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Akshay Park, Aundh Chinchwad Road, Theragon, Kalewadi Phata, Chinchwad East Pune
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Manovedh Psychological Counselling Center is known for housing experienced Psychologists. Ms. Pallavi Patankar, a well-reputed Psychologist, practices in Pune. Visit this medical health centre for Psychologists recommended by 44 patients.

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Anxiety - 10 Facts About It!

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Anxiety - 10 Facts 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. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

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How Should You Handle Panic Attack?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
How Should You Handle Panic Attack?

Every individual experiences anxiety in some form at some point of time. One suffers from an anxiety disorder if one experiences dogged, unrealistic worrying about everyday life. One is said to experience panic attack if the abrupt attacks have symptoms like racing heart, nausea, tremors and intense fear. A panic attack is a sudden rush of overwhelming anxiety and fear. The heart pounds and breathing becomes difficult. If ignored and untreated, panic attacks can lead to panic disorder and may cause one to withdraw from normal activities. 

With a little mindful attention and practice, one can reduce or eliminate the symptoms of a panic attack, manage anxiety, and prevent attacks from occurring in the future and regain control of life. If one is having a panic attack, then the aim is to calm oneself at the moment by breathing deeply. This would reduce the stress and provide oxygen to the brain to help one focus. Hold your breath to start with and reduce the feeling of choking and then begin to breathe slowly. Inhale through nose and exhale through mouth till one notices a difference in muscle relaxation and clarity of thought.

During a panic attack, your thoughts are often jumbled up. This is due to the fact that one's heart rate has kicked off and breathing is in high gear, muscles are tensed and blood flow is constricted. One should try to focus on one's senses and should distract the mind from fear through different mental diversions. This can be as simple as reciting the lyrics to your favourite song or poem until one has calmed down a bit. It is important that one should make sure not to distract by leaving the situation that has caused the panic. One must ride out the panic attack at the same place else one will likely associate that place or situation with fear triggering future attacks.

Try to practice progressive muscle relaxation by slowly going through body and tensing and relaxing each muscle group. It relaxes muscles as well as forces one to concentrate on something other than fear. Although, if one want to reduce the anxiety, don't ignore it. One should try stop anxiety producing thoughts and replace them with images of something that brings you happiness or peace. Using guided image of a place where one feel at peace and relaxed, reduce one's experience of anxiety. Further, add details to the scene, so that one is focusing the entire mind on imagining it. 

Taking care of one's physical health will help take care of mental health. Healthy exercise and diet habits will help you manage manage anxiety. Getting an body active, especially through aerobic exercise, releases chemicals that are responsible for increasing ones feelings of peace and happiness. Stimulants like as caffeine and nicotine worsen existing anxiety and dependence on them can increase feelings of stress and anxiety when one don't get enough of it. Eat a balanced diet with plenty of lean protein, complex carbohydrates like whole grains, and fresh fruits and vegetables and avoid processed and high-sugar foods. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.

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Stress - 5 Effective Ways To Manage It!

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Stress - 5 Effective Ways To Manage It!

Stress happens when the demands placed on you are too much and cause a burden on you, for example, work, school or relationships surpass your capacity or ability to adapt. Sometimes stress can be a little beneficial in the form of a support that gives the drive to some people to get their work done on time and meet due dates and deadline. However, an extraordinary measure of stress can create health and well-being issues. They can lead to problems in cardiovascular and central nervous systems and take a serious emotional problem.

Untreated and chronic stress can bring about serious health conditions including tension, sleeping disorder, muscle pain, hypertension and a weak immune system. Stress can fuel other diseases and disorders, for example, heart diseases, depression and obesity most of the times. By discovering positive, healthy and solid ways to oversee stress as it happens, a significant number of these negative wellbeing outcomes can be decreased. Here are five effective ways to manage stress:

