Dr Nick Walsh is a leading consultant liaison psychiatrist based in London who specialises in depression, PTSD and anxiety disorders, including OCD. With particular expertise in LBTQ+ mental health, he is also a specialist in brain injury, somatic symptom disorders, mental health conditions associated with chronic physical conditions, and neurodiversity disorders, such as adult ADHD and adult autism. Dr Walsh, who is part of the renowned London International Patient Services (LIPS) group, currently sees private patients at Priory Wellbeing Centre Harley Street and Priory Hospital Hayes Grove.
Dr Walsh originally qualified from the University of Manchester, obtaining both his medicine degree and a BSc in History of Medicine. After successfully completing his foundation programme, he began his psychiatry training in Manchester before relocating to London, where he continued his postgraduate training on the prestigious Royal London and St Bartholomew’s scheme. In 2014, Dr Walsh became a consultant in general adult psychiatry with a sub-specialist certification in liaison psychiatry, and took up a consultant post in east London, including at two of the UK’s most prominent teaching hospitals: St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital, the busiest major trauma centre in Europe.
With a holistic approach to psychiatric care, Dr Walsh’s practice is based on the understanding of each patient’s unique needs and considerations, offering a range of traditional and complementary techniques, including medication, talking therapies, nutrition, exercise and practices such as meditation and mindfulness. Building a rapport with every patient he meets, Dr Walsh identifies key challenges, aspirations and goals in one’s life to develop a tailored and highly personalised treatment that will enable recovery.