Dr Sheetal Sirohi

General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist


Dr Sheetal Sirohi has held various substantive NHS consultant posts since 2012, treating a variety of mental health conditions with different levels of acuity. This includes working on inpatient wards, home treatment, community, assertive outreach, psychiatric liaison within general hospitals, and in prison and community forensic teams. She left the NHS in 2017 to work exclusively in the private sector.

She is passionate about quality in mental health care and innovation. Throughout her career so far, she has created virtual patients, and training films for psychotherapy and risk assessment. She also contributed to the development of the Suicide Prevention Strategy for Surrey and promotes digital safety and awareness (‘Digital Risk’) in relation to mental health and the impact of internet. She has also been a video presenter for online mental health portals.

Dr Sirohi facilitates patient engagement through her role with the Royal College Public Education Committee and also by directly participating in initiatives like 'Happy Soul Festival’ for creating awareness of wellbeing and mental health in the Afro Caribbean and Asian communities. She has also established links with mental health charities such as MIND.

She was involved in teaching, training and mentoring psychiatric trainees and continues to present at GP education events. She is also involved in research and is a published author.

Position at Priory

Dr Sirohi has been a general adult consultant psychiatrist at Priory Hospital Woking since 2014. Her professional memberships include:

  • MRCPsych
  • Full General Medical Council (GMC) UK registration. Revalidated until 2020
  • Section 12 Approved/Approved clinician (AC)
  • MDU
  • Royal College Public Education Committee member
  • Obsessive compulsive and related disorders (OCARD) co-ordinator and committee member with Royal college of Psychiatrists


  • MBBS University of Pune, India
  • MRCPsych London UK
  • Trained in London on the St George’s Rotation with South West London and St George’s NHS trust, and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Research interests

Various posts held as below:

  • Honorary Research Assistant post at St George’s University of London
  • Honorary Visiting Research Associate, HSRD, Institute of Psychiatry, London
  • Sub-investigator for EULