What is a Clinical Psychologist?
Clinical psychologists provide a range of services to individuals across the lifespan and for mental health conditions.
How can a Clinical Psychologist help?
Clinical psychologists have skills in the following areas:
Assessment and diagnosis
Clinical psychologists are trained in the assessment of mental illnesses and psychological problems. A clinical psychologist is able to assess the causes of psychological distress within the context of contributing factors, such as social and family influences, and psychological coping styles.
A clinical psychologist can help develop a plan for prevention, stabilisation or recovery. They use a variety of psychological therapies that meet the specific needs and circumstances of each client.
A Clinical Psychologist can assist with:
Problems in adjusting to major life changes, stress or trauma
Anxiety, worry or fear
Depressed or low mood
Problems with alcohol or drug use
Insomnia and other sleep problems