Leap Of Faith: Our Guide To Affordable Therapists In Mumbai

Oindrilla posted on 28 February


If you’ve been feeling stressed out at work, and need someone to talk to, don’t let the false idea that therapists are ‘super expensive’ stop you from feeling better. We’ve rounded up some therapists in Mumbai who have been recommended by people who went to them, and they’re all super affordable. Here’s to mental wellness.

Aleeka Kumar

Dr. Aleeka Kumar works with adults from the age of 16 upwards. Her approach is influenced by the psychoanalytic school of thought, and she believes in not using labels. Instead, she works on understanding the ‘why’ behind problems and working on how to make a change.

A lot of problems she usually deals with are those of anxiety, panic attacks, self-esteem issues, couples therapy and specifically, women abuse. A session is somewhere between 50-60 minutes and the fee charged is relative on the condition and frequency. It can range between INR 500-3,000 depending on the client.

You may email her at aleeka.kumar@gmail.com or give her a call on 9820240447.

Minnie Dastur

A highly renowned psychologist, Dr. Minnie Dastur is available to see clients at her Churchgate office.

She uses the psychoanalytic approach, and the treatment used is to look deeper into one’s self and see how any problem first originated. She often treats and talks to people with problems ranging from depression, schizophrenia and marital problems. A 50-minute long session can cost you between INR 500-2,000, and the frequency of the sessions depends upon the treatment. Contact her on 022 22820338.

Sneha Janaki Ramesh

Ms. Sneha Janaki Ramesh is a psychologist and counselor in Mumbai, who’s got her MA in psychology at TISS, and currently practices out of her clinic in SV Road, Andheri, and deals with issues such as low confidence, stress, gender & sexuality, and anger management. She charges INR 1,200 per session, which is typically for an hour, and practices from Monday to Friday. Call her on 022-39341736 to book an appointment. 

P.S.- She will take you in on Saturdays too. 

Bhakti Thakkar

https://admin.lbb.in/#!/places/createhttps://admin.lbb.in/#!/places/createDidn't find the Place you are looking for? Add it.With nine years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Thakkar works both with children, and adults. She is a registered practitioner with the Rehabilitation Council Of India and is known for curing self-criticism in her patients and make them super optimistic. For an hour of therapy, she charges INR 1,500, and practices in Fortis Hospital (Mulund and Vashi) You may call up the hospital directly to book an appointment with her. 

Adveka Foundation

With a team of three therapists, they adhere to multiple schools of thoughts such as Person-Centred, Rational Emotive Behavior Theory and Arts-based therapy, to uproot your sadness. The team charges between INR 1,000 to INR 2,000, and practices out of Santacruz West. You can trust them for venting out, and be assured of a non-judgemental ambiance. Reach out to them on advekafoundation@gmail.com.