Specialist Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Consultancy and Training
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KNOW YOUR MIND

KNOWYOURMIND helps young people and young adults with mental health problems. We are highly qualified professionals who are passionate about delivering the best possible service in a caring, prompt, compassionate way.

We can help you with all types of emotional and behavioural problems as listed below


THE PROBLEMS WE CAN HELP WITH


  • Anger and aggression
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Behavioural problems
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bullying
  • Cannabis Abuse
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Eating problems and disorders
  • Emotional Issues
  • Exam stress
  • Fear and phobias
  • Panic
  • Parental mental health issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Low self-esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep disorders
  • Suicidal thoughts
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HOW WE WORK

We can help you think through what the problems may be and how we can help. We are happy to discuss your concerns over the phone to see if we are the right service for you. If you want to meet us there are a variety of ways we can do this.

Up to the age of 16 we would initially meet with parents/carers as well as meeting the child or young person individually.

For 16-25 year olds, we could see young people with or without their parents/carers.

We can meet with just parents as appropriate.


THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE


Referrals:

We accept referrals either from individuals and/or their families directly as well as from medical professionals eg GPs., Paediatricians, Adult mental health professionals.

You can either telephone us or email to book an appointment


Assessments:

Dr Moss will meet with the young person and family as appropriate. She will undertake a full assessment of the current concerns as well as explore past difficulties, early development and relevant family and physical health. As well as hearing everyone's point of view Dr Moss will meet with the young person individually. Thereafter with a detailed understanding from all perspectives a diagnosis and formulation will then enable a treatment plan. A written summary can be provided. Dr Moss will discuss the best way forward which may be with herself or her colleague Mrs Janet Kennedy.


Treatments:

We are able to offer the following therapies:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Couple Therapy
  • Parent Therapy
  • Social skills training
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety management
  • Relaxation Techniques

If indicated Dr Moss may recommend prescription medication.

Please contact us for prices and for anything else you would like to know about our service.

Dr Moss is a registered provider with Bupa:

http://finder.bupa.co.uk/Consultant/view/218184



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FAQs



  • Q)  WILL YOU SEE MY SON OR DAUGHTER ALONE?
  • A) Yes, we always provide the time and opportunity to see young people alone.
  • Q) WILL YOU PROVIDE ANY WRITTEN INFORMATION AFTER THE ASSESSMENT?
  • A) We will provide a typed summary of the assessment meeting with recommendations included for you to keep.
  • Q)  HOW LONG DOES AN ASSESSMENT USUALLY TAKE?
  • A)  Allow up to two hours.
  • Q)  CAN MY SON OR DAUGHTER ATTEND ALONE?
  • A)  Yes, young people over the age of 16 can attend alone.
  • Q)  DO I NEED A GP REFERRAL?
  • A)  No, you can refer yourselF
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More than a quarter of children referred to CAMHS in England in 2015 were turned away

(Childrens' commissioner 2015)

Childline expresses concern over rise in the number of students under exam stress

(May 2016)

Surge in teenagers' self - poisoning renews mental health concerns

(Guardian May 2016)