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Dr. Ms. Lakshmi Prakash

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Ms. Lakshmi Prakash Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ms. Lakshmi Prakash is a popular Psychologist in Velachery, Chennai. He is currently practising at Psychological Services in Velachery, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ms. Lakshmi Prakash on Lybrate.com.

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I am 22 years old. I think I have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Symptoms are: difficulty in speaking what I think, inability to concentrate what lecturers say, stuttering in voice while speaking with new people, confusion, memory loss, extreme anger sometimes which makes mobile in my hand to break, instability of thoughts etc. Kindly help me to resolve these problems.

PGDAP, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Gurgaon
The symptoms which you described can be present in so many mental and physical health conditions. Please do not infer any diagnosis based on internet information.
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Due to tiredness sometimes my friend scolds his son unnecessary, then he feel guilty, what to do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear, present lifestyle stress at work and stress on driving back to home on roads creates tiredness by reaching home, during the process we miss that children are waiting at home to share their happiness may be they passed in first class, or scored good marks that you have helped last night by teaching. At the same time they will come with fees not paid due to that they were punished inthe school, what I can suggest just spend two miniutes with children at the door and receive them thair anxity and just hug them and say I will be back after shower so that they will be cool and happy to wait for you till you fresh up, please try this technic and give feed back.
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I am smoking cigarette from past 3 years. At the place of heart Weekly pain I feel. Aur per day. Does it is affect of cigarettes or other thing.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Pritam, Every pain near heart is not from the heart. Since you know smoking is one of the risk factors of heart attack, it is better for you to quit smoking. Kepp motivating yourself. Keep a quit day as emotional day. If you have craving, you can take the help of nicotine gum or patch for 12 weeks. Keep rewarding yourself for every small effort you make towards quitting. All the best.
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I am 25 years old, having chest pain for years now. Ecg and eco results were ok. I smoke regularly. What treatment do you recommend.

MBBS
General Physician, Kolkata
I am 25 years old, having chest pain for years now. Ecg and eco results were ok. I smoke regularly. What treatment do...
Take 2 hourly small meal. Avoid heavy dinner. Avoid spicy food. Drink plenty of water. At least 4 litres per day. Walk for half an hour every day. Stop smoking.
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How To Bounce Back From Failure - Tips From A Pyschologist

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
How To Bounce Back From Failure - Tips From A Pyschologist
HOW TO BOUNCE BACK FROM FAILURE

“It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure,” Bill Gates said. We always shower praise on those who have triumphed. Very rarely do we examine all the times the successful people have failed, and analyze how they turned their “luck” around. In this tip, you will understand how to turn failure into success and bounce back with more fervour.

1. A SUCCESSFUL MINDSET: If you’re striving to achieve anything then failure is inevitable. “Whenever you’re trying a new experiment, whether it’s a new job, a new product, a new hobby, a new boyfriend or girlfriend–whatever it is–you need to give some thought to what is your strategy and which are the possible ways to achieve it. Do you have any plan B or plan C if plan A fails? What will you do if nothing works out...and how to minimise the losses as well as taking advantage of the opportunities that you have. Assessing your opportunities and threats to success is very important. When a newly wedded girl comes to stay with her In laws, she might need to have a number of ways in her kitty to make her place in the new household rather than just stick to a few traditional ones. If one technique doesn't work, try something else. Disaster strikes when creativity is not given a place and failure was not factored in. Feeling helpless doesn't add upto success. Optimism is what people need to bounce back with.

2. LEARN AND IMPROVE WITH EACH FAILURE: Failure is just an opportunity to learn and improve. It’s a teaching moment that should be analyzed with a practical, clear mind. It helps to see mistakes as stepping stones to learning and improving and using it as an opportunity to bounce back. Every person should behave like a scientist with a mind open to exploring, assessing, making mistakes and changing. Mistakes must be embraced as being part of the process of success. If we don’t make mistakes it means that we’re not trying, and if we’re not trying then we’re not learning and getting better. Your self-worth should not rest on perfectionism, but rather value your ability to accept and learn from your mistakes. Not everyone is willing to admit when they’re wrong, which can hamper progress and relationships. When Meena and Arun started dating each other, they didn't know each other well and tried to impress each other in ways that was not working out well for both of them. It was very frustrating for them to see that their relationship was not working out. In counselling, they realised that they were not asking what each can do to impress the other. Meena told Arun that she would like to be taken out to plays and theatre by her future partner and Arun told Meena that he would like to take weekend trips to nearby destinations to get to know his partner well. When they both started doing what the other appreciated, they got to know each other better and relationship started blooming. Thus Arun and Meena assessed the situation, were open to discussion and found an amicable solution instead of thinking of their previous efforts as failure and giving up.

