- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Video and telephone consultations
I have worked for the NHS as a consultant psychiatrist since 2007. I am a qualified CBT therapist with a postgraduate Master's degree in CBT from Oxford University. I am currently studying for a PhD degree at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK.
Areas of interest
I am a general adult psychiatrist specialised in the assessment and treatment of people with a wide range of mental health problems including anxiety and psychotic disorders. I currently work as a consultant psychiatrist for the East Kent Early Intervention Team in Psychosis based in Canterbury, Kent.
I have had extensive experience in treating a wide range of psychiatric problems using medication and talking therapy.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
consultant general adult psychiatrist with Early Intervention team in Psychosis
Eastern and Coastal Area Offices, St Martin's hospital, Littlebourne Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TD.
My research interest is investigating the psychology of paranoid delusions. I am currently studying for a PhD degree in the subject with Christ Church University in Canterbury, Kent.
Reading and Football
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
GP trainees experience in a psychiatric placement: a qualitative study, accepted for publication by Kent Journal of psychiatry.
A randomized controlled trial comparing Internet to live workshop training mental health professionals the skills of CBT assessment and formulation (subject of my master's degree). published online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8274431/pdf/S2056474020000604a.pdf
- MRCPSYCH Royal College of Psychiatrists, London 2006
- MSc CBT Oxford University 2015
- MBBS University of Khartoum, Sudan 1992
Reference number 6051271
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Adult Psychiatry, 2010
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.