Know where to Start !

We know that it takes courage to trust online counselling, it can also be overwhelming for the first visit. We at HopeQure, ensure that the process is transparent and affordable. We navigate you through the process of finding the right form of therapy and therapist. Here at hopequre, you will get solutions for all your mental health concerns at one spot, with certified therapists have experience of helping people struggling with mental health concerns.

Who Should Take Therapy?

Therapy often has a stigma associated with it, given the history of how mental health issues in our society have been addressed. The reality is that we are all struggling with life issues- and anyone can benefit from counseling! It is not just for people who have a rough time or are in crisis. However, it can be stigmatizing to tell someone they should be taking therapy, or they need counseling. So, if you or someone you know are going through unusual thoughts, behavior pattern, feeling such as:...

  • If you’ve been feeling flat, anxious or out of sorts for more days than not for a few weeks
  • If you or others are worried about the changes you’re experiencing
  • If you’re feeling stuck or finding it tricky to shift your thoughts and feelings on your own
  • If you’re observing that your feelings are affecting the way at home, at work or in your relationships
  • If you are having suicidal or self-harm thoughts
  • If you think you need some practical suggestions to help you in coping
  • If you have a history of mental health illness
Learn your mental health status with above-stated situations, accept your condition and recognize that you need therapy, Team HopeQure is there to help you deal with the mental health issues that could be anything; the fear of isolation, unusual mood swings, phobia anxiety and make you realize that you are not alone.

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It is always important to ensure that you can find someone with the right skills and experience to suit your needs. Finding a person, you feel confident that talking to him is just as critical. This will help you understand what kind of specialty is ideally suited to assist you.

Psychotherapy is a concept that encompasses all the talk therapies and the many approaches/methods associated with them. Problems dealt in psychotherapy may vary from mental conditions to emotional difficulties, psychotherapists can use to help you understand and discuss how you feel.

Clinical Therapy
Clinical therapy is specialized in treating and diagnosing mental illness and psychological disorders. Provide clinical treatment including addiction, anxiety, depression, learning difficulties, and relationship issues....

Child Therapy
Child therapy assess and treat infants and adolescents. Child psychologists assess and treat kids and adolescents. They help kids cope with stresses such as parent’s divorce, death, and transitions from family or school. In addition, they deal with children with a variety of developmental problems, ranging from learning disabilities to severe mental illness. A partial list of diagnosed conditions covers attention deficit disorder, ADHD, obsessive- compulsive disorder, phobias, and condition of transition.

Counselling Psychologist
Counseling Psychologists serve persons of all ages and cultural backgrounds in both individual and group settings. Interventions used by Counseling Psychologists may be either brief or long-term; they are often problem-specific and goal-directed.

Marriage and family counselling
Marriage and family counsellors deal with individuals, couples, or families. By handling the relationships of their clients, they discuss mental health problems; help them cope up with problems such as low self-esteem and stress.

Substance abuse Counselling
Substance abuse counselling is a way of treatment to help people handle them and help people break free of their addiction to drugs and alcohol. It helps people discuss and reach out to the root cause of this addiction.

Rehabilitation Counselling
This type of counseling refers to a practice where the counsellor helps people with their emotional and physical disabilities. Furthermore, these counsellors teach these people ways to live independently and maintain gainful employment. In short, they help people in guiding them and assisting them to lead independent lives.

Expressive Art Therapy
Expressive art therapy combines visual arts, movement, drama, music, writing, and other creative processes to help a person express and visualize emotions and facilitate growth and healing.

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Types of Therapies

Duration of therapy

Duration of therapy comprise of three major aspects:

  • Time period of each session
  • Frequency of sessions
  • Total duration of therapy

If you're going for individual counselling sessions, then your session will last approximately 50-55 minutes. This duration is referred to as a "therapeutic hour." However, the duration may vary between 45 to 60 minutes based on the sensitivity of sessions and client need. As a standardised practice most therapy sessions are scheduled once or twice a week. This is based on mutual decision of client and psychology professional....

Also the frequency of sessions can be increased or decreased based on the needs of client, symptoms and therapy employed. Commonly therapist uses eclectic approach to therapy and sessions may range between 15- 30sessions. Average short-term therapy will continue for 12-15 sessions. For instance, If you undergo CBT, you'll usually e-meet with the therapist at HIPPA certified, secure HopeQure portal for 12 and 15 weekly or fortnightly sessions, with each session lasting 40 to 50 minutes.

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Selecting right therapist is the key ingredient for success of the therapy. Here is what all you can do to ensure you have chosen the right therapist:

Suitability: HopeQure offers you a wide range of 650+ highly qualified, certified and experienced experts to choose according to nature of your problem, budget or therapy preference. For instance, you shall seek help from a counsellor for relationship or parenting issues, while you may approach a clinical psychologist for anxiety or depression.

