Dr Ralph Littlejohn
Dr Littlejohn has been a Consultant Child Psychiatrist in London for 20 years and at Priory for 16 years. Before specialising he worked in Paediatrics and Accident and Emergency medicine. He has experience of the full range of child mental health problems.
Dr Littlejohn sees outpatients at Priory. His clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), tics and behavioural difficulties.
He works closely with experienced therapists, especially offering cognitive behavioural and family therapy. He offers treatment with medication when appropriate, in collaboration with patients’ general practitioners.
He is involved in the training and supervision of psychiatrists from the East London training scheme and medical students from the Royal London Hospital. He has run training and education events for GPs, teachers, therapists and parents. He continues to find great enjoyment and fascination in working with children and their families.
- MBBS FRCPsych