What I Can Do For You

 

Following assessment (if required and requested) I will offer short and/or long-term interventions supporting depressed mood and anxiety management, including:

  • Understanding the source of your problem
  • Discussing treatment or medication options.
  • Assessing individuals by discussing mental health and/or illnesses with you and/or your family, carers, etc.
  • Advising about relevant therapies or social activities.

 

I can conduct one-to-one sessions to explore problems that are keeping you back or stuck, such as:

  • Helping with problem-solving
  • Helping with building coping mechanisms.
  • Helping you develop good interpersonal skills, and improving the quality of your life.

 

I can adapt quickly to your needs and: 

  • Use good judgment and offer advice.
  • Plan interventions to provide care and support.
  • Build and teach emotional resilience.
  • Monitor progress.
  • Give professional advice and arrange support for you and your family.
  • Assess treatment success.
  • Liaise with your GP or other professionals at your request.
  • Provide a holistic package.

Companionship

 

For patients with certain diagnosed mental illnesses, after the initial one-hour consultation I can, if required, offer a “Buddy Up” service where I act as a companion during such activities as shopping, going to the cinema or going for walks. If you feel you may be interested, please bring a relative or carer with you to the consultation, together with a copy of a letter from your GP or mental health practitioner describing your mental condition.

This service can only be arranged after a face-to-face consultation rather than one on Zoom.

It is an ideal way for carers and relatives to feel that the patient is receiving ongoing one-to-one care and friendship from a qualified mental health practitioner.

This service is available for either 3 or 6 hours at a time, at my normal hourly rate, with no charge for travelling time. To avoid my travelling time being prohibitive, it is restricted to Oxfordshire.

How Can I Help You?