Find out about various treatment directions. Numerous specialists practice a mix of directions. In any case, it's a smart thought to find out about the distinctive therapy types, since that can influence methods and the proposed length of treatment.

Credential check. With HopeQure you need not to worry about the accreditation, certifications and licensing of therapists. Our team make sure that each psychology professional go through a rigorous process of credential check to provide you quality services....

Changing therapist can be an anxiety-inducing process. There is no “right” time to change therapist. You may do it with HopeQure in a hassle free manner when you don’t feel the progress you'd like in therapy.

Charges of therapy vary with practitioner’s qualification and experience. We feel that therapy is absolutely worth it. While the cost might seem high at times, ponder over the fact that you're making an investment that could help you in resolving the issues in hand with and enable you with tools to continue making better decisions in future.

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Selecting the Right Therapist

Need Of Security And Confidentiality

Security and confidentiality are of utmost importance when it comes to something as intimate as therapy. Confidentiality is not only about the contents of therapy, but also the fact that a client is in therapy. At HopeQure, ensuring privacy and security is our primary concern. Confidentiality is maintained via state laws and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). Both our portal and our therapist abide by the guidelines and norms to provide you safe and stress-free quality sessions....

Confidentiality guidelines include:
  • Not revealing identification details (such as Name or appearance details).
  • Not leaving information via video, voicemail or message.
  • Not acknowledging others/third parties about client’s appointment.
  • Not discussing contents of sessions with a third party without the explicit permission of client.

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HopeQure is HIPPA certified online counselling platform; provides thousands of licensed and experienced mental health counselors with expertise in a range of issues — including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, trauma, couples therapy, and more. All Hopequre therapists complete a rigorous vetting and credentialing process.

We at HopeQure use Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision assist Hopequre platform & bot technology with all of these counseling made more effective and accessible everywhere. We not only provide a good therapist but also provide lots of self- assessment tool for knowing your mental health status for 25+ psychological disorders following international diagnostic criteria. ...

We at HopeQure use Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision assist Hopequre platform & bot technology with all of these counseling made more effective and accessible everywhere. We not only provide a good therapist but also provide lots of self- assessment tool for knowing your mental health status for 25+ psychological disorders following international diagnostic criteria.

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Difference Between Mental Healthcare Professionals

It can be very difficult to get help with the problems of mind, emotion, relationship or friendship.
Finding the right specialist in mental health will help you to solve every issue in your life. Let us check basics one should know about various types of practitioners in mental health.

Psychiatrist Psychiatrist is a medical doctor specialised in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. A psychiatrist's training starts with a medical degree of four years and includes a one-year internship and a specialist training of at least three years as a psychiatrist. A psychiatrist is trained to distinguish mental health problems from other underlying medical conditions that may have psychiatric symptoms.

Psychotherapist A licensed psychotherapist helps those with stress , anxiety , depression, bipolar disorder, destructive habits of behaviour, depressed emotions and a number of other mental disorders....

Psychologist A psychologist research the mind and behaviour in psychology. They are a graduate in Psychology who can evaluate and treat mental and emotional disorders. Licensed psychologists are eligible for counseling and psychotherapy, psychiatric assessments and mental illness diagnosis. However, they are not psychiatrists. Clinical Psychologists Clinical psychologists assess diagnose and treat individuals experiencing psychological distress and mental illness. They also perform psychotherapy and develop treatment plans.

Counseling Psychologists Counseling psychologists provide psychotherapy to people experiencing psychological disturbances, behavioral problems, emotional difficulties, stress, and related issues. These professionals share many commonalities with clinical psychologists.

Developmental Psychologists Developmental psychologists study lifelong human development. Most of them concentrate on a particular group like early childhood, puberty, adulthood, or old age. These specialists are able to carry out tasks such as assessing children who may be impaired or deficient in their development, researching aging problems, and investigating the learning of language skills.

Organizational Psychologists Organizational psychologist’s studies workplace behavior such as recruiting and selecting employees, choosing best employees for specific jobs and ways to increase worker productivity. They often work alongside with human resource personnel, organizational psychologist utilize his or her knowledge of psychological principles to design assessments to screen candidates for specific job roles. They can also develop training programs for existing employees in order to increase knowledge, maximize efficiency.

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Therapy can be a daunting experience and you may at times be unable to see immediate changes. Some therapies may include home tasks, self help techniques or assignments for effectiveness of sessions ensure that you do so as and when required. However, we believe tracking progress can be healthy way to monitor changes. Here is how you can track progress:

Trust your gut instinct- You will experience the change and you will be subconsciously aware of it.

Self assessments- You may undertake relevant assessments available on our site before and after therapy to visualise the change....

Mood meter- Emotions or mood is first and worst affected area of any psychological problem. Track your mood before and after session with the expert.If you are not satisfied or you're just not seeing the progress you'd like in therapy you can always change your therapist in a hassle free manner.

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Tracking Progress During Therapy