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MULTIDISCIPLINARY & WHOLISTIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AT VIMHANS


Cater’s to clients of varying clinical; social and economic backgrounds

Multidisciplinary Professional team – WHOLISTIC BIO – PSYCHO - SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL MODEL


PSYCHIATRY

A) BIOLOGICAL therapies (Dept. of Psychiatry) including Neuromodulation (rTMS / TDCS) as well as physical health + Dietary inputs

  • Medications explained
  • Side effects & risks explained
  • Follow-up visits
  • Any special precaution with medications.

PSYCHOLOGY

B) PSYCHOLOGICAL (Dept. of Psychology) refers to all non-pharmacological approaches i.e.

i) Counselling e.g.-

  • 12 step program for Substance Abuse
  • Caregiver stress

ii) Mind & Body therapies

  • Guided Meditation
  • Biofeedback
  • Hypnotherapy

iii) Specific Psychotherapies –

  • CBT
  • Family & couple therapies
  • DBT
  • Mindfulness Based therapy
  • Cognition (CPS)
  • Individual Therapy
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C) NURSING/SOCIAL/REHAB SCIENCES DEPT.:-

  • Self help groups
  • Family therapy groups
  • Caregiver education & stress management
  • Special needs customized approaches for Children and Adults using various activities and educational options
    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIES (Rehab Dept.):
  • Supervision for Activities of Daily Life
  • Prevocational internship
  • Vocational internships

D) Expressive and Creative Therapies :–

  • Art
  • Music
  • Craft & Pottery
  • Movement
  • Food
  • Drama

E) SPECTRUMS OF CARE AVAILABLE THROUGH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AT VIMHANS:-

  • Acute care / Intermediate care / Chronic care
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  • Child / Adolescent / Adult / Elderly issues
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  • OPD / IPD / Day Care / Home based approaches
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  • Economically Weaker Clients (EWS) can be offered services according to existing Govt. parameters
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