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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dr Fiertag is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with 12 years NHS experience. Dr Fiertag works with children and adolescents presenting with the full range of mental health difficulties including ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, OCD, anxiety, depression, somatising and emotional needs relating to physical or chronic illness. Dr Fiertag has undergone specialist training in cognitive behavioural therapy and is approved to carry out the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) and ADIR (Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised).
Areas of interest
ADHD; autism; anxiety; depression, OCD, somatising (physical symptoms caused by psychological distress); coping with chronic or physical illness; individual and family CBT; family work;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Researcher
Previous Substantive Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Camhs Research and Development Lead
Forest House Adolescent Unit
Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust
Hertfordshire WD7 9HQ
Dr Fiertag is an Honorary Lecturer and Reasearcher
Somatising (physical symptoms from psychological distress), conversion disorder, non epileptic seizures, functional abdominal pain and headaches.
Self Harm in children and adolescents
Epidemiology of rare paediatric psychiatric conditions
Dr Fiertag regularly teaches medical students, doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff. Aside from her work in the UK, Dr Fiertag is involved in several NGO’s supporting the development of mental health services and mental health education in low-income countries including Ghana, Malawi and Ethiopia.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Fiertag, O., Taylor, S., Tareen, A., and Garralda, E. (2012) Somatoform Disorders. In: Rey, J.M. The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals (IACAPAP) e-Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Fiertag, O., and Eminson, M. (2014) Somatising in children and adolescents: Management and outcomes. In: Huline-Dickens, S. Clinical Topics In Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Fiertag, O., and Eminson, M. (2014) Somatising in children and adolescents: Management and outcomes. In: Huline-Dickens, S. Clinical Topics In Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
- MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 2008
- MB CHB University of Aberdeen 2004
- PGDip in CBT University of Oxford 2015
- Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist St Mary's Training Scheme London 2012
Reference number 6097086
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust 2014
- Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Psychiatrists
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
- 999 Medical Centre999 Finchley RoadLondon
- 09:00 - 19:00
- 020 7118 0696
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.