What Problems Do Clinical Psychologists help with?

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that Clinical Psychologists often help people with:

Anxiety Disorders - such as panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and generalised worry, trauma reactions

Adjustment Problems – anxiety or depressed mood that is triggered by difficult life events

Depressive Disorders – including Major Depressive Disorder, often known simply as 'Depression' and other mood disorders such as Bipolar Disorder (psychological therapy is usually an adjunct to medication in this case).

Eating disorders – for example: Bulimia, Anorexia, and Binge Eating Disorder

Sleep Disorders – insomnia, nightmares, night terrors, etc.

Pain Management – learning psychological techniques to cope with chronic pain

Psychological management of chronic health conditions such as tinnitus, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, etc.

Trichotillomania hair pulling treatment

Schizophrenia – psychological therapy as an adjunct to medication

Post Natal Depression

Self-harm, Suicidal Behaviour, Borderline Personality Disorder

Other Personality Disorders

Dissociative Disorders

Grief Counselling

Anger Management

Stress Management

Relationship Counselling

Adjustment Problems

Child Problems

Attention Deficit Disorder Management

Autism & Asperger's Syndrome / Disorder – ABA therapy, CBT therapy, etc.

Treatment for child behaviour problems: such as, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder

Childhood Depression

Childhood Fears and Phobias

Separation Anxiety

Enuresis . Bedwetting


School Avoidance

Social Anxiety and Shyness

Trichotillomania hair pulling treatment

Child and Adult Diagnosis and Assessment, including Psychometric Testing

IQ Testing

Learning Difficulty Assessments

Autism Assessments

Diagnosis and Assessment for a range of other disorders

PLUS many other problems...

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