Dr. Meenal has done Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling (P.G.D.P.C.). She has received guidance from eminent counselors like Dr. Anand Nadkarni, Smt Anjali Pendse. She has received training in Rational Emotive therapy. She has also worked with renowned Physicians like Dr. Khubchandani, Dr. Kowli. Dr. Anand Nadkarni and Anjali Pendse were her mentors in her study of psychology.
Her study of mind, body language, communication between people, the dynamics of relationships has made her a very skilled psychologist. Her ability to empathize with the client, putting them at ease, giving them unconditional positive regard, instills tremendous faith and reassurance in her patients. She is a skilled counselor and has helped many in their personal or family problems. She offers counselling for couples, parents as well as families.
Dr. Meenal has done a lot of research and studied numerous cases for the effect of parental behavior on children and she has in depth knowledge about various aspects of parenting. Her research for M.D. was on homoeopathic treatment of various behavioral problems resulting from faulty parenting.
Dr. Meenal visits many schools for parental guidance. She takes lectures and intensive training workshops in schools, organizations and industrial set ups like "Tata Motors" etc on various aspects like stress management, personality development, parenting, Adolescent development, child development, sex education etc.
One Such workshop was recorded live and made into a set of four C.D’.s called ‘Niramay Palktwa' meaning, ‘Healthy parenting.’ ( Read more about the CD’s in parenting and child care section )
She regularly writes in leading local news papers like ‘SAKAL- Family doctor’ and Maharashtra times on various health related issues. Her columns- ‘Sangopan’ (Nurturing the young ones) and ‘Niramay Palaktwa” (healthy parenting) were very popular. She has featured in live question answer shows on radio and ZEE T.V. many times.
Counseling is an art which Dr Meenal has really mastered through her vast experience. Her unconditional support, her ability to empathize with the client really puts the patients to ease, making them feel confident that they can heal themselves with guidance and support of a skilled counselor.
She not only guides parents but also individuals with personality issues, marital problems and other emotional problems.