Frequently asked questions
What is AutumnMind.com?
AutumnMind,com is an online Counselling portal with over 25 experienced Counsellors and Clinical Psychologists offering counseling services through internet platform. This is an online service project of the Ecolink Institute of Well-being, addressing various emotional and psychological problems. AutumnMInd .com makes professional counseling available, accessible and affordable anytime, anywhere. Our approach is not merely problem-centered or solution centered but works mostly on identifying and working with the strengths of the client than their weakness.
Who can be helped by AutumnMind.com?
AutumnMind.com may be the right choice for you if you are looking for counseling and therapeutic assistance online. We have counselors specialized in the management of specific issues like stress, depression, anxiety, relationships, love, parenting, substance abuse, addictions, sleep disorders, trauma, anger, family conflicts, grief, spirituality, self-esteem, or any such aspects affecting your happiness. Online therapy is an evidence-based therapeutic process that is accepted and practiced worldwide with thousands of happy clients. It reduces any chances of social stigma and protected with professional distance and privacy.
What are the counselors’ backgrounds and qualifications?
Counselors on AutumnMind.com are qualified therapists trained in Online Counseling and with a post-graduation in Clinical Psychology or Medical & Psychiatric Social Work from a Reputed Universities/ Colleges. Some are highly experienced therapists with a Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling or M.Sc in Counseling. Most of them are practicing counselors in reputed institutions or privately.
Who can be helped by Recovery Online?
Recovery Online may be the right choice for you if you are looking for counseling and therapeutic assistance online. Online therapy is an evidence-based therapeutic process that is accepted and practiced worldwide with thousands of happy clients. It is a common platform for psychological services with utmost confidentiality and anonymity in many western countries. In India, it is still not a popular method but having given an option, many people prefer online support than face to face counseling. It reduces any chances of social stigma and protected with professional distance and privacy. You don’t need to wait for long to get an appointment with a Counselor and spend more time, energy, and money, but support is at your fingertips, any time anywhere. We have counselors specialized in the management of specific issues like stress, depression, anxiety, relationships, love, parenting, substance abuse, addictions, sleep disorders, trauma, anger, family conflicts, grief, spirituality, self-esteem, or any such aspects affecting your happiness.
Is Online therapy suitable for severe mental disorders?
AutumnMind.com may not help if you are having severe mental health issues that require medical attention and inpatient care. Seeking a Psychiatrist’s intervention is required for such cases. For addiction management, we presume that clients have already undergone a detoxification process and on the path to recovery. Online counseling and therapy will help to address issues during recovery and not the entire treatment process. As a policy, we handle mostly neurotic and behavioral problems than psychiatric illnesses.
How much does it cost?
The cost of counseling through AutumnMind.com is competitive which ranges from Rs. 400 to 690 per week or Rs.2600 per month by taking an advance subscription. Clients can take a free trial with a Counselor and decide on the number of sessions required as well as the duration of the treatment, before taking up the subscription. You can avail discounts on packages if you have taken the annual subscription or when the payment is for a longer duration.
What are the benefits of taking Annual membership?
By paying Rs. 400 as annual subscription for well-being, one gets the following benefits:
- Initial free screening by AutumnMind.com
- Get connected to a professional counsellor for an introductory free video session.
- Avail 10 percent discount for any packages throughout the year
- Get free tickets to monthly webminars addressed by eminent psychiatrists and psychologists
- Get psycho-education on a monthly basis through our website and emails
- Get connected to AutumnMind resident counsellor for any short consultations
How will I communicate with my Counsellor?
Once you are registered for counseling services, the resident counselor at Autumnmind.com will re-direct you to a specialized Counsellor who will get in touch with you and fix up a time. AutumnMind.com propose using zoom application for its easy video conference which is HD quality videos and free services. However, which medium to be used need to be discussed with the counselor and agree upon what suites both of you. You can use different ways at different times as you wish, based on your needs, availability, and convenience. A Counseling service through your video conferencing needs to be scheduled in advance with your counselor.
How does AutumnMInd.com work?
The services under AutumnMind.com is payable as the Counsellors and professionals in the forum get paid for their services. The Counsellors are independent practitioners who work from their home or office . Our mission is to link Counselors with the clients and to build, maintain, and support a platform that lets users and counselors communicate effectively.
How is my privacy protected?
In India, clients need to sign in with original name and email addresses, and not through an “user name” with anonymity. However, we guarantee that your personal details will not be made available to a third party other than the assigned Counsellor upon confirmation from both the sides. Once the case is allotted to a Counsellor, he or she will keep a case file with follow up records and strictly keep all the details of the case management files out of reach of any third party.
What signifies the name AutumnMind?
Autumn is considered as the best season in one’s life. It is a transition from the scorching summer to a cool winter with a pleasant climate and beautiful flowers all around. We chose the name AutumnMind, as we strive to guide our clients from their scorching experiences and emotional burnouts to a more calm, cool and beautiful autumn through our psychological services. The approach we follow is a positive approach towards mental health.