Our Team

London Psychiatric Clinic
Our Psychiatrists

Dr. Amir Bashir

Role: Consultant Psychiatrist
Qualifications: MBBS, MRCPsych, DPM(Dublin), DPP(London), DAB(London)

General Adult Psychiatrist Specialising In:

  •  Affective or Mood Disorder includes major Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Agoraphobias, Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic disorders including Schizophrenia, delusional disorder and schizoaffective disorder.
  •  Body Dysmorphic Disorder,
  •  Eating Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa
  •  Panic Disorder and Sleep Disorders
  •  ADHD and ADD

Dr. Marika Lahtinen

Role: Counselling Psychologist
Qualifications: Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (BPS accredited), Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GBR), Bsc Hon. Computing

Dr Marika Lahtinen is a HPC and BPS registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist. She works in primary care. She has trained in CBT, the psycodynamic approach as well as mindfulness based interventions.

Dr. Harriet Garrod

Role: Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Qualifications: Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal & Criminological Psychology, BA (Hons)

Dr Harriet Garrod CPsychol is a chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and HCP Registered Practitioner Psychologist, with 12 years Psychiatric experience in adult and adolescent mental health in forensic, community and clinical settings. Dr Garrod’s pecial interests are domestic abuse, addiction, male personality disorders in forensic settings and PTSD/addiction dual diagnosis.

Dr. Meirav (May) Friedler

Role: Counselling Psychologist
Qualifications: Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, BSc [Hons] Psychology

Dr May Friedler is a HPC and BPS registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist. She works in North East London NHS Foundation trust, in the community mental health team (CMHT) . The therapeutic models she is trained in and have used are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Existential therapy. She has specific interest and experience in helping clients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Post Natal Depression.

Shai Dolinsky

Role: Psychoanalytic and Integrative Psychotherapist
Qualifications: MA in Psychoanalytical Studies, Diploma in Integrative Counselling, Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP)

Shai work with young people, adults and families to explore and work through issues such as: -Depression -Anxiety -Bereavement -Eating Disorders -Relationship difficulties -Stress management -struggling with the way you experience meaning and purpose of life.

Shanta Batacharia

Role: Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Qualifications: BA (Distinction), RSA (Cert) Person-Centred Counselling, Post-Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling(London), Post-Graduate Diploma Existential Psychotherapy (Sheffield)

Shanta is a Accredited member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (UKRC, and urrently facilitating groups on confidence building to assist people to get back to work.

Ms. Asma Amir

Role: Managing Director
Qualifications: BSc. (Hons) in Computer Sciences (London), Dip.Couns MOC & MSFTR