Dr Quinton Deeley has recently appeared on BBC 2′s ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in autism, ADHD, learning disability, and acquired brain injury in adults, as well as mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, psychosis, bipolar affective disorder and addictions. His clinical approach emphasises person-centred care and assessment informed by sensitivity to the individual, social and cultural backgrounds of his clients, drawing on a full range of treatments and interventions to support patients and their families. Dr Deeley sees patients privately at his Wimpole Street practice. He also works with services which provide private home treatment where necessary. He sees UK patients as well as patients from international backgrounds, and can travel abroad for assessments if needed.
In his NHS role, Dr Deeley is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the National Autism Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital, an inpatient service for adults with autism and mental health problems; the Autism Assessment and Adult ADHD service at the Maudsley Hospital, London; and the Neuropsychiatry Brain Injury clinic at the Maudsley and King's College Hospitals. The National Autism Unit was rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following visits in September 2015.
Dr Quinton Deeley is also a Senior Lecturer in Developmental Neuropsychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King's College, London. He is currently researching developmental psychiatry and related fields, and has ongoing research and publications relating to the relationship between mind, brain and culture. This is an area that he has started pursuing since his dual qualifications, first in Theology and Religious Studies, which was undertaken at Cambridge University, and, later, Medicine, which he studied at Guys and Saint Thomas’ Medical School.
Dr Quinton Deeley also lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and teaches psychiatrists about autistic spectrum disorders at the Centre for Advanced Learning and at conferences run by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His research with colleagues at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, using suggestions and neuroimaging to investigate altered states of consciousness and psychiatric symptoms, has recently been featured on BBC Radio 4′s ‘All in the Mind’.