Brain & Mind is a unique partnership between neurology, neuropsychiatry and specialist neurological and psychological therapies.
We bring together neurological, neuropsychiatric, physical and psychological approaches to diagnostic assessment, treatment, and care. Everyone is unique – so we provide bespoke and holistic treatment plans to ensure you successful rehabilitation and prepare you for the next step of recovery.
The brain and mind occupy the same organ, so it is very common for neurological illness to cause a mixture of physical, emotional and cognitive problems. Likewise, psychological stressors and mental illness have both physical and emotional impacts. Despite this, medical and rehabilitation practice tends to separate brain and mind, making it very challenging to access joined-up diagnosis and treatment of all of the problems that you may have.
We start by listening to you in our unique, joint neurology and neuropsychiatry assessment – so that we understand all the problems and difficulties you have faced. We will ask about the history of your condition, the diagnoses that have been made to date, and the treatments that you have already tried; what has worked and what has not worked. We want to understand the impact on your life and how your condition affects your wellbeing – physically, emotionally, and socially.
This assessment allows us to give you in depth feedback on the formulation (the explanation for why your symptoms started and what is keeping them going) for your problems, what this diagnosis means for you in the future, and how best your symptoms can be improved.
With our team of expert neurological and psychological therapists we develop a personalised rehabilitation plan that places you in the centre of the programme of treatment. Depending on your needs, you will have access to cutting edge expertise in: