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Ms. Ms. Sumedha Banerjee

B.Sc, M.Sc - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology

Psychologist, Bangalore

10 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
Ms. Ms. Sumedha Banerjee B.Sc, M.Sc - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology Psychologist, Bangalore
10 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
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Ms. Ms. Sumedha Banerjee is one of the best Psychologists in JP Nagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 10 years of journey as a Psychologist. She is a B.Sc, M.Sc - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology . You can visit her at Cadabams Mindtalk in JP Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Ms. Ms. Sumedha Banerjee on

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B.Sc - Gokhale Memorial Girl's College, - 2007
M.Sc - Psychology - Calcutta University, - 2009
M.Phil - Psychology - Central Institute Of Psychiatry, - 2012
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For Better Concentration and Good Memory the Following May help any Individual

1.Do Focus one thing at a time with Mind into it and do the things in order without any Postponement or progestination
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3.Breathing Exercises Regularly in one particular time and Duration

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Hello. My father is 70 years old and a diabetic. Usually sugar level ranging from 250 to 400. Recently he has developed some usual complication. He is getting hallucinations and often sees people standing in the corner or a bunch of people hiding behind the curtain and some insects crawling around or walking on his body. He sometimes even feels insects getting into his mouth. He also feels negativity at times. But otherwise apart from all this he is fine and talks normally. Please suggest as this is disturbing Thanks.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
Hello. My father is 70 years old and a diabetic. Usually sugar level ranging from 250 to 400. Recently he has develop...
Since he exhibits some psychotic features like delusions and hallucinations, he may be developing a mental illness like schizophrenia. Higher blood sugar levels may cause more complications or uncontrolled sugar level for a prolonged period itself can lead to many behavior problems. Take him to a psychiarist at the earliest.
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Now a days I cant control on my mood anger and irritation are common getting irritate in small matter and angry like no tomorrow having negative thinking.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
You seem to be suffering from severe depression, kindly consult a psychiatrist there are medicines and counselling for your problem.
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Hesitation on my mind during alone time. Please help.

How long u r facing the problem and now your age. I need detail history.However u need to visit any good clinical psychologist or talk with me
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I am 20 yrs old and I am badly addicted to tea that if I don't take my head pains. I want to overcome this habit since my weight is increasing day by day. Please suggest me some tips.

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I am 20 yrs old and I am badly addicted to tea that if I don't take my head pains. I want to overcome this habit sinc...
The tea you are taking is actually to overcome hunger pangs to replace a meal or just to feel fresh. The problem here is that it actually backfires. Lack of nutrition due to the fact that tea is replacing nutritious meals is causing body to store fats. Firstly you have to improve your appetite and take nutritious foods and avoid crashing your intake. Once you take meals at the right times it will help make you feel fresh and not hungry and you won't need tea to perk you up. When it comes to weight/ fat loss it's all about being sensible with food. Eat small but frequent meals. Avoid long gaps in between meals. Avoid junk as far as possible. Exercise at least 4 times a week. Lastly be committed.
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For depression (diagnosed by college counsellor and behaviour problems -anger, doesn't like being checked ,lack of routine . Whom to consult a psychologist or a psychiatrist?

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For depression (diagnosed by college counsellor and behaviour problems -anger, doesn't like being checked ,lack of ro...
Psychologist is a behavioural therapist and psychiatrist is medical doctor in related to psychiatric disorders. In your case psychologist is the best person. There is no need of medication. Psychiatry medicine has side effects. There is no side effects of psychological counselling. You can continue your regular work after consultation of psychologist. There is no other problems. You need behaviour therapy and lifestyle modification and psychotherapy. Better to consult a very good psychologist. Please do go medicine. It leads to some other problems. Ok best of luck. My best wishes.
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I am 18 years old and cant concentrate at study for a long time. I have also a emotional attachment. What can I do for better improvement?

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Bio. Lat. 200 / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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What is Cardio? I want to learn it and how to do it? What are the benefits of doing Cardio?

General Physician, Mumbai
If you run for fifteen minutes at different speeds over a thread mill than we can assume that your heart is okay.
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Hello Sir/madam Few days back One of my friend, s friend gave me a spiritual (panic healing) healing. I think it, s a hypnosis kind of healing. She made me sit by closing my eyes. Asked me to think about what is bothering me in life. I did so. I was fully aware of my body though. She put the CD of Om shanti Om. After doing all the spiritual healing she asked me to go and sleep. And she left. Since that day I started getting some flying and out of the body dreams very often. Which scared me in the night Sir! Kindly let me know Sir how to get rid of these dreams. I spoke to her she said you are born again now do forget your past. Kindly let me know is there something in the healing to worry about? Are it, s a normal thing after this healing? Thanks a lot regards

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Few days back One of my friend, s friend gave me a spiritual (panic healing) healing. I think it, s a...
I am not aware of such spiritual healing. Healing is always supposed to calm you. I would suggest that you talk to a close family member or friend. Sleep with your mother or sister and pray before you sleep. Be confident...these things cannot disturb you for a long time. I am sure you will get over it very soon. Do talk to me if you need any counselling or just want to share your fears.
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Simple ways to get control over anger. Considering I often get angry and it's gets uncontrollable.