3. LOVE YOUR CRITICS: How do you feel when your work gets criticised repeatedly by your boss, manager or your husband. It mighty be hurtful and demeaning to hear critical feedback, but if many people are saying the same things about your work or behaviour, then maybe it's time to give it a serious thought. When Saira was often told that she wasn't cooperative enough in team activities and tends to slacken and pass on work to other members, her mind started working. She had got the same comments in her previous organisations. She started seeing a grain of truth in this feedback and took steps to rectify complaints that stood out common in all the feedbacks and reworked her way back to become a sought after team member. Her next years' appraisal was better and got her an increment. Saira triumphed, because she knew how to learn from criticism.

4. ACCEPT FAILURE AS AN IMPORTANT PART OF LIFE: Shivani was heartbroken when her 15 year old perfect son started doing badly in exams. Her world fell apart when she came to know that he had secured 73% in 10th grade. She felt that she had failed as a parent and her son as she had not devoted enough time to her son as she was a working mother. In counselling, she was asked if she knew any parent who had never failed their kids and were always there for them. Shivani couldn't come up with any names of such mothers who had been perfect to the core. Yes, that's how real mothers are...you will fail sometimes and you will win sometimes. Every moment you are real with your child, you are succeeding as a mother. Accepting failure as a part of life and knowing that you gave it your best shot is good enough. There's magic in feeling genuine regret rather than overkilling guilt and shame. Own your failure openly, publicly, and you'll reap a harvest of forgiveness, trust, respect, and connection—the things you thought you'd get by succeeding. Ironic, isn't it?

5. GO WITH YOUR GUT: When you see a red flag, pay attention. How many times in life have you kicked yourself for not listening to that little voice in your head that says, “Something is wrong here”?. Preetam gave an interview with an organisation, going by their market reputation. Yet during the interview, he picked up feelings of dissonance within the company. After joining them, he realised that his gut was right..the company was going through major shuffle and policy changes, which were not working out for Preetam.

6. BE A PROBLEM SOLVER AND STAY CALM: In a crisis, people tend to get anxious. Maintaining a sense of Zen will not only allow you to think more clearly but will also set the tone for those around you. Kapil used to get tensed over small details. He realised that in the larger scheme of things they were really not that important. He focussed his energies on things that were more important for him to reach his monthly targets. This started calming him down.

7. FIND A SOLUTION: You need to figure out how to address and remedy the situation. Start by considering your end game — what’s the ultimate outcome you’d like to see? — and work backwards from there. Daya wanted to be a good father to his children. He wanted them to remember him as a gentle and loving father. He started working backwards and his daily actions and behaviours showed to his children that Daya was a loving father. He played with them, took them for cricket coaching, went swimming, shared personal success and failures and most of all listened to them when they had to say something.

8. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOUR MISTAKES AND FAILURES: If you screwed up, don’t make excuses — just apologise genuinely for any errors on your part. Remember, that no one is perfect and it's human to err. Prema was a caring mother. She had many dreams about her daughter and wanted her to do well in studies and be a well behaved child of the family. But when her daughter started showing disinterest in studies and marks started falling, Prema used to beat up her daughter in her anxiety to do well. In counselling Prema understood that her intentions were good, but the way she communicated were not helping the situation as Prema's daughter hated her mother and maintained distance. Prema owned up her mistakes and apologised for her errors to her daughter. She also took remedial action to be accepting of her daughter and gave her the space to make her own mistakes and learn from them.

9. BECOME PROACTIVE: Don’t let a small mistake linger and turn into a bigger one. That’s not to say you should simply be reactive, but i f you know you did something wrong, deal with it right away. Say, for example, you stuck your foot in your mouth during an important business meeting and inadvertently offended your boss or a client. Acknowledge the gaffe, apologize and try to move on without beating yourself up. Remember that, “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

10. DEFINE YOUR OWN SUCCESS AND FAILURES: Its important to have your own definition of both rather than how the world sees and defines success and failure. Find answers to questions like: How would you be behaving when you have succeeded, what must happen to feel successful, how will your life change when you are successful? Every person has a very different view and definition for success and making it your own definition can spell failure. Don't let the world tell you whether you have failed or succeeded. It's also excellent for self esteem and works as a protective shield from potential damage.

So, next time there’s that misstep, mistake or misunderstanding, remember to take a deep breath and be your own best publicist by remaining calm, seeking the solution and seeing the challenge as an opportunity to lead and learn.







