Dr Anja Malmendier-Muehlschlegel

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Priory Wellbeing Centre Canterbury (visiting)

92B Broad Street

Location telephone: 01227 452 171

Location email: canterbury@priorygroup.com

Secretary name: The Priory Clinic Canterbury

Consultant telephone: 01227 452171

Consultant email: canterbury@priorygroup.com

Dr Anja Malmendier-Muehlschlegel

Dr Malmendier-Muehlschlegel qualified in medicine in 1993 at the University of Berlin, Germany where she also completed an MD higher doctorate thesis. Her postgraduate training was carried out at clinical teaching centres in both Germany and the UK, including Hannover Medical School Hospital(Germany), the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Wuerzburg Medical School (Germany), Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital psychiatric training scheme, St George’s and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital higher specialist training rotations, London.


From 2006 onwards she has continuously worked as a substantive consultant in an NHS CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service). She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of emotional and mental health difficulties in children and adolescents. She is passionate about providing the best possible treatment for every single child. This often involves working with parents and schools to achieve the best possible outcomes.


She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties and disorders ranging from psychotic illnesses, depression, anxiety disorders, OCD to neuro-developmental disorders including ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). She has developed specialist services for ASD and Eating Disorders in the NHS, co-leads a DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy) informed service, and given lectures and workshops on a wide range of topics related to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Additionally she is trained in a variety of psychological treatment modalities including psychodynamic approaches, CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) and systemic approaches. She has recently co-authored a publication on strategies for prevention of suicide in adolescence. As well as working for the NHS she works privately, assessing and treating a wide range of difficulties.

Medical State Exam

Completion of Specialist Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, exit exam, Munich, Germany

GMC Specialist Registration Child and Adolescent Psychiatry