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In general, psychology is the academic study of the human mind and behaviour, which
includes a person's thoughts, emotions, body and behaviour.
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Clinical psychologists are trained to practice psychotherapy (‘talking therapy’).
There are many different types or brands of psychotherapy, such as cognitive-behavioural...
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Clinical health psychology is a specialist area of psychology where a clinical psychologist
applies their skills in the assessment and treatment of human distress... Read more.
Within the field of clinical psychology, a person might be considered to have a psychological
problem if they are experiencing distress that interferes with their... Read more.
In general, psychological therapy, psychotherapy and talking therapy are different
terms for the same thing. The British Psychological Society defines psychotherapy...
You can talk about anything that is causing you distress and getting in the way of
you living the life that you want to live. Common themes are... Read more.
Assessment: the period during which Dr Justin tends to ask questions, with the aim
of finding out about the 'problem' and other areas of life, including... Read more.
This is a hard question to answer, as different people and ‘difficulties’ require
different amounts of time. In general, Dr Justin provides brief therapies which tend
to last... Read more.
Dr Justin will respect your privacy fully and everything you say to him will be bound
by confidentiality. He will not disclose that you are attending therapy to others
without... Read more.
If you are late for your appointment Dr Justin will wait for you to arrive. However,
the appointment will finish at the planned time and will not be extended, therefore
your appointment will be shorter in duration.
You will be asked to provide 48 hours notice for the cancellation/ postponement of
appointments, to enable Dr Justin time to offer your appointment to someone else...
If you have health insurance you may want to find out if they will cover the costs
of clinical psychology sessions. It is important to know that if you claim the cost
of... Read more.
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