Psychology

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psychiatry Psychology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness such as anxiety and depression usually through the use of talking therapies.

Psychologists 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.

Common mental health symptoms include:

  • 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

Treatments for a wide range of mental illnesses

Mental illness presents a wide range of symptoms and it is essential to conduct a thorough diagnosis to establish the type of mental illness so it can be treated accordingly. Psychologist’s at BMI Healthcare offer treatment for a wide range of mental illnesses including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Paranoia
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stress

Your consultant psychologist will assess your symptoms and give you a specialist opinion. If they consider that further diagnostic tests or treatments are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.Treatment methods provided by a consultant psychologist usually include the use of talking based therapies to manage symptoms and treat mental illness.

How BMI Healthcare can help

Mental health and care at BMI Healthcare offers you fast, direct and convenient appointments with a consultant psychologist. Your consultant will be able to help you and they can discuss treatment options that could relieve your symptoms so you can return to enjoying your life.

Together, you and your consultant psychologist can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package to achieve optimum results.