How to Get Best Online Counseling in Bangladesh?

You are here because you want to get a trustworthy and effective online counseling through English or Bangle language. Am I right? If so, we want to assure you that you are the right place to share your personal thoughts and feelings to get relief from your pain. Also, counseling is called psychotherapy that can take anybody for emotional, behavioral, or psycho-social problems. At present, we are launching a unique website to provide online counseling in Bangladesh. Anyone can get counseling who knows English or Bangle.

We will recommend you to read the whole article to know all of the inquisitive regarding mental health treatment.

Raju Akon is a professional Clinical and counseling psychologist and CEO of a new hope psychology center. He is practicing counseling since 2011. You can know more about him from HERE. He is also a pioneer of online counseling in Bangladesh. If you want you can directly contact him without any hesitation in regards to mental health issues.

The purpose of this website is to provide online counseling or psychotherapy. You can easily get professional counseling by your mobile, laptop, desktop, tab, etc. from your place at an affordable cost.

How much effective online counseling in Bangladesh?

This is a good question that arises most of the people in Bangladesh who seek mental health support. Also, In western countries like the USA, UK, Australia, Canada’s people get confused about online counseling effectiveness. It is excellent if you can take face to face counseling in a professional counseling environment. At the same time, online counseling is better than staying without counseling.

Online counseling can help you to minimize the time from going to any counseling center. Other benefits include low cost, easy to take counseling as it needs only internet connection with the mobile, computer, tablet, etc. WhatsApp, google meet, zoom, etc. are the main apps for creating a connection between clients and counselors. To know more about online counseling, you can check this article.

Common mental illnesses:
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety Disorders.
  • Phobia or Social Anxiety.
  • Bipolar Disorder.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Personality Disorders.
  • Eating Disorders.

 

  • Mood Disorders.
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective Disorders.
  • Impulse Control and Addiction Disorders, etc.

Five Warning Signs of Mental Illness:

  1. Long-term sadness or irritability.
  2. Extremely fear, worry, or anxiety.
  3. Excessive high and low moods.
  4. Social withdrawal.
  5. Eating or sleeping problems.

What is counseling or psychotherapy?

Counseling and psychotherapy are interchangeable words. Counseling/psychotherapy is a systematic procedure between counselors and clients/patients.

Here, patients want to get relief from their mental illness to get a congenial life, whereas counseling psychologists facilitate their patients to get rid of the problems. To know more about counseling or psychotherapy, you can check this LINK.

What will you get from a counseling psychologist?

Yes, that’s a nice question that most clients want to get an answer before starting the counseling session. You can recover your positive thoughts and feelings with a professional counselor, psychologist, psychotherapist, or psychiatrist. In brief, it will help you to be a fully functional person with a balanced life. To know the difference between the mental health specialist, you can check HERE.

How many counseling sessions need to get rid of mental disorders?

Generally, it depends on the intensity, consistency, and duration of the issues. There are two types of disorders acute and chronic. Initially, after a few sessions, your mental health specialist can guess how many sessions may need to get rid of your present painful situation.

1. Acute disorder:

Acute disorders are minimal. For example, periodic depression, GAD (generalized anxiety disorder), stress, phobia, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), social anxiety, sexual dysfunction, etc. Acute problems take less time than chronic problems. Most probably, it may take 3-15 sessions. In acute disorder, you may no need to take medicine.

2. Chronic disorder:

Chronic disorders are extensive and not easy to tolerate for the patients. For example, mania, Schizophonia (delusion, hallucinations, etc.), clinical depression. Chronic problems take more time than acute problems. Most probably, it may take 10-30 counseling sessions even more. In chronic disorders, patients need to take medicine.

If you think when you should meet with a psychologist or psychiatrist, you can check this article.

How much may you need to pay for per online counseling?

It varies from counselor to counselor. Online counseling may start from 500tk to 5,000tk for counseling in bangles. For counseling in English, it may charge $12-$80.

