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Specialized Services

Counselling

 

Counselling in Lily Hospitals provide our patients opportunity to explore, discover and clarify ways of living more resourcefully and with a greater sense of well-being. Our highly skilled Counsellors are also concerned with addressing and resolving specific problems, making decisions, coping with crisis, working through conflict, or improving patients' relationships with other people around them (friends , family members and work colleagues).

Conditions that will need counseling

  • Medical/clinical conditions that we counsel patients on are:
    • Pre and post HIV counselling
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Palliative care in terminal diseases
    • DNA counselling / testing
    • Family planning
    • Surgical conditions that will need counseling
    • Pre and post operations counselling in patients with psychological instability (anxious patients, depressed patients)
    • Patient undergoing any form of surgery whereby there will be removal of any part of the body (mastectomy, hemicolectomy, thyroidectomy, amputations, hysterectomy, bilateral tubal ligation, vasectomy etc)
    • Patients undergoing any surgical procedure whereby there will be physiological or anatomic process alteration (e.g. colostomy, cystostomy, thoracostomy, external bone fixation
    • Surgical iatrogenic cases (e.g. fistulas, perforation, etc)
  • Miscellaneous /Social conditions that will need counselling:
    • Domiciliary visits
    • Financial Constraint
    • Child abuse
    • Rape cases / sexual harassment
    • Drug (substance) / alcohol abuse

Our Counsellors counsel on the following health issues: HIV counselling, Stress and anxiety, depression, relationship and/or self esteem problems; patients that need bereavement counselling, DNA counselling and testing, Family Planning counselling.

Appointment Days: Mondays to Fridays

Time: 8am - 5pm