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Discipline and Self Esteem. How Clinical Psychologist can Help You? In today's world with cultural emphasis on superficiality and immediate gratification, many of you feel lost or empty.

How Clinical Psychologist can Help You?

People are far from any meaningful, healthy, and spiritual life. Thus, people are seeking the help of psychological services to enhance and maintain physical and mental health. A clinical psychologist is trained to conduct psychological tests and help patients to overcome psychological problems through wide range of therapies. Social Media – Consumption, Impact and Gratification. “All relationship problems stem from poor communication skills”, say majority of mental health experts.

Social Media – Consumption, Impact and Gratification

People have begun to believe that communicating using the latest technologies is essential to their work, school, universities and social lives. However not all are as addicted as some of us are. The desire to be ‘wanted’ ‘needed’ and to be ‘open’, is a common feeling among the younger generation. Psychometrics in Dubai UAE, Occupational assessment in Dubai UAE, Educational assessment in Dubai UAE. Adults: Psychometric assessments to assess the following Personality and coping skillsClinical diagnosisAdjustment issuesVarious forms of abuseCognitive abilities and Reasoning skillsDevelopmental disordersNeuropsychological and learning disabilitiesOccupational (leadership skills and suitability for employment).

Psychometrics in Dubai UAE, Occupational assessment in Dubai UAE, Educational assessment in Dubai UAE.

Suitable therapeutic approach is carefully planned for the following conditions: Anxiety and related disorders (eg; panic attacks, phobia, OCD), hysterical conversion disorderMood disorders (eg: depression, sad mood, negative thinking).Eating disordersbehavioural disorders due to physical, emotional and sexual abuse.Personality disordersCrisis interventionGrief and LossEffective parentingMarriage counselling and relationship issues Psychometrics for Children Psychoeducational/Diagnostic assessmentsLearning disabilityAttention deficit hyperactive disorderDevelopmental disordersAptitude testing Group therapy for depression, Grief and loss, and ADHD parents and children.

Common Mental Health Problems among Teenagers. Teenage is one of the most difficult phases of life.

Common Mental Health Problems among Teenagers

During this phase the body undergoes a lot changes and coping up with these changes becomes difficult. With hormonal as well as physical changes taking place, life seems to become overwhelming for the youth as they do not have much experience and often feel misguided. During this phase of life parental support becomes very essential. Apart from the physical changes, today's teenagers also go through a lot of mental pressure, often created by their families. Almost every parent wants their children to become successful and often their children become a means to fulfill their unaccomplished dreams. Anxiety: One of the most common issues related to mental health among the young adults is anxiety. Depression: Another common problem that has been diagnosed among the adolescents and youths is depression. Bipolar disorder: It is a disorder that is seen among the youths and teenagers, which is marked by extreme mood swings.

Clinical Psychologist in Dubai UAE, Mental Health Counsellor Dubai, Personality assessment in Dubai. Mary John is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with training and experience in fields of both Occupational and Clinical Psychology.

Clinical Psychologist in Dubai UAE, Mental Health Counsellor Dubai, Personality assessment in Dubai

She has an M.Phil in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in Abnormal Psychology. She has worked as a doctoral student in the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences. She is a member of the American Psychological Association. Having worked in the Emirates group and in Dubai for the last 15 years, she is well aware of cultural differences among people from across the globe. She believes that the human mind is the same across borders. Apart from working in hospitals and clinics, she was delighted to carry her clinical knowledge to a corporate setting, hence worked in Emirates Airline as head of Business Psychology. Outrageous selfies trigger reality check.

Dubai: The trend of taking selfies in the weirdest of situations and posting it on social media websites is not just an ‘empowering experience’, as the selfie queen Kim Kardashian described it, but a manifestation of deeply narcissistic behaviour at its worst, if you would heed the experts.

Outrageous selfies trigger reality check

Mary John, consultant clinical psychologist, Dubai Community Health Centre, explains the dynamics of this vicious cycle of self-indulgence and absorption that has most youngsters hooked on to various social media websites. “Selfie, as the name suggests, is all about the self — you pose, smile, fake your looks and stage manage the whole thing, taking photographs at hundreds of different angles. However bad you may end up looking, you know that you have the liberty of deleting the pictures and taking new ones that fit the perfection you have in mind [of yourself]. There are people who take up to 200 selfies in a day. Why are selfies addictive? Medium of Communication. “All relationship problems stem from poor communication skills”, say majority of mental health experts.

Medium of Communication

People have begun to believe that communicating using the latest technologies is essential to their work, school, universities and social lives. However not all are as addicted as some of us are. The desire to be ‘wanted’ ‘needed’ and to be ‘open’, is a common feeling among the younger generation. While the need to be private still exists, we actively seem to want the world to notice us in a strange sense of longing for attention. Researchers are beginning to suspect that the old joke about “not being able to put down the phone” does not seem to be funny anymore.