Have you ever thought about your problem/problems? Is it mental or physical?

You may say yes, it is mental, which is related to your feeling and thinking. For example, you may have negative thinking or want to get a better life, but your surroundings make various hassles in your daily life. So, from our professional and registered mental health experts will help you get a productive way of leading a comfortable and successful life.

All of the professionals are friendly, skilled, and eager to listen to your problems. They have the professional experience to handle your problems for a better solution. They always keep confidential and respectful about your problems.

Does your problems are making trouble only for your life?

From our professional knowledge, we see most patients think their problems are abnormal, funny, or not valuable to others. We want to assure you that this is not right..! There are thousands of problems which associate with our mental issues. So, anyone can experience this type of mental issue. And really it is happening..! Our main message to you, “You are not alone with your problems. In every minute, many people are suffering from the same problems.”

Who are counseling psychologists in Bangladesh?

Counseling psychology is a professional degree. A counseling psychologist needs to acquire 4 years honors degree in psychology with a 1-2 year MS degree from a reputed university. Based on Bangladesh, it is obligatory to complete an MS degree in the special field with 6 months- 24 months of practice in a clinical setting.

The department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, DU, provides 2 professional degrees since 2011.

  1. Counseling Psychology: Counseling psychologists mainly deal with adults, children, parents for various mental health issues. They can provide counseling for a relationship, social or emotional issues. Every year 15 students can get a chance to be skilled with this degree.
  2. Educational Psychology: Educational psychologist mainly deals with child, parents, teacher associate with various mental health issues. You can get the best child psychologist in Bangladesh from the people who completed their educational psychology degree. If you search for the best child psychologist in Bangladesh, then you can go to this department. Every year 15 students can complete their MS in educational psychology. Shortly, they will provide online school counseling programs.

If you search the counseling center in Dhaka, you can come to this department to get counseling from professional experts. In any mental health crisis, counseling psychologists of this department provide free online counseling. So, you can go to the arts building, the 4th-floor department of psychology, to get counseling. Here you will get trained educational psychologists and counseling psychologists.

Also, the Clinical psychology department started a clinical psychology degree in 1997. You can get the best clinical psychologist in Bangladesh from this department. Dr. Mohammad Mahmudur Rahaman is a trained hypnotist in Bangladesh. He is also a full-time faculty of this department. DU clinical psychology department first started professional degrees and facilities mental help among the other universities. Dr. Anisur Rahaman was the first chairman of clinical psychology at, University of Dhaka. They also provide free online counseling in Bangladesh for any mental health crisis.

You can contact with them over the Phone: +88-02-9661920-73 or E-mail: [email protected].  Also, you can go directly to Room no. 5017, Arts Building, 4th floor, Dhaka University.

In 2015, the Dhaka university psychology department started a professional degree in school psychology. They are planning to make online counseling in Bangladesh.

At Dhaka University, you can find a famous psychologist in Bangladesh. You will also get the top 10 psychologists in Bangladesh from this university.

Counseling Psychologist’s Support of other Universities in Bangladesh

There are also a few university psychologists who provide professional degrees to make potential counseling psychologists.

Jagannath University Counseling Unit

Jagannath University is one of the best universities in Dhaka city for professional counseling. They started 3 professional degrees in MS in 2011. Dr. Farjana Ahmed is the coordinator of the Counseling Center of this university. She is specialized in adolescent mental health and practitioner of child and adult mental health counseling.

Rajshahi University Counseling Unit

At first, Rajshahi university opened the clinical psychology department for a bachelor’s degree. There have few batches of students who are being trained to provide counseling in Bangladesh. Also, the psychology department of RU is trying to enhancing its professional facilities.

Chittagong University Counseling Unit

Chittagong university psychology department provides honors and master’s degrees for their students. You can get the address of the best counselor in Chittagong from the department’s faculty members.

