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Clinical Services - The Elderly


i.  Assessment

We provide comprehensive psychiatric, psycho-diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment for the elderly. We have experience and expertise in the assessment and diagnosis of the following difficulties often found in the elderly.

  • Dementia including Alzheimer's disease.
  • Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties following stroke.
  • Memory difficulties and forgetfulness.
  • Anxiety, mood and psychotic disorders

   Click here for information on our Memory Clinic - a special service for the elderly

ii. Management

We make use of a variety of therapeutic techniques in order to assist the elderly with overcoming or coping with various difficulties.

We have a psychiatrist who has a special interest in the psychiatric treatment of older adults.

We offer individual, couple and family therapy.

Depending on their experience and field of interest, our psychologists and psychiatrists make use of a variety of therapeutic approaches including behavioural therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectal behavioural therapy, narrative therapy and psychodynamic therapy.

We provide assistance in the treatment and management of the following psychological and psychiatric concerns:

  • Abuse (sexual, physical, emotional)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Emotional and Behavioural problems secondary to stroke
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Schizophrenia
     

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