Psychological therapy

The QVH psychological therapy service is recognised as an example of good practice by Changing Faces, the national charity supporting people with disfigurements. The service specialises in supporting people coming to terms with an alteration in body image, traumatic experiences, sleep related concerns and diagnosis of a chronic illness or cancer, in order to enhance their quality of life. Treatment options include body image focused CBT, social interaction skills training, trauma focused therapy – CBT or EMDR, sleep focused CBT and psychological therapy to process a patient’s thoughts and feelings about their situation.

The department welcomes referrals from all clinical areas of the hospital.