Our cognitive assessments include very thorough discussions about your child's development, family history, education history, social development and your concerns. We will ask your child to complete many engaging and challenging puzzles and tasks using the most up to date and advanced technology. We will also spend some time talking about their strengths and their weaknesses in day-to-day tasks, such as eating, toileting, getting dressed, road safety, stranger danger and understanding money and time. Following this very comprehensive assessment, we will review the report together, examining the results, conclusions and recommendations, and we will have the opportunity to discuss the outcomes and next steps together.
Our assessments are more in depth than an educational psychology assessment, and can:
CAYP Psychology and our clinical psychologists are registered with the following health insurance providers. Even if your insurer is not listed below, please do get in touch as we may still be able to accommodate.
We specialise in effective, evidence-based and professional psychological work approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Clinical psychologists specialise in a variety of therapeutic approaches, and all can be used depending on expertise, training and professional interests. We tend to prioritise Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Meta-Cognitive Therapy (MCT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), systemic and integrative therapies, and neuropsychological work.
We work collaboratively with Children, Adolescents and Young People experiencing a wide range of mental health, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties including:
Following the uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus, we set up specialist facilities and software to be able to speak with you and your family, from the comfort of your own home, from anywhere in the UK. If you're not ready for face-to-face appointments, or even if you can't make it to one of our clinics, our online appointments work in the same way as they would in a face-to-face setting. We can send you information and documents instantly, and you can access the conversations from a mobile, tablet or desktop device. We even have clinical psychologists who have expertise in online and virtual therapies.