  1. Take a break from the stress: It might appear to be hard to divert yourself from a major work schedule. However, when you give yourself consent to step away from it, you let yourself have sufficient energy to accomplish something else, which can help you have another viewpoint or practice methods to feel less stressed. It is critical not to ignore the stress factor. However, even twenty minutes to yourself is useful.
  2. Workout: Exercise benefits your emotions and brain along with your body. We continue finding out about the long term advantages of a normal exercise schedule. In any case, even a ten or fifteen-minute walk, run, swim or yoga session during an unpleasant time can give a quick impact that can keep you going for a few hours.
  3. Laugh and try to stay happy: Our brains are interconnected with our feelings and outward appearances. When individuals are stressed, its shows up on their face. So laughter can alleviate some of that pressure and enhance the circumstance.
  4. Get social backing: Try to call a friend or send an email to someone regarding your problems. When you impart your worries or sentiments to someone else, it helps calm the stress. In any case, it is critical that the individual whom you converse with is somebody whom you trust and someone who can understand and accept you. In case that your family is the stressor, for instance, it may not ease your stress in which case, you may need a friend.
  5. Meditate: Meditation and prayer can help the brain and body to unwind and concentrate properly. It can help people see new points of view, create self-sympathy and forgiveness. While practising meditation, individuals can discharge feelings that may have been bringing about physical pain. Much like a workout, research has demonstrated that practising meditation can prove to be very helpful. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.
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Child Development - Positive Parenting Tips!

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Child Development - Positive Parenting Tips!

As a parent, we all love our children deeply. And most of us will agree that these days parenting is very demanding and exhausting instead of pleasurable and joyous process. What has changed? It is not that children are any different. The difference is in the environment around them with stronger social influences; and this also affects the way we parent. In today's more democratic and egalitarian world; 'Do as I say and not as I do' style of parenting does not work. But, 'I will do as I see you doing' phrase from kids define our parent child relationship.

With change in social environment and influence, our strategies for correcting their behaviour and impart discipline has to undergo adaptation! When there are so many confusing and conflicting signals reach to our kids from their environment, whether we like it or not, we are still their role models. How positive parenting style will help? The core principle of positive parenting is to accept your child as an individual. We are in a democratic society and family is a small yet important part of society. Democracy does not mean allowing disrespectful and irresponsible behaviour; rather to effectively help kids change their behaviour and create harmonious and cooperative relationship with them. It also means that we as a parent need to learn to think, act and react in a different way.

Through, positive parenting, you will learn respectful disciplining methods, which would work better than demanding compliance. Through these principles and tips you will get your child to listen without screaming, nagging, reminding or evoking rebellious behaviour. More importantly this is all about building stronger relationship bond with your children and nurture them through early childhood to teen age years as they become independent, responsible, capable, kind, happy and successful young adults.

Tips to get you started:

  1. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity, including children.
  2. When your kid misbehaves instead of shouting or hitting, control your anger and respond in a calm and respectful way. Calmer but firmer tone and lower voice, yet not giving into their repeated demand, is much more effective as a discipline tool compare to nagging.
  3. Understandable that you have a lot on your plate, such as work, managing and keeping the home in order, managing meals and other outside responsibilities, kids sports or extracurricular activities, family obligations and so on. It is easy to get lost in all these 'have to do' activities. Parenting shouldn't be just one more task to deal with. Reconnecting with your parenting goals and aspirations periodically will help take the stress out of it and add fun into it. Spend some time daily (10 minutes will do as well!) to just listen and enjoy your child (without correcting them or giving them suggestion to improve!).
  4. Let your love for them be the driving force. Shift your internal conversations from 'have to' to 'want to'. As you do enormous things for your child each day, think how you are supporting their ambitions. How you are helping them become independent and strong. How you are nurturing qualities like compassion and deep listening by extending yourself.
  5. Give promises and keep them. As your children grow they need much more than your words to trust and rely on you. Keeping your promises, letting them know if you need to change the plan, taking their opinion in appropriate matter will go a long way.
  6. Seek to understand and do not impose yourself on your child. Especially when they are in their teenage, as a parent you have lot of worries, you are afraid of them making mistakes and of course you want to protect them from vices. Listening to them while keeping your focus on genuinely understanding them is the only way to go, when they know you understand them and they can trust you, the street between both of you turns two way street! They will be open to your wisdom and suggestion when they are at the cross road.
  7. Last but not the least, 'be a role model'. Don't preach. If they see you disrespecting others, they will not respect you. If they see you hooked on your smart phone; that is their license to keep theirs in front of their eyes 24/7. If you are hooked in front of the TV till late night and haven't picked up a book in last 6 months. Advice about reading is going to fall on dumb ears. In short, be the change you want to see in your children.
  8. Have family nights at least once in a week, play cards, board games or go for a walk together. Talk and listen. Just be there and listen without judgement and criticism, without thinking about how to correct them. Just enjoy each other's company and see how they are changing their opinion about you. Positive parenting doesn't mean you will never have problems in your family. You will? if you are alive and growing family. Positive parenting style will open up the avenues to keep communication alive; it will open your children to your influence. Isn't it something that we all wish for!! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.
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Hello Doctor My mother from a few days she has been suffering from anxiety the symptoms were sudden chills and palpations and restlessness an she is unable to get adequate sleep done with all the test eg ECG and CPB Can you please advise.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Hello Doctor My mother from a few days she has been suffering from anxiety the symptoms were sudden chills and palpat...
You need to go for psychiatric treatment. Medicines and counseling will both help your mother to release her anxiety and fear. She will understand how to manage anxiety symptoms when it arise. She will be also benefited by yoga and breathing exercises.
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Symptoms of Acute Stress Disorder and it's Management