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Please help doc. My mind never rests. As soon as I close my eyes my unconscious mind use to think a lot,. Even when I use to sleep, only by body takes rest, but my mind never. I always feel I am suffering from a big disease, low energy, tiredness. I had a history of depression, anxiety. No med helped my condition.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Please help doc. My mind never rests. As soon as I close my eyes my unconscious mind use to think a lot,. Even when I...
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. The duty of your mind is to think. You cannot control your mind's thinking. Once you just leave your mind without diversion, it always end up in negative territory. But certainly you can divert your thinking. You can make your mind to be always positive by engaging in creative activities, hobbies, games and passionate towards whatever you do. Thereby you can reduce your stress and tension also. Once you can do this, loss of proper sleep and stress also can be made normal. Take care.
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Iam suffering from anxiety and panic attack. E. Agoraphobia kindly suggest me what to do.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Iam suffering from anxiety and panic attack. E. Agoraphobia kindly suggest me what to do.
Hi Agoraphobia treatment usually includes both psychotherapy and medication. It may take some time, but treatment can help you get better. Psychotherapy Also known as talk therapy or psychological counseling, psychotherapy involves working with a therapist to reduce your anxiety symptoms. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most effective forms of psychotherapy for anxiety disorders, including agoraphobia. Generally a short-term treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on teaching you specific skills to gradually return to the activities you've avoided because of anxiety. Through this process, your symptoms improve as you build upon your initial success. You can learn: That your fears are unlikely to come true That your anxiety gradually decreases if you remain in public and you can manage those symptoms until they do What factors may trigger a panic attack or panic-like symptoms and what makes them worse How to cope with these symptoms How to change unwanted or unhealthy behaviors through desensitization, also called exposure therapy, to safely face the places and situations that cause fear and anxiety. You can also take these steps to cope and care for yourself when you have agoraphobia: Stick to your treatment plan. Take medications as directed. Keep therapy appointments. Consistency can make a big difference, especially when it comes to taking your medication. Try not to avoid feared situations. It's hard to go to places or be in situations that make you uncomfortable or that bring on symptoms of anxiety. But practicing going to more and more places can make them less frightening and anxiety provoking. Family, friends and your therapist can help you work on this. Learn calming skills. Working with your health care professional, you can learn how to calm and soothe yourself. You can practice these skills on your own, especially at the first hint of anxiety. Practice relaxation techniques. Meditation, yoga and imagery are simple relaxation techniques that may help — and you can do them in the comfort of your own home. Practice these techniques when you aren't anxious or worried, and then put them into action during stressful situations. Avoid alcohol and illegal drugs. These substances can worsen your panic or anxiety symptoms. Take care of yourself. Get enough sleep, be physically active every day, and eat a healthy diet, including lots of vegetables and fruits. Consult me for any query.
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I am 20 years old. I am having grey hair from starting of my teenage till it continues now percentage of grey hair is increasing. I am having stress also, The hair which. Had turned into grey is permanent or it is Curable can it turns to black.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Dindigul
I am 20 years old. I am having grey hair from starting of my teenage till it continues now percentage of grey hair is...
Dear lybrate-user, good evening. Ayurveda has defined the body constitution based on vata, pitta, kapha. Only by this the problem/disease arises. Proper diet is needed. Since your just 20 years of age. No need to worry. Ayurveda has remedy for this. Both internal medicines and external therapies will help you surely. Kindly update your nature of job and regular diet habits. Thank you.
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I feel very bored by this vacation. My mom compel me to came with her to her house but here I have no friends. Can you suggest me some ways to avoid boring.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I feel very bored by this vacation. My mom compel me to came with her to her house but here I have no friends. Can yo...
Hello, yes at this age, it is little hard for you to stay somewhere you do not have friends. You could take this as an opportunity (or a personal challenge to do your best in a given situation!) and try following things. 1. Try and make new friends (i am sure there will be people around). They doesn't need to your age - little older or younger will do as well. Hey, it is better than not having friend at all. 2. Go for a long bicycle rides and explore the new place. 3. Don't have bicycle - may be go for a long walk or even better long runs. 4. If you are into reading - best time to grab a book and spend your time reading it - there won't be anyone to disturb you or break your link! if you are not into reading. Then try reading something in an area of your interest. For example adventure, science fiction or whatever sounds interesting. Make sure to grab a thinner book though! 5. If you are into building things. Grab paper, wood, wood chips, stones whatever sparkles your eyes and start building. And if you are not into it. Try something anyway - you never know it might become your new hobby the bottom line is instead of staying in a victim zone where you keep blaming the situation and passing every minute as if it is a life time (a little exaggeration here.) take charge, stand up, go out, do something. Replace the word boredom with curiosity. That will give you new eyes to look around and I am sure once that happens - you could turn this into one of the best vacations ever and your friends back home will be so jealous of you. Remember it is always - it is all how you look at it! make your vacations the grand one. Enjoy and do share your experience. Best wishes,
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I am a student having lot of academics work. So I become tension and stress, due to this stress and tension my body becomes hot and hair fall will occur occur. What can I do? Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am a student having lot of academics work. So I become tension and stress, due to this stress and tension my body b...
Hi, Take Ginseng 1X (DR wilmar shawbe ,german) 4 tabs to be chewed twice a day for 30 days 1/2 an hour before meals Do pranayam,Suryanamaskar daily. Revert back
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Am 26 years old female. Am having fear of height, dogs, even of sudden phone ringing, fear of walking alone, fear of strangers, fear of communicable disease, fear of devil, could not tolerate even a single harsh word from anyone. What is my problem. What is my actual need.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Am 26 years old female. Am having fear of height, dogs, even of sudden phone ringing, fear of walking alone, fear of ...
You seem to have lead a life living in fear of many things and looks like it would have hampered your lifestyle and potential to do any kind of activity. Such fears usually start early in life and take deep roots as you grow older. It undermines your self confidence and stops you from achieving your dreams. Are you on any psychiatric medication at the moment or is it happening on its own? I suggest that you see a psychiatrist for your fears and try to reduce them by medications first and later undergo counselling to help you to reduce further by replacing unhelpful thoughts with more encouraging and realistic thoughts that will help you feel more confident, relaxed and secure to undertake some activities which you can enjoy doing. You must not let your fears take control of your life because most of the things that you imagined will happen, actually don't happen. You need to assess situations realistically and take small steps towards building your confidence back.
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I am suffering from mental disturbance because I have fail in love. What should i do to rid of this?

