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Dr Nicholas L Walsh

Nick Walsh

General psychiatry

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About me

The focus of my practice is based on understanding each patient I see as a whole person. I try to combine this understanding with my expertise and extensive knowledge of evidence-based treatment so that we can then select a suitable treatment together. This would often include talking therapies and/or medication, but also might include things like exercise, mindfulness or yoga. Assessments may take one or two sessions to complete depending on how complex and longstanding your difficulties are. I have found that taking time initially to fully understand your difficulties and what you want to achieve is key to finding the most effective treatment plan for you.

I have recently received the following feedback from patients:

Thank you so very much for your support and professionalism. You are a life changer!
I find him very easy to talk to.
I am very pleased that I have struck up a rapport so quickly with him.
I feel comfortable with Nick and he has offered me some good advice and he is very understanding.

Other clinicians have recently said:

Nick is an excellent, caring doctor and brings a huge amount of skill and expertise to his work.
Dr Walsh is patient-centred in his approach and is able to quickly and easily develop rapport with patients.
Nick is an excellent doctor.


I have a wealth of experience treating mental health problems relating to a chronic physical illness, for example depression in diabetes or anxiety in COPD. I have extensive experience working in europe’s busiest Major Trauma Centre at the Royal London Hospital, caring for people who have mental health problems as a consequence of having sustained serious or life-threatening injuries. In addition I have special expertise and extensive experience in mental health and HIV, including memory problems relating to HIV brain disease (HAND and/or HIV encephalopathy).

I have a strong interest in the role of complementary therapies such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness in the treatment of mental health problems.

Areas of interest

Depression;
Anxiety;
OCD;
Somatization and conversion disorders;
Medically unexplained symptoms;
Chronic pain;
PTSD;
HIV-related problems;
Brain injury;
Testosterone deficiency/replacement and mental health problems;
Mental health problems in LGBT people;
Mental health problems related to a physical illness, injury or long-term condition;

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Rheumatological conditions
  • endocrine disorders
  • traumatic injury
  • HIV

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