The patient is doing well we just want a refill of the prescription.
Patients condition needs to be assessed clinically, and medication is prescribed only after professional examination. As you can understand the patient's presence is essential at every review.
We want to meet the psychiatrist before bringing the patient.
Please come with the concerned person. A professional opinion is not possible without an examination of the patient. During the consultation with the patient you will be given an opportunity to voice your concerns.
The patient is unwilling to come or take treatment. What can the family do?
This can be an issue with any medical illness including mental health disorders. If the patient is an independent adult the choice for treatment or otherwise rests with themselves, concerned relatives and friends can only adivse. In special cases caregivers need to decide whether a psychiatric evaluation is required. Thereafter please refer to blog.com as to how to bring about the evaluation. In case of violence, or suicide behaviours hospital admission should be considered.
When will I get the assessment reports?
Reports will be ready a week after the assessments are completed. Most assessments are conducted over two sessions. Please ensure you make time to complete the assessments as soon as possible as the report is ready a week after completion.
Can my psychological test reports be sent by email
Reports are prepared in hardcopy only. Please ensure you or a duly authorised person can collect them from the clinic.
Can I have a duplicate report?
There is only one copy of the report and the same is handed over to you. Please keep it safely. There is no duplicate copy with the clinic.
Can I have a copy of the prescription?
Please keep your prescription carefully. The only copy is the one with you. We do not have a copy of your prescription.
Are my sessions confidential?
Confidentiality is ensured for all sessions. No information is given to any third party without your consent. In some legal situations where confidentiality cannot be maintained, we will try to inform you.
I want meet doctor regarding my spouse/parent or adult son/daughter's previous visit.
Please talk to your relative, all the necessary information is with them. In case you still have any queries and it is OK with them, then please accompany them on their next visit.
I want a new prescription as the dispensary is not giving me a refill based on the previous prescription. Can I send someone to collect it?
Please review in person with doctor at the earliest. Reviews are essential to ensure safe treatment. A fresh prescription will be given after review.
How long will the session with doctor take?
For consultation with doctor the first session will take about 30mins, subsequent sessions are about 20mins each.
How long will the session with the counsellor take?
Sessions with the counsellor will take about 50mins each.
How many sessions are required for counselling?
This would depend on the issue for which you seek counselling. Your counsellor will discuss this with you in the first session.
How often are the counselling sessions?
Counselling sessions are usually once a week. Depending on progress the frequency may be reduced subsequently.
What is done in an IQ test?
The IQ test is individually administered test of intelligence. It consists of approximately 10-15 subtests in various areas of intellectual functioning (verbal reasoning, visual-spatial processing. etc.). It may take anywhere from 1-3 hours to complete. The specific series of tests to be administered are decided by a clinical psychologist and this is detailed in the final report.
What happens in marital counselling?
The purpose of couples therapy is to put you and your significant other in a room with a neutral mediator to help you make sense of what's going on in your relationship. The counsellor's responsibility is to the relationship, and both of you will get equal time, attention and understanding. You may be given exercises as homework to learn ways of coping with relationship problems. Subsequently you are encouraged to resolve some issues using the techniques you have learned. The aim is to teach you, the couple, the skills to resolve issues productively as they arise in the future.
What is the quality of the psychological test report?
We ensure high quality reports by using standardised tests that are administered by qualified psychologists in controlled conditions. An experienced clinical psychologist interprets the test results. The interpretations from the battery of tests are correlated to produce a clinically relevant report.
How much experience does the psychologist have?
Clinical Experience of all our providers is on the website www.pathfinderclinic.com. Follow the links to get details regarding each provider.
Does doctor do house visits?
Doctor does not do house visits. All consultations are at the clinic only.
Do you conduct telecounselling?
Yes. Telecounseling and telepsychiatry are being conducted. Please call +91-7410781580 to get started.
Doctor's consultation fee differs on different websites
There is only one fee for consultation that is available at Pathfinder Clinic reception 7410781580. We try to keep information on other websites accurate but have very little control over how they gather and publish information. Information available at Pathfinder Clinic is the only reliable information in this regard.
I booked an appointment with Doctor on some other website but it was changed.
All appointments are confirmed through Pathfinder Clinic only, and are based on doctor's availability. We try to contact you directly when we receive an appointment request from elsewhere, but we have no control over the activities on other sites and have not authorised them to take appointments on our behalf.