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      Arpita Anand is a Counselling Psychologist with over 14 years of experience. She is based in Goa and works with Sangath, an NGO, as their Clinical Co-ordinator on projects funded by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She also runs a private practice with a large part of her work focusing on providing counselling services to people with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, grief and bereavement counselling and work stress among others.   Arpita specialises in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and has been trained in London, New York and New Delhi. Having completed her Bachelor's and Master's in Psychology from Delhi University, Arpita moved to London to pursue another Master's programme, subsequently going on to work at the prestigious Bellevue Hospital in New York for further specialisation.   On her return to India she began working with Max Healthcare and Escorts Heart Institute. In addition to her clinical work, she has also been extensively involved in working with corporates providing them with Employee Assistance Programmes and organising and delivering workshops on issues such as Work-Life Balance and Managing Stress.  

Questions Answered by me

You seem to have assessed the situation accurately. In cases where a person has had a bad experience it takes a long while to deal with it and...

Answered on : 05 Apr 2011

In any relationship, there will be some past that the couples have had. If you have a good understanding with your partner then these issues can...

Answered on : 23 Jun 2010

Regular and optimum sleep is important for daily functioning. I appreciate the difficulty and exhaustion you must experience because of disturbed...

Answered on : 26 Mar 2010

I am sorry to hear that you have been through such a hard experience. Sometimes, the difficulty with Internet relationships is that you do not...

Answered on : 23 Mar 2010

There seem to be several layers of problems. Also, since the level of distress you are experiencing is so high, it is better that you seek help...

Answered on : 21 Mar 2010

You are probably right in identifying that you are suffering from anxiety. The reason you have given for this anxiety is one that may take some...

Answered on : 16 Mar 2010

I appreciate your concern given that it has been several years since your son has been suffering from these problems. There are a mix of symptoms...

Answered on : 28 Feb 2010

You have not clarified how long you have been suffering from these moods. Since you have mentioned that you have a one-year-old baby, I suspect...

Answered on : 28 Feb 2010

I am sorry to hear how difficult things are for you. Having said that, I would urge you to address your concerns with your father. Since this is a...

Answered on : 05 Feb 2010

This is certainly a difficult situation that you are in. However, no one can tell you what to do, as it has to be your own decision. One thing...

Answered on : 08 Sep 2009
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