I am a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in the assessment and treatment of all forms of major mental illnesses. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and hold a Diploma in Psychological Medicine.
I practised as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS for over 20 years and have been the Medical Director for an NHS Trust. I was the Medical Director for the Priory Hospital, Woking, and later Responsible Officer for an independent hospital.
I am engaged in private practice based in Surrey and Berkshire. I am a Cardiff University accredited Expert Witness and carry out medico-legal work.
My philosophy of care is to help patients to understand their illness and equip them with knowledge and certain skills to manage their illness and lead a normal life.
I adopt a holistic approach to psychological illness with interactive therapy using mindfulness, CBT, anxiety management and medication.
I provide consultations for a wide range of emotional and mental health problems:
I follow NICE guidelines to provide evidence based treatment. I work with a range of psychologists and therapists in that area to provide wider therapeutic options.
Follow Up Treatment
Medico Legal Reports
Dr Andrews is a very supportive colleague who can always be relied upon to give Psychiatric care and attention promptly to private patients. I find his letters informative and helpful in providing continuity of care from general practice - General Practitioner
A very sympathetic and effective doctor - Patient
Dr Andrews treated myself as an equal person, not just a patient - Patient