- Not Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
After obtaining a medical degree from Imperial College London, Dr Rakhi Oyewole worked in the field of Paediatrics for two years, before pursuing a career in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr Rakhi Oyewole has worked as an NHS consultant for 15 years, with expertise in the management of various mental health disorders. She has significant experience in working with young people from socio-economic and culturally diverse backgrounds. In addition to a senior management post within the NHS, she has been the lead in safeguarding and BAME matters and has extensive experience in gaining support for vulnerable families through close liaison with external agencies.
Dr Oyewole also has varied experience in the private sector alongside her NHS work. For five years, she held the post of Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist at Harrow School, London. In this role, she provided young people, sometimes far from home, with easily accessible and high-quality psychiatric assessment and treatment. She also sees a number of other young people and families seeking private care.
In addition, Dr Oyewole has been an appraiser for NHS consultants to help maintain quality and safety in the service for patients. As an educational and clinical supervisor she has ensured that all new doctors are trained to a high standard. She has been a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, teaching the subject of medicine and therapeutic approaches to the next generation of doctors.
Areas of interest
Mood disorders: Anxiety, Phobias, Depression, Bipolar disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Neurodevelopmental disorders: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Bengali - Fluent
- French - Conversational
- MBBS University of London 1995
- MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 2003
Reference number 4203254
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
ASD or ADHD assessment - (5-50)
Neurodiversity Assessment - (1-5)