Dr Claudia Bernat
Consultant psychiatrist, EMDR practitioner
- Anger problems
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge eating disorder (BED)
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Dual diagnosis
- Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders (OSFED)
- Gambling addiction
- Mood disorders
- Panic attacks
- Perinatal mental health
- Personality disorders
- Psychosexual difficulties
- Interpersonal difficulties
- Sex and love addiction
- Sleep disorders
- Suicidal thoughts and feelings
- Technology addiction
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Work-related stress disorder
Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
- Member of Ireland- UK EMDR association
- GMC: Specialist registered
Dr Claudia Bernat was born in Rio De Janeiro where she studied medicine. She then worked in research in the Weizmann Institute studying Multiple Sclerosis.
She went on to do her psychiatry and psychotherapy training in Israel, where she graduated and worked as a senior consultant.
She then moved to the UK where she worked in the NHS whilst building her private practice.
Dr Bernat consults from the Kings Oak BMI general hospital in Enfield where she can easily liaise with other consultant specialists, from Ellesmere Clinic in High Barnet, a specialist mental health and therapy outpatient unit, from the CMC medical clinic in Elstree.
She can consult in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Hebrew.
Dr Bernat is curious, and analytical, yet empathetic and emotionally connected to the people she comes in contact with.
She aims to make it work for her patients and facilitate their recovery and growth.
She is aware of cultural differences and has lived and worked in different environments.
She tends to take both a pharmacological and a psychological approach to help her patients and tailors the treatment to each individual.
Dr Bernat is kind, she is perceived as direct and engaged.