Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships

  • BA (Cantab.), MBBS, MRCP, FRCPSych.
  • Accredited Adult Psychiatrist
  • Accredited Addictions Specialist

Professional experience

  • Former Lecturer at Imperial College
  • Former NHS Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  • Former Staff Consultant at Priory Hospital Roehampton, Head of Addictions Treatment Programme
  • Former Medical Director, The Causeway Retreat
  • Currently Lead Consultant, Knightsbridge Psychiatry, an independent outpatient clinic in Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, London
  • Currently Admitting Consultant, Nightingale Hospital London

Dr McPhillips is a full-time private adult psychiatrist with 20 years of experience in treating clients, both nationally and internationally.  He has referral relationships with private practitioners and clinics in London and all over the UK, and in the Middle East, Switzerland, Europe, the USA, Australia and South Africa.

Personal statement

Dr McPhillips is in fully independent private practice. He offers a swift, discreet, comprehensive assessment and treatment, with liaison and referral to the best available treatment in centres of excellence around the world. He is fully insured by all of the major insurance companies nationally and internationally.

Additional information about research, publications and interests

Dr McPhillips has published various research papers, editorials, textbook chapters and other articles on the subjects of Adult Psychiatric Disorders, Substance Misuse Disorders, Dual Diagnosis Disorders and Biological tests for Substance Misuse.

He has a significant Medico-Legal practice, particularly in the Equality Act, Disability Discrimination and Contested Custody cases.  He accepts around 30 new instructions per year and is an experienced expert witness.