What is psychology?

Psychologists seek to understand the human experience and why people think, act, and feel the way that they do to help people better understand and express themselves. 



When/why do people see a Psychologist?

People seek the help and support of psychologists for all sorts of problems, and psychologists employ their knowledge and expertise to help in many areas of society, such as:

  • coping with bereavement
  • dealing with trauma
  • understanding and dealing with psychosis and schizophrenia
  • preventing and overcoming depression
  • dealing with stress, and anxiety
  • speeding up recovery from brain injury
  • helping to stop or prevent bullying
  • improving performance both at school and in the workplace
  • assisting the police, courts, and prison services in the operation of their duties
  • analysing and improving athletic performance