Psychologists help people to understand their problems and work towards ways forward. It is helpful to start by understanding not only how problems have developed over time but also what is keeping them going in the ‘here and now’. Through this process, a psychologist can help you develop ways to break out of the cycles that are proving unhelpful and develop alternative coping strategies. Given that some emotional difficulties are in fact understandable reactions to difficult circumstances (e.g., bereavement, ending of a relationship, loneliness), psychology sessions can also help with learning how to manage difficult feelings.
There are various different approaches that psychologists use (e.g., CBT, systemic, psychodynamic) so it is worth considering which is most suitable for you. It is also important to find to a psychologist with whom you feel comfortable. If you would like to discuss which kind of psychologist or approach would work for you, you can call our Adult practice to book a free telephone consultation on 0207 034 2690Contact us
Adult Psychiatry and Psychology Consultants
At The Child and Family Practice our specialists can help with both physical and mental health needs, education and family problems, mediation and medicolegal reports. We aim to offer sensitive individually tailored confidential highly professional services and, where necessary, integrated care across a range of professions and specialities.