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This website does not offer or provide professional psychological treatment, or counselling of any kind. Please seek treatment from a licensed mental health care provider in your area for advice or treatment options for yourself and or your loved ones. Our website and blog include[s] information related to mental well-being and is purely intended to be a resource to guide you through the various tools and support systems available in Sri Lanka. The information provided on Kalyana’s website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment that can be provided by your physician, therapist, counsellor, mental health practitioner, licensed dietitian or nutritionist, or any other licensed or registered healthcare professional. Always seek the advice of your own Medical Provider and/or Mental Health Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health or before implementing any recommendations or suggestions from our website. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your healthcare professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health issue, contact your own health care provider promptly. We are not providing information in an attempt to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure in any manner whatsoever any mental or emotional issue, disease or condition. We are not giving medical, psychological, or religious advice whatsoever. If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

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Please note that Yaana does not replace a mental health professional. Yaana is here to listen and guide you to relevant professional resources. Yaana will not provide you with clinical advice or a diagnosis. Yaana is not equipped to deal with crisis situations such as feelings of suicide and will direct you to the relevant crisis resources in these instances. Yaana does not hold responsibility for any interactions that occur between users and their chosen resources outside of conversations with her. 

If you are under the age of 18, please proceed with caution when conversing with Yaana and have an adult/parent/guardian present with you whenever possible. 

If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

Use our Therapist Directory tool to find practising psychologists in your area.

Blog

The Kalyana blog is only for informational and educational purposes and should not be considered therapy or any form of treatment. The blog is purely intended to be a safe space to share stories and experiences of mental well-being. We are not able to respond to specific questions or comments about personal situations, appropriate diagnosis or treatment, or otherwise provide any clinical opinions. It is not to be used as a tool or support for diagnosis or intervention. Kalyana does not hold responsibility for any self-diagnosis that ensues following interaction with the blog content. Any views or opinions written in this blog are personal and belong solely to the author of the blog post. They do not represent those of people, institutions, or organizations that Kayana may or may not be associated with, professionally or personally unless explicitly stated. Please consult a medical professional if you suspect you or someone else has any medical, mental, or other disorders. Do not substitute information provided on this website for any information provided to you regarding medical advice or treatment of a therapist or other medical professional. Do not delay medical treatment or evaluation based on information presented on this website. Any views, opinions, or statements written on this blog are not intended to malign any minority group, whether religious, ethnic, political, or other association; or to malign any individual. All content provided in this blog is for informational purposes only. Kalyana makes no claim or representation to accuracy or completeness, either on the blog or by any links or sources referenced in the blog. If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website. Use our Therapist Directory tool to find practising psychologists in your area.

Overviews/resources landing page

Please note that the mental health condition fact sheets should under no circumstances be used as a tool for self-diagnosis. The fact sheets are solely for informational and educational purposes only and must not be used for self-diagnosis. If you suspect you or a loved one may need support with your mental health, it is best to speak to a professional, please do use our therapist directory to find the psychiatrist, psychologist or counsellor that is right for you. Kalyana does not hold responsibility for any self-diagnosis that ensues following interaction with the overviews.

Therapist directory

Kalyana has exercised due diligence and utmost precaution in vetting practitioners featured in our directory. In order to be featured in our directory, each mental health professional was screened on a set of stringent criteria, including academic qualifications, years of experience, practice experience in Sri Lanka, and adherence to applicable codes of ethics. Kalyana does not take responsibility for any interactions that take place between a client and a practitioner. All practitioners listed in our directory are independent of Kalyana. No monetary arrangement exists between Kalyana and these individuals. The list of mental health practitioners in Sri Lanka featured in our directory is by no means comprehensive.

Alternate therapist directory

Kalyana has exercised the utmost precaution in listing practitioners featured in our alternative therapist directory. However, Kalyana does not hold responsibility for any interactions that take place between a practitioner and a therapist. Please note that this is by no means a comprehensive list of holistic wellbeing practitioners in Sri Lanka. 

Please note, Kalyana is not recommending alternative therapists as a substitute to any treatment and support regimes as directed by your healthcare professional. Always seek the advice of your own Medical Provider and/or Mental Health Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health.  Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your healthcare professional.  If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health issue, contact your own health care provider promptly.  

If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

Therapist Directory

The Kalyana Therapist Directory provides information surrounding the individual practices of licensed member psychologists, other licensed mental health providers, and alternative therapy services across Sri Lanka. 

Kalyana does not examine, determine, or warrant the competence of any provider listed in this directory. Use of this directory to locate a provider is wholly voluntary and will not result in any liability against Kalyana. In no event shall Kalyana be liable for damages to any user of the directory for the voluntary selection of any provider, for the services provided by any provider listed herein, or for any other damages which may occur. Kalyana cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting services listed in the directory.

All the information contained above is provided by the provider who has affirmed that the statements are true and that the list does not include a statement or claim that is false, fraudulent, misleading, or deceptive in violation of the APA Code of Ethics. 

The provider may provide “links” to his/her email and/or Web site. Kalyana provides these links for the convenience of the user and does not endorse, approve, certify, or make warranties or representations as to the accuracy of these sites. Users should use email with caution, since email messages may be viewed by persons other than the intended recipient. Kalyana cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting services from a provider listed in this search.

If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

Community Support

Kalyana has practised utmost caution in collecting community resources that remain impactful and available to an individual’s immediate mental health needs. 

Please note that the list of resources exists solely for informational and educational purposes only. Kalyana has exercised a great deal of effort into uploading our resource directories and making sure our information is updated and accurate. We make no guarantees on the reliability or completeness of the service provided. Any reliance you put on the information given to you is strictly put at your own risk.

Kalyana will not be held liable for any loss or damage, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage. We will also not be held liable if service remains unavailable to issues beyond our control. 

If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

Online Resources

Please note that the online resources compiled by Kalyana should under no circumstances be used as a tool for self-diagnosis. The online resources are solely for informational and educational purposes only and must not be used for self-diagnosis. If you suspect you or a loved one may need support with your mental health, it is best to speak to a professional, please do use our therapist directory to find the psychiatrist, psychologist or counsellor that is right for you. 

Kalyana does not hold responsibility for any self-diagnosis that ensues following interaction with the overviews.

Resources Map

The Kalyana Resource Map consists of several mental health services across the country. This visual feature allows you to easily spot different services spanned across the country, highlighted by function and services provided.

Kalyana has carefully collected and compiled a list of resources readily available. Kalyana has done its best in exercising great caution in terms of reliability and services readily provided by all these centres across the island. However, we will not hold any responsibility for the interactions between a centre and an individual. Please note that the Resource Map directory is by no means a complete resource guide of practitioners across the country either.

If you think you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed on our website.

Event Calendar

The Kalyana Event Calendar consists of events with ties to mental health happening all over the world. This calendar is for educational and informational postings, not advertising or self-promotions. For example events, competitions, seminars, debates, etc. 

The Event Calendar helps keep track of events for the purpose of keeping access to information on side events held by different organizers. The Event Calendar is for the purpose of displaying events happening all across the world and is not meant to be exhibited as a direct endorsement of the organizers or/and events. The content does not necessarily represent the values of Kalyana. 

While Kalyana practices utmost caution in updating our resource directory, Kalyana would also like to add that we will not be held accountable for the accuracy, reliability, usefulness, completeness of the views, opinion, statements, any written text in any form and/or any other information provided/distributed at the displayed events.