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General Physician,
Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper ANGER: There is a saying "Frustration begets anger and anger begets aggression. Direct anger, is expressed toward the object perceived as the cause of the frustration. If a machine does not work, you might hit it or kick it. If someone gets in your way, you could verbally threaten them or push them aside. If the source of the frustration is too powerful or threatening for direct aggression, displaced aggression is often used. The aggression is redirected toward a less threatening and more available object. An angry person often acts without thinking. The person has given in to the frustration and they have given up restraint. Anger can be a healthy response if it motivates us to positive action but all too often the actions we engage in when angry are destructive. Indeed, if we could see a videotape of ourselves getting angry, the humiliation might well help cure us of anger. When you feel frustration building, you have to practice learned responses that lead to healthy actions instead of destructive ones. GIVING UP: Giving up on a goal can be productive if the goal is truly out of reach. However, more often giving up (quitting or being apathetic) is another form of giving in to frustration. When repeatedly frustrated, people can drop out of school, quit jobs, or move away. Apathy is giving up all of your goals, so you cannot be frustrated by trying to reach them. We live in difficult time and we have to be persistent in order to accomplish. Consider how many projects you began, and then gave up, because you became frustrated and lost patience. Make a list of things you started and quit because they seemed too difficult. Now calculate the disappointment and loss you suffered by not dealing with the frustration in a more healthy way. Try to remember that quitters never win, and winners never quit. Losing your temper means you're a quitter. LOSS OF CONFIDENCE: is a terrible frequent side effect of giving up and not fulfilling your goal. A loss of self-confidence and self-esteem, means that If we quit once, then the next time we plan a goal, we may not be able to accurately assess our ability to carry it out and we stop trusting ourselves and our own abilities. This became a self-fulfilling and self-destructive attitude. You need to be able to learn that when the going gets tough, you say to yourself "It is worth it! and by following through, it not only gets the job done, but it builds self-confidence. STRESS: is the "wear and tear" our body and mind experiences as we adjust to the frustrations our continually changing environment. Too frequently, extreme, or prolonged frustration and stress strains us and generates distress signals. Our body experiences distress signals in a variety of ways, often in the form of: irritability, anger, fatigue anxiety, headache, depression, stomach aches, hypertension, migraines, ulcers, heart attacks, or colitis. DEPRESSION: Depression can affect almost every aspect of your life. It affects people of all ages, income, race, and cultures. Depression can affect the way you eat and sleep the way you feel about yourself, the way one think about things, and the way you interact with others. While we all feel depression at various appropriate times in our lives, excess or inappropriate depression cannot be easily dismissed or wished away. OTHER REACTIONS: abuse of drugs & alcohol is self-destructive and usually futile attempt at dealing with frustration, as are many eating and weight problems and addictions Whenever the immediate effects of the addictive behaviour wear off, users find themselves back in the same, or even worse, frustrating situation. Anger is among the gamut of emotions we exhibit as a reaction to a situation, and it is a 'normal' emotion too as long as it is kept under control. Some people have the propensity to explode when pushed to the extreme. They keep swallowing their emotions until they can finally do it no more, and erupt like a volcano. Others dealing with extreme anger are like a ticking time bomb. You'll never know what you unwittingly say or do can trigger an explosion. In either case, anger that cannot be controlled comes with a physical reaction. Your heart beats faster preparing you for both action and reaction. Your breathing quickens. You may clench your fist, tighten your shoulders and go into a defensive position. The problem arises out of the fact that it is almost impossible to feel anger and empathy at the same time. An angry person is seldom sensitive to the wellbeing of his victim, and hence may lash out verbally and sometimes physically. Such things done in the heat of the moment mostly leaves us with regrets. So here are a few ways to deal with extreme anger. 1.Approve it / Acknowledge it: The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that you have one. The fundamental problem here is that people believe they are on the right track and refuse to budge from their views. It is essential to realize that this step is not about deciding whether you are right or wrong, but acknowledging the fact that your reaction to the situation can be channelled in a better way. When getting someone to acknowledge their anger problem, be careful as to not use negative words like wrong, false and shouldn't. Instead, influence with positive words like can and should. Instead of saying 'You are wrong to react like this' you can say, 'I understand what you are feeling. Is there a way we can resolve this situation? 2.Understand / recognize the signs: Once you know that your problems exist, you can try devising ways that will work for you in dealing with the situation. You can count to 100 to calm yourself or simply decide to not speak until you can calm yourself. Knowing that you may enter into an argument in a situation, you can list down the points that you feel strongly about and discuss each of them one by one. Working your way through a finite list gives a better opportunity to reach closure at the end. 3.Free the mind/Find ways to let it go: Not all arguments end in closure. A lot of unsaid justifications cloud our mind repeatedly leaving us seething from the inside. Research has shown that the normal or neurological anger response lasts less than two seconds. Beyond that it takes a strong will to stay angry. Once you realize how much your anger is consuming your mind, decide to free your mind with meditation and other calming exercises. Tell yourself that some people and issues simply don't deserve your anger, emotion, reaction or time. If you or someone you know is suffering from anger management issues, consult a doctor today.
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Doctor, Delhi
There are several types of anxiety disorder.Among them are:

