Lourdes Institute of behavioural Sciences (LIBS) is functioning as a team includes Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Workers and Psychiatric Nurses. LIBS deals with mental health problems and generating awareness regarding mental health.
LIBS Clinical Psychology team offers professional psychological support for different age groups (childhood to old age). The major areas of services include psychological assessments and psychotherapies.
Assessment of Intelligence - To understand the level of intellectual functioning, we assess the intellectual ability of the person with standardized testing procedures.
Assessment of learning disabilities - for children with scholastic backwardness. Assessment of Personality - to identify personality traits in various psychiatric conditions with the help of projective techniques and other psychological testing.
Diagnostic Psychometry - is used for diagnostic conformation with the help of standardized tests .
Neuropsychological assessment - helps to assess brain lobe functions, assessment of degenerative disorders, dementias, strokes and head injuries. It is useful in treatment planning and intervention.
Behaviour Therapy - Behavioural management techniques are used for changing maladaptive behaviours of children and adults.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - addresses the dysfunctional thoughts and cognitive errors through cognitive and behavioural strategies. This is used in the management of conditions such as Depression, Psychosis, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Phobia and other Anxiety disorders.
Family and Marital therapy - In family and marital therapy, the family or the couple is considered as a fundamental unit and each member is treated simultaneously. It helps to enhance interpersonal relationship, communication pattern, role confusions and family dynamics.
Sex Therapy - for sexual dysfunctions and deviations.
Motivation Enhancement Therapy and Relapse Prevention -for people who are addicted to alcohol or other substances.
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy - different types of developmental disorders and behavioural and emotional problems are assessed and treated by using appropriate therapies. Mental retardation, autism, school refusal, hyperactivity, conduct disorders, depression, anxiety etc are the frequently reported problems in child and adolescent age group.
Play and Art Therapy - is effectively used in children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems.
Relaxation Training - helps a person to relax and reduce stress and anxiety.
Group Therapy - is conducted for patients and caretakers of different psychiatric conditions and in deaddiction programmes.