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Dr Olakunle Oladinni
Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director
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Dr Olakunle Oladinni

Dr Olakunle Oladinni has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2002 and has worked extensively across general adult psychiatry, forensic, addiction, liaison, prison in-reach and medium secure services.

Dr Oladinni is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry, educational and clinical supervisor for St George’s training programme and Honorary Associate Professor for American University of the Caribbean. He was a Responsible Officer and Medical Director for an independent mental health provider for 4 years before starting his current role as the Medical Director for Priory Hospital Hayes Grove in December 2020.

Dr Oladinni's main areas of interests are:

  • Treatment of mood disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety and panic disorder
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Bipolar affective disorder
  • Treatment resistant depression

Clinical articles and research papers

  • Post-ictal Psychosis: Clinical Features and Management- Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, Volume 18(2), 28-31
  • Detection of Malingering in Clinical Settings (2006). Primary Psychiatry, volume 13 (1), 61-69.
  • Pathological Lying (2006). The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law, volume 34(1), 131-132.
  • Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorders (2005). Psychiatric Services, volume 57 no.7, 872-873.
  • A Survey of Inner London General Practitioners’ Attitudes Towards Depression (2002). Primary Care Psychiatry, volume 8 no.3, 95-98.


  • English 
  • Yoruba (Nigeria)

I bring a wealth of experience and skills to my clinical and management role and aim to provide high-quality, evidence-based and individualised service to my patients. I have completed Royal College 360 feedback and received positive feedback from my patients.

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Acquired Brain Injury
High dependency rehabilitation units (HDUs) - NHS
Acute Inpatient Services
Addiction Treatment
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Acute & PICU
Affective Disorders
Alcohol Rehabilitation
Alzheimer's Disease
Amphetamine Addiction
Anger Management
Anorexia Nervosa
Anxiety Attack Treatment
Asperger Syndrome
Attachment Disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Learning disabilities and autism NHS Service
Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
Bipolar Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Brain Injury Services
Bulimia Nervosa
CAMHS Eating Disorders
CAMHS Low Secure Services
CAMHS Tier 4
Cannabis Addiction
Cocaine Addiction
Conduct Disorder
Depression in Seniors
Drug Induced Psychosis
Drug Rehabilitation
Early Onset Dementia
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Services
Ecstasy / MDMA Addiction
Exercise Addiction
Food Addiction
Gambling Addiction
Gaming Addiction
Gender Dysphoria
Heroin Addiction
High Dependency Units - (HDUs)
Huntington's Disease
Internet Addiction
Ketamine Addiction
Korsakoff's Syndrome
Learning Disabilities
Legal High Addiction
Lewy Body Dementia
Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS)
Mental Health Treatment
Motor Neurone Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
Neurobehavioural Services
Neurophysical Services
Neuropsychiatry, Older Adults and Dementia
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Online Therapy
Oppositional Defiance Disorder
Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders (OSFED)
Panic Attack Treatment
Parkinson's Disease
Perinatal Depression
Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders
Pick's Disease
Porn Addiction
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment
Psychiatric Intensive Care Units - (PICUs)
Rehabilitation & Recovery
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Secure Services
Selective Mutism
Self Harm
Sex and Love Addiction
Sexual Dysfunction
Shopping Addiction
Sleep Disorders (Insomnia)
Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD)
Spice Addiction
Stimulant Addiction
Tourette's Syndrome
Transitional Living Services for Young People and Young Adults
Trauma Counselling
Traumatic Brain Injury
Uncommon disorders in the elderly
Vascular Dementia
Work Addiction
Private CAMHS
Online Therapy
Community focused rehabilitation
Mental Health Treatment (18+)
Online Therapy Sessions
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  • Associate Professor in Psychiatry, American University of the Caribbean (AUC), 2015
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MB.Ch.B), 1987
  • CCST in General Adult Psychiatry(2002) - (Subspecialty accreditation: Liaison Psychiatry / Special interest: Forensic Psychiatry)
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych), 2016
  • Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych), 1998
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