PhD - Psychology, MSc - Psychology, BSc - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
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.
I am really convey my sincere thanks a lot to Dr.Dominic. I don't have any knowledge about counseling session after I went to YANA COUNSELLING CENTRE for my health issue. I have problem like more worries on my health, frequently I am getting sick or illness all the time.
I came centre with disturbed mind and where i was not able to take my own decision in my life .Which turn my life into hard path, I was very dependence with others while taking my decisions After a counselling session with Dr.Dominic, I came to know how to handle my problem and problem solving and decision making technique which he gives in session it is really turning me to be calm and stress less. Dr.Dominic was always friendly and patient, listens to any questions and concerns I may have and always takes the time to explain things to me . Overall its an Excellent service. Thank you doctor.
Dr.Dominic has a very good Professional approach. He helps us understand and overcome stressful situations. He gives clarity on the consequences of worry and stress. Ultimately leading our minds to peacefulness that results in success in our lives.
**** ***** *** **** ********** * He has given clear detail about my psychological problem. After my counselling session I feel really Happy.
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.