Dr Alessandro Bruno is a medical doctor specialising in Psychiatry. He works as a consultant psychiatrist in the NHS as well as practicing privately. His areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, psychosis and bipolar affective disorders and he has a special interest in diagnosing and treating ADHD, eating disorders as well as physical comorbidities that often occur in several mental health conditions. He strongly believes in an integrative biopsychosocial approach for psychiatric disorders and in the care delivered by multidisciplinary teams.
Dr Bruno treats psychological conditions and mental illnesses with a comprehensive approach. He uses his experience and expertise in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to help patients. Dr Bruno aims to create a partnership with his clients and a safe environment to explore and develop insightful understanding which might help relieve psychological difficulties and bring comfort to patients’ lives. Through empathy, patience, active listening and diligent research, Dr Bruno believes his patient’s desired goals can be achieved. Accurate diagnosis is paramount in psychiatry, and this requires adequate time, in order to develop rapport and understanding.
For treatment, when medically indicated, Dr Bruno may recommend, carefully prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications, across all diagnostic categories (psychopharmacology/pharmacotherapy). Dr Bruno has remained passionate about research and evidence based practice is a core value in his clinical work as he believes they should inform each other, in order to be truly relevant.
Dr Bruno trained in medicine and psychiatry in Italy where he held a consultant position in general adult psychiatry and community-based rehabilitation. In those years he had a fruitful collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry at London King’s College.
Dr Bruno holds full specialist registration for General Psychiatry with the GMC and is a Specialist Associate of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, psychosis and bipolar affective disorders.
Areas of special interest include: diagnosing and treating ADHD, eating disorders and physical comorbidity with mental health.
Dr Bruno consults in English and Italian.
In his spare time, Dr Bruno enjoys sport and cinema.
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