psychologist in Strides Shasun private limited. Dr Dominic is also specialized in following areas: De-addiction, Psycho-Pedagogy, Depression, Anxiety, Marital Distress, Family Distress, Stress Management, Psychosis management, Childhood related problems, Concentration issues, Cognitive retraining, Sleep-wake distress, Suicide thought, Job Burnouts, Lack of motivation, Trauma and Psycho-sexual Counselling. He has conducted various training programmes on Life Skills, Stress Management, Time management, Counselling Skills, Addiction on Gaming, Alcohol and Tobacco.

Tondiarpet, Chennai

YANA Counselling Centre


MIG-II, Plot Number 19, Thiruvalluvar Nagar, Landmark: VOC Nagar Railway Station, Chennai

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04:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Psychologist?

A: Psychologist is person who holds a degree in psychology and is able diagnose and treat mental illness with counselling therapies.They cant be called as doctor as they never attend a medical school and can't prescribe medicines.

Q: What is the difference between Psychiatrist and Psychologist?

A: Psychiatrists are medical doctors who can treat complex mental health issues like severe depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and suicidal tendencies by prescribing medicines.A psychologist is specialized in treating behavioral issues, learning difficulties and anxiety etc.

Q: What is the work of a Psychologist?

A: A psychologist will talk to you and listen to your problems. He/She will do an interactive conversation with you to understand the cause mental distress.

Q: Why should someone see a Psychologist?

A: One should consult a psychologist if facing issues like excessive stress, anxiety or any kind of phobia, anxiety or feeling too low for unusually long time.

Q: Does a Psychologist prescribe medicines?

A: No, a Psychologist is not a medical professional specialized in medicines, so he/she can't prescribe medicines.They help in treating mental health issues with counselling sessions.

Awards and Recognitions

Honorary Doctorate - 2018


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PhD - Psychology - Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Rural Education Development Vidyapith., 2018
MSc - Psychology - Presidency College, 2014
BSc - Psychology - Presidency College, 2011


All India Psychologist Association


2017 - 2018 Consultant Psychologist at 104 Health Help line, GHH Foundation
2014 - 2018 Counselling Psychologist at Gods Helping Hands Foundation
2014 - 2016 Counselling Psychologist at Chennai Corporation
2016 - 2016 Clinical Psychologist at Strides Shasun Pvt Ltd
2017 - 2017 Counselling Psychologist at Re born foundation

Trainings and Certifications

PGDHRM - Madras Chirsitian college, 2012
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