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Tuesday, August 11, 2020



Is text messaging being accepted as a form of mental health therapy?

August 02, 2020 4:10 pm

While in lockdown people may not find it easy to schedule a face-to-face session with their therapist, a new study has suggested they can use texting to bridge the gap.

The power of the voice and drum is not to be taken lightly: Vasundhara Das on music as therapy

June 24, 2020 7:10 pm

Vasundhara Das, who has donned several hats, including that of an entrepreneur and environmentalist, is passionate about music therapy and continues to further the cause of using music for community building and leadership, as a drum jam facilitator in India.

Therapy dogs can help docs and nurses to manage stress: Study

April 14, 2020 4:18 pm

For the research, emergency providers had a five-minute interaction with a therapy dog and a handler. It was observed that these emergency providers had a significant reduction in "self-reported" anxiety.

Looking to have better skin? Here's why you should turn to red light therapy

February 23, 2020 2:03 pm

In general, light therapy exposes you to different lights, mainly blue, white and red, so as to have some desired effect on your health.

Is inhalation therapy effective in treating asthma?

February 02, 2020 12:50 pm

Many patients and their family members are misinformed about asthma causes and its treatment options available, point out experts.

Hypnotherapy can help boost your health; here's what science says

January 29, 2020 3:44 pm

Hypnosis affects your consciousness and brings you into a state wherein you focus only on the inside.

These inclusive teachers are making art therapeutic for kids

October 30, 2019 5:42 pm

Creativity is latent in all of us. For some, it's an avenue for expression and for others, it's a lifeline. We spoke with teachers from diverse backgrounds to get a glimpse into how art can be a transformative experience and bring joy into a young person's life.

Fun and therapy: Guess what clowns are doing in hospitals

August 13, 2019 1:40 pm

"The theme could be blowing out a birthday cake to get a child to breathe deeply. Or we could say we are a feather and the child can blow us around the room. We can get caught up in curtains or actually be blown all the way out of the door," says Fif Fernandes.

Play, cuddle, go for a walk with a dog: A therapy that's catching on

August 01, 2019 1:09 pm

Dog therapy is not a substitute but is definitely a very effective and positive addition to the other therapies like occupational, speech and physiotherapy.

When brushes and colours heal: Art therapy helps paint a new canvas for many

December 21, 2018 4:01 pm

For people who struggle to express themselves in words, art therapy is a powerful means of communication and can help in healing any mental health issue.