Psychological Therapies

We recognise that all individuals are different and therefore no one therapy can be used for everybody. We tailor all our sessions to meet individual needs. 

Before engaging in a course of psychology therapy, we would meet you for a detailed assessment of the problems you are experiencing. The assessment session typically lasts up to 60 minutes but can vary depending upon complexity. We are happy to include family members, partners or carers during the assessment session.

 

We work with people with a wide range of difficulties, the most common of which are:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Phobias

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Stress management

  • Anger management

  • Sleep difficulties

  • Eating difficulties

  • Support with parenting

  • Behavioral difficulties in children

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Low self-esteem

  • Learning difficulties

  • Self-harm

  • Dealing with grief and loss

  • Relationship difficulties 

  • Past/recent abuse (sexual, physical, emotional abuse)

  • Life Transitions

  • Professional/career issues

We also specialise in therapies for individuals who have been diagnosed with physical health illness (e.g., cancer, diabetes, HIV). We also welcome individuals who may medically unexplained symptoms, including pain.  Typical difficulties experienced may include:

  • Adjusting to diagnosis and treatment 

  • Anxieties related to prognosis

  • Problems in sexual relationships/intimacy

  • Pain management

  • Changes to body image/identity

  • Bereavement

  • Loss of control

  • Side effects of medication

Cognitive assessments

We are able to offer cognitive assessment which measure your thinking abilities and highlights your strengths and areas of support that you might need. This is useful for anyone who may be experiencing memory problems, difficulty with concentration, attention, understanding and processing information. We are able to make recommendations on what support you might need. Please contact us to find out more.

Sexual Health

We appreciate that people can experience changes in their relationships and sex lives. We know that this can be a sensitive time for individuals and that they may feel that they are not able to talk openly to their family/friends. We can provide you with a confidential and non-judgemental space to talk through the difficulties that you may be experiencing. This may include:

  • relationship difficulties

  • sexuality

  • gender issues

  • Low self esteem

  • Risk taking behaviour (e.g. unprotected sexual encounters)

  • Sexually transmitted infections (including long term conditions like HIV)

  • Experience of trauma

How many sessions would I need?​

We are able to give you an idea of how many sessions would be required following the assessment. Typically, we would offer up to 12 sessions and then review progress thereafter. Indeed, we aim to monitor progress throughout the course of treatment. We are very creative in the way we work and endeavour to be flexible in order to meet your needs/work around your schedule.