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Ms. Maliha Ibrahim

Psychologist, Bangalore

Ms. Maliha Ibrahim Psychologist, Bangalore
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Ms. Maliha Ibrahim is an experienced Psychologist in St. Johns Road, Bangalore. You can meet Ms. Maliha Ibrahim personally at Integration Healing in St. Johns Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Ms. Maliha Ibrahim and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Good morning. I am 33 years old. Physically somehow fit. But during excitement or tension, feel very uneasy and my hands starts shivring. Please advice.

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Dear, your problem is anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I am 22 years old, I am losing concentration.

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Dear, concentration in other worlds is called attention. Attention is the period of time you are able to be attentive to any subject or act. Usually for any adult, it is less than 10 minutes. To improve attention span, you need to energetic and the task should be interesting or you should be passionate about the task. Exercise well, be entertained and be passionate to what you do. Your attention span will improve. Take care.

One doctor said that weight loss due to depression and chronic anxiety is good To prevent obesity. Since hearing it I'm becoming very confused. Is it good? I'm male, age-29. Please tell me weather it is correct what is it.

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One doctor said that weight loss due to depression and chronic anxiety is good To prevent obesity. Since hearing it I...
Dear lybrate-user NO. Weight loss due to depression IS NOT GOOD. The best way to loose weight is by eating right, exercising right, keeping a healthy metabolic rate and staying absolutely POSITIVE in mind and heart. Regards.
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7 things to increase the intimacy with your partner

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The initimacy shared by two people during love making has always strengthen their relationship, but to take the heat of the moment to the next level and for more gratifying experience here are some 7 things which would work MAGIC on your relationship and a better sex experience:
1. Stare Each other down : Next time things are heating up between you and your partner, take a moment to pause and look deeply into each other's eyes. Just take a minute before you start fooling around to face each other (clothing optional) and place your right hand over your partner's heart as he places his own hand over your heart. Stare into each other's eyes, and explain to your guy that you want to synchronize your breathing for 10 deep breaths. It might sound cheesy, but it works. "Getting grounded and fully present together makes for a much more powerful, positive sex experience and allows you to really nurture the relationship,"
2. Share sexy fantasies and desires : Too often, he says, we start fooling around and rush straight into the main event. But starting by sharing your private fantasies—even if doing so makes you blush—can open up a whole new dimension to your relationship.Opening up to each other will increase intimacy—and assuming your partner is part of your fantasy, hearing an idealized picture of the two of you will increase both of your senses of self-esteem. "Self-esteem is directly tied to sexiness," so your feelings about each other, not to mention your performance in the bedroom, will grow stronger as a result.
3.Extend foreplay: Don't be afraid to slow things down and spend more time massaging each other, making out, and exploring each other's bodies. "Desire mounts very quickly, so drawing out the process for 20 minutes or even half an hour will build tons of sexual tension," . After a long time together, sex can become an automatic, scripted process, but if you're able to put in extra effort and attention leading up to it, sex will be a more connected experience. "This connection is the difference between sex and love-making," couples with better, healthier sex lives have been shown to have better, healthier relationships.
4. Cuddle :It's not just for after sex! the more time you spend cuddling before things get hot and heavy, the more your relationship will benefit in the long run. That's because cuddling releases oxytocin, and that increases feelings of intimacy with your partner. "Spooning or even just laying comfortably side-by-side, without getting too focused on any one erogenous zone, will make for a more powerful sexual experience and aftermath,"
5. Think happy thoughts: If soul-gazing isn't really your thing, close your eyes, breathe deeply, and think about a time "when everything was right in the world between you and your partner—when you felt unconditional love, total peace, openness, and joy." Since your brain can't distinguish between reality and a vivid imagination, if you picture yourself actually in the memory, you'll feel the same bubbling emotion and open-heartedness as when you experienced the moment the first time around. "Your main sex organ is between your ears," so these positive feelings will carry over to the way you feel about your partner during sex and leave you more content with each other afterward.
6. Meditate yourself : Even simpler than these joint techniques is a quick solo meditation sesh. Take 30 seconds just to "quiet your mind, take yourself out of your day, and place yourself in the present moment," "Women are multi-taskers by nature, constantly running through our to-do lists in our heads. But placing yourself in your body and in the room will put you in an empathetic, generous state of mind." It can also improve the depth of connection between you and your partner during sex, making for better action and, ultimately, a deeper connection in your relationship.
7. Check out photos of yourself : You probably (hopefully) already have photos of each other around your room. Right before sex, take a moment to look around your room and appreciate these reminders of your relationship's best moments. "Celebrating your relationship in this way will make sex into more of a celebratory act," . It can also help cement your positive feelings about each other and the relationship.
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I have a problem in remembering things mainly for studies whatever I study I do not remember it so please suggest some tips.

