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Dr Fiona McCartan studied Medicine at Queen's University in Belfast. She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and was accepted onto the Specialist Register of the GMC in 2009, holding her Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She obtained Postgraduate Diplomas in Mental Health with Distinction, Mental Health Law with Commendation and a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. In addition to her specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, she has also completed additional postgraduate training in Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry. She has also completed additional postgraduate training in a wide range of therapies, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Family Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focussed Therapy.
Dr McCartan is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and has been working in a substantive consultant role in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) within the NHS since February 2010. She is the clinical lead for a local CAMHS Crisis Resolution Service and has been involved in service developments in this area. She also has been involved in the development of Forensic CAMHS services within Northern Ireland. Dr McCartan has extensive experience and expertise in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems affecting children and young people. In addition to her specialist training, experience and expertise on Forensic Mental Health and Specialist Risk assessment, she has also previously worked in Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre in Bangor. Having completed both her ADOS-2 and DISCO training and working with young people with ASD as part of her day to day practice, Dr McCartan also has extensive expertise in both the assessment and management of ASD and its co-morbidities.
Areas of interest
Depressive disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD); Eating Disorders; sleep disorders; Forensic mental Health Assessments; expert medical legal opinion and reports.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland.
Not currently in Research Post.
Foreign travel, mountain walking, cycling, European Cinema.
European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) - Awardee of Donald J Cohen Trainee Fellowship Programme of ESCAP Conference in Budapest, August 2009.
Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Annual Trainee Research Prize Joint First Place - Feb 2009.
Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Law - Awarded with Commendation - 2008.
Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health - Awarded with Distinction - 2002.
Prevalence of Sexually Abusive Behaviour in Adolescent Females in a UK Sample - published in the Journal of Sexual Aggression, First Published 12 October 2010.
Numerous Oral and Poster Presentations in relation to above research (Regional and International).
Northern Ireland Higher Specialist Training Scheme in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Induction Book for Trainees - August 2010.
- BACHELOR OF MEDICINE, SURGERY AND ART OF OBSTETRICS QUEENS UNIVERSITY, BELFAST 1999
- MEMBER OF ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS Royal College of Psychiatrists - London 2005
- POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH QUEENS UNIVERSITY, BELFAST 2002
- POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HELTH LAW NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY 2008
- FAMILY THERAPY AND SYSTEMIC PRACTICE - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL QUEENS UNIVERSITY, BELFAST 2007
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Affiliations / memberships
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS;
PART 2 APPROVED UNDER MENTAL HEALTH (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1986
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