Mental Health Disorders

Mental Health Disorders

Overview

Our services now extend to offer our patients care and guidance through their mental health and wellness journey. Mental Health can impact your social, emotional & psychological well being. Professional & personal relationships can suffer causing the patient to become isolated. We encourage you to take control of your care and seek help from qualified professionals who will counsel you on your path to mental wellness.

What is Mental Health?

Mental well-being has the potential to impact individuals of all ages. While this is usually an issue for the individual directly, it can also extend its effects to the close knit circles of family and friends.

A wide spectrum of mental health conditions exist today and the intensity of each can vary from case to case. It is important to know what is normal for you as an individual and lean on your support system in times of need or uncertainty. Knowing that you are not alone in your journey is the key to succeeding, it is crucial to speak out and ask for help from an early stage

Indications such as mood swings, irrational behaviour, waning interest in hobbies or overwhelming fatigue can all serve as signals that your mental health might be in question.

Our team of specialists are dedicated to equipping you with the tools and insights to your journey towards mental wellness.

Symptoms

  • Mood changes
  • Appetite changes
  • Becoming paranoid or fearful of social situations
  • Fatigue or sleep issues
  • Unable to concentration or inability to complete daily tasks
  • Hyperactivity or impulsive behaviour
  • Feeling sad or alone
  • Extreme feelings of rage, obsession,anxiety or low self worth
  • Addiction issues, Alcohol or drugs
  • Suicidal thoughts or actions

Causes

  • Poor habits, sleeping or eating poor foods
  • No support system, close connection with family or friends
  • Family history can be considered
  • Stress in work or at home
  • Struggle with life choices, belief system or religion
  • Using alcohol or drugs
  • Chronic medical conditions
  • Previous unresolved trauma in your life
  • Chemical imbalance due to hormone fluctuations
  • Grief or recent loss of a person or a job

Diagnosis

Your diagnosis will be determined following a consultation with one of our specialist providers. Our team offers patient centred recovery which is focused on interventions to educate the individual to understand and manage their mental wellness.

You will speak in confidence with a trained professional to see where you are at on the day and if you are aware of what causes your mental wellness to suffer or deplete. Unlike some services on offer in the clinic, mental health does not have a specific test for accurate diagnosis so it is important to communicate as much as possible during your appointment that could help determine your onward treatment

When To Get Help With Mental Health

Firstly it is ok to have a bad day, many factors can be attributed to causing mood changes or irrational thoughts or feelings etc. You should be concerned when the feelings or changes are ongoing and you feel as though you are unable to cope with them or change your perspective around your personal situation. The hardest step in your journey will be asking for help but it is important to acknowledge this. Speak to your GP if you are unsure or what is available for you or alternatively we can arrange an appointment with our team of experts to get you on your path to mental wellness.

Mental Health Disorders That We Treat

  • ADHD (children only)
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological symptoms arising from menopause
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Trying to Conceive

Why Go Private for Mental Health Treatment?

Private health care can allow for much shorter waiting times to speak with a specialist about your concerns. At the time of your appointment, you can rest easy knowing you are in a safe environment and working with health providers who are qualified to deal with you as an individual. Our appointment times will allow you to discuss openly and at length your issues and we will work with you to develop a plan of care that is based on your individual needs. Internal referrals can be made where needed and the team can discuss your case collectively to ensure that you are receiving the help that will set you on your path to a better relationship with your mental health.

Last Reviewed By A Medical Professional On 01/29/24