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WHAT CAN A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST OR COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST DO FOR ME?

Whether you’re struggling with emotional and/or behavioural issues, or have found yourself experiencing a sudden life transition you’re having difficulty adjusting to, our team of Psychologists are fully equipped to help you find your way back optimum mental health. Many of our practitioners are trained in multiple therapeutic models, so are able to tailor an approach that is best suited to your circumstances.

The mission statement that all of our Psychologists at Private Therapy Clinic have is ‘positive change.’ Our aim is for you to leave every session feeling that little bit more empowered until you reach a point when you’re ready to stand on your own two feet, again. Our intention isn’t to create co-dependent relationships. We work with you to build the life skills so that no challenge whether big or small can knock you off your stride in future.

WHAT ISSUES CAN A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST OR COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST DEAL WITH?

Our Clinical and Counselling Psychologists in London are able to assist you with a wide range of mental health problems. We’ve had great success helping people overcome: the loss of loved ones (bereavement), break-ups, relationship issues, sleep disorders (insomnia), stress depression, social anxiety, past trauma, phobias, addictions, eating disorders, sexual issues and even aiding people on their personal development journey.

To see a full list of the therapies we offer, click here.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND A COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST?

Both Clinical Psychologists and Counselling Psychologists are accredited by the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC), and as long as they work as Therapists rather than in areas such as research, they tend to do the same job. The only difference you’ll find is that in the UK, a Clinical Psychologist will have entered a government-funded training program, whereas a Counseling Psychologist will have funded their own training. The accreditation awarded at the end of both these Doctorate training programs is identical with both Clinical Psychologists and Counselling Psychologists being able to apply for the same positions. This is very much the case here at Private Therapy Clinic as all of all Psychologists see the same range of clients. Individual Psychologists may also choose to specialise in their own particular area interest and quite often are able to offer several therapeutic interventions.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I NEED TO SEE A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST OR COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST?

Since both Clinical Psychologists and Counselling Psychologists are both trained to the same level in the UK as long as they are in possession of a HCPC accreditation. The best way to know if the psychologist you’re thinking of seeing matches your needs is by finding out what their specific areas of specialty are. At Private Therapy Clinic, we make this easy for you by listing all of this information on our Therapist’s profile page.

However, if you’re still uncertain, and would like some guidance choosing the right Psychologist, we offer a free 15-minutes consultation to help you understand your issue what type of assistance you require. After speaking with us, we’ll then be able to match you with the right Therapist whose skillset best matches the specific issues you’re facing and who’ll be able to provide the best possible outcome.

WHO CAN I SPEAK TO ABOUT GETTING HELP FROM A PSYCHOLOGIST IN LONDON?

If you’re like to get in touch with us and schedule your free consultation, you can get in touch by calling us on: 020 3887 1738,

Or alternatively, you can book online by clicking here.

*** All of our Psychologists are registered with The Health and Professionals Council (HCPC)

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