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is excessive anxiety for no apparent reason. GAD is diagnosed when extreme worry about a variety of things lasts six months or longer. If you have a mild case, you?re probably able to function fairly normally. More severe cases may have a profound impact on your life.

Social anxiety disorder is a paralyzing fear of social situations and of being judged or humiliated by others. This severe social phobia can leave one feeling ashamed and alone. Adults live with social anxiety disorder.
The typical age at onset is 13. Thirty-six percent of patients wait a decade or more before pursuing help.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops after you?ve witnessed or experienced something traumatic. Symptoms can begin immediately or be delayed for years. Common causes include war, natural disasters, or physical attack. Episodes of anxiety may be triggered without warning.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is also a type of anxiety disorder.
People with OCD are overwhelmed with the desire to perform particular rituals (compulsions) over and over again. Common compulsions include habitual hand washing, counting, or checking something.

Phobias are also anxiety disorders. Common phobias include fear of tight spaces (claustrophobia) and fear of heights (acrophobia). It creates a powerful urge to avoid the feared object or situation.

Panic disorder causes panic attacks spontaneous feelings of anxiety, terror, or impending doom. Physical symptoms include heart palpitations, chest pain, and shortness of breath. These attacks may be repeated at any time.

Natural remedies for all types of anxiety include meditation, yoga, spending time in nature, drinking herbal teas such as peppermint and chamomile, and proper sleep.
Patience and Proper counselling sessions are best to be out of all sort of anxieties.
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My son is in last sem of diploma in metallurgy. Suddenly he has become very frightend about lectures and exam and have come back without appearing for exam. Total loss of interest in many things except good food.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Your son could be suffering from Acute Stress or anxiety problem. Sometimes short term counseling can help. He needs to be assessed for any underlying depressive illness or anxiety disorders as well. It could be because of some underlying other medical problems like thyroid. Consult a Psychiatrist for better outcomes lest his career would be in jeopardy.
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Am smoking person. Am smoking past 10 years. Now I want to stop the smoking habit. Advice me.

Psychologist, Chennai
Start your stop smoking plan with start s- set a quit date: choose a date within the next 2 weeks, so you have enough time to prepare without losing your motivation to quit, if you mainly smoke at work, quit on the weekend, so you have few days to adjust to the change. T- tell family, friends and co-workers that you plan to quit: let your friends and family in on your plan to quit smoking and tell them you need their support and encouragement to stop. Look for a quit buddy who wants to stop smoking as well. You can help each other get through the rough times. A- anticipate and plan for the challenges you'll face while quitting: most people who begin smoking again do so within the first 3 months. You can help yourself make it through by preparing ahead for common challenges, such as nicotine withdrawal and cigratte cravings. R- remove cigrattes & other products from your home, car and work: throw away all of your cigarettes, lighter, ashtrays and matches. Wash your clothes and freshen up anything that smells like smoke. T- talk to your doctor about getting help to quit: your doctor can prescribe medication to help with withdrawal.
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How to improve concentration and memory speed ?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Dear, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Take care.
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I always thinks of what others think of me and I lose my peace of mind due to this, I can not sleep at night thinking that somebody had a wrong opinion on me. I have unusual fears which do not have any cause. I can not sleep at night because of this.please help me

