A free 15-minute video conference appointment with Simon Peter K Smith to discuss assessment considerations, appropriateness of treatment and address any questions or concerns before booking an assessment or therapy appointment.
Diagnostic assessment usually requires 1 or 2 sessions. It entails taking a detailed history of the problem as well as current symptoms and underlying factors. Psychological tests are often used. The conclusion of the assessment is the collaborative development of the treatment plan.
A single-session assessment including clinical interview, psychological test battery evaluating clinical symptoms as well as personality and cognitive functioning measures. Fee includes assessment session, written report and follow-up telephone consultation.
Effective treatment for usually requires 8-10 weekly or bi-weekly sessions. A variety of psychoeducational, cognitive, behavioural, and experiential techniques are trained in session and detailed homework exercises are planned for the coming week.