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Dr. Latha Janaki.R  - Psychologist, Chennai

Dr. Latha Janaki.R

Ph.D Pyschology, M.Phil - Psychology, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MS ...

Psychologist, Chennai

12 Years Experience  ·  1200 at clinic
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Dr. Latha Janaki.R Ph.D Pyschology, M.Phil - Psychology, MS - Counselling an... Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Latha Janaki.R is one of the best Psychologists in Velachery, Chennai. She has been a practicing Psychologist for 12 years. She is a qualified Ph.D Pyschology, M.Phil - Psychology, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MS Psychology . She is currently practising at JAYS Multi- Speciality Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre in Velachery, Chennai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Latha Janaki.R on Lybrate.com.

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Education
Ph.D Pyschology - University of Madras - 2011
M.Phil - Psychology - Alagappa University - 2010
MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy - University of Madras - 2006
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MS Psychology - University of Madras - 2008
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English
Hindi
Malayalam
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Telugu
Awards and Recognitions
Affiliate Member, American Psychological Association
Fellow at Association of Professional Psychologistss
Professional Memberships
Indian School Psychology Association (InSPA)
Indian Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
American Psychological Association (APA)
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Association of Professional Psychologist

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I am 17 years old boy. I am in class 12th as I am. Going to give my boards exam. I want to know that eating less food will effect on my brain. Eating less will cause less blood flow in brain. Will it cause weakness in my body and cause effect on my memory.

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Why would you want to eat less food? if you are planning to go on a diet for weight loss, eating less is not recommended. You need to eat the same amount, but reduce the fat and carbohydrate content. Increase the protein content. If you follow a very low or zero calorie diet then definitely your brain functions will be affected. Brain needs glucose to work. That comes mainly from carbs in the diet. Eating multiple (4-6 times) small meals is considered a healthy way to control your food intake.
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Adolescent Anxiety - 10 Things To Know About It!

M.A -Psychology, pgdg&pc
Psychologist, Kolkata
Adolescent Anxiety - 10 Things To Know About It!

Anxiety is a common issue with growing teenagers. It is not the typical anxiety before exams or academic projects. It is more than that. Anxiety may be the result of the hormonal changes, which predominantly affect the adolescent years of growth. While your body copes with different changes, your mind tangles between the future liberty and present restrictions. Knowing certain facts about this anxiety trail can help you to cope with it.

1. Anxiety is not always a disease: Anxiety is not always a disease. It is a normal phenomenon among adolescent teenagers. However, in certain cases it may be severe for some teenagers. They may feel crippled with anxiety. Under such cases, one would require psychiatric help.

2. Talk to someone: A great way to relieve yourself from stress due to anxiety is to speak with someone. It can be a friend or someone close to share your thoughts. If you know the reason of your anxiety, share it, discuss it. You will definitely feel better.

3. Take a break: Entertainment and break from academic work and schedule is necessary for teenagers to lower anxiety traits. However, if the anxiety is due to peers, you may even take a break from them and engage in family.

4. Cry out loud: It is not a silly thing to cry when you are stressed under anxiety. Crying is an emotional outburst which essentially relieves the stress due to anxiety and lets you control the emotional disturbed state of mind.

5. Good sleep: Sleep is necessary for both mental and physical rest. You need to overcome from the fatigue of routine works, stressful events, peer factor, etc. Catching the essential 8 hour sleep is a great way to overcome anxiety issues.

6. Don’t be conscious: Anxiety is a common factor among all your peers. You are not the only one coping with anxiety stress. So, take it light. Relax and don’t be conscious about your anxiety problems. Consider them to be temporary.

7. Be confident: Losing confidence under the stress due to anxiety can be even more disastrous. The effects will never be better. So be confident about whatever you do, whether right or wrong. Every person learns from his own activities. Whether right or wrong, everything will give you a lesson. So you will never be a loser, you will win a lesson.

8. Don’t feel stupid: Being stressed with anxiety is not abnormal or stupid. Everything is okay with you, and you are not the stupid fellow out there.

9. You are not weak: Anxiety is not a sign of weakness. You can rather make it your strength. Fight it back and keep your energy and enthusiasm high.

10. Anxiety is temporary: As you move ahead of the adolescent period, anxiety will faint. You will be more confident and matured, able to tackle anxiety. So consider it to be an affair of a few years.

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Hello Doctor, my cousin brother has never been in a relationship but has had a number of crushes/attractions (which he calls" love") over the years to an extent that at times he behaves like a psycho lover. His" love" lasts for at the most 2 months and he is well aware of it. Though, at times, I make it clear that I am not going to hear about his irrational and childish activities, he still keeps on sharing them with me as well as all his relatives and friends and is dependant on us for suggestions. Currently, he is in love with some one in his workplace who has made it very clear that she is" not available" But, even then he says" he desperately wants her" I have made him understand that he should behave when in office as it might have a negative impact on his career. Although, he is a diligent employee, he still keeps pursuing this girl in question and his antiques have unnerved a few of his coworkers in the process. Everyone jokes about him. But, he does not get any hint that people are having a negative impression about his family too. He has always been pampered by most of his relatives and has had psychological problems as a child too. Please suggest a way so that I can help him understand as to how he can be a rational and responsible being.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello Doctor, my cousin brother has never been in a relationship but has had a number of crushes/attractions (which h...
Also let him take responsibility for his own behaviour. At 27, he is capable of solving his own problems. These are his problems, don't consider these problems as your problems, and let him handle it. Do not encourage him to behave like a child. Maintain some distance from his personal life. If he has been pampered by his relatives as a child, he has got used to this kind of treatment, and the same thing he is expecting from you now. If he has had some psychological problems as a child then please take him to a counsellor. The counsellor will do the needful.
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Doctor, I have a smoking habits not chain smokers. One cigrate for per day only My doubt is I will be affected by cancer or not How I identify that disease But I am lean body structure person so help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Even one cigarette is harmful. Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs 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.
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Hello doctors. Please tell me how to ignore unwanted thoughts (questions regarded God). Whenever I ignore and just leaves the thought I feels uncomfortable and when I just try to solve it I keep going into the thoughts and at last it puts me in depression.