How to get marriage counseling in Dhaka?

Now marriage counseling is easy over zoom, meet up, etc. Marriage counseling is getting more popularity among middle and upper-class families. People are getting more educated and being conscious of their family relationships. People want to get more peach in the family bonding, and as a result, they are taking marriage counseling to avoid conflict among the family members. In Dhaka, you will get huge marriage counselors. From our new hope psychology center, you can get effective online counseling from a well expert and professional marriage counselor.

What is the job of a psychologist in Bangladesh?

There are multi-task jobs for professional psychologists in Bangladesh. A huge number of psychologists are working with Rahoynga people in cox-Bazar. A psychologist can work on universities, medicals, mental health centers, NGOs, public or non-public institutions. They also have opportunities to practice personally. They are suitable for all other jobs in Bangladesh.

What is the psychologist’s salary in Bangladesh?

Psychologist’s salary depends on their degree, experience, and job situations. Psychologists who are working for Rahoynga people they can earn 50,000-270,000 taka. Some psychologists prefer to practice from Dhaka, and they stay happy with their low income. Their income range from 10,000-60,000.

How to become a psychiatrist in Bangladesh?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who provides medicine for chronic mental health problems. To become a psychiatrist in Bangladesh, first, you need to complete MBBS.

We know mental and physical health are interrelated. When we feel sick, our mental health becomes weak. At the same time, our good mental health maintains good physical health.

New Hope Psychology is an online counseling center in Bangladesh. Now, you can easily get online emotional support with a professional psychologist over your phone or laptop. You can contact the email: [email protected], phone: +8801715187832 or cite your message in the contact us page. We will appreciate if you ask any questions or provide feedback from the bellow comment box.

Pro-Tips for Psychological Self-care: 

Get regular physical and mental health exercise:

 Easy Physical Exercise Includes: 

  • Swimming
  • Cycling.

 

  • walking
  • yoga, etc.

Easy Mental Health Exercise Includes:

  • Mindfulness meditation.
  • Write a regular diary or journal for the daily, weekly, monthly time schedule.
  • Maintain a Self-love book.
  • Regular prayer for God, etc.
  • Involve a non-work hobby and past time activities.
  • Turn off your email and work phone outside of work hours.
  • Make time to get involved with helpful friends and family.
  • Seek and participate in external training or regularly consult with a more experienced colleague.
  • Keep continuing your friendships.
  • Keep a healthy balanced diet. 
  • Ask for help and accept it when it is offered or suitable for you.
  • Think of yourself as you’re your own best friend.
  • Plan something whether that be a tour with your mates or an outing – even a holiday or weekend.
  • Stay present rather than being future. Follow a common proverb “past is over, future is not yet, only present belong to you”
  • All in all, Life is beautiful, and try to enjoy it, find out the possibilities that posses to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get mental health treatment in Bangladesh?

According to WHO (World Mental Health Organization), There are 50 outpatient mental health facilities available in the country, of which 4% are for children and adolescents only. These facilities treat about 26 users per 100,000 general population.

What is the best Mental hospital in Dhaka Bangladesh?

The National Institute of Mental Health & Hospital (NIMH) is a renowned institution for mental health treatment. It is located in a well-known area of Dhaka city called Sher E Bangla Nagar. People can easily reach the hospital. Moreover, Dhaka Medical College, Midfort Hospital provides mental health support from its psychiatry department.

How to get schizophrenia treatment in Bangladesh?

The drug treatment outcome of schizophrenia in Bangladesh is better in short-term follow-up. Increased family support and early management by drugs can bring a fruitful result for schizophrenia treatment. But remember psychiatry medicine with counseling or psychotherapy is a proper treatment procedure for schizophrenia.

What are the conditions of online health services in Bangladesh?

Genuinely, online health services are not well optimized in Bangladesh even the same other countries in the world. From the corona, pandemic people are learning how much online health services are important. Various govt and private companies started to treat patients from home through smart devices (phone or computer).

