My professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships:
- BA (Oxon)
- BM BCh
My professional experience:
I qualified in Medicine from Oxford in 1992, and completed my psychiatric training on the SW London and St George’s training rotation. I am on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council with accreditation in General Adult Psychiatry.
I have practiced psychiatry since 1997 and have extensive experience of a wide range of mental health problems. I held an NHS consultant post in the St George’s Eating Disorders Service, which has an international reputation as a centre of excellence, and I have a particular expertise in the management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, anxiety and depression and relationship difficulties.
My personal statement:
I aim to offer treatment which is evidence-based, collaborative and empathic. I work in outpatient, daypatient and inpatient settings with a range of professionals including therapists, nursing staff, a dietician and a family therapist.
Additional information about my research, publications and interests:
I teach and lecture about eating disorders and have undertaken and published research in this field.