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Dear Mr Akash....Take Homeopathic ANACARDIUM 200, 5 drops in water, thrice daily in empty stomach & Take Homoeopathic Mother Tincture ASHWAGANDHA Q, 30 drops in water, after meals.

A girl in my class. She's been showing me signs of love by eye contacts and flirting. There was a problem between me and his friends but now everything is fine but we don't talk. I can't focus on my studies because of her. I think about her. My family wants me to think more about my career than any other thing. What should I do?

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A girl in my class. She's been showing me signs of love by eye contacts and flirting. There was a problem between me ...
Infatuation is a feeling being carried away by a unreasoned passion three types of infatuation are usually seen 1. Being carried away by blind desire or without any insight 2. Evaluation may be well sound although craving or love remains unaffected 3. Exhibiting bad judgement and misevaluation for reasons such as ignorance or recklessness. Its really admirable that you have realized the feelings about that girl are bothering you in academics and social aspects. Please introspect that is this the thing that you actually want in your life now or it can wait for later. Seek guidance of a relationship counselor who can help you more efficiently.
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I am suffering from depression during exam session what should I do to solve depression problem.

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I am suffering from depression during exam session what should I do to solve depression problem.
You should read well, make good time table. Make targets, eat well, sleep well, do some relaxation exercises.
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My symptoms of anxiety include heart beating and suddenly when I see my friends or cousins I can not Hold my facial expression I become very nervous I can't smile. If I smile my lips become shivering. And also I can't face camera in front of another people if do my lips shivering when I smiling. It become very uncomfortable to me. I really feeling irritated. And also my hands are shivering very badly when I write something in front of the people. When people ask me question I can't answer it currently. When I being in a crush or with my friends I can't enjoy I feeling nervous. I was not like dis one years ago. I was so hapy so confident I am able to manage AnY anxious situation and can speak fluently. I have started medicine 9 month ago. Started lithosun 400 mg, prodep,for the first month and replace prodep and started arip mt 5 for 4 months. And along with iT started pramipexole. It slightly decreases my anxiety. Bt my physical symptoms still there. I have consuming iT for 6 months then started nexito for 1 month. And replace iT with buspin. Now am on lithosun, arip mt, buspin. Bt still I feel anxious. Which is the better medicine for my condition. Is these drug can help me at least relief my symptoms like facial expression?

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My symptoms of anxiety include heart beating and suddenly when I see my friends or cousins I can not Hold my facial e...
Symptoms of anxiety, tremors since last 1 year needs a comprehensive evaluation. The medication that you are taking may also cause tremors and anxiety. Consult your treating psychiatrist for an evaluation. I would also suggest to get a hormonal profile checked and evaluated. For any further queries ans assistance contact onlien.
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What should my daily intake of calories be? I am 19 year old. I don't indulge in heavy activities. I am rather more into studies. What should be my daily calories intake so that I can remain fit.

