Information for FamiliesThe Day Clinic team is made up of specialist psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, occupational therapists and trained nurses.
Information for Families
It’s frightening and frustrating to feel so powerless to help…
Do you find yourself frustrated at the lack of improvement despite the resources you have put in to trying to help? Do you feel confused that your family member does not seem to help him/herself to address the ordinary demands of life?
At The Day Clinic we are a team of mental health professionals dedicated to understanding and addressing these difficulties.
We are experienced in the internationally researched and evidence-based approach of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). This prioritises the reduction of self-harming and destructive behaviour. The focus is on a meaningful understanding of this pattern of impulsive acting out followed by self-hatred and sometimes suicidal behaviour.
Ongoing support and treatment
Because of the very longstanding nature of your family member’s difficulties, we believe that ongoing support is needed.
Whilst sometimes necessary in a crisis, we believe that a brief hospital admission can leave the individual and the family unable to maintain the gains seen during the hospital stay.