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Dr Athina Zakynthinaki

Consultant Psychiatrist
Child and Adolescent
GMC #6161141
Dr Athina Zakynthinaki

Dr Athina Zakynthinaki is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with over 15 years of clinical experience, working within CAMHS multidisciplinary teams supporting and promoting mental health as well as treating young people with a variety of mental health conditions and complex presentations. 

Dr Zakynthinaki graduated from Medical Faculty of Cluj Napoca in Romania before undertaking her post-graduate specialty training in Greece.  She has worked in the NHS as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the last 9 years and is currently a CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist for the Neurodevelopment team in Hounslow.  

With an interest in the assessment and diagnosis of young people with Neurodevelopmental disorders (such as ASD , ADHD Tourettes etc.) as well as Anxiety and PTSD, Dr Zakynthinaki is currently undertaking an MSc in Autism Studies at the University of Kent. 

She takes a holistic approach, offering supportive psychotherapeutic approaches and psycho-educational interventions and has training in Systemic Family Therapy, DBT and EMDR therapeutic interventions. 

Dr Zakynthinaki is an extremely thoughtful, compassionate and client-centred clinician who is respected by patients and colleagues and will draw on all her skills to establish the best available outcome for her patients. 


Therapeutic approaches used

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy – DBT
  • EMDR
  • Systemic Therapy

Qualifications and Education

  • MBBS Doctor of Medicine, Diploma in General Medicine, from the Romanian Ministry of Education and Sciences

  • Medical Speciality in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the General Directorate of Public Health, Hellenic Republic, Attica Region

Professional Bodies

  • On the Specialist Register Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, General Medical Council (GMC)