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Online therapy in Medan

People in Medan find that working with someone online can be very helpful because it may be easier to open up about their feelings while typing into a screen than it would be talking face to face with another person. It is especially helpful with things like eating disorders. The person may feel safer opening up by typing about their feelings instead of talking face to face with a person who could potentially judge them for what they are going through.

Another benefit to online therapy is cost. Many people who cannot afford traditional therapy or insurance will not cover the costs of it, but they can use some of the free services available online.e many therapists do, by advertising that she was available for video calls on Skype.

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Mental Health in Medan

In 2013, there were over 7.4 million people who were diagnosed with a mental health condition in Medan. Of those people, 3.7 million lived in poverty and had no access to healthcare services. In the case of children with mental health conditions, it was found that they are more likely to live in poverty than their adult counterparts. More disturbing is the fact that only about 50% of these children are receiving any form of treatment for their conditions.

In Medan, it was found that there were more than 160,000 cases of depression in 2013. That same year, there were over 60,000 cases of schizophrenia among the population. As for bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders, these two conditions had a total number of around 50,000 people who suffered from one or both of them.

Of the 7.4 million people with a mental health condition, it was also found that most of them (over 4.6 million) had no access to treatment for such conditions. Even when they do have access, there is under-utilization of available services and treatments in Medan. For example, only about 20% of children with mental health conditions are able to receive treatment for their conditions.


Best Therapists in Medan

Dr. Ahmed Hadi Al-Darwish

This therapist is known to be the best in his field. He is skilled at managing problems with sex, depression, anxiety, family relationships, and addiction. Dr. Ahmed Hadi Al-Darwish received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Bahrain in 1988, followed by a Master’s Degree in Psychiatry from King Abdulla Medical College in 1993.

Dr. Ahmas Zaini

Dr. Ahmas is known for her work with addiction, depression, perimenopause difficulties, family issues, trauma & abuse, life coaching, and more. She also received her degree from King Abdulla Medical College in 1993. He helps people with life coaching, family issues, trauma & abuse, depression, anxiety, and drug addiction.

Dr. Irham Rahmadhani

Dr. Irham is an expert in marriage counseling, relationship therapy, mental health research on ADHD/ADD/autism spectrum disorder children, bereavement therapy for grieving individuals who have lost loved ones to death or divorce, families dealing with autism spectrum disorder children, parent training programs for parents of ASD children, ASD intervention programs for autistic children, individual assessment tests for ASD children & adolescents, psychological testing for adults & adolescents with ADHD/ADD. He has his degree from the University of North Sumatera in 1992. His specialties are working with people struggling with grief over the loss of a loved one, people who are having trouble with their marriage or other relationships, families who have children with autism/ADD/ADHD, parents of autistic children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, and individuals struggling with ADHD/ADD.

Dr. Nurul Hidayah

Dr. Nurul is skilled at working with troubled youth on issues such as Anger Management Issues, Mood Disorders (Depression), Social Anxiety Disorder, Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa & Bulimia Nervosa), Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Attacks/Disorder, Substance Abuse & Addiction Disorders. She has her degree from Andalas University in 2009. Her specialties include working with children struggling with issues such as anger management, mood disorders (depression), social anxiety disorder, eating disorders (anorexia nervosa & bulimia nervosa), bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks/disorder, substance abuse & addiction.

Dr. Nalini Laksmi

Dr. Nalini earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Sumatera in 1996 and earned her Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology at Andalas University in 2000. She is skilled at working with people on various issues including depression, anxiety, family problems, sexual problems, trauma & abuse recovery therapy for adults who were abused as or adults. Her specialties include working with people struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, family problems, sexual problems, and recovering from a traumatic event.

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Common types of therapies in Medan

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Medan is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Medan is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Medan focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

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Psychologists or therapists in Medan help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Medan area therapist.  Online therapy in Medan is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Medan via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Medan free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Medan area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Medan also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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