Dr Florian Ruths

SLOANE COURT CLINIC 11 Sloane Court West, Chelsea, London, SW3 4TD Tel: +44 20 7730 5945 Fax: +44 20 7730 9871

General psychiatry, Old age psychiatry 04162063


  • Not Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Not Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Psychotherapy

About us

Dr Florian Ruths has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital in London for many years. He is also an accredited trainer and supervisor in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and in Schema Group and Individual Therapy.
He has been co-leading the Maudsley Schema Therapy Service since 2014. He has been a Principal Investigator for the International Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder (Chief Investigator: A Arntz, Amsterdam) for the UK sites. The work was published in JAMA Psychiatry in March 2022.
As Lead for the Maudsley Mindfulness Service, he has been delivering Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Groups (MBCT) for patients with chronic depression and anxiety disorders over some years. He has been Local Principal Investigator on a Multicentre Clinical Trial of Mindfulness for severe depression (RESPONSE, Chief investigator Prof T Barnhofer).

Florian likes to explore the overlaps between psychiatry, and cognitive-behavioural, schema- and mindfulness approaches. He has presented or published in the areas of schema therapy, MBCT, anxiety and depression.

Areas of interest

Anxiety Disorders, including Panic Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Phobias

Depression and recurrent Depression; Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder, and other PDs; Special interest in Schema Therapy; Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy; Family Court Issues

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders

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