BHMS, Certified in Aesthetic Skin Treatments, Certified in Applied Behaviour Analysis
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am suffering from mental disturbance because I have fail in love. What should i do to rid of this?
Accept the reality. This is the most difficult stage. Mind will not accept the reality easily but, you have to do it. Stop becoming victim. Accept the reality and stop self destruction. You don't need to prove anything to anybody. Understand this and prepare your mind set. Stop having self pity and make your life interesting. And surely for that you don't require your ex. You are the only one who can make it. Get busy, stop living lonely. Homeopathic treatment and counselling is suggested in all kinds of depression. Homeopathic medicines are safe and natural. Your feedback and recommendation matters. Thank-you.
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Hello, I am married, I am fully depressing alone always nobody talk with me since from the year only my cell phone is my life. Why this life is too long? Always I felt like that I can't get any solution bcz around me r all fake people's I can't come out from them. What to do.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Hello, I am married, I am fully depressing alone always nobody talk with me since from the year only my cell phone is...
You are young and have a long life ahead of you. I would suggest to take positive steps towards your well being to lead a happy and fulfilling life. In any given situation we have two choice 1. Accept the situation as it is and feel bad about our self and do nothing to change it. 2. Accept the situation as it is and try and figure out what you could do so that you get the result you want and deserve. I would suggest you to take charge of your life. Think how would you like to feel when you are 40 years. What would make you proud of yourself. What will give you sense of contribution and accomplishment? You may try following things to help yourself come out of your current state of mind. When our mind is hooked into either past or worried about future it is normal to have lot of negative thoughts and in turn feeling low. The good news is that our mind could be wired to switch back to positive thinking and resilience building. We have immense potential within us and we could tap into those one step at a time, one day at a time. When things does not happen as we wish or people do not behave as we expect that is when out of disappointment, frustration, loneliness, anger, sadness. Etc we react and our mind starts thinking negative thoughts. Changing this pattern of responding to stressful situation requires both persistence and patience. I would suggest few things below. If you are unable to follow these things suggested here you should consult a psychologist. Also you will only be able to work on this out of love and kindness towards you. Strong motivation will go a long way. Writing a statement about how would you want to respond in a similar situation and how will your life and your happiness will change if you do learn to manage your stress and how to respond to it. Once that is clear. Try following things to learn relaxation response which leads to better coping mechanism on a daily basis. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. This will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day. Let me. If you are not able to take charge and bring yourself up then I would recommend consulting a psychologist and work with him or her for few months and learn how to manage your stress and resolve the current issue as well. Know if you need any further help. Feel free to contact me if you think I can help you in any way, Hope this help wishing you very best.
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Hi, my name is Abhishek, I am suffering from stress and depression now a days. I am 30 years old, done MCA and recently working as a freelance music producer which came out of my interest in Music. Work is ok but not getting enough money to entertain my family n daily needs. I need psychological help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, CE (New York)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hi, my name is Abhishek, I am suffering from stress and depression now a days. I am 30 years old, done MCA and recent...
Hi lybrate-user. As I understand that you are under stress due to some financial troubles. First of all, having depression or anxiety disorder is different from having stress. Anxiety disorder and depression are disorders in which there is significant impairment. The symptoms usually include sadness of mood, poor interest in work, negative thoughts, poor sleep and appetite. Your treatment will depend on the symptoms, you have. You can take either medications or psychological counselling or best a combination of both. Meet a nearby psychiatrist who will evaluate you in detail and will guide the treatment.
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Hello Dr. Is nicotix is useful for quiting cigret. I am smoker and want to quit smoke or any other way to quit please guide me. Thanks n regards.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, Welcome to Lybrate. Nicotex is useful for quitting smoking upto an extent. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you’re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse—no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. Take care.
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Hi I am aman sethi. My issue is that I get a hard on lady other than my spouse. It is irritating my spouse. I have gone into depression. What should I do as I am only 38 years old.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi I am aman sethi. My issue is that I get a hard on lady other than my spouse. It is irritating my spouse. I have go...
There is nothing to get depressed about this. You probably have a wandering eye with an active imagination and therefore you are getting sexually aroused with another woman. Perhaps your marriage is going through what used to be called a 7-year itch and it is getting a bit stale and not as exciting as before. Even the sexual act may be a routine affair and does not get your mojo going. Also, your spouse may be losing her sexual appeal for various reasons and this is also, therefore, losing your attraction towards her. You will need to either accept all this and make good with what you have or the both of you need to introduce other exciting ways to stimulate your marriage to make it more satiating. You sound like you are overweight and this can be a contributor too. So some exercise will do you good and your​ hunger for sex will be aroused enough to want it with your spouse itself.
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Hello sir I have fear that if thought something bad and at that time I do any activities I will repeat it because I thing something bad will happen is this was a fate please answer I am in critical situation.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, this is called obsession and you need to overcome it. Posting the full treatment procedure is not possible. You may post a private question to me and I will help you manage your problem. Take care.
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I am 45 years old and facing problem of less memory. Example;: forget papers and article several times. Please suggest me , I am intersted in furyher phd study. Please advice.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
May be you try if you have recent memory loss. Get assessment done or whether you are preoccupied, which may be normal. If you are preoccupied find out what .
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Hello there, my problem is I amnot be able to hold my concentration on my studies fir longer duration. After start studying, my brain tries to get involve in understanding whats there in the study topic bt suddenly my concentration breaks and this way so much time I use to waste indirectly. Help me please. My Ph. D fellowship xms are coming this december.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. 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. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with "effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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I am suffering from depression from 2 years I had discontinued my medicine for last 6 months now negative thoughts always coming I i have no peace of mind suicide thoughts coming no interest in daily work please help.

