Dr Needham-Bennett is an experienced consultant; he is empathetic, caring and supportive. He constructs treatment plans from a broad and inclusive perspective, recognising the importance of medication, therapies and social recovery. His confidence is communicated to the patient and fosters optimism and hope.
Dr Humphrey Needham-Bennett
Dr Humphrey Needham-Bennett is a consultant general and forensic psychiatrist, and was appointed as medical director of Priory Hospital Ticehurst House in May 2018.
Dr Needham-Bennett trained in medicine at Guy’s Hospital, London, and specialised in psychiatry at Guys, St Thomas’ and the Maudsley Hospitals.
He was an NHS consultant for 16 years at the Maudsley and Bethlem Hospital and has worked in senior national management roles in the independent sector.
Dr Needham-Bennett is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric disorders from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia to addictions, anxiety and depressive disorders.
He specialises in treating complex cases where substance use or dependency complicates a mental illness; risk analysis and medico-legal work.
Dr Needham-Bennett is able to provide second opinions. He undertakes medico-legal work (civil and criminal) and is able to prepare reports in the areas of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychiatric disorders complicating physical injury.
- Addiction Treatment
- Adjustment Disorder
- Anger Management
- Anxiety Attack Treatment
- Bipolar Disorder
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
- Drug Induced Psychosis
- Drug Rehabilitation
- Gambling Addiction
- Gaming Addiction
- Gender Dysphoria
- Mental Health Treatment
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Personality Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment
- Self Harm
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Treatment Resistant Depression
- Fellow of the Royal College Psychiatrists, FRCPsych, 2017
- Medically qualified doctor, MBBS, London, 1987
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, MRCPsych, 1993