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What happens in a learning assessment for school age children?

If your child is having academic, emotional or behavioural difficulties at school a Learning Assessment (also called a PsychoEducational Assessment or a Neuropsychological Assessment)...

Troubling Thoughts & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Sometimes we can become obsessed by a thought. For example, you may keep thinking about deliberately crashing your car or hurting someone even though you really do not want to do those things. Why does this happen and what can we do?

Coping with Pain

Physical pain saves us from damaging our bodies but sometimes pain can continue for weeks or months despite the best efforts of medical doctors. How can we cope with pain?

Sleep

What might be getting in the way of you getting a good nights sleep?

Bereavement: How to cope with losing someone close to you.

Losing someone close to you can be extremely distressing. People cope with bereavement in lots of different ways and there is no 'correct' way to cope. This page suggests some ideas and approaches that might help.

Thinking about Killing Yourself

If you've begun to think that the only solution to your problems is to end you life please give us a chance to help you find another way out before you make that final decision.

Depression & Feeling Sad and Low

Feeling sad and low after a bad event or disappointment is natural but what should you do if you feel sad and low all the time?

Memories of Terrible Events & PTSD

Memories of life threatening events can sometimes get stuck in our minds and keep coming back to us as nightmares or 'flashbacks'. Why does this happen and how can we stop the memories coming back?