Raju Akon, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Raju Akon, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Raju Akon is a counseling psychologist in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and an expert in clinical psychology, child psychology, and educational psychology to treat children and adults. He is also a Bangladesh Psychological Association (BPA) Life Member. He is passionate and helps clients to achieve personal and relational meaning in their personal and social lives.

His systematic approach draws client-centered, psychodynamic, psychoeducational, exceptional, and existential treatment modalities. Every Client is unique to meet their needs. Raju Akon enjoys collaborating with clients, encouraging them to be concerned with their reality through self-disclosure. Currently, he is practicing counseling at SIBL Foundation Hospital & Diagnostic Center. You can also get him in Dhanmondi Hospital (PVT) LTD.

As a clinical and counseling psychologist, he has experience dealing with clients’ trauma, addiction, emotional regulation, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, sexual dysfunction, and other anxiety-based disorders.

Clients need not feel shy about traditionally taboo topics like human sexuality, intimate relationships, prone to addiction, etc. All of these topics are our inheriting behavior. However, clients can free themselves through proper psychological support (Counseling, psychotherapy, and psychiatric medicines).

Moreover, he has experience working with several psychological organizations to provide counseling. For example, relationship issues, domestic violence, mood disorders, social skills, assertiveness training, anger/stress/time management, life transactions, conflict resolution, and other behavioral issues of children or adults.

He attends national and international workshops on various therapeutic interventions to get updated research on mental health. Moreover, he is trained in Transactional Analysis (T.A.), Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Behavior Therapy, Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, and other humanistic approaches.

He cares for clients to confirm their confidentiality and faith in expectations. He believes everyone can get the utmost success for their physical and psychological health.

Rajuakon, Counselling psychologist, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Counseling Time:

Patients can get psychological help between 10.00 am to 8 pm on certain days. Feel free to contact him at the below address.

His Areas of Specialties:

  1. Transactional Analysis (T.A.)
  2. Anger Management
  3. Anxiety & Panic Disorders
  4. Stress Management
  5. Internet/Gaming Addiction
  6. Time Management
  7. Depression
  8. Adolescent & Teen Issues
  9. Adoption Issues
  10. Antisocial Personality Disorder
  11. Asperger’s Disorder
  12. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
  13. Autism Spectrum Disorders
  14. Avoidant Personality Disorder
  15. Borderline Personality Disorder
  16. Childhood Development Issues
  17. Developmental Disabilities
  18. Dissociative Disorders
  19. Drug or Substance Addiction
  20. Histrionic Personality Disorder
  21. Issues Related to Bullying
  22. Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  23. Parenting Issues & Support
  24. Cross-Cultural Issues Counseling
  25. Dissociative Disorders
  26. Emotional Abuse
  27. Grief and Loss
  28. Intimacy Issues
  29. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  30. Relationship & Love Addiction
  31. Self-Esteem Issues
  32. Bipolar Disorder
  33. Schizoid Personality Disorder
  34. Schizophreniform Disorder
  35. Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  36. Stepfamily Adjustment
  37. Suicide, Idealization & Survivor
  38. Bipolar Disorder, including Depression and Manic

He Can Also Help With These Areas:

  • Gender Identity
  • Male Sexual Issues
  • Marriage and Relationship Issues
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse & Assault
  • Career Counseling

Treatment Approaches:

  1. Client-Centered Therapy (Rogerian therapy)
  2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  3. Psychotherapy/Counseling
  4. Cognitive Therapy
  5. Existential Therapy
  6. Family Systems (Bowenian) Therapy
  7. Gestalt Therapy
  8. Gottman Couples Therapy
  9. Psychoanalytical Therapy
  10. Psychodynamic Therapy
  11. Rational Emotive Therapy (RET)
  12. Sex Therapy and Counseling
  13. Solution Focused Therapy
  14. Behavioral Therapy
  15. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  16. Family Systems (Bowenian) Therapy
  17. Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  18. Brief Counseling

Assessment Services:

  • Assessments for Developmental Disabilities
  • Career Assessments
  • Parental Assessments
  • Intelligence, Psychoeducational, and Memory Assessments
  • Personality and Behavioral Assessments

How Can These Assessment Tools Help?

