Dr Declan Leahy

Consultant Psychiatrist


Year qualified:1989


Personal profile

Dr Declan Leahy has nearly 20 years of experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist including 12 years with a leading not-for-profit mental healthcare charity in Essex, most recently as Associate Medical Director and Lead Psychiatrist. He has also worked within the NHS treating patients both in hospital and in out-patient clinics.

His experience includes dealing with a wide variety of mental healthcare conditions including depression, anxiety, stress and panic disorders. As Lead Consultant Psychiatrist of an in-patient ward, he has experience in the rehabilitation and recovery of patients suffering from eating disorders, alcohol misuse and addictions.

He has specialist interests in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and is a member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. Dr Declan is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council and is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Medical Association (BMA).

He holds clinics at private hospitals located in London, Essex and Bedfordshire as a part of Private Psychiatry, a partnership of Consultant Psychiatrists and Psychologists offering care for individuals across London and the South-East of England.

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

Professional Membership

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • General Medical Council

  • Medical Protection Society

  • British Medical Association

  • British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Clinical Interests

  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders

  • Eating Disorders

  • Panic Disorders

  • Rehabilitation Psychiatry

  • Alcohol Misuse and Addictions

  • Stress Disorders

  • Psychosis

  • Personality Disorders

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