Our private Consultant Clinical Psychologists at BMI Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow provide support to patients to enable them to understand the causes of emotional and behavioural manifestations of their mental illness and provide tools and techniques to manage mental illness.
Psychology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness such as anxiety and depression usually, through the use of talking therapies.
Our team evaluates the difficulties presently impacting on a patient's life and work to develop an individually tailored plan built from evidence-based psychological models. The service can also provide private psychological evaluations prior to surgical procedures and medico-legal reports for the courts.
Common mental health symptoms:
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Inability to concentrate
- Extreme feelings of fear
- Excessive guilt
- Extreme anger and dramatic mood changes
- Suicidal thoughts
- Low levels of energy and motivation
- Significant changes in eating habits
- Frequent feelings of sadness
- Lack of ability to cope with day-to-day problems
- Challenges with sleeping
The private psychology service can further provide help with managing physical health problems, such as cancer, chronic pain, fatigue, functional symptoms, obesity, hyperactivity/attention difficulties and medically unexplained symptoms. The service is accessed via direct GP referral or self-referral by contacting the hospital.
Evidence-based private psychological treatments in Glasgow:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Schema therapy
- Behavioural family therapy
- Motivational interviewing and health behaviour change
- Person-centred therapy
Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.
If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.
If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.