About Me

1996 - I completed my medical degree and research in South Africa at the University of Stellenbosch.

1993 - I completed a degree in research in the physiology of Pneumothoraxes and the development of an anti-cancer drug for the treatment of malignant melanoma.

1996 - I completed my medical degree and became a General practitioner in 1997.

I then worked as a General practitioner in rural South Africa for one year and a second year in The Boland, the beautiful wine heartland of the Western cape.

1999 - I moved to the UK and immediately started my training in Psychiatry in North West London before I moved to Kent in 2004.

2007 - I became a Consultant Psychiatrist.

2011 - I became the East Kent Lead consultant.

2012 - I was made Assistant Medical Director in Kent and Medway Mental Health Trust. I am currently working as a NHS consultant in East Kent.

 

I have developed a specialist interest in various aspects of psychiatry including:

  • The management of self-harm behaviour and individuals with personality difficulties

  • Depression including complex depressive presentation and prescribing

  • Eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa

  • Anxiety disorders including PTSD and General anxiety disorders

  • Drug and Alcohol addiction

 

I am available for assessments and treatment at clinics in Kings Hill and Canterbury.

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