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Experience and Training:
Dr Liam Parsonage is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in Adult Psychiatry. He worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS for seven years and for two of those years as the Lead Consultant for community mental health services in NW Surrey, before moving to the independent sector.
He completed his psychiatric training with the London Deanery in 2010 and he has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2006. He gained his MBBS medical degree from University College Hospital and Royal Free Medical School in 2001, part of the University of London. Dr Parsonage completed his pre-clinical studies in 1997 at Oxford University, Queen’s College, where he was awarded a first class BA honours degree in physiological sciences.
Dr Parsonage takes a holistic and recovery-focused approach in the assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties. He is experienced in treating all adult mental health problems and he has a special interest in stress related conditions, mood disorders, including mood instability and bipolar affective disorder; personality problems, anxiety, OCD, and psychotic illnesses. He also assesses and treats Adult ADHD and ADD.
Dr Parsonage offers an individually tailored treatment plan which combines the latest evidenced-based pharmacological therapies with a psychological understanding of an emotional or mental health problem. His aim is to help his patients successfully achieve and maintain emotional stability and wellbeing.
Dr Parsonage has completed a postgraduate certificate in Medical Education and continues to take a keen interest in the teaching and training of Medical Students.
Areas of interest
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Anxiety Treatment; Bipolar disorder treatment; Depression treatment and help; Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) treatment specialists; Schizophrenia treatment; Sleep disorders; personality disorders; issues related to sexuality
- Diane King
- Priory Hospital Grovelands House The Bourne London N14 6RA
- 020 8920 5606
- Video and telephone consultations
Physical health behaviours and health locus of control in people with schizophrenia-spectrum disorder and bipolar disorder: a cross-sectional comparative study with people with non-psychotic mental illness
Kurt Buhagiar, Liam Parsonage, David PJ Osborne
BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:104
Dr Parsonage's interview with HR Magazine about The rise of performance-enhancing drugs (Nov 2018):
Dr Parsonage's top 7 tips for managing depression and anxiety in the workplace.
HR News (Nov 2018):
Dr Parsonage talks to Business Voice for World Mental Health Day about Anxiety in the Workplace (Oct 2018):
Dr Parsonage talks to the Huffington Post about coming off antidepressants (Oct 2018):
Dr Parsonage interview at the SABP Personality Disorders Conference (2013):
Courses offered to GPs
Regular GP evening seminars at Priory Hospital North London as well as GP trainee teaching sessions.
View videos on youtube
“After many years I decided to pluck up the courage to see a private psychiatrist about my problems with attention and concentration. After a very thorough but gentle assessment, I was given a diagnosis and treatment plan from Dr Liam Parsonage. I am very glad that I found myself in front of Dr Parsonage and I can say that the overall experience felt reassuring and safe, carried out in a bright and breezy consulting room at a relaxed pace. So far, my treatment plan has made a huge difference to my overall concentration levels. My only regret is that I didn’t do it sooner.”
Patient seen by Dr Parsonage June 2018, https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/dr-liam-parsonage
"Wonderful doctor whom made this anxiety provoking process that I have put off for years so simple. I now have the ability to balance all aspects of my life with ease. I now look forward to the future. Thanks again"
Patient seen by Dr Parsonage Oct 2018
- MBBS University of London, UCL and Royal Free Medical School 2001
- Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists Royal College of Psychiatrists 2005
- BA physiological sciences Oxford University 1997
- Post Grad Certificate Medical Education UCL and Royal College of Physicians 2009
Reference number 6029244
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dual Accreditation in General Adult and Old Age 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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
I can be contacted via the Priory Hospital North London on 020 8882 8191