Adult Clinical Psychology

adult clinical psychology

Dr Tammy Esrich

About dr tammy esrich

Tammy is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist.  She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Edinburgh University in 1997 and has worked for 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS.  She currently works part time in an adult Palliative Care Team in Worcestershire.

She is a member of the British Psychological Society and  is registered with the Health and  Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Available for consultations on Thursdays.

 

 

 

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About adult clinical psychology

Clinical Psychologists aim to reduce psychological distress and enhance psychological well-being.  This often allows people to lead more fulfilling lives and do more of what is important to them.

Clinical Psychologists are trained to Doctorate level in a range of evidence-based talking therapies across the life span.  They are able to draw on a wide range of psychological models and therapies and  tailor intervention to suit individual need based on unique circumstances and experiences.

During initial consultation Tammy will take a detailed history of the difficulties you are experiencing.  This will help to develop a joint understanding of how the problem has developed and what may be maintaining it.  This can then be used to inform intervention and Tammy will discuss with you therapeutic approaches which may be helpful.  Therapeutic approaches that Tammy draws from include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) and Mindfulness.

examples of difficulties treated

  • Depression and low mood
  • Anxiety
  • Specific fears and phobias
  • Panic attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Loss of confidence or self-esteem
  • Coping with diagnosis and adjustment to physical illness
  • The above difficulties are very common. This list is not exclusive so please feel free to contact me to see if I can help you with any other difficulties that may not be listed.

treatment details

  • Self referral and GP referral accepted.
  • Location: Fold Therapy Centre
  • Initial consultation 90 minutes – £70
  • Follow up consultations 50 minutes -£65

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