I'm Shahala PM, a dedicated Consultant Psychologist based in the enchanting city of Kozhikode, Kerala. With a Masters in Psychology and specialized training from the renowned medical institution, Aster MIMS, I bring a comprehensive understanding of mental health and well-being. My expertise encompasses individual counseling, relationship and family therapy, stress management, and support for anxiety and depression. Passionate about creating a nurturing space for clients, I invite you to connect with me for a confidential consultation. Together, let's navigate the path towards a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Practice Details
Session Fee
$8 - $20 USD
$12 - $30 AUD $11 - $27 CAD €7 - €19 EUR ₹667 - ₹1668 INR $13 - $33 NZD £6 - £16 GBP ₴316 - ₴791 UAH $8 - $20 USD
English, Hindi and Malayalam
Therapy Format
Individuals and Families
Toddlers (to 3), Children (4 to 12), Preteens (11 to 13), Adolescents (14 to 19), Adults (20 to 64) and Seniors (65+)
Men and Women
Accepting clients
Free Initial Consultation
Work & Education
Years in Practice
1 year
  • MSc PSYCHOLOGY from Calicut University in 2023
Applied Behavioral Analysis
Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
Exposure Response Prevention
Family / Marital
Goal-Based therapy
Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
Anger Management
Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Child or Adolescent
Communication Skills
Coping Skills
Developmental Disorders
Family Conflict
Fears and Phobias
Internet Addiction
Learning Disabilities
Mood Disorders
Obsessive Behavior
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiance Disorder
Panic Attacks
Personality Disorders
Problems with Children
School Issues
Sleep or Insomnia
Wellness Mindfulness Resiliency training
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If you are considering psychotherapy but do not know where to start, a free initial consultation is the perfect first step. It will allow you to explore your options, ask questions, and feel more confident about taking the first step towards your well-being.

It is a 30-minute, completely free meeting with a Mental Health specialist that does not obligate you to anything.

What are the benefits of a free consultation?

Who is a free consultation suitable for?


Potential benefits of a free initial consultation

During this first session: potential clients have the chance to learn more about you and your approach before agreeing to work together.

Offering a free consultation will help you build trust with the client. It shows them that you want to give them a chance to make sure you are the right person to help them before they move forward. Additionally, you should also be confident that you can support your clients and that the client has problems that you can help them cope with. Also, you can avoid any ethical difficult situations about charging a client for a session in which you choose not to proceed based on fit.

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It's important to note that the initial consultation differs from a typical therapy session: