Clinical psychologists provide a wide range of psychological services to individuals across the lifespan and for mental health conditions that range from mild to severe and complex. They have training in the assessment and diagnosis of major mental illnesses, as well as every day psychological problems.
Clinical psychologists work in collaboration with clients to provide individually tailored treatment interventions. Therapy is aimed at making positive changes in the client’s life that results in reducing distress and improving the psychological wellbeing for the client.
Some of the problems a clinical psychologist may be able to assist with include:
- depression and anxiety;
- mental illness;
- adjustment to physical illness;
- neurological disorders;
- addictive behaviours;
- challenging behaviours;
- parenting difficulties;
- personal and family relationship problems;
- learning disabilities;
- workplace stress.