Dr Amit D. Mistry
Consultant Psychiatrist: General Adult, Old Age and Sport
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge eating disorder (BED)
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Dual diagnosis
- Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders (OSFED)
- Memory problems
- Mood disorders
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Sleep disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Work-related stress disorder
- Sports psychiatry
Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships
Dr Amit D. Mistry holds dual specialist training in General Adult and Old Age Psychiatry. He has particular clinical expertise in eating disorders, athlete mental health, cognitive impairment, stress management and lifestyle interventions for optimal performance.
Dr Mistry was shortlisted for national awards during his training on the University College London (UCL) Psychiatry training scheme. He is a Responsible Clinician (RC) for a central London NHS commissioned, specialist eating disorder unit and previously worked in a substantive capacity for Oxford Health NHS Foundation trust.
Recently, he published Case Studies in Sports Psychiatry with Cambridge University Press. This was the first-ever sports psychiatry book to have been co-authored by sports clinicians and elite athletes. Dr Mistry holds visiting clinical lecturer status with Queen Mary’s University London (QMUL) and enjoys providing postgraduate teaching on mental health management within elite sport.
Dr Mistry is renowned for his attention to detail, collaborative work and ability to consistently deliver patient-centred care. Along with expertise in medication management, he is also a registered CBT-E practitioner.
His leadership experience and insights working within elite sport, allows him to provide treatment plans compatible with patients in high-performance settings.
Some examples of patient feedback can be found through the following trusted feedback resource, iWantGreatCare.
Additional information about research, publications and interests
- Mistry AD. Cognitive Sports Therapy Manual: Mind-Body-Breath by Dr Claire Gillvray, Mrs Nicola Ostler, Mrs Lucy Hibben, Dr Tom Diethe, Paperback, ISBN: 9781654775360 BJPsych Bulletin
- Rosenbaum S, McKeon G, Stubbs B, Teychenne M, Parker A, Stanton R, Schuch F, Mistry AD, Steel, Z, Firth J. Redefining mental-health care: going multidisciplinary to manage multimorbidity. Br J Sports Med 2020 0:0
- Trott M, Jackson SE, Firth J, Fisher A, Johnstone J, Mistry A, Stubbs B & Smith L. Exercise addiction prevalence and correlates in the absence of eating disorder symptomology. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Addiction Medicine June 02, 2020 DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000664
- Trott M, Jackson SE, Firth J, Jacob L, Grabovac I, Mistry AD, Stubbs B, Smith L. A Comparative Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of Exercise Addiction in Adults With and Without Indicated Eating Disorders. Eat Weight Disord. 2020 Jan 1 DOI: 10.1007/s40519-019-00842-1.
- Mistry A. Mental Health & Resilience: Dealing with Change. The Manager. League Managers Association. August 2019; Issue 41
- Mistry, Amit D, Matteo Bernardotto, Robin Chaterjee, Henry Simkins, Michael Brannan and Justin Varney. A Cross-Sectional Study on Mental Wellbeing in the Sport, Leisure & Fitness (SLF) Industry: Are the Wellbeing Champions Well? The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society 2019; 9 (2): 45-55 DOI: 10.18848/2156-8960/CGP/v09i02/45-55
- Mistry AD. International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP) newsletter summary on the first meta-analysis exploring Resistance Exercise Therapy (RET) for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). September 2018
- Dove J, Mistry AD, Werbeloff N, Osborn D, Turjanski N. Weekday and Seasonal Patterns in Psychiatric referrals in Three Major London Accident & Emergency (A&E) Departments. BJPsych Bulletin 2018;42: 5-9
Dr Mistry has co-published several articles with the BBC, and regularly comments on relevant mental health issues in the media. Some recent examples are included below.
- BBC Goodfood: The Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health (December 2020)
- BBC Newsbeat Interview: Gyms and mental health: ‘I can’t wait to be back on the squat rack’ (25th July 2020)
- Top 10 (2020) podcast on the Performance show with Brad Beer