The psychology service can help with adjustment to having a spinal cord injury and think about how you’re managing rehabilitation. People with a spinal cord injury can sometimes feel low, worried, frustrated and experience other difficult emotions. Sometimes, people can struggle to cope or come to terms with their injury.
Please see our webpage for more information on the normal reactions to spinal cord injury. We can help with managing pain, think about relationships and meet your family members with you to discuss any concerns. The psychology team are part of the rehabilitation service and aim to provide support at a level that suits you best.