Tinnitus Support Options
The Invisible Hearing Clinic is based in Glasgow. We specialise in supporting Tinnitus and Hyperacusis patients throughout the UK and even further afield, using telehealth and remote support to enhance their range of tinnitus support options.
Alan Hopkirk organises a range of free online tinnitus support options, including the BTA’s Glasgow and West of Scotland Tinnitus Support group, which meets several times a year for physical meetings next door to Invizear’s clinic in Central Glasgow. Due to COVID-19, these transferred to virtual meetings. We are pleased to announce that we will recommence the BTA Glasgow and West of Scotland physical meetings soon. Please watch this space for details.
Regular online attendees are welcome, but we also extend a big welcome to those living geographically further afield. (So far we have had attendees from Florida, USA, Delhi, India and Melbourne, Australia so we should have no problem with Penzance or Wick!) The next online meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 13 September 2022.
Our protocol is that you will need a webcam or mobile phone to be able to attend, because the live video link helps overcome the lack of physical presence. It also encourages the sharing of experiences and establishes empathy within the virtual group. The next meetings are scheduled as follows. Click on the dates with the links below to register.
Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Information Sessions – Hosted by Alan Hopkirk
- Additional Meeting dates post January 2023 will follow.
You can talk to us on 0141 226 2268 about our free and paid tinnitus support resources.
We will continue offering free support services to those suffering from Tinnitus and/or Hyperacusis. For many, this type of support will be all you need.
Expert Individual Support
If the impact of tinnitus is bothersome or you haven’t been able to progress on your own, we also offer a range of more detailed tinnitus support options, depending on your need. Your first step would be an online assessment and personal consultation, which is £245.00 (details below).
Personalised Remote Telehealth Assessment
This involves completing our detailed online tinnitus questionnaires and personal details of your Tinnitus and Hyperacusis journey. Our tinnitus expert (Alan Hopkirk) will then spend time offline analysing your responses and identifying the specific issues affecting you. This will form the basis of a one-hour individual online consultation, ideally, with your spouse, partner or significant other. The consultation focuses on your relationship with your tinnitus and how you can turn this around. At the end of this session, you should have a clear understanding of your next steps and how to put them into action.
The fee for this online assessment and initial support is £245.00.
Personal In-Clinic Comprehensive Tinnitus Assessment
This has all of the features of the remote assessment as above. First, we define our focus and priorities. Then we will arrange in-clinic tests to understand your auditory system in detail. At the same time, we will explain how we will optimise treatment for you.
We will then demonstrate our tinnitus treatment based on the Jastreboff Neurophysiological model. We apply an expanded holistic treatment with TRT – Tinnitus Retraining Therapy at its core. The explanation and further detail are a starting point for your long-term effective treatment, as detailed below.
The fee for this physical assessment and initial support is £375.00. The cost of the £245.00 online assessment can be deducted in full if the In-Clinic Option is booked within three months.
We determine your specific situation, the impact of your Tinnitus and/or Hyperacusis and any hearing requirements. As a result, we can then design a treatment package which is tailored to your needs. This is based on the Jastreboff Neurophysiological Model. It involves a holistic protocol based on Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT). The treatment is specific and fine-tuned for each patient.
Patients typically make major improvements quickly. However, we know that making long-term changes requires perseverance and patience. Beware those who promise a “cure” or “instant fix”. Our treatment protocols provide full 18-month support, ensuring we are there for you for the long term.
What Do I Do Next?
To enquire about our tinnitus support options or book one of our treatments, please fill in the form below or call us to discuss your options.