Dr Adrian John Winbow

Consultant Psychiatrist


Clinical Interests

  • Affective disorders including depression
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Anxiety disorders and phobias
  • Liaison psychiatry

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations
  • Association of Educational Psychologists

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Surrey, BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital


Personal profile

Dr Adrian Winbow is a consultant psychiatrist specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions in adults.

He has over 30 years’ experience as a consultant adult psychiatrist within the NHS and private sectors and holds clinics at private hospitals located in London, Surrey and Kent and from his private practice based in Leigh near Tonbridge in Kent. He also offers online consultations, as well as telephone consultations for follow-up appointments.

Dr Winbow diagnoses and treats a variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, stress disorders such as PTSD, as well as OCD, ADHD, addictions, eating disorders and bipolar disorder, amongst others. He has a special interest in chronic fatigue syndrome, affective disorders including depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorders and phobias, and alcohol misuse and addiction.

He is fully trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Counselling and Hypnotherapy. Dr Winbow is also an advanced EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) therapist.

Dr Winbow became a consultant in 1978 and worked in the NHS in Essex until 1986 when he moved to full-time private practice. He has held positions as Medical Director within several private hospital groups before his current position as Medical Director and Consultant at Private Psychiatry LLP.

Dr Winbow’s private practice, Private Psychiatry provides mental health assessments and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment for individuals with a wide range of mental health and emotional problems throughout the southeast of England and in London. Dr Winbow is approved by most health insurance providers and also accepts patients who are self-funding.

Dr Winbow is a former member of the GMC’s panel of Psychiatric Examiners and Assessors and has also sat on the Fitness to Practice Panels as a Specialist Advisor. He is currently Medical Advisor for the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Clinical Advisor for the General Pharmaceutical Council and a Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission.  He has held seminars for doctors, voluntary organisations, social services, primary health care teams and local councils and has appeared on television and radio as an advisor and in an educational capacity.

For more information please visit www.privatepsychiatry.co.uk

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