Clinical health psychology
Clinical health psychologists usually work as part of team with other physical healthcare professionals.
They provide psychological input directly to patients as well as providing consultation, supervision and training for other members of the general hospital team. Clinical health psychologists work in a wide range of areas including HIV/sexual health, diabetes, pain management, oncology, burns, respiratory medicine, bariatric surgery and weight management.
The services focus on psychological problems that arise from physical illness or pre-existing psychological problems that complicate the management of the physical illness. They offer treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy or motivational interviewing, to optimise coping, quality of life and physical healthcare treatment.
How to access these services
Clinical health psychologists work closely with clinical teams staff to identify patients who require mental health support.
Where can you find this service?
- AKensington & Chelsea Weight Management ServiceKensington & Chelsea Specialist Weight Management ServiceEastry House 226 Walmer Road , London , W11 4ETmore service details
- BChelsea and Westminster Hospital: Oncology Psychology ServiceChelsea and Westminster Hospital369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NHmore service details
- CChelsea and Westminster Hospital: Pain Management Psychology ServiceChelsea and Westminster Hospital69 Fulham Road London , SW10 9NHmore service details
- DChelsea and Westminster Hospital: Burns Psychology ServiceBurns Unit, 5th FloorChelsea and Westminster Hospital 369 Fulham Road, London , SW10 9NHmore service details
- EChelsea and Westminster Hospital: HIV/Sexual Health Psychology ServiceChelsea and Westminster Hospital69 Fulham Road , London, SW10 9NHmore service details
- FChelsea and Westminster Hospital: Bariatrics Psychology ServiceChelsea and Westminster Hospital369 Fulham Road , London, SW10 9NHmore service details
- GHillingdon Macmillan Clinical Psychology Service in Oncology and Palliative CareGreenacres Centre, Hillingdon Hospital Pield Heath Road , Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3NNmore service details
- HHillingdon Chronic Fatigue ServiceGreenacres Centre Hillingdon Hospital Pield Heath Road , Middlesex, UB8 3NNmore service details
- ISt Mary's Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologySt Marys Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NYmore service details
- JChelsea and Westminster Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyChelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NHmore service details
- KRoyal Brompton Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyRoyal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NPmore service details
- LHillingdon Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyHillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road,, Uxbridge, Greater London, UB8 3NNmore service details
- MHarefield Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyHarefield Hospital, Hill End Road, Harefield, Harefield, Greater London, UB9 6JHmore service details
- NNorthwick Park Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyNorthwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Greater London, HA1 3UJmore service details
- OCentral Middlesex Hospital: Clinical Health PsychologyCentral Middlesex Hospital, Central Way, off Acton Lane , London, NW10 7NSmore service details