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What should my daily intake of calories be?
I am 19 year old. I don't indulge in heavy activities. I am rather more i...
Dear lybrate user. You are just 19 and why do you want to worry about calories. Eat well, play well, sleep well and study well. That will do. Take care.
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Iam under stress for the past 1 week. Its my exam time. I want to concentrate in my studies. What to do?

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Iam under stress for the past 1 week. Its my exam time. I want to concentrate in my studies. What to do?
The proverbial exam fever is capable of causing a lot of stress. Stress is not a good indicator for studies. Because of your age you may have hormonal imbalances which may impact your memory because of the chemical but also the distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too.
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Sir. I have a problem. My hand always trembles a lot. Seems to have a nervous system problem.. Please suggest me how to cure it. I shall be grateful to you for this.

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Sir. I have a problem. My hand always trembles a lot. Seems to have a nervous system problem.. Please suggest me how ...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Kali Phos 6X ( 3 tabs) twice a day for 15 days and update.

Aged 47 years male ,am suffering from insomnia & body clock disorder, cannot sleep without 40 mg of Zolfrsh, and anxiety remains through out the day . Please treat me.

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Aged 47 years male ,am suffering from insomnia & body clock disorder, cannot sleep without 40 mg of Zolfrsh, and anxi...
Dear lybrate user...Anxiety with a feeling of being on the edge almost throughout the day causing significant functional impairment is suggestive of you having Anxiety Disorder. In your case not taking medications for anxiety disorder and just treating your insomnia will be a wrong management plan, as with anxiety a person will have difficulty falling asleep. Thus I would suggest to target and treat your anxiety and sleep problems simultaneously for a much better result. In case of your anxiety regarding sleep, I would suggest not to sleep during day at all, not to go to bed and force yourself to sleep during night time. Just wait and do some un-interesting work say reading some serious novel in a dim light away from your bed. Once you start feeling sleepy, get back to bed and sleep. Its a vicious cycle of not having sleep a night and you trying hard to sleep the next night thinking that sleep may not come. This forcing yourself to sleep is itself anxiety provoking and thus try not to go to bed until you feel sleepy. And yes if this is not sufficient than you may need the help of medications. Take care
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I am smoking for the last 8 years & I want to leave it, I cannot afford expensive medicines. Kindly suggest something.

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Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. You can ask me privately.

Hello Sir! The question is about my girl friend. She is facing some stress related problems like helplessness, hopelessness, a very low mood, poor concentration, irritability.

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Hello Sir! The question is about my girl friend. She is facing some stress related problems like helplessness, hopele...
All these are symptoms of a depressive episode, get a psychiatrist consultation and follow his advice. She will be alright.
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I have daughter who is 24 years old. We got her psychological test done 2 years back and as per doctor she had been identified as border line personality disorder. We tried that she take counselling but every 2 to 3 sessions she leaves it saying it is useless and I am alright. The impact is aggression in personality which is more when she comes close to her mensuration cycle. I need advise on medication counselling and how to tackle as a parent. Please suggest if we can find some good doctors in Bangalore.

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I have daughter who is 24 years old. We got her psychological test done 2 years back and as per doctor she had been i...
I am not sure of a doctor in bangalore but yes patients with borderline have difficulty accepting their problem and few visits are of no help. She needs to seek continues therapy. It will help her.
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Is ED and PE curable. How i M 35 n suffering from both .m do a lot of work out.But somehow I have fear for sex whether I ll be able to perform. What is the best medicine sildenafil or tadalafil. I have performance phobia. As m patient of IBS I don't drink milk and use ssrl drugs peiscibed by doc. What are it's effects on my sex life and how to counter it's side effects. please suggest me the remedy as it's spoiling my self esteem and I am getting dependent on sildenafil and tadalafil. Will I get addicted to them. please help.

