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Dr. Veena Kapoor

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Delhi

52 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
Dr. Veena Kapoor MBBS, MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Delhi
52 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
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Dr. Veena Kapoor is a renowned Psychiatrist in Greater Kailash, Delhi. She has over 52 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. She studied and completed MBBS, MD - Psychiatry . She is currently practising at Samvedna Psychiatric Klinic in Greater Kailash, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Veena Kapoor on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Delhi University - 1965
MD - Psychiatry - Delhi University - 1967

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Hello. I'm seeking help for my relative. He's 27 of age highly intelligent, sharp but disturbingly introvert. He's an iim/IIT but have been asked to resign from last companies he's somehow managed to work with. He ill treats his mom and brother. Is angry and annoyed. waste all his time sleeping or playing games on computer. He never leaves home , even his room. I think he's in severe depression and needs help. But we aren't able to convince him for that. He won't meet anyone at all. Doesn't talk to anyone other than his mother. When forced with love even if with strict behavior for getting a job or making his life better/ or getting help. He starts rough and arrogant behavior .start throwing stuff around and says he'll commit suicide. We have no clue how to deal with this situation and help him. We were thinking of not caring him at all for few days, like making mom to stay away for a week from him. So that he could realize that he actually would need other human contact in future apart from his mother. Would it work?? Or worsen the case? We fear for if he'll go somewhere and do something wrong. Please help by suggesting something to make our life better.

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
From what you are describing he may be suffering from a more serious psychiatric illness than depression. Sometimes patients are not aware of their illness and hence refuse treatment. In such cases treatment can be offered with the family's consent. He needs family support and we cannot predict how he would respond to being left alone. Consult a psychiatrist as soon as possible.
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Hi, 25age, consuming alcohol last 6 years, nowadays little avoiding the alcohol, means instead of daily I'm having 2 days in a week, problem is shivering my hands little nowadays. Please suggest I will do, really scared.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am so glad to hear that you have reduced drinking so much as before. But this is not enough because in time you will again start consuming like before. The hand tremors are a withdrawal effect of suddenly stopping. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time.
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I am a 25 year old male and I'm suffering from my past life. I had a worst life during my childhood days as my parents used to fight all time and beat me up. I had no care from my parents. I was raised by my relatives and neighbours. Through my life I felt like I have no support. I'm a grown-up now still I'm facing certain mental problems like I can't think straight, I tend to loose my self soon, I'm easily downtrodden, I feel and worry much if something happens, I can't recover soon. The main problem is I can't think straight I loose my mind easily and sometimes I feel like I'm a walking dead. I don't express my feelings to others as they don't try to understand what I'm going through. I'm mentally scared. I can't concentrate. I can't study, I can't focus and I wasn't able to do what I desire to do like moving for a new job. I sometimes worry about my financial status as I got an average job, which is not what I wanted and dat makes me insecure about my life. I'm totally scared and confused. I need counselling from some experts who can straight up my mind and give me suggestions or help me with some advice.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
I am a 25 year old male and I'm suffering from my past life. I had a worst life during my childhood days as my parent...
It must have been a difficult childhood to see your parents fighting often. But you were fortunate to have some caring neighbours who took you in. Childhood experiences may have impacted you but need not be your last experience to shape your future and personality. You are a grown up person and fully capable of rewriting your future. There's no need to be scared. You have a lot of potential because of which you are holding a job and because of this potential and some more hidden within you, you can do even better than before. Counselling can help you to discover that strength and potential within you and you can also learn to respond to memorise of your past in a less painful manner so that you remain functional and productive.
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Does Smoking and Alcohol impact as short term memory loss , immense absent mind ness also short tempered nature ?

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
yesss,smoking & alcohol addiction creates lots of health problems.Patience decrease day by day due to addiction.One become easily aggressive on small things it happens due to addiction only.Weight loss,descrease appetite,tremors in hands,ACDT,fatty liver,redness of skin,become feeling tired after doing small work etc that all symptoms of the disease of addiction.
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1. Mother 63 years old 2. Two (2) years back undergone bypass 3.she forgets things and she is thinking more 4.she is feeling not good by thinking some thing which is not correct. Example, brother told me something to do and why he told me like that I should be in the house I don't like this 5.she use to ask any question like your children are there one time after sometime she will ask the same question what is the problem where to show for diagnosis she takes less food, water.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
1. Mother 63 years old
2. Two (2) years back undergone bypass
3.she forgets things and she is thinking more 4.she is ...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Clematis.+ 3 drops of Scleranthus + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of Vervain. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online.
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Doctor.I am 21 years old ,sir nearly from three months I have been facing a problem that" I'm unable to listen to the classes in the afternoon I feel that my mind is blocked and I am unable to concentrate on my studies too from afternoon because I'm feeling light headache ,mind dim. So please suggest me to reduce these? Sir one more "I am attending classes in morning and am active but from afternoon only am feeling low

