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Online therapy in Vishakhapatnam

Online therapy in Vishakhapatnam is a viable option for those looking for such services. This type of therapy has been around for quite some time. More and more people are turning to the internet as a form of treatment for their mental health problems. It is not surprising that they would use this option. However, it is also true that not every clinic or therapist offers online therapy sessions.

Online services make it easier for people from all walks of life to get access to the help they need. It would be better if there are clinics and therapists offering online therapy as well as offline therapies as an option for people.

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Mental Health in Vishakhapatnam

Every year, over 350 million people across the globe experience a mental health condition. However, only 50% of those with a severe mental health condition receive treatment. In 2017, the rates of suicide deaths were 5 times higher than that of homicides and car accidents combined. More than 800 000 people around the world take their lives every year and an additional 2-4 million survive suicide attempts.

In Vishakhapatnam, India, 1 in every 5 children suffers from a mental illness by the time they reach 18 years old. The most common among these are anxiety disorders which affect 13% of all children and depression which affects 11%. In addition to this, 3 out of 4 adolescents have experienced bullying or abuse at some point in their lives. These statistics show that mental illness in children is quite common, which is why it’s important for parents to seek help if they suspect any behavioural or emotional problems.


However, the stigma surrounding mental illness prevents people from seeking help and talking about their condition. This can be attributed to the lack of awareness about mental health conditions, how serious these conditions are and what kind of effects they can have on both the individual and their family.

Best Therapists in Vishakhapatnam

Dr Vijayakumar

He works as a clinical psychologist and has been practising for over 20 years. He studied at Acharya Nagarjuna University and did his post-graduation in Clinical Psychology from NIMHANS, Bangalore. He has experience in clinical psychology, counselling and psychiatric social work.

Dr Jayalaxmi Rao

Dr Jayalaxmi Rao, She is a practising mental health therapist for over 25 years with extensive experience as a family counsellor. She graduated from Acharya Nagarjuna University and completed her master’s degree in marriage counseling at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. Her clinic is located at Kothapet. She counsels children, adolescents, adults and elderly individuals.

Dr Srujana Rani Jyoti

Dr Srujana Rani Jyoti is a counselling psychologist who also holds a master’s in education from the University of Hyderabad. Her areas are research studies in women’s mental health, adolescent behaviour problems and stress management. She has experience in individual therapies for children, adolescents and adults.

Dr B Lakshmi Prasad

Dr B Lakshmi Prasad is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Kamineni College of Medical Sciences (KCM) at Narketpally near Bhongir in Telangana state. He has been practising since 1992 with over 25 years of experience. The clinic is located at Prakash Nagar, Kavali Gate area of Narsingi village. He is also available via phone.

Dr Krishna Mohan Rao Shetty

Dr Krishna Mohan Rao Shetty is a clinical & counselling psychologist, mental health counsellor and master addictions therapist. He holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from NIMHANS Bengaluru, a postgraduate diploma in counselling psychology from the University of Mumbai and two diplomas in addiction counselling (one each for alcohol and drug abuse). He did his bachelor’s degree at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada. The clinic is located in the Kavali Gate area of Narsingi village. Dr Shetty also has Skype sessions available to patients living abroad.

Types of therapists in Vishakhapatnam

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  • – Stress therapists in Vishakhapatnam
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Common types of therapies in Vishakhapatnam

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Vishakhapatnam is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Vishakhapatnam is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Vishakhapatnam focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

ACT Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Art Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Behavioral Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Contemplative Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Play Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, EMDR Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Emotionally Focused Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Existential Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Experiential Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Gestalt Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Hypnotherapy Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Music Therapy Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Narrative Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Psychodynamic Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, Psychoanalytic Therapy in Vishakhapatnam, and Somatic Therapy in Vishakhapatnam.


Psychologists or therapists in Vishakhapatnam help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Vishakhapatnam area therapist.  Online therapy in Vishakhapatnam is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Vishakhapatnam via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Vishakhapatnam free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Vishakhapatnam area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Vishakhapatnam also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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