Psychologists work with you to develop strategies to cope with a broad range of problems.
Psychologists working in a health setting specialise in helping you to understand the interaction between physical, psychological and behavioural factors, which can impact on your health, illness and recovery.
Psychologists teach skills and strategies to aid in mood management. They can also assist with pain management. This includes goal-setting, building self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as helping you to learn effective stress management techniques to promote well-being.
Through supportive counselling and empathic reflection, Psychologists are often able to assist in dealing with grief and loss issues that can arise following illness or injury