Dr Francesca Ducci: General psychiatry
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Dr Francesca Ducci

General psychiatry

 

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About me

Doctor Francesca Ducci, MD, PhD, completed her medical education and postgraduate qualification in General Adult Psychiatry at the University of Pisa, Italy.
 
Over the years she has developed a broad range of clinical and research expertise working in Italy, UK and US.

 
Dr Ducci has been working as psychiatrist for many years gaining a vast experience in the treatment of all kind of mental illness encompassing anxiety Disorders (e.g. panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Affective Disorders (e.g. Depression and Bipolar Illness) and psychosis (e.g. Schizophrenia)

Dr Ducci has a special interest in Neuropsychiatry that includes the treatment of Functional Neurological Syndromes (or Conversion disorders) such as non-epileptic seizures. She is also interested in the management of mental health problems in patients who are also affected by neurological conditions (e.g. Epilepsy and Parkinson's disease)

Dr Ducci worked in multiple psychiatric services including the Early Intervention Unit for Psychosis (South London and Maudsley NHS trust),  Home Treatment Team,  Community Mental Health Team, and the Neuropsychiatric Department at St George’s Hospital (South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust).
 
Since 2013, Dr Ducci has been appointed as substantive Consultant Psychiatry at South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust. 
 
She also trained as a therapist in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at the Cognitive Psychotherapy School in Rome, Italy.

Areas of interest

Affective Disorder, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Conversion Disorders, Non-epileptic seizures, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Neurological disorders

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