About Department

Relieving psychological distress or dysfunction is the aim of clinical psychology. Samaritan Hospital promotes subjective well-being and personal development of an individual; be it child or adult, so that he /she live a life with optimal quality.

The Department of Clinical Psychology offers a wide variety of comprehensive diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures.  Our professional team of Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist and Medical Social Worker bound by the code of ethics; ensures unbiased treatment.

The treatment and assessment options available are in the following areas :

Emotional and behavioral problems

Evaluation and treatment of illnesses like :

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Episodic dyscontrol
  • Phobias
  • Pre-menstrual stress
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychotic disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality disorder

In children

  • Learning difficulties: Diagnose learning problems, types and severity of learning problems in a child, test academic skills and their scholastic performance level, Intelligence Quotient( IQ), Assess their aptitude, and provide guidance for treatment,  along with study skills training, Parental training programs(Individual & group sessions)  as well as diagnostic Psychometry for clinical conditions.
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Assessment and treatment of ADHD, Attention Enhancement training, individualized training for children based on their specific deficits.
  • Conduct problems:  Assessment and behavioral management of oppositional defiant behaviors, behavioral problems, impulsivity, truancy, destructive behavior, sexual misconduct as well as Contingency management for parents to handle such children.
  • New age addictions: Gaming addiction, online Social Media Addiction, Mobile phone, computer& TV addictions (screen addiction disorders), Adolescent crises & Adjustment problems.

    In Adults

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Psychotherapy, Brief Solution focused Psychotherapy, Supportive Psychotherapy, and Counseling for the following conditions.

  • Anxiety Disorders: phobias, manias, generalized anxiety disorders, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Dissociative disorder, separation anxiety disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Mood disorders: depression, bipolar affective disorder, Dysthymia
  • Substance related disorder
  • De-addiction: Tobacco, Alcohol and other Substances.
  • Individual counseling
  • Marital counseling
  • Career guidance counseling

Assessments and Therapies we offer

  • Cognitive behavior therapy
  • Neuro linguistic programming
  • Motivational therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Insight oriented psychotherapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Parent management training
  • Integrative psychotherapy
  • Aversion therapy
  • Marital /couple counseling
  • Relaxation training
  • SLD assessment & remedial training
  • ADHD special assessment
  • IQ assessments
  • Diagnostic psychometry
  • Aptitude tests
  • Memory assessment
  • Special diagnostic evaluation
  • Specialty workshops (Students/teachers/parents)
    • Learning and behavioral disorders
    • Stress management in school children
    • Memory enhancement
    • Screen addition disorders
    • Anti substance-use
    • Personality development workshops
    • Motivational workshops and talks.
    • Customized workshops on request