Dr Prajakta Patil works as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS in Kent where she leads the multidisciplinary team in the assessment and management of patients. She also leads on NICE guidelines implementation and analysis of gaps in clinical practice in Forensic and Specialist Services in her Trust. She has a Medical Degree, Postgraduate Certificate in Child Law, Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Law.
Dr Patil has been actively involved in patient and medical education and research, with publications in peer reviewed journals, and has presented in national and international conferences.
As an experienced, dedicated and a highly skilled clinician, Dr Patil is passionate about mental health care advancement lessening the challenges people face and improving their quality of life. She is an empathic doctor who uses evidence-based approaches to enhance her practice and deliver the best outcomes tailored to the needs of each individual she works with.
Dr Patil has extensive knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems, including Anxiety, Depression, Phobias, PTSD and Trauma, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Psychosis, Adult ADHD and Autism.
Apart from English, Dr Patil is also fluent in Hindi, Marathi and can offer consultations in these languages. She can also understand Urdu and Punjabi reasonably.
Dr Patil is recognised by colleagues as pleasant, hard-working, and conscientious. She is liked and respected by her clients as she quickly builds a collaborative relationship. She believes in treating the individual as whole and simultaneously promoting positive mental health, stability, and wellbeing.