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
If you want better results while studying, revision is the key. Repeated revision consolidates the information in the brain and helps to retain the information. Other than that, try a daily exercise of recalling your entire day in as much detail as possible before you sleep. Initially only important or superficial details are recalled, but with practice minor details can also be recalled. Be more organized; make lists. Use acronyms and mnemonic devices to help you remember. Take 45 minute slots followed by a 5-15 minute break. Eat and at proper times. Drink plenty of water. Find time for exercise or meditation. Keep time for proper revision at end of study session. Revise before you sleep.
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My brother is practicing Krishna consciousness from ISKCON and wants to become brahmachari and doesn't want to work and look after our family financially. He doesn't stay with us. He started staying in the temple. Please help us from bringing him back to his normal life and stay with us and get married and start supporting us financially and then continue his consciousness at home staying with us. Please kindly suggest what to do. Thankyou.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My brother is practicing Krishna consciousness from ISKCON and wants to become brahmachari and doesn't want to work a...
You sound like you must be working too and capable of looking after your family! If I am wrong, kindly excuse. But I agree with you that he should practice all his consciousness and yet be responsible towards his family. Is this an escape, I wonder? I know a lot of people who may find disagreement with what I am saying but spiritual pursuits must be done in a responsible manner, otherwise it is not spiritual. I have always advocated that each one of us must Be Responsible, be Respectful and be Functional, always. The most spiritual person is the one who meets his daily responsibilities and is yet spiritual. Running away to a monastery or the Himalayas is really very easy. It is to live in the world and yet be strongly spiritual is the greatest challenge. I suggest that you as a family visit the authorities at ISKCON and convey your concerns and make an appeal to them to dissuade him for at least three years, and that if he is still keen and was responsible during those three years, he could be considered for admission. If they are genuine they will accede to this request. Of course, your brother must also accept this proposal and comply; but it worth a try.
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I noticed that my sons behaviors has been changed from last 4 years gradually, after compilation class tenth he left study he has not interest in study and told that he will be dancer he miss behave to parents and relative he want to get and live as he desire he demand costly bike and roaming here and there he made your self ugly like hair style and dress are like tapori when we see i fill gilt because he is connected with us, 4 years ago he was very gentle and obedient but now he became opposite i dont know what he want and what is the problem with him i am not able to provide his demand but how can he survive so, please suggest me what i have to do ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Let me explain what your son is going through. He has entered adolescence by nearly 4 years now. During this time there will be a spurt in the production of the male sex hormone, testosterone, which has a duration of two years. Due to this chemical alone there are three identified features that present itself over which he has no control: he will be sexually active, aggressive and rebellious, and he will have acne and pimple problems. Then if he has unresolved childhood issues, they will compound the situation and fuel his uncontrolled behavior. Please remember that he himself may not be aware of all this. He is establishing himself among his peers, and he will try to be fashionable in every way possible. What is outrageous to you is very much in, with youngsters today. I am not asking you to become like them but you must understand that this is a different generation and era. He will be seeking a lot of attention from his friends and some of them think that they have to be horrendously different for social acceptance. They will smoke, drink, do drugs, have relationships with girls just to impress their peers. Now what to do? You parents need to become his best friend i.E. You must always ally with him and find the path of least resistance, without displaying any weakness. Communication must always be open and favorable. The moment he hides things and does not communicate with you or you withdraw it, there is serious danger. Avoid all types of confrontations and discus your concerns with him, openly. Indulge in him and make home a beautiful place for him to want to be in. Now remember he needs money for all his adventures, which is a commodity he does not have and is not earning it either. That is your bargaining chip or weapon. Use it to negotiate compliance on a barter basis. Never give him anything without there being some negotiations ? barter with him; you give him something in return for some compliance from him. There has to be some ground rules in living in your house. If he cannot adhere to them, let him choose to live elsewhere, on his own earnings. Let it appear like it is his choice. You have to be strong and firm in some matters. Don?t make decisions for him: offer alternatives that help him make responsible choices. I recommend that you take him for career counseling and determine his aptitude for academic pursuits. Offer him the option then, that he does his course or goes to work. If you feed him with all the comforts, he will never be under pressure to do anything. In fact you may be encouraging him in his negative behaviors by facilitating them. If you can befriend his close companions, especially his peers, you can reach him through them to influence him positively but it has to be done with strict confidence. You may also have some respected elder relative whom he regards highly. Use his/her assistance to get some obedience out of him. Whatever you do, never let him feel rejected by you. There is no harm to tell him that you are afraid as to what is going to happen to him, and afraid that you cannot handle him. This is a fact and so there is no shame in being that open to him.
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Hello sir good morning, When I speak with the people or communicate with people I never think negative for their character but what happen if the person is getting something like award appreciation and so on I am getting jealous or getting nervous what is this sir I am facing so many problem and number of thoughts I'm getting within second and I also forgetting the thing or memory storage getting very low give me a perfect solutions I am waiting your reply Thank you.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Hello sir good morning, When I speak with the people or communicate with people I never think negative for their char...
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day 2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals . 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal 4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits 6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 30ml of triphala juice and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 30 ml of DAAAIMAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. C) take 2-2 tablets of arogyavardhini vati and sutshekhar rasa after meals, do all things for 30 days. This formulation is effective.
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How should I increase my concentration regarding my studiea? I am not able to concentrate on a particular thing and espacially my subjects.

