Dr Abrar Hussain

Practitioner Profile

  • Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Completed medical training in India in 2002 with a gold medal in surgery
  • Awarded membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London in 2009
  • Gained entry to the General Medical Council Specialist Register for General Psychiatry and Liaison Psychiatry in 2012
  • Registered with a licence to practice medicine in the UK with the GMC registration number 6090900
  • Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychological Medicine (Liaison Psychiatry) for Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust
  • Lead trainer at Cognitions for CASC training course for MRCPsych examination
  • Mentor within Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy
  • Member of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
  • Member of British Indian Psychiatric Association

    Qualifications

  • MBBS, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India
  • MRCPsych, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Certificate of Completion of training (CCT) in General/Liaison Psychiatry
  • PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching, Imperial College London
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) level 1, 2 and 3

Additional Training

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
  • The Extended Reattribution and Management (TERM) model for functional disorders
  • Psychosocial and mental health care for people affected by major incidents
  • Treatment of specific phobia
  • Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy in Trauma
  • Working with individuals with a personality disorder
  • Clinical and case supervision

Areas I Deal With

  • Abuse
  • Addiction(s)
  • Alcoholism
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Issues
  • Gambling
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Internet Addiction
  • Low Self-Confidence
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Psychosexual Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work Related Issues

Areas of Expertise

  • Medically unexplained Symptoms
  • Somatisation / Somatoform disorder
  • Functional neurological disorders including dissociative seizures (non-epileptic attack disorder)
  • Psychological manifestations of physical disorder
  • Psychological impact of long term medical condition
  • Depression and adjustment disorders
  • Anxiety disorders, phobias and panic disorder
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Personality change after trauma