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Sadia Saeed Raval
Works at Inner space-Counseling and Assessment
Attended Post Graduation: Dept. of Applied Psychology- University of Mumbai
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FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). This extremely commonplace fear has got a name and is now officially a part of the Oxford dictionary, indicating how common it is. This article is written with the contributions of the entire Inner Space Team. Do read and let us know what you think about FOMO
FOMO is a fear that others are having great experiences that you might miss out on. This article explains FOMO, the causes and what can be done about it
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If there is one movie you watch this month, make it Pixar's lovely, intelligently made "Inside Out". 
It talks about our core emotions- joy, sadness, fear, anger and disgust- from the mind of an 11 year old. Beautifully explained and so moving, we would recommend it to adults and children :)

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/06/13/413980258/science-of-sadness-and-joy-inside-out-gets-childhood-emotions-right
Pixar's animated fantasy takes viewers inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. Psychologists say the film offers an accurate picture of how emotions and memories help make us who we are.
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"You can’t expect your car to keep functioning perfectly without maintaining it. The choice you have is whether to stay on top of the small stuff, catching developing problems before they get worse, or wait for the explosive, disastrous problems to invariably occur down the line."

A helpful, insightful analogy that talks about why it is important to maintain your relationships:

http://evolutioncounseling.com/relationship-as-a-car/
A helpful analogy often used in couples therapy is explained.
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"Virtually all of us want to be liked and understood by our therapist. It's human. And many of us fear that if we show them all the different parts of our personality, including the parts we're embarrassed by, they either won't like us or they will misunderstand us. But here's the deal: We all have a dark side -- you're not alone in this. And the more we try to deny that dark side, the worse it gets. Like a wound that's been under a bandage, it's going to need air and light to heal eventually. And therapy is a good place to start to air it out."

In the first part of a five-part series on how to make your time in therapy effective, Dr. Gary Trosclair talks about dropping our masks in the client-therapist relationship:
To get the most out of psychotherapy try to show as many of the different parts of your personality in your session as you can. We all wear masks -- personas -- to get along in less intimate settings such as professional situations, and to get through difficult times.
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"Why is our relationship with our self so different from our relationships with everyone else? In other words, what makes us special?
As inhabitants of our own minds and bodies, we have a unique relationship with our self. I’m the only person who’s with myself every waking hour, and who knows my every thought and action."

How can we choose to use that relationship for good: to treat ourselves with kindness, and compassion; to change self-defeating patterns?
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"How you respond and connect to others is deeply connected with how you respond to yourself."

The Inner Space Team is glad to be conducting a workshop on "Discovering Harmony in Relationships". This workshop is for those who wish to discover and nurture harmony in relationships- whether it is with your partner, your child, parent, colleague or friend. 
It will help you discover how relating to others in an open, caring and constructive way is an inescapable step to deepen connectedness. 

This one-day workshop will be held on 5th July. Click on the event link for further details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1458108347836608/
Every day we relate to and interact with people. It is inevitable. So, how can we form relations that are harmonious- and contribute to our peace and well being? How can we create mindful, compassionate connections with those close to us? The Inner Space Team is glad to be holding a workshop on ...
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To remember, during difficult times: 
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The Inner Space Team is glad to be holding their “Feel Centered with Mindfulness” group sessions again at Tangerine Arts Studio.
We have been conducting these sessions since May 2013 as part of our Integrated Mindfulness Program. Having used several mindfulness based approaches in counseling sessions with clients; these approaches are now in a program format, open to everyone.

This is a two-part Basic Level workshop that will be held on 6th September and 13th September from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m on both days.

Mindfulness is a beautiful practice that helps you to live your life with all its ups and downs more consciously, more meaningfully. It involves getting our minds back to the present and paying attention to the life that is unfolding right now within us and around us.

The sessions would be conducted by Sadia Raval, the founder and chief psychologist of Inner Space.
She avidly practices mindfulness herself since several years. She is also an integral somatic psychotherapy practitioner. In these sessions, she blends her understanding of psychology and human behaviour, thinking and emotion that comes with her education and experience of 14 years with the concepts of mindfulness and somatic psychotherapy.

For more details or to sign up, contact: +91 9833985538 or visit our website: www.innerspacetherapy.in/mindfulness-individuals
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Friday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized same-sex marriage across U.S.A marking a huge step towards accepting marriage equality :)
In the same vein, lets break some more stereotypes:
http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/overwhelming-evidence-shows-same-sex-parenting-is-not-harmful-0630152
New study reinforces earlier findings that same-sex parenting is not harmful to children and may in fact be beneficial to children, despite stigma and bullying.
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One of the best thoughts on solitude...
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New research indicates cognitive behavioural therapy can help treat Insomnia.

"In many cases, therapy is a better treatment option, since it treats the underlying anxieties that cause insomnia. A medication just puts a blanket over that anxiety and helps people get rest, says Dr. David Cunnington (senior author of study and director of the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre in Australia). But cognitive behavioral therapy addresses the core problems, challenging people's thinking around sleep. It can actually break the cycle of chronic insomnia."
A review of the medical evidence finds that therapy can break the cycle of chronic sleeplessness by addressing the anxieties that cause many people to stay awake.
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Many of us agree that forgiving ourselves and learning from past mistakes is important for our health and well-being, the next question is how do we actually go about forgiving ourselves?
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Founder and Chief Psychologist- Inner Space Counseling and Assessment
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Counseling, Psychotherapy, mindfulness based therapy, Somatic Psychotherapy, marital therapy, child counseling, counseling for psychological and emotional difficulties
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    Founder and Chief Psychologist, present
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Founder and chief psychologist of Inner Space Center for counseling and assessment

Style of therapy: Eclectic- A combination of mindfulness practices, somatic psychotherapy and other classical therapeutic approaches.

Developed Integrated Mindfulness Program (IMP)
Am passionate about integrating mindfulness practices-that have originated in India and are now extensively used by western psychotherapists-into the Indian psychotherapeutic context.

Find it very easy to talk and love and fairly easy to write

Learning Kathak, an Indian classical dance form and absolutely love it 

Have a flair for photography-and an eye for compositions.

Traveling and interacting with new cultural systems is a high for me.

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Education
  • Post Graduation: Dept. of Applied Psychology- University of Mumbai
    Clinical Psychology, 1997 - 1999
  • Graduation: St. Xavier's College, Bombay
    Psychology, 1992 - 1997
  • Schooling: St. Anne's High School- Fort, Mumbai
    1992
  • Trainings in Psychotherapy
    -Integral Somatic Psychotherapy: Trauma Vidya California -Neuroscience and Mindfulness: with Rick Hanson- Sydney Australia -Neurolinguistic Programming -Reality Therapy
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