Please find here one of the testimonials among the many I have received from my clients. ———–I went to counselling due to the trauma of an armed robbery at my workplace. I have been seeing Gurprit regularly for over 6 months. We have worked through the effects of the robbery, my return to work, and […]
What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? According to American Psychiatry Association (APA), Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. Some early symptoms of Posttraumatic […]
I am often asked what is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). I recently stumbled on this video which gives a very good introduction to what is CBT and the situations in which Psychologists use it. I decided to share it with everyone here. Let me know your feedback once you have seen the video.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD) are one of the common Anxiety Disorders. They are characterized by obsessions with some activity or behavior. The present video highlights how an obsession with Ritual Cleansing can impact a person and their environment. Psychologists employ a number of therapeutic interventions for treating clients suffering with OCD problems. If you would […]
What is Postnatal Depression? Postnatal Depression (PND) is a form of depression that develops in women, between one month and up to one year after the birth of a baby. PND is a common phenomenon and almost 1 in 10 women suffer from it. While childbirth is supposed to be a matter of delight and […]
Sometime back I had stumbled across this video which presented nicely the impacts of stress on humans. I consider it essential viewing for all adults. How Your Brain Handles Stress – Video News Live
Hi, This article has recently been published in the Indian. Dr Gurprit Ganda – Clinical Psychologist The recent suicide of an immigrant Indian student is a grim reminder that there are systematic short comings in the system for students immigrating from India to Australia for further studies. The lure of the western civilization and its […]
Recently, famous Hollywood actor – Robin William’s suicide shook the whole world. He was suffering from a complex cocktail of mental health issues including Paranoia, Depression and Parkinson’s Disease. But he is not the first celebrity to have met this fate. In 2009, we had the news of German Soccer player Enke committing suicide. He also […]