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Psychological Assessment Services

Need a psychological assessment to take medication or to start cosmetic surgery?




Psychological assessment services


Medication & prescriptions

I accept psychological assessment referrals from dermatologists and other medical professionals, to ascertain the risk to individuals of prescribing medication with known mental health side-effects (e.g. Roaccutane / Accutane for the treatment of acne)

Cosmetic surgery

I accept psychological assessment referrals from medical professionals to ascertain the risk to individuals considering cosmetic surgery



Book a psychological assessment


Get in touch through my contact form to book a psychological assessment or to find out more.

Medical professionals may also want to reach out to me on LinkedIn to discuss your needs.

I look forward to working with you!



Thank-you notes


"Dr Francesca was very friendly and professional and my dermatologist was satisfied with the detailed psychological assessment she provided"


“Very welcoming. Made me feel comfortable instantly. Would definitely recommend...”


“Very helpful and professional!”



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I love the snow! It inevitably changes things around us (including transport issues!) and I like to notice them. You can try to do this practice (one, some or all of the six steps listed below) by going outside or by sitting/standing by your window:

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  3. what does the snow taste like?
  4. how does the snow make things sound?
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  6. …and if you are outside, how does the space feel around you?


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