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, concentration, attention span and interest. Know them. If you are able to watch an interesting movie for two hours, if you are able to play a game for one hour, you have concentration and good attention span. No question or no organic problems. Then the problem is with your attention span. If you are unable to be attentive in your subjects, then it is because you have no interest in your studies. You have to cultivate interest. Effective learning methods should help you. Take care.
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My self 39years old male, taking tobacco since 25 Yrs., not concentrate myself in any work, regularly thinking while doing any work wht should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Actually it seems like you have gone through very tough time in your life andd are leading a very stressful life.My advise for you is to control your smoking habit .Although it is very eay to write but you willhavee to help yourself to tackle this problem and myself being a homoeopath will guide you in quitting this habit slowly thus leading a healthy and stressfree life.
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My relative is suffering from wiered issue. She is washing her hand every time. She don't want to touch wall also. She is feeling that this is dirty. Is there any possiblity to recover from this issue?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
This is called ocd or obsessive-compulsive disorder. The obsession is a repeated thought pattern that is not productive and it leads to a repeated action behavior that is compulsive and also non-productive. The person will usually believe that if the behavior is repeated a certain number of times, the problem will disappear. In some people it can be quite crippling. So if it has not reached serious proportions take her to meet with a counselor to resolve the same. The ocd is founded on fear, and the compulsive behavior is magically believed to resolve the same. The counselor will help her identify the fear and help her deal with it in healthy and normal ways. She must be cooperative and very communicative for any success. The therapy may be for long-term and so she has to be patient and never drop out thinking that she is done with it. Let the counselor decide that with her. You must also involve her parents in all this. If the counselor thinks it is serious enough that medication is required, that person will send her to a psychiatrist. Whatever happens do not discontinue the therapy until she feels completely out of this problem. Her particular problem is a fear of infection: the fetish is about cleanliness and germs, which is in fact all over the place and cannot be completely eradicated except in very sterile surroundings. Our immune system can quite easily handle it but if she is stressed by the fear, she can in fact become infected due to lowered immunity, and will not know it or accept it anyway.
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For depression problem which I feel I have is it best to consult a psychiatrist or psychologist? please reply.

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
For depression problem which I feel I have is it best to consult a psychiatrist or psychologist? please reply.
Dear, you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were your wife disappointed in the near past? please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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Sir, I have weakness problem. I have eat all thing but my problem is not polluted. And my memory power not working properly what should I do?

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. At your age, weakness could possibly be due to some wasting diseases. Please consult a physician to investigate your blood count. Memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active. Take care.
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He thinks his voice is like a female. Any one recognize him as female over the phone and he has mind set of being female personality's in his body. He is not depressed about this. And avoiding marriage as marriage has no sense to him.

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Hi lybrate-user, I am not sure if it will be convincing for you and I might be wrong here too. But this is what I think it is. It looks like there is need to be liberal about gender identity. Female like voice can be corrected with voice therapy. But a package of personalities like a female is difficult to deal with. Meet the family physician and he/she will be able to guide in a better way. Acceptance is required from the family. Be cautious about what you talk to him. Don't hurt his feeling. Physical damage will heal but mental damage, specifically something like this would harm everybody.
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How much alcohol can someone over 50 age safely can drink, does our tolerance change with aging?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Tolerance does change with age and use. It is safe to have two drinks of 30 ml every day for a body of average size for a man, and one drink for a woman. You must also eat well and exercise well as a normal course of keeping yourself fit.
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I forgot everything after 2 days in interviews movement. I have great subject knowledge. But. So. What should I so.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must learn to calm down from whatever is bothering you. Natural concentration is when the mind can hold a thought for a long time, when thoughts are under our own control. Without concentration the mind goes here, there and everywhere, jumping like a monkey from branch to branch, idea to idea. When there is a natural concentration, we can control our mind and there is peace. This one-pointed concentration on a thought, holding it for as long as we like, gradually collects strength in the mind and in the self. A strong mind is a mind that is peaceful, stable, satisfied and can remain in the deeper meaning of a thought. There is no waste caused by over-thinking, or the high speed of thought: These are the two greatest diseases of the mind these days, which is why there is so much stress and mental breakdown. Stress can foil concentration and learning ability. Although concentration is different to memory, they can affect each other. Concentration precedes memory. If you are under stress your concentration will go for a toss, then naturally memory will be totally foiled. So meet with a counselor to take care of the stress and your memory will happily return. You can follow these simple rules in the meantime: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, 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. 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 is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. 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. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid all junk food.
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What I do in mental depression ? My body is so sensitive so depression is very effect on me so what I do?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
What I do in mental depression ? My body is so sensitive so depression is very effect on me so what I do?
Get urself evaluated by a psychiatrist and get treated. By cbt (cognitive behavior therapy) and antidepressants depression can be reduced. The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks.
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