Dr Abrar Hussain is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in General Adult Psychiatry and Liaison Psychiatry (interface between psychological and physical health). His areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, traumatic stress, personality disorders, functional neurological disorders and psychosomatic disorders. He runs a specialist service in the NHS for functional neurological disorders.
He completed his medical training in 2003 in Chennai, India as a gold medallist and completed his postgraduate training in Psychiatry in London. He was awarded membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2009.
Dr Hussain believes in a holistic approach using a combination of pharmacological and psychological interventions. He is Accredited in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), a type of collaborative therapy based on exploring relationship patterns. He is also an EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) therapy is a powerful approach for traumatic memories.
Dr Hussain has published his work in scientific journals and presented at national and international conferences. He has delivered oral and poster presentations and won prizes for his work. He is invited on a regular basis to deliver talks to clinicians and trainees. His research portfolio includes the national multi-centre CODES trial for dissociative seizures where he was a Principal Investigator.
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