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Our treatments for bipolar affective disorder

Bipolar affective disorder is a broad term which includes a number of different presentations. Therefore, it is really important that you receive a full assessment with a specialist professional to get the treatment and help you need to reduce your symptoms. To achieve a precise diagnosis, our experts will perform a full assessment in order to understand potential causes and ongoing factors. Then they will cooperatively develop your treatment goals and a programme of dedicated support.

At Schoen Clinic our multidisciplinary team of specialists will provide a comprehensive and holistic range of interventions and support for your personal recovery.

A typical approach to treatment for bipolar affective disorder is a combination of prescribed medication and psychological therapy.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for bipolar affective disorder treatment

Our multidisciplinary team are able to offer several outpatient therapeutic approaches to bipolar affective disorder including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which aims to help you challenge and restructure unhelpful thinking patterns that you experience about yourself, others and the world. As well as looking at the behaviours you are engaging in that may be contributory to poor mental health and wellbeing.

Day patient programmes

We are able to offer day and half-day programmes for the treatment of bipolar this personalised approach means we design the programme of treatment around your needs and symptoms and we will frequently review your programme as a multidisciplinary team. Our multidisciplinary team consists of: consultant psychiatrists, nurses, psychotherapists/psychologists, family therapists and occupational therapists. The team will apply a consistent and empathic approach to working with you and ensure they support you in all aspects of your life.

Conservative treatments

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for bipolar affective disorder treatment
  • Day patient programmes