The psychological therapy services specialise in the management of chronic physical health problems where the patient may be finding it difficult to cope with their illness and which may be causing emotional distress.
The psychological therapy services accepts referrals for chronic physical health problems, including:
At the first appointment, a senior therapist will perform a thorough assessment lasting about an hour and discuss with you if the therapy is appropriate and could be helpful for you. Follow-up sessions are on an individual or group basis. The sessions are usually weekly and vary from six to eight sessions.
If you are unable to attend your appointment, please let us know at least 48 hours beforehand so we can offer your appointment to someone else. If you do not attend your appointment without telling us we may refer you back to your GP. Following your treatment, you will be referred to your GP.
If your appointment is more than 24 hours away, please change or cancel it by using the online form below or calling us on 020 3456 7890.
If your appointment is within the next 24 hrs please call us on 020 3456 7890.
If you have any non-urgent queries regarding your appointment or our services, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond to you within 72 hours.
The RLHIM is also a teaching hospital and from time to time other healthcare professionals may observe in outpatient clinics as part of a training course. We will always ask your permission for students to sit in during your consultation. You do not have to have students present if you would prefer not to.