Dr Maite Ferrin

Child & adolescent psychiatrist in
London

MD MSc PhD

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Professional statement

Dr Maite Ferrin is an experienced consultant psychiatrist specialising in working with children and adolescents. Her areas of expertise include Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder ADHD/ADD, Autistic Spectrum Condition/Autism, anxiety, depression, behavioural problems, tics, and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Dr Ferrin graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 2001, and was qualified as Specialist in General Psychiatry in 2005. She has gained a MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health by Kings College London and then a European PhD in Neuroscience in 2010, receiving Cum Laude/Distinction as final mark.

Treatment with Dr Ferrin is based on the latest scientific evidence and clinical guidelines, however unique and tailored in order to ensure the best outcome for each specific patient. She combines non-pharmacological methods, such as psychoeducation, interpersonal therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and medical treatments too where appropriate. Throughout her career, ADHD and ADD have been a key area of interest for her. She has a broad experience in managing ADD/ADHD in girls, and ADD/ADHD with different comorbidities including autism and anxiety/depression.

Dr Ferrin has published widely, with many articles and book chapters to her name in the filed of ADHD and ASD mainly. She holds several notable positions including being the Vice President of The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) and is Deputy Editor for the IACAPAP Bulletin. She has also been an honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Southampton since 2015. She is part of the EAGG (European ADHD Guidelines Group) and the Eunethydis Group, both them consisting of independent international researchers and leaders in the ADHD/ADD field. She is also part of the Steering Committee for the Continuum Programme, a European educational program on ADHD. She has a special interest on girls with ADHD/ADD and all their comorbid conditions.

Dr Ferrin also does regular medico-legal work.

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Verified Patient
06/11/2019

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Dr ferrin is an astute, straightforward, reassuring doctor who is very good with my teenage daughter and explains things to her in an unpatronising way


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Thank you very much for this comment and for taking the time. It’s important to hear that young people feel the clinician is reassuring and unpatronising as we want them engaged and feeling understood. Regards

Verified Patient
06/11/2019

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Dr ferrin's thorough understanding clinical assessment of my son's mental health changed our whole families lives for the better.


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Thank you very much for leaving this comment. So pleased to hear I could help so much. As clinician the most rewarding thing I could hear

Verified Patient
16/09/2019

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Made to feel very welcome by all members of staff. email comms are excellent and dr ferrin was fantastic with our son at the initial appointment and since then.


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Thank you very much for this review and your trust. We appreciate how difficult it is for anyone to put your child’s health into someone else’s hands

Verified Patient
16/09/2019

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Patients comments

I highly recommend dr ferrin to any persons considering undertaking an assessment in asc/adhd conditions as she has extensive knowledge/expertise in this area.


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Thank you very much for providing this review. Much appreciated


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