Masters in Clinical Psychology & Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Practioner, Certified Neuro linguistic programming Practioner, Masters in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Child and ADolescent Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
I always thinks of what others think of me and I lose my peace of mind due to this, I can not sleep at night thinking...
Everyone wants to be liked and accepted, but many of us spend too much time and energy worrying about what other people think. You might not even realize you're doing it, but these kinds of mental gymnastics are unhealthy and stressful, making us feel unworthy and removing our attention from the present moment. Here are four steps to help you stop worrying about what other people think, designed to help you maintain healthier and happier relationships with yourself and others. 1. Understand why you care. In order to break the cycle, it's important to understand where the energy is coming from. We've been socialized by a culture that sets norms for our belongingness. From birth, we're taught we should act a certain way, dress a certain way, buy certain products, and adhere to certain ideologies to be liked and accepted. Social media brings the popularity contest to a whole new level, where how many friends we have, and how much they" like" us, is now publicly broadcast and recorded. We are stressed and exhausted trying to manage our real and online personas to make sure that people continue to like and accept us. Many of us have spent our whole lives in this cycle, believing that a certain set of actions would bring us acceptance, only to repeatedly find that this is not the case. This is a form of social conditioning that we must now give ourselves permission to release! 2. Learn this mantra: What Other People Think About Me Is None of My Business! The root of the problem with caring about what people think about you is that you're attaching yourself to an outcome that you have absolutely no control over. That’s right, you have NO CONTROL over what people say, do and think about you! You can have the best intentions, or you can do something ridiculous: It doesn’t matter. You do not control the way people will respond, just as they do not control the way you respond to them. The belief that you have any ownership of or control over people’s opinions about you comes from a place of ego. The reality is that what other people think about you is none of your business! Take a moment and begin to process and accept this perspective. See how the mantra makes you feel, and note the resistance you might feel from your ego. This is normal. (In fact, with all this time spent worrying and managing expectations, this mantra can feel downright strange at first!) 3. Direct the energy to something positive. This new perspective frees up an immense amount of time and energy to live in the NOW and experience your authentic flow. It also breaks the cycle of conditioning that if you could only do X, say Y, and buy Z, people would like and accept you. Deep inside we know that true acceptance comes from within. So instead of caring so much if someone might be talking about you behind your back. Breathe, repeat your mantra, and then direct the excess energy towards something positive, like following your passion and doing what you love! And if you don’t know what you're passionate about, go and find out! Try a creative new activity, such making art, dancing, playing music, building something, or frolicking outside. You'll be amazed at how happy and free you feel when you spend time doing what you love instead of worrying about what other people think! 4. Practice daily self-love and acceptance. When you're living and creating from a place of genuine love and acceptance, you will know that what other people do, say, and think about you really has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them. If you don’t like what they have to say about you, you can walk away knowing you are being true to yourself. A regular, daily practice of self-love and self-acceptance is key for releasing attachment to outcomes and maintaining happy, healthy relationships. For many people, this journey begins with meditation, breath-work, yoga, eating healthy, spending time in nature, and creating art. No matter what you do, make sure to do something that reminds you how much you love yourself every day. As you feel more self-love and self-acceptance, you will attract more of it into your space. This is a life-long mission, not an instant transformation that happens overnight, so please be kind and forgive yourself if you fall back into the cycle of worrying about what other people think. If you find yourself feeling attached to their opinions of you, just remember that they, like you, are walking a long journey of internal healing and growth, and that their attitudes are unique and personal to them. And truly none of your business! Hope this suggestion would help you. Regards,
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time please help me.
Usually grief reaction with symptoms of depression occurs up to an year after losing a loved one. If thus does not affect your daily functioning pull on, else, consider a psychiatric consultation. A course of antidepressants would surely help
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I have mind problem I feel my mind heavy every time And I also feel fear every time. What should I do.

Alternative Medicine Specialist, Srinagar
I have mind problem I feel my mind heavy every time And I also feel fear every time. What should I do.
Indigestion at mental level that is mental aam .that is depressive illness. Two drops of almond oil per nostril at bed time.
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I am feeling very laziness since last 4-5 months. Feel like sleeping all the time and tiredness all the day. Mentally also feeling frustration.

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General Physician, Surat
I am feeling very laziness since last 4-5 months. Feel like sleeping all the time and tiredness all the day. Mentally...
Such symptoms could be due to stress and anxiety, try to come out of this, try some relaxation therapy, control your thought be positive.
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I have pcos from the age of 15. Would like to know what hormonal imbalances I have and what diet should I follow so that my hormones are under control. I don't get period for two months and recently Even after two months I just had little bleeding. Please guide what should I do. I'm very depressed.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have pcos from the age of 15. Would like to know what hormonal imbalances I have and what diet should I follow so t...
There are no food preferences for pcod. Its an hormonal imbalance. Have a healthy balanced well spaced meal. Get your lh fsh ratio under control from a good gynecologist. Your period will be regular and weight under control.
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