Psychologists use various tools to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the recommended behavioral and academic intervention structure. Using these tools makes it easy to identify the clients’ difficulties to feel better themselves.

Session fees for Counseling and Psychotherapy in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The fees vary from professional to professional, and their experience, degrees, counseling institutions, etc. Psychologists and psychiatrists both are psychotherapists and work in the mental health sector. A professional psychologist provides counseling/psychotherapy. On the other hand, psychiatrist provides psychiatric medicine. Dr. Rashidul Haque is a prominent psychiatrist and psychiatric medicine specialist in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Moreover, Clients are regularly getting the best counseling and psychotherapy during the recent COVID-19 pandemic from this professional.

Psychotherapy/Counseling types

Session Time

Total Fee (tk.)

Individual counseling


600 ($10)

Couple Counseling


1200 ($20)

Family Counseling


1800 ($30)

Initial Counseling Session with Result of Depression, Anxiety, Hopelessness Scale


600 ($10)

Group Counseling (Minimum 5 patients with the same type of complaint)

90 Minutes

400 ($8)

Other Assessment Services:

  1. Assessments for Developmental Disabilities
  2. Intelligence, Psychoeducational, and Memory Assessments
  3. Personality and Behavioral Assessments
  4. Career Assessments
  5. Parental Assessments

45-60 Minutes

It will depend on the Client’s need and level of assessment

N.B.: ** Can Vary. Financial Agreement and Fee Schedule for Psychological Counseling. *Bangladeshi clients can pay through Bikash/DBBL. *For Foreign Clients, Dollar payment will be applied (PayPal/TransferWise).

Contact Address:

  • Name: Md. Asadujjaman Raju Akon
  • Email: rajuakondo@gmail.com
  • Phone: +8801521437270 (For Online/offline Counseling appointments)
  • Place of counseling: “SIBL Foundation Hospital & Diagnostic Center” and “Dhanmondi Hospital (PVT) LTD.”
Raju Akon, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Types of Counseling:

Clients can get five types of counseling or therapy, online or offline. If you are searching for the best psychologist or psychotherapist near you, we recommend taking online psychotherapy. It is easy, money, and time-consuming.

  1.  Individual counseling

Individual Counseling in B.D.

In individual counseling, clients and counselors work one-to-one online or offline sessions in a safe, caring, and confidential environment. Counselors facilitate exploring clients’ feelings, beliefs, or behaviors and challenging or influential memories to identify aspects of their lives that they want to change. As a result, clients can better understand themselves and others through counseling to set goals for desired change.


  1. Couples/Family Counseling

Couples/Family Counseling

Couple counseling (for couples of any gender or sexual orientation) is a therapy that improves communication and resolves intimate relationships.

Family counseling suits parental separation or divorce, sibling conflict, mixed families, and more.



  1. Initial Interview

Initial Interview

The counselor observed the Patient’s feelings and thoughts during the initial interview. Then, counselors make a structure to help patients with negative thoughts and feelings or get specific data. Phrase questions to invite the Patient to talk (e.g., open-ended, non-leading questions).

You should expect the psychologist to ask different questions about your background, current lifestyle, work experience, education, etc.

Three (3) Scales will be applied to measure the Patient’s present Depression, Anxiety, and Hopelessness level. This can be much more effective for patients from remote areas who have hindrances to taking regular psychotherapy.

  1. Group Counseling

Group Counseling in BD

A counseling group comprises six to eight patients who meet face-to-face with one or two trained group therapists to discuss their concerns. In addition, members communicate with each other and share their personal opinions, thoughts, and feelings with other members of the group do or say.

Group Counseling aims to create confidence in the Client’s mind by sharing and exploring others’ issues to benefit from throughout the session. Proper sharing and communication help clients think they are not alone or isolated. Group therapy is vital to minimize depression, OCD, and other behavioral issues. All the systematic counseling procedure motivates every Client to lead a healthier and happy well-being.

  1. Other Assessment Services:

Assessment for Children in B.D.

Various assessment tools for Children and Adults measure Developmental Disabilities, Intelligence, Psychoeducational, Psychoeducational, Personality, and Behavioral Assessments. These tools help to get proper treatment and to be more productive in individual and social life.



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