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Dr Irene Yi
Consultant - CAMHS
Dr Irene Yi

Dr Irene Yi

Dr Irene Yi started work as a Community Paediatrician in Surrey, and was instrumental in bridging the collaborative working of paediatricians and child psychiatrists.

She was a member of the focus group in developing specialist services for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the early 2000s. Irene has continued with her training in Eating Disorders – in family based approaches (the Maudsley Multi-family Group and Family Based Treatment). 

Clinical services she offers at Priory Hospital Roehampton include psychiatric assessment and diagnosis for general child and adolescent mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, obsessional and compulsive disorders.

Out-patient treatment of anorexia nervosa (and bulimia nervosa) including psychiatric and medical monitoring, liaison with paediatricians where appropriate, psycho-education and support and guidance for parents. Parent psycho-education groups will be considered depending on the patient numbers. 

Advice and supervision of appropriate psychotropic medication. Therapeutic interventions with individuals, parents and families based on psychodynamic (adolescent-orientated), cognitive and behaviourally informed therapy methods.

Training

Irene completed her medical degree at the Institute of Medicine (Rangoon) before moving to Hong Kong in 1977 and then to the UK in 1980. She completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Medicine and the Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence in the UK.

Research Interests

Eating Disorders including Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa and ARFID (avoidant and restrictive food intake disorders), Anxiety and Depression in children and adolescents, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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