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Symptoms of Acute Stress Disorder and it's Management

What is Acute Stress Disorder
Acute stress reaction usually happens when some stressful events occur. Acute usually indicates that the symptoms occur quickly and do not last for a long time. Symptoms, such as anxiety and stress occur when exposed to stressful events. It is believed that acute stress disorder occurs after unexpected crisis like traumatic events, serious accidents, domestic violence, sexual assaults or sudden bereavement. Acute stress reactions are commonly seen in people who have experienced major disasters or terrorist incidents.

Symptoms of Acute Stress Reaction
Symptoms of the condition develop very quickly, within minutes to hours in response to a stressful condition. Some of the symptoms are:

  1. Anxiety, mood changes, emotional trauma (ups and downs), poor concentration and sleep, irritability and the desire to be alone
  2. Unpleasant recurrent dreams
  3. Avoiding situations and people who may cause anxiety and stress
  4. Emotionally numb
  5. Nausea, palpitations, headaches, abdominal pain, difficulty in breathing and chest pain are usually caused by the stress hormones like epinephrine.

Management of Acute Stress Disorder
Generally treatment is not required as the symptoms go when the stressful episode is over. Talking to family and friends or understanding the symptoms is helpful. Some people might experience extended symptoms. The following can be done:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): This is the therapy where a person can talk to an experienced therapist to understand the patterns and the triggers that charge the problem. The aim of the therapist is to change the way a person thinks and help him avoid the thoughts and be more realistic and calm. Usually when CBT is used for acute stress disorder patients then it is termed as trauma focused CBT.

Counselling: This is usually done when the symptoms are more severe or persistent. It is helpful as it helps to explore the way to deal with the stress and its symptoms. Psychiatrists help by counselling the people and also there are many online resources, which might be helpful. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.

