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Counselling and Therapy Services

Psychotherapy is a form of talk therapy that involves discussing and addressing emotional and psychological challenges with a trained therapist.
Psychiatrists are medical doctors who can prescribe medication and provide therapy for individuals with mental health issues, often in cases of severe mental illness.
Addiction Counseling
Addiction counseling is a type of therapy designed to assist individuals in overcoming substance abuse and addictive behaviors, helping them achieve recovery and lead healthier lives.

Our Mental Health Professionals

Who can benefit from therapy?

Individuals with Mental Health Disorders

Therapy helps those with conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or PTSD manage symptoms and improve their well-being.

Couples in Distressed Relationships

Couples therapy assists couples facing issues such as communication problems, infidelity, and conflicts, fostering healthier relationships.

Children and Adolescents

Therapy provides support for young individuals dealing with academic stress, bullying, family conflicts, and behavioral challenges.

Individuals Coping with Grief and Loss

Therapy offers a safe space for those processing grief and loss due to death, divorce, or major life changes.

Stressed and Overwhelmed Individuals

Therapy equips individuals dealing with excessive stress or burnout with tools for stress management and balance.

People Seeking Personal Growth and Self-Improvement

Therapy isn't just for crises; it's for anyone aiming to enhance self-awareness, resilience, and overall life satisfaction.

Therapy Options: Online vs In-Person


Explore the benefits of online therapy and how it can be an effective option for mental health support.



Learn about the advantages of in-person therapy and when it might be the preferred choice for your needs.

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Mental Health Action Trust, Madhavan Nair Rd, Chalappuram, Kozhikode, Kerala 673002

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B7 and F7 Heavenly Plaza, 7th Floor Civil Line Rd, Chembumukku, Edappally, Kakkanad, Kerala 682021

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Psychotherapy FAQ

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a general term for treating mental health problems by talking with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health providers. Further it will usually involve a case history taking, mental status examination, a diagnosis and follow up sessions with or without medication.

Is psychotherapy effective?

About 75 percent of people who enter psychotherapy show some benefit from it. Psychotherapy has been shown to improve emotions and behaviors and to be linked with positive changes in the brain and body. The benefits also include fewer sick days, less disability, fewer medical problems, and increased work satisfaction.

What happens as a result of Psychotherapy?

During psychotherapy, you learn about your condition and your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy helps you learn how to take control of your life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills

What is MHAT Psychotherapy?

MHAT or Mental Health Action Trust was founded by Dr Manoj Kumar  – an Ashoka change-maker with the core purpose of offering recovery oriented mental health care to the poorest of the poor, free of cost. MHAT offers psychotherapy as a service to its clients who are able to make a small contribution. The service enables individuals from all over the world connect with expert therapists from MHAT by using technology. This contribution received from delivering this service then feeds into supporting the core work of MHAT. The technology for this if offered to MHAT by the social enterprise Saarathi as a charitable service. This in-turn helps MHAT make the service affordable to the end user. 

What is MHAT's aim?

MHAT’s mission is to offer comprehensive recovery oriented mental healthcare for the poorest of the poor including the wandering homeless. Dr.Manoj Kumar and and his team of  experienced doctors, therapists and mental health workers, devote themselves to this cause. 

Are there any fees for the service?

MHATs offers cost effective virtual, phone based and face to face psychotherapy for clients from around the world to generate revenue to support its primary cause of supporting the poor and wandering mental ill. Saarathi helps MHAT with the technology. 100% of the contributions (after taxes and gateway charges) from the Psychotherapy sessions go to support MHATs mission for the poorest of the poor. In other words when you avail an MHAT Psychotherapy service, you actually have contributed to the treatment of the poorest of the poor.