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.