Dr Michael Craig, Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Michael Craig

Consultant Psychiatrist, Reader in Psychiatry, Kings College London, Visiting Professor of Mental Health, Edge Hill University, Founder, MagnaCentre

My professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships:

  • Bachelor of Psychology (BSc (Hons)), University of Bristol
  • Doctor of Neuroscience (PhD), Kings College London
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MB BS), University of London
  • Member British Neuropsychiatric Association
  • Fellow Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (FRCOG)
  • Fellow Royal College of Psychiatry (FRCPsych)

My professional experience:

a. ADHD / Autism: (1.) Clinical Lead, Nightingale Hospital London Adult ADHD Clinic; (2.) Clinical Lead of the National Autism Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital; (3.) Specialist Consultant, Adult ADHD & Autism service, National Services Directorate Maudsley Hospital.

b. General Psychiatry:  Management of treatment resistant depression, mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, sleep disorders, dual diagnosis within the NHS (Maudsley Hospital) and independent sectors.

c. International Second Opinion Service: For complex psychiatric cases

d. Perinatal Psychiatry: Chairman of the UK and Ireland Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health – An International society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness related to childbearing (www.marcesociety.com).

e. Reproductive Psychiatry: (i) Clinical lead of the National Female Hormone Clinic, National Services Directorate, Maudsley Hospital; (ii) Medical advisor for Menopause Alliance – an independent, non-profit, global women’s health initiative created to address the many issues that affect women as they enter midlife and beyond. (iii) Trustee and medical advisor for the National Association of Premenstrual Syndrome (www.pms.org.uk).

f. Neurotherapy: Founder, and Clinical Lead, of the MagnaCentre™ Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation  (rTMS) service at the Nightingale Hospital London.

g. Education: (i) Programme Leader for the MSc in Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Kings College London; (ii) Training of Medical students at King’s College London’s School of Medicine and Junior Psychiatrists at the Maudsley Hospital; (iii) Trustee for the Independent Doctors Federation Education Trust; (iv) Supervisor of PhD & MSc students at Kings College London, (vi) Examiner for the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

My personal statement:

I am a clinical academic psychiatrist delivering evidenced based pharmacological and non-pharmacological (e.g. psychological and TMS) treatments within a holistic framework.

Additional information about my research, publications and interests:

I have published over 70 recent peer reviewed publications, read here

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