The hospice reception is open 8am – 8pm.
Psychology appointments are usually offered between 8.30am - 5pm.
We offer a range of different psychological therapies to help you cope with difficult thoughts, feelings and changes that can be associated with a palliative diagnosis.
Some examples include:
This list is not exhaustive; these are simply an example of the kinds of difficulties we often help people with.
Appointments usually last 50 - 60 minutes and take place at St Benedict’s Hospice. We know there may be times when you feel less well and so sessions can be flexible to suit you.
Dr Sonia Wilson - Principal Clinical Psychologist
Dr Emma Lawson - Clinical Psychologist
We are based at:
St Benedict’s Hospice
St Benedicts Way
There is free car parking on site at St Benedict’s Hospice. We also have a patient transport service so transport can be arranged for patients to attend outpatient appointments
You can access this service if you, or your family member, have a palliative diagnosis and are under the care of a specialist palliative care service based at St Benedict’s Hospice or Sunderland Royal Hospital.
If you have any queries about referrals please contact the service on 0191 512 8400.
External Direct Line – 0191 512 8400