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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
I lead a national outpatient and residential unit service in the NHS for people with severe treatment refractory 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 and chaired the NICE Evidence Update on OCD and BDD in 2013. I conduct research into OCD, BDD, the rapid treatment of depression using triple chronotherapy, and emetophobia 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 Associaion of Behavioural and Cognitive Psycogherapies
Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists
I have over 100 publications - please see website for details.
Courses offered to GPs
OCD, BDD, insomnia & chronotherapy, depression
- FRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 2002
Reference number 2612724
- Stepping Stones, Canon Hill Practice
- 09:00 - 16:00
- 020 7952 2828
- The Priory Hospital North London, N14 6RA
- 08:30 - 15:30
- 020 8920 5611
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.