The consultant psychiatrists at Private Psychiatry are experts in the treatment of mental health conditions, including treatment for those who may have a multiple or dual diagnoses.

Our consultants

  • Have undergone extensive training in the specific forms of therapy they deliver
  • Are registered with a professional body
  • Are engaged in continuing professional development
  • Undergo annual appraisals
  • Are on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council and have worked as substantive consultants in the NHS

Click on the consultants' photographs below to find out more about them:

Dr Adrian J Winbow MB BS FRCPsych DPM

Dr Adrian Winbow

Prof Anthony S Hale BA BSc PhD FRCPsych

Prof Anthony Hale

Alex Monk BA MA HCPC - Associate Psychotherapist

Alex Monk

Dr Adrian J Winbow MB BS FRCPsych DPM

Dr Adrian J Winbow MB BS FRCPsych DPM

Dr Winbow is a general adult consultant psychiatrist in Kent, Surrey and London and specialises in the treatment of:

  • Affective disorders including depression
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol misuse and addictions
  • Anxiety disorders and phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Psychotic disorders and personality disorders

Dr Winbow has over 30 years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist within the NHS and private sectors. He has held senior positions within private medical and psychiatric hospitals as well as providing clinics throughout the South East of England.

He is fully trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Counselling and Hypnotherapy as well as being an advanced EMDR therapist.

He is a member of the Association of European Psychiatrists (AEP), a member of the Independent Doctors Federation (IDF) as well as the Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations (FIPO). Dr Winbow is a former member of the General Medical Council’s panel of Psychiatric Examiners and Assessors and sat on Fitness to Practice Panels as a Specialist Advisor. He is Medical Advisor for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a Clinical Advisor at the General Pharmaceutical Council and a Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission.

Dr Winbow practises from our clinic in Leigh, the Nuffield Hospital Tunbridge Wells and from Sevenoaks Medical Centre in Kent, the BMI Hospital in Shirley Oaks, Croydon in Surrey and from Keats House in London SE1. 

Prof Anthony S Hale BA BSc PhD FRCPsych

Prof Anthony S Hale BA BSc PhD FRCPsych

Professor Hale is a general adult and forensic consultant psychiatrist in Kent and London and specialises in the treatment of:

  • Affective disorders including depression and bipolar disorder
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Anxiety disorders and phobias
  • Mentally disordered offenders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Complex psychopharmacological management including non-responders, drug interactions and tertiary opinions
  • Comorbid alcohol and substance misuse                                                

Prof Hale has 30 years' experience as a consultant psychiatrist and holds specialist registration in general adult and forensic psychiatry within the NHS working within inpatient forensic and low secure psychiatry and outpatient mood disorder, tertiary opinion, adult ADHD and PTSD clinics, and has twice held the post of Medical Director of NHS Trusts. He was a senior lecturer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and in 1994 was appointed as Professor and academic head of department at Sheffield University and later the University of Kent, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Mental Health.

Prof Hale has been involved in developing modern treatments for depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and mentally disordered offenders. He has provided numerous legal reports for the courts. He has run academic second opinion clinics in mood disorders, psychosis, ADHD and psychiatric occupational health and regularly teaches on these topics in the UK and internationally.

Prof Hale is fully trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Psychotherapy, psychoeducation groups for depression and bipolar disorders, and Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS).

He is a member of the British Association of Psychopharmacology, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) and a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.

Prof Hale practises from Canterbury and from Keats House in London SE1.

Alex Monk BA MA HCPC - Associate Psychotherapist

Alex Monk BA MA HCPC - Associate Psychotherapist

Private Psychiatry is pleased to be working in co-operation with Alex Monk an HCPC registered integrative arts psychotherapist based in London. Alex has extensive experience of working in NHS mental health services for both inpatient and community settings and now works in private practice with clients providing treatment for a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, and trauma. He also works as a clinical supervisor at Asthma UK. Alex has a particular interest in researching how creative expression, the imagination, dreamwork and creativity can be be harnessed for therapeutic purposes.

To make an appointment with Alex, please email him direct

Alex contributes regularly to our online News Section. You can read his articles by clicking below or by visiting his website:


What is Art Therapy Anyway?

From Anxiety to Flow

The Painful Nature of Uncertainty in the Era of Brexit and Trump


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