Dr Helen Fitzpatrick is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, with over 30 years’ experience working with the NHS. She has spent over twenty years working as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Her previous role was with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, which is the largest health organisation in Wales. Prior to that she worked in South Manchester.
Dr Fitzpatrick’s specialist interest is in childhood neurodevelopmental conditions, and she is an experienced clinical leader in multidisciplinary teams. She has also undertaken the management role of Clinical Director for the neurodevelopmental service, community and inpatient CAMHS in North Wales.
Dr Fitzpatrick has expert skills in the assessment, diagnosis and formulation of treatment plans for children and adolescents with a wide range of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, psychosis and adjustment reactions. She has expertise in the assessment of mental health and behavioural issues occurring in the context of underlying neurodiversity such as ASD and ADHD. Dr Fitzpatrick is ADI-R trained, the gold standard clinical diagnostic instrument for assessing autism in children.