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Is ED and PE curable. How  i M 35 n suffering from both .m do a lot of work out.But somehow I have fear for sex wheth...
Dear lybrate user, as far as sex is concerned body and mind act like hardware and software. Ed and pe are mostly software issues. Which means it is more about your mind and your performance anxiety than any actual physical problem. I see two main issues here - first is you are underconfident and second is, probably you are a perfectionist. Have faith in yourself. While having sex don't think about how you will do it, whether your partner will be satisfied or not etc. If you allow yourself to make mistakes then only you will be able to more forward. So instead of thinking about your performance, just enjoy sex. Don't try to give yourself any marks for the performance. Continuous use of any medication is harmful. You can consult a counsellor/sexologist. You need to know more about enjoyable and good enough sex. This will help you to get rid of ed and pe.
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Anxiety

MBA (HR), D.Sc, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
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When you Feel Anxious …

1. Relax your breathing. Take deliberate slow, deep breaths, and feel the tension begin to subside.

2. Clear your mind of disturbing thoughts. Remind yourself of all your strengths, of those occasions when you’ve coped in the past, and of things you still have to look forward to.

3. Shut off the critical parent in your head. We all have weaknesses and make mistakes. Don’t abandon, attack, or reject yourself. You need to support, and to nurture, yourself.

4. Practice self-care. Temporarily step back from the stressful situation. Maybe listen to some music, or message a friend, or play with your pet, or go for a walk.

5. Respond – don’t react. You don’t have to do anything right now. Take a moment to take control of your feelings and your thoughts. Then assess the situations, and think through different options.

6. You may have to put up protective boundaries. We often don’t have the energy to give at these times – so withdraw from people who would drain your energy.

7. A burden shared is a burden halved. Share how you feel with someone who cares. It’s good to ask for help when you’re worried or afraid.
Anxiety
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My wife aged, 52 years, a housewife, has of late been undergoing a lot of anxiety.

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My wife aged, 52 years, a housewife, has of late been undergoing a lot of anxiety.
When anxiety comes analyse her situation. In that situation give proper support. Talk some general issues. Maintain good friendly rapport with her. Do not talk unnecessary issues with her. Talk always general matters. Do not tell your personal problems with her. Maintain reservedness with her. Provide good family environment. Treat to her as a friend. You can only helpful to come out of this problem. Better to her morning walking, marketing or evening walk. Go both of them temples or movies or parks. Better to give the most friendly environment. Listen patiently with her personal problems. Create you are the best friend of herself. Do some work above mentioned manner. Better to practice yoga and meditation. Do not use any medication for this problem. Do not allow her alone. Be share all her personal feelings and problems very patiently. If it is not possible to yourself. Then in that case it is better to consult qualified psychologist in hyderabad. Be sociable all the time and be friendly all the time. Ok all the best.
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Hi, I am a 22 year old female. I over think and stress myself about negative things. I get irritated very easily and frustrated soon. I sometimes feel I'm antisocial because I I start hating people all of a sudden for ex. While riding and stuck in traffic get irritated and shout at people. I cannot control my anger. Please advise what can I do to reduce my anxiety and frustration.

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I am a 22 year old female. I over think and stress myself about negative things. I get irritated very easily and ...
Dear lybrate user. Your symptoms are suggestive of you being in depression. A person when in major depression has low neurotransmitters like serotonin in brain and thus is very difficult for him to motivate himself. He has a negative attribution style for almost everything around him which is similar to what you are having. Easy irritability or irritability on minor provocation leading to anger outbursts as in your case is a part of depression. Due to negative attribution and easy irritability social interactions get limited as is your problem. You are not anti-social as the term is justified for people who take undue advantage of others around and go beyond the legal and social norms to benefit self. I would suggest you to consult a psychiatrist and get started on medications as soon as possible. Gradually over time cbt and other life changes may be brought about. With medications you will start feeling better by say 10 to 15 days from the start. I hope you take the step in right directions and get better soon. Take care.
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I am a chain smoker I can't stop this habit so please tell me any food controls for obeying smoke.

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Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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