The Impact of COVID on Children and Young People, Families and Staff. How to manage the rise in anxiety.

The seismic shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic have reverberated through every facet of society. Among the most affected are children and young people, who grapple with disruptions to their routines and a world seemingly turned upside down. Families can face a huge range of uncertainties, as well as people on…

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The Difficulties of Running a Private Psychology Practice in the UK

Running a private psychology practice in the UK is a profession of immense significance. It’s not just a business; it’s a lifeline for many individuals struggling with their mental health. The role of a private psychologist goes beyond diagnostics and treatments; it extends into the realm of empathy, understanding, and…

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Are all your Psychologists registered and DBS checked?

Yes. All our Psychologists are registered with the Health & Care Professions Council and/or the British Psychological Society, have been through enhanced DBS checks, undertake CPD and have professional and indemnity insurance. In addition to this we undertake a thorough vetting process prior to accepting applications from Psychologists to join…

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How do you ensure the quality of reports?

All of our Psychologists are highly qualified and experience, with quality at the hear of everything that they do. Our Client Managers are responsible for ensuring reports are delivered within the timescales needed, but all reports are 100% proofread and quality checked to ensure all questions are answered, that the report…

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How much does a report cost?

The cost of a report can vary according to whether the case is public or privately funded, psychiatry or psychology, how many individuals are being assessed and other factors. Our Client Managers will take a full brief at the outset, be mindful of your budget and provide you with a…

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How long will the assessment take?

This varies according to the complexity of the assessment and the individual’s abilities, but on average the assessments takes from 2-4 hours to complete. Once we understand your requirements your Client Manager will confirm a full breakdown of time and costs for all aspects of the case, prior to any…

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What are your timescales for getting a report?

At Psychology Direct we completely understand the importance of the timely supply of reports, and how crucial this is to our clients. Our standard service is that we aim to provide reports within 4-6 weeks. We also know that sometimes deadlines faced by our clients mean an even faster report…

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If I’m liaising with a Client Manager, rather than the Psychologist directly, how do I know they’ll understand all the complex issues?

Our Client Managers are highly skilled and trained professionals. Many of them are Psychology graduates and all of them receive an in-depth induction when they join us as well as ongoing intensive training. The Client Team work in specialties so they understand your sector inside out, have a deep knowledge…

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Where is your office located, and does that mean you only have Psychologists in that area?

We are located in Epsom, Surrey, but this is purely our base of operations. Our 1000 plus-strong extensive network of Psychologists and Psychiatrists is nation-wide; therefore we are able to supply highly experienced professionals, across all specialties near to your location or your client.

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I have a very complex case so I need a specialist Psychologist – and quickly. What are the chances you’ll be able to help?

Try us! We have an excellent track record of meeting challenging briefs in terms of timescales, locations and specialisms. Your dedicated Client Manager will get to work straight away using their knowledge of our extensive register of Psychologists to find the right professional for you. You can be confident that…

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