“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood"

Ralph Nichols




I have been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist since October 2008. I began my psychiatric training in the United Kingdom in September 1997. My experience spans all areas of adult mental health, including substance misuse. In 2008 I was entered into the Register of Specialist as a General Psychiatrist. I have developed particular interests in the psychological consequences of trauma and personal injury, ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorders.

  • Stavropol State Medical Academy, 1993, Doctor of Medicine

  • Member, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2004

  • Register of Specialist as General Psychiatrist, 2008

  • Anglia Ruskin University, 2010, Master of Law, Medical Law and Practice.

  • Member Expert Witness Institute

  • Member Medico-Legal Society

  • General Medical Council Registration Number, 4667719


I am currently working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in a Community Mental Health Team in Thurrock, Essex. Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, 

My experience includes: -:

  • Consultant Psychiatrist, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, March 2015 to September 2017

  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Northampton Healthcare NHS Trust – July 2014 – March 2015

  • Consultant Psychiatrist, South Essex Partnership NHS Trust – October 2010 – July 2014

  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust – October 2008 - October 2010

  • Specialist Registrar in Psychiatry – Severn Deanery – October 2005 – October 2008

  • Staff Grade Psychiatrist, Low Secure Rehabilitation, Runwell Hospital, August 2001 – October 2005

  • SHO in Psychiatry, South Essex Psychiatry Training Scheme – August 1998 – August 2001

  • SHO Medicine for the Elderly, Southend Hospital, August 1997 – August 1998

I was elected into the Board of Governors of the newly formed Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust in September 2020 for a tenure of 3 years

  • Consultant Psychiatrist for the National Health Service

  • Expert Witness in Psychiatry

  • Private Psychiatric Consultations

  • Mental Capacity and Mental Health Act works

  • Assisting other medical specialties

  • Governor, Mid & South Essex NHS Trust

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