- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Video and telephone consultations
I lead a national specialist service for people with severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). I was a member of the group revising the diagnostic guidelines for for Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders for the World Health Organisation. I was a member of the group that wrote the NICE guidelines on OCD and BDD in 2006. I conduct research into OCD, BDD, the rapid treatment of depression using sleep deprivation and bright light therapy at the Institute of Psychiatry where I am a Visiting Professor.
Areas of interest
Depression; Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD); Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Specific phobias (especially vomiting or emetophobia); Social phobia; Panic disorder; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Social phobia; Health anxiety; bipolar disorder; treatment by cognitive behaviour therapy and triple chronotherapy and nutritional psychiatry; adults; adolescents only with OCD, BDD and emetophobia.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Psychiatrist, The Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, The Maudsley Hospital; London & The Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Beckenham, Kent.
OCD, BDD, bipolar disorder, depression and emetophobia
I have a 15 piece band, Bedlam!
Fellow of British Psychological Society;
Hon Fellow British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies;
Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists
I have over 130 publications - please see website for details.
Courses offered to GPs
OCD, BDD, insomnia & chronotherapy, depression
- FRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 2002
Reference number 2612724
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
020 3137 9911