How much it needs to pay for online counseling in Bangladesh taka?

As we mentioned earlier that people in developed countries are very much aware of their physical and mental health. They give priority to an emergency in health services. They also get health insurance that can help them to pay in emergency cases. Online counseling fees in Bangladesh taka ranged from 500-5000 even more, where in a developed country it might range from $10-$200 even more. 

N.B: Individual counseling, couple counseling, marriage counseling, career counseling, etc. vary the fees.

How to get online counseling in Bangladesh PVT ltd?

There are various Pvt counseling centers in Bangladesh. We don’t want to make you hesitant or confused. We saw various professionals are treating mental health patients who have no degree or experience in psychology or psychiatry. So, we will suggest you get a diagnosis from a trusted and professional psychiatrist or psychologist in govt approved institutions so that they can refer you according to your conditions.

We are also ready to help you with our website. You can question as from the comment box to know more about the psychological treatment, the best place to get counseling in Bangladesh, etc.

Let’s start your Counseling in Bangladesh with a professional counselor that is accessible, affordable, convenient. By taking online counseling or psychotherapy anyone who is struggling with mental health difficulties can get help anytime anywhere.

How to get online counseling in Bangladesh Chittagong?

When you are searching for an online counseling and psychotherapy Service in Bangladesh on the Internet we will suggest you read the whole article to get proper information for your mental health.

There are various organizations that provide online free psychological services from a professional psychologist or psychiatrist. For example New Hope Psychology Center, Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society, Mental Health Service Centre, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs. Psychological Services (DECP, University of Dhaka).

If you are in Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Barishal, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Comilla, Faridpur, or any other place, you can get online counseling easily through your phone, PC or laptop.

What is the best online counseling in the Bangladesh govt?

An online group of psychologists has emerged to help people suffering from mental illness in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Dhaka Medical College(DMC), NIMH, Pabna Mental Hospital. They are the supervising team. The government initiates various online counseling like many other countries in lockdown periods.

How to get CBT training in Bangladesh?

CBT means Cognitive Behavior Therapy. This is a therapeutic procedure for mental health issues like depression, anxiety, phobia, OCD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder mood disorder, sexual disorder, childhood trauma, etc. CBT also treat as an alternative to medicine to treat mental health issues.

Implementing a Competency-Based Training (CBT) System in Bangladesh is critical to TVET reform. The system will allow practical, demand-driven courses to be designed to respond to present and future industry needs.

There are various organizations that provide long time and short time training on CBT like PG hospital. If you study in psychology and complete in MS then you will also get CBT training from your teachers.

If you are a mental health patient then you will learn life coaching training through CBT from your counselor or psychotherapist.

Who is the best psychiatrist in Bangladesh?

It is not confident to say one person who is the best psychiatrist in Bangladesh as it depends on various factors like experience, educational status, a skill he/she uses in the treatment sessions. Some of the best psychiatrists are listed below.

  1. Dr. Rashidul Haque.
  2. Dr. Anwara Begum.
  3. Dr. Mohit Kamal. 
  4. Dr. Munmun Jahan.
  5. Dr. Rowshan Ara Begum. 
  6. Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed. 
  7. Dr. Mohammad SI Mullick. 
  8. Dr. Mohammad Shamsul Ahsan Maksud. 

We will suggest you check the British Bangladeshi Psychiatrists Association to get more psychiatrists in Bangladesh. 

Who is the best speech therapy doctor in Bangladesh?

There are many Speech and language therapy institutions where you can get proper treatment. It is an established profession in many countries all around the world but is still very new in Bangladesh. There are Speech and language therapy centers in both Savar and Mirpur. You can also concern with the above-listed psychiatry doctors to get a professional speech therapist address.

Again, We will recommend you to consult any psychologist or psychiatrist to get proper and effective treatment in speech therapy.

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