Dr Clare Gates MRCPysch

Dr Clare Gates MRCPsych, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

I am a medical doctor who specialises in the mental health of children and adolescents.

Qualifications and Experience

I am a consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. After a career in the NHS spanning 20 years I now divide my time between my private practice and voluntary sector work. I have been a consultant psychiatrist since 2000 and l spent 8 years employed as a consultant in the NHS. Among other things I was responsible for establishing a specialist eating disorders outpatients service and a service to support children in long-term foster and adoptive placements. A graduate of Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, I trained as a physician, obtaining the MRCP diploma, before switching to psychiatry in 1993. I completed my psychiatry training on the St Georges Hospital specialist training scheme. I am a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and am registered with the Care Quality Commission and the GMC (registration 3302822). I am licensed by the National Autistic Society to use the NAS Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO). I am a co-founder of the Centre, a voluntary sector organisation which offers support to families in Westminster by running parenting courses which promote secure parent-child relationships. The Centre also delivers Circle of Security Parenting training in the UK and runs training events for professionals and information sessions for parents.

Clinical Work

Adolescent and childhood depression, OCD, anxiety disorders Circle of Security Multidisciplinary diagnostic assessments for autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders including ADD and ADHD Eating disorders Adoption and fostering

Contact Dr Clare Gates

I practice in Central London at Bloomsbury, please click the appropriate link below for full details:

Bloomsbury, London Location

About Me