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Dear Dr. now a days I feel so depress due to shift work and It leads to Hari fall also. What should i do?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Dear Dr. now a days I feel so depress due to shift work and It leads to Hari fall also.  What should i do?
Working in shifts disturbs your body clock which ultimately affects mood levels. Many times mind and body lacks sufficient energy due to disturbed sleep cycle. You need to take care of your diet, having plenty of fruits and liquid. Get a habit of listening instrumental music before going to bed. Deep breathing for 10 minutes every day will help you to maintain the energy levels.
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Muje samaj nahi ata main kya karu main jabse bimar hua hu. Tab se meritabiyat sahi nahi rehti. Main bhaut depressed rehta hu. Meri hartime letne ka mann karta hai. Aisa lagta hai jaise hath per ki jaan nikal gayi. Muje typhoid fever hua tha monnths pehle tab se main preshan hu kya karu samaj nahi ata muje.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Muje samaj nahi ata main kya karu main jabse bimar hua hu. Tab se meritabiyat sahi nahi rehti. Main bhaut depressed r...
Sharirik aur mansik bimariya ek dusre se judi hoti he. Apne man ki tandurusti badhana aapke liye jaruri he. Regular yoga deep breathing aur meditation aapko help karega. Psychologist ki madat se aap apne negative thoughts ko dur rakh payenge. Hypnotherapy bhi aapko madat karegi.
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Dr. sir I get quick angry as I am incharge to run a hospital how should I manage.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
If you work in medical field, you need to take care of your mental health on priority. There are different anger management techniques such as deep breathing, stretching exercises, diverting your attention to any constructive thing i. E. Reading, listening instrumental music, short walk etc. The most important is to reduce your negative thoughts which make you angry.
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In spite of our good relation my wife very often develops relationships with doctors in the hospital she works, here matter of discussion is very much personal and physical, when confronted she admitted her mistake but started it again, is there any guarantee she will not go physical with any of her doctors? I can not understand how the educated doctors also behave like that in spite of having their wife and children, they will argue it as natural friendship, but they immediately turn their faces if they are asked to tell it to their wife, tried to coerce my wife in building extra marital with my wife, when I intervened he threatened me with legal steps, can I trust mt wife?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Trust is very much important in maintaining relationships. Open and direct communication without impulsive reactions is very important. Talk to your wife about your and her feelings towards your relationship. Express your love and care for her and tell her that you value it. Instead of blaming her, ask her expectations from the marital relationship. (on physical and mental level). Be transparent and committed. Give her assurance of your commitment. Try to spend more time with her and share your pleasant memories with each other.
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I am a very emotional person. I get easily hurt and I cannot give back as I feel that it would hurt them. Overall I end up getting hurt. How should I change this.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Many times, when you suppress your emotions, you feel stressed out and emotionally overwhelmed. Your thinking and actions are not matching to each other. Learn to express your feelings in a neutral way so that no one will get hurt. Learn to frame sentences pointing out the facts not the persons. I. E. Instead of'you make me angry, you can frame it as'i feel angry when---- happens.
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I am stressed a lot and I get angry lastly. I dont know what to do and how to control myself when angry. Please give me your valuable suggestion?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Anger is a natural feeling which all of us experience. You don't need to control it, instead, learn to express it in a constructive manner. It needs to be released rather than holding or suppressing. Openly express your feelings with your closed ones. Write down which things make you upset and how you can take it without giving impulsive reactions. First of all, when you get angry, start deep breathing and release the negativity and think what you need to do in a passive manner.
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Sir I face some hardly break up. I want to forgot someone. Whon I love mostly. How can I forgot him?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Sir I face some hardly break up. I want to forgot someone. Whon I love mostly. How can I forgot him?
You need to focus on changing your negative thoughts towards your past relationship. Don't push yourself to forget. You can not do about your memory but you can definitely make positive change into your thoughts. Once you learn it, you will be not bothered even if you remember your past.
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I have very much tension from 3-4 days so I want to know that what I should do to keep my health good.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
I have very much tension from 3-4 days so I want to know that what I should do to keep my health good.
Sufficient sleep, diet and relaxation are required for physical and mental fitness. Identify and release your negative thoughts. Replace them with positive ones. Stop yourself from repetitive thinking. Distract yourself by doing what you like most i. E. Listening music, reading, writing, drawing etc. If the stress persists more than two weeks, get help from a psychologist to release your stress.
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I want to tell you that I got married 1 year ago. My wife didn't show any desire to get physical. Whenever I ask her or try to convince her she always try to change the topic. We are in relation for 4 year before marriage. Before marriage she was also not interested in doing these things so I didn't force her not even a single time. Please tell me what to do now. I want to become father. Is there any solution.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Work on maintaining emotional bonds between both of you. Spend more time with her and try to know her feelings. If she doesn't feel your love, care and support, try to make changes in expressing your love, care and support. Once you get emotionally closed, she will feel to get physically close,
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I lack the concentration when a teacher teaching the concepts & also have the slow memory power to grace the things. So for this problems what can you give the solution?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Seat in front and focus on the blackboard. Refresh yourself before the class. Do deep breathing, have enough diet and water. Exercise regularly, it will help you to concentrate.
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What must be done to reduce exam stress and suggest me an idea for prolonged night study hours? Please advise.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
What must be done to reduce exam stress and suggest me an idea for prolonged night study hours? Please advise.
Learn to relax your mind before you study. Take sufficient diet, water, sleep and practice yoga and pranayam on regular basis. It will help you to reduce stress and make you stable. Deep breathing and listening instrumental music are one of the best relaxation techniques. Practice it regularly. Avoid to study during late night. Sufficient sleep during night is always good for health.
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Dear sir my friend will get frustrated with in short period of time, please tell the remedy for anger.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
He needs to accept his anger as a natural feeling. He can learn to handle this feeling and make attempts to change his behaviour with the help of counselling from a professional psychologist.
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Sir mujhe nashe ka shouk hai kis tarha chuth skta hai Please suggest . Main codein leta hu 600ml per day.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Psychiatrist se help leke medicines chalu kijiye phir counselling ki help leke kuchh techniques sikh le taki aap apni bhavnaye sambhal sakenge.
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