What is Clinical Psychology?
Clinical Psychology includes a formal psychological assessment, usually followed by treatment recommendations, that may involve psychological therapy, such as CBT or psychotherapy.
Who goes to see a Clinical Psychologist?
People ask to see Clinical Psychologists for a wide variety of reasons, usually if they need a formal assessment, diagnosis, or formal report.
What conditions do you treat?
Clinical Psychologists treat emotional or mental health problems, including depression, anxiety and panic disorders, eating disorders, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc.
Will I get a written report?
Yes, if you or a third party require a written report as part of your assessment, you will usually receive this within 7 days of attending your appointment.
How much will it cost?
Clinical psychology is charged at £100.00 per session (including any additional therapy sessions). If you require additional report writing, this is usually charged at an hourly rate. Depending on the type of assessment and report required, the time required for a psychological report in total typically ranges between 4 and 8 hours.
How can I be referred?
You can simply contact Cambridge Therapy Centre yourself and ask for an appointment. We may then ask you to tell us a little more about your reasons for seeking the appointment. If you prefer, you can also ask to be referred by a third party, such as your GP or occupational health provider, who will then write to us and tell us the reasons for the referral. To make an appointment, please call 01223 654 789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How is Clinical Psychology regulated?
In the UK, practitioners have to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in order to legitimately use the title Clinical Psychologist. You can check the register here: http://www.hpc-uk.org/check/
Where can I find out more about Clinical Psychology?
You can read more about Clinical Psychology here: http://www.clinicalpsychology.org.uk/