Psychotherapists in Mental Health


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Today, I came across rarest of articles which highlight the role of psychologists in mental health in India. Psychologists though important link in the treatment of mental health issues globally, seem to stay in the background very often in India. People still confuse psychologists with psychiatrists, even when their roles vary within mental health. This article seems to throw more light on how psychotherapy as profession is gaining visibility. The article also suggests approaching good quality psycho-therapist and not to pick one that “Google throws first”. The article overall reflects increase in awareness of mental health issues but also brings to light long standing issue of stigma.

The complete article

Jerry Pinto — The Hindustan Times

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