Professor David Veale

Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult

The Priory Hospital North London (staff)

Grovelands House
The Bourne
N14 6RA

Location telephone: 020 8882 8191

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Secretary name: Wendy McQueen

Consultant telephone: 020 8920 5611

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Dr David Veale Priory Hospital North London


Consultant Psychiatrist in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, at the Priory Hospital North London and The South London and Maudsley Trust. Visiting Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.

Previous appointments
Past President of British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (2006-2008).
Member of NICE working group for guidelines in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Chair of the NICE Evidence Update on OCD and BDD, 2013. Member of group revising the diagnostic guidelines for ICD11 for Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders for the World Health Organisation.

About 70 publications mainly in OCD and BDD and specific phobia of vomiting plus co-author of four self help books ("Overcoming OCD", "Overcoming Body Image Problems", "Overcoming Health anxiety" and "Manage Your Mood" (all published by Robinson)

Please click the link below to read my contribution to News Medical’s article on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD):


FRCPsych, MD, BSc, MB BS, MPhil, Dip CACP