FECSM ( spain), Fellow of European Society of Sexual Medicine., School of Sexual Medicine, DPM, MBBS
Sexologist, Bangalore
Hello doctors. Please tell me how to ignore unwanted thoughts (questions regarded God). Whenever I ignore and just le...
Hello, it looks like obsessive compulsive disorder where unwanted intrusive thoughts, images would come in mind and you try not to have those, however needs detailed interview to assess what kind of obsessions and compulsions you have. Don't worry, meet nearby psychiatrist. After assessment he or she may prescribe appropriate treatment like medications, cognitive behaviour therapy or any other therapy required.
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Sir , I am masturbating for about 5-6 years. I am not able to control it , even if I try to control it , once if I am feeling a little comfortable I always start masturbating for even a very pity reason. At present I am feeling very weak , I am getting afraid of even a small mosquito or a housefly when I am alone and they make some sound or sit on any part of my body. And I am not able to converse properly if I am involved in any argument I am shaking and shivering as if someone is going to kill me. I don' t know why but I am not able to control my emotions. I am getting demotivated easily , I am getting angry for pity reason , sometimes I am getting very depressed. I don' t know what happened to me. I keep thinking of even a small situation for many days , and this is one of the reason why I am always absent minded. I am not able to keep relationships bonds proper even with my own family members (brothers , sisters , mother , father aunt , uncle etc ) . I am not able to concentrate in my studies , I know I can do it I understand things , their concepts easily only if I read and understand it with full dedication but I am not able to stay focussed towards my studies I study only for 20-30 minutes and I start losing my energy and concentration. But if I play I play properly , energetically but after that I am very - very much tired. I am no able to handle even a small situation , that other people does no even bother about .I am not able to fight with anyone I am very bad looking many people say this. These are my problems. What can I do for them?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir , I am masturbating for about 5-6 years. I am not able to control it , even if I try to control it , once if I am...
Dear lybrate user, I think you are very sensitive, anxious and underconfident. I guess you are carrying some shame and/or guilt because of your compulsive masturbation. I appreciate your self awareness and your willingness to change. I think, you need to understand your own worth. Make a list of all good things about you. Write all positive points about your personality and skills that you have. Don't bother about what others say about you. Write what you think about yourself - all positive points. Stick this list at a place where you can see it often. Believe in this. You are only 17, you have whole life ahead of you. What you do today is going to affect your future. If you try to make yourself stronger physically and mentally, you will have a better future. Have a goal in life which would be rational and feasible. Start working towards achieving this goal. Make a step by step, concrete plan, have a fixed routine and go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Learn some communication skills which will help you in having cordial relations with people around you. Have some exercise routine - may be play some games (physical games and not computer games), go for cycling, yoga, mountaineering etc whatever you like. This will give you more self confidence and help in reducing your anxiety. Any person who is happy and confident looks good. So don't worry about looks. Once you start feeling better about yourself, you will like yourself - looks wise. If possible talk to your school/college counsellor who will help you to get rid of this habit.
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I want to knoe dat what is the causes of alcoholic things if we take alcoholic things den what will happens wid us.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Actually alcohol is acidic in nature and acids are gastric irritants-so not always but most of the time taking alcoholic things frequently can upset our gastric system and from here other problems starts, so be careful while eating alcoholic things.
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I lost somebody close that and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time.

MD-Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Karnal
I lost somebody close that and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time.
It is a sign of grief reaction. It generally resolves by its own if it doesn't resolves you should get help of a psychiatrist.
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Dear Doctor, From last few months I am feeling that I got addicted with alcohol, my daily consumption increase by 200 to 300 ML. Please suggest me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear Doctor, From last few months I am feeling that I got addicted with alcohol, my daily consumption increase by 200...
Set a drinking goal. Choose a limit for how much you will drink. Make sure your limit is not more than one drink a day if you’re a woman, or two drinks a day if you’re a man. Now write your drinking goal on a piece of paper. Put it where you can see it, such as on your refrigerator or bathroom mirror. Keep a "diary" of your drinking. To help you reach your goal, keep a "diary" of your drinking. For example, write down every time you have a drink for 1 week. Try to keep your diary for 3 or 4 weeks. This will show you how much you drink and when. You may be surprised. How different is your goal from the amount you drink now? Watch it at home. Keep a small amount or no alcohol at home. Don't keep temptations around. Drink slowly. When you drink, sip your drink slowly. Take a break of one hour between drinks. Drink soda, water, or juice after a drink with alcohol. Do not drink on an empty stomach! Eat food when you are drinking. Take a break from alcohol. Pick a day or two each week when you will not drink at all. Then, try to stop drinking for one week. Think about how you feel physically and emotionally on these days. When you succeed and feel better, you may find it easier to cut down for good.
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How much alcohol can someone over 50 safely Drink, and does our tolerance change with aging? Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Two drinks a day for a male person is okay subject to his being in good health otherwise and is exercising. Tolerance does change with age: you can stand only lower dozes.
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