Our Treatment

We are a group of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Nursing and Allied Health professionals dedicated to Excellence in Clinical Practice and provide expert care to manage and treat mental and behavioural disorders. Our specialists use a range of treatment modalities in a client-centred approach. We provide compassionate, comprehensive and confidential consultation and treatment of your difficulties. We can assist you in understanding and coping with emotional and behavioural challenges while working towards positive change and improved mental and behavioural wellbeing. Some of the disorders and issues we will assess and treat if appropriate are as follows – this list is not exhaustive:

Anger Management

It is a psycho-therapeutic program for anger prevention and control. Anger management is the process of learning to recognize signs that you’re becoming angry and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a productive way.

Anxeity Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a group of mental health problems characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety, fear or apprehension that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities.

Bed Wetting Disorders

This refers to night-time loss of bladder control, or bed-wetting, usually in children. Bed-wetting can have psychological causes that aren’t due to underlying physical disease.

Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is a complex mental illness characterised by disturbed eating behaviours, distorted beliefs, and extreme concerns about food, eating and body size, shape or weight.

Mood Disorders

A mood disorder is a mental health problem that primarily affects a person’s emotional state and disturbs mood to the point where it becomes difficult to function in relationships or at work. Such as Bipolar Disorder a disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs with psychotic symptoms. Another example is Major Depressive Disorder or simply Depression.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

They are a group of disorders in which the development of the central nervous system is disturbed. This can include developmental brain dysfunction, which can manifest as neuropsychiatric problems or impaired motor function, learning, language or non-verbal communication.

Psychotic Disorders

A mental disorder characterised by a disconnection from reality. It may occur as a result of a psychiatric illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other notable psychotic illnesses. In other instances, it may be caused by acquired brain injury, medication or drug use including narcotics.

Behavioural Disorders

They are also known as disruptive behavioural disorders or externalising disorders. This included Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder. Behavioural disorders are also common in adults. If left untreated in childhood, these disorders can negatively affect a person’s ability to hold a job and maintain relationships. About 75% of adult mental and behavioural problems are known to have begun in childhood.

Somatization Disorders

This form of mental illness is caused by one or more bodily symptoms, including pain, fatigue and other medically unexplained physical symptoms that causes major emotional distress and problems functioning.

Stress

Stress is the body’s way of responding to demand or pressures. Stress can become a chronic condition if a person does not take steps to manage it. If you are experiencing high levels of stress contact us.

Addiction

Addiction is not being able to stop doing something even when you want to. This includes alcohol use disorder, substance use disorders and drug dependence, eating, gambling etc

Personality Disorders

People affected have difficulty managing their emotions and impulses, difficulties relating to people and maintaining relationships as well as maintaining a stable self-image.

 

Dementia

Dementia is a collective term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline, such as forgetfulness. It is a symptom of several underlying diseases and brain disorders. Dementia is not a single disease, but a general term to describe symptoms of impairment in memory, communication, and thinking.

Hypochondriasis

It is an obsession with the idea of having a serious but undiagnosed medical condition.

 

Relationship Difficulties

Chronic relationship conflict is a serious issue. This has been linked to poorer mental and physical health and can affect other areas of life such as relationships with family, children, and friends, and work colleagues.

Neurostimulation Treatments

These are specialised treatment modalities including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). These neurostimulation modalities remain a most effective way of treating various severe mental illness.

Epilepsy

This falls under the purview of the neuropsychiatrist. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder with significant psychosocial challenges and difficulties.

Relationship Difficulties

Chronic relationship conflict is a serious issue. This has been linked to poorer mental and physical health and can affect other areas of life such as relationships with family, children, and friends, and work colleagues.