Psychological Services Division

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Psychological Services Division (PSD) work across Community Mental Health Teams, Primary Care Mental Health Teams, Later Life Services and Physical Health Services offering a range of specialist, evidence-based psychological therapies to clients experiencing a range of complex emotional adjustment disorders, psychosis and personality difficulties and also work with people with dementia and their carers.

PSD also comprises a city wide eating disorders service, a city wide psychosexual service. Specialist input is also provided to the regional mother and baby unit based at Wythenshawe Hospital.

In addition to direct clinical work, activity within the care group includes:

  • Clinical supervision and training to providers both within and outside the Trust
  • Specialist consultation
  • Specialist training
  • Service Development initiatives
  • Audit, research and service evaluation supporting the setting, measuring, & monitoring of standards in relation to psychological interventions
  • Service governance activities
  • Liaison with other service providers and commissioners of services