Assessment and Therapy

At Northern Clinical Psychology Services we offer assessment and therapy across a child's development, from birth to 25 years.

Whether self-referred, or through education, local authorities, solicitors, rehabilitation and insurance companies, or your local GP, we're always ready to offer the expertise and care everybody needs.

 

 

 

For Young Adults 

We use effective, evidenced-based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR). All our work is backed by regular clinical supervision to make sure that each individual gets up-to-date treatment that best fits their individual needs.

We can help with difficulties such as:

  • Anxiety problems (such as phobias, panic attacks, health anxiety)

  • Low mood and depression

  • Difficulties after traumatic experiences, such as:

    • adjustment

    • pain

    • loss 

    • dissociation 

    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)​

  • Long-term effects of attachment wounds / developmental trauma

  • Bereavement and loss

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Anger problems

  • Sleep difficulties

For children, young people and families

Our skilled and caring team provide psychological assessments and therapy for a range of issues, including the following: 

  • Behaviour problems

  • Sleep problems

  • Anxiety (such as phobias, panic attacks, separation anxiety)

  • Low mood/depression

  • Difficulties resulting from traumatic experiences, such as:

    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    • loss

    • adjustment difficulties

    • attachment disruption/relationship difficulties

    • behavioural difficulties 

    • enuresis / encopresis 

    • anxiety 

  • Bereavement or loss

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Developmental Trauma & associated attachment difficulties

  • Intellectual functioning assessment

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - please see our Autism Service

NCPS is not a crisis service.  If you are worried that a child or young person may be at risk of harm you can contact the NSPCC Helpline on 0808 800 5000. If the risk is urgent you will need to call the emergency services. If you have urgent concerns regarding your child's mental health then please call your GP asking for an emergency appointment. If 'out of hours' please call 111, or attend your local Accident and Emergency department.