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
I am suffering from depression from 2 years I had discontinued my medicine for last 6 months now negative thoughts al...
Dear Lybrate user In this age of modernisation every thing is changing very rapidly specially moral values and humanity .Everyone is becoming self centred and thinking about themselves only But it does't mean there is nothing positive in this world, what it requires is slightly change in our perception ,Don't wait for condition to be good Do some efforts to make condition good, you are asking for help means you are ready to change this situation that's the positive point .think about few things whether any thing bothering you. You need to find the cause. You can take help of any counsellor regarding this. If you need my help you can contact me.in the mean time do few things ,it will make difference-- 1.make some good friends. 2.Do some new activity .As per as research on human behaviour it is found that if we get something new intresting we forget everything for few days. Think in which activity you are intrested. 3. Try to interact with people as much as you can. I know if you will go around people mentally you will not be there but its ok slowly you will feel better. 4.make some plan with friends. 5.make yourself busy. 6.make short targets and work to do for particular day 7.your brain should be in active condition and its up to you that how can you make it in active condition you can join music class or dance class, or can take tution or can do painting or can go for long drive or make some friend on any social site or can try cooking. 8.watch comedy show 9 Don't give time to yourself so that you don't get time to think 10 Last but most important do yoga ,meditation, deep breathing exercise such as inhale air forcibly and exhale air forcibly. Take care.
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