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Looking for psychologist for exposure and response prevention therapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   .hi can you recommend a good clinical psychologist in mumbai for exposure and response prevention therapy?
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Half of my query came as junk...sorry about that
Doctor :   That is fine
User :   i wanted details of a good clinical psychologist in mumbai please
Doctor :   Let me search for best Psychologist
User :   yes, please. thank you
Doctor :   Can I know which area in Mombai
User :   Andheri west...lokhandwala
User :   you there?
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX Banwat, Andheri West, Mumbai
User :   is she good?
Doctor :   022-0000
User :   does she do exposure and response prevention therapy?
Doctor :   0000
Doctor :   I am not sure
User :   i got her number on the net
Doctor :   You have to ask
User :   but this even i can do, right?
Doctor :   Usually Arny Psychologist do that
User :   i can look it up as i did
User :   i need expert advice
Doctor :   Did u see any Psychologist so far?
User :   i need you to tell me a good psychologist who does this
User :   we are seeing a psychiatrist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hold
User :   he is not sure of anyone in mumbai
User :   sure, thanks
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX Singh, Andheri West, Mumbai
Doctor :   Is very good
User :   is he a psychiatrist or a psychologist?
Doctor :   His ph 022-0000
Doctor :   He is very good.
User :   ok, sounds good
Doctor :   Do you want address?
User :   but is he a psychologist? or a psychiatrist?
User :   yes do give me the address please
Doctor :   Psychologist
User :   ok good
Doctor :   Flat No: 106, C green Raheja Complex Andheri West, Mombai
Doctor :   0000
Doctor :   MH
User :   thank you...
Doctor :   Thank you
User :   is there anyone else that you would recommend?
Doctor :   I am not aware of your problem?
User :   and do you have dr mandeep's mobile number?
User :   my wife is sufferring from OCD
Doctor :   But you asked me the Psychologist name
User :   she has to undergo this
Doctor :   OK
User :   we are seeing a psychiatrist and he has suggested this
Doctor :   Fine
User :   but he was suggesting nimhans bangalore
Doctor :   Your decision is very good
Doctor :   Yea Medication and Psychotheraphy are good for OCD
Doctor :   But it may take many sessions
User :   yes, we are aware
Doctor :   it may be problematic for you.
User :   which is why bangalore is not a very good option for us
Doctor :   to come to Bangalore
User :   yes, i understand
Doctor :   Ok
User :   that is why we are tryiing to find someone in mumbai
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Consult this Psychlogist
Doctor :   he will help you
User :   i will, thank you
Doctor :   Is there any thing that I can help you.
User :   thinking if there is anything else
User :   gimme a moment
Doctor :   ok
User :   as someone who doesn't want to encourage the OCD behaviour how should i behave with my wife when she is displaying symptoms?
User :   i am always unsure of how to deal with her
User :   if i support, i encourage OCD
Doctor :   Really that is very good Q.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Honestly you need to be very compassionate
User :   ok...
Doctor :   As You love your wife, I have confidence you can be patient and spend time for health
User :   but if i support her behaviour, doesn't it encourage the problem?
User :   should i continue to support everything that she is doing?
Doctor :   You needs follw what Psychologist say
Doctor :   Answer is very tough
User :   ok...i understand
User :   because we end up fighting most of the times since i try to tell her that she should try to overcome her fears
Doctor :   Discuss with the Psychologist about the startegy of handling the problem
Doctor :   ASk what you need to do when she is doing rituals
User :   any advice you can give me on my personal anger management? i seem to be losing my temper with her more than normal
Doctor :   We do not support the abnoram behavior
Doctor :   we will stop the behavior
User :   her behaviour?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   that will cause her more stress and we will end up yelling at each other
User :   its tough to find a balance
Doctor :   Don't get stressed out
User :   :) easy to say, difficult to implement
Doctor :   I understand dude
User :   how should i control my anger?
User :   are we out of time?
Doctor :  
it needs scientific approach and u follow that apporach that might help ur wife
Doctor :   we have still time
Doctor :   it will close once we are out of time
User :   oh ok
User :   can you tell me a couple of specific things i can do to control my temper?
Doctor :   Spend some time with your kids
Doctor :   spend watching TV
Doctor :   Go to movie
Doctor :   Read book
User :   these i do...but when i have a fight with my wife, it is difficult to walk away without getting angry
Doctor :   Just divert some of ur time in the home from ur wife
User :   hmm...ok
Doctor :   Try to help but dont dip init
User :   hmm...right
Doctor :   Divert ur mind from ur wife
User :   ok, thanks for your help
Doctor :   Unless it is life threating ..
Doctor :   I am sorry if u feel offended
User :   not at all...we are just running out of time
User :   :)
User :   you have been of great help
User :   thank you
Doctor :   but I am thinkingabout mental health
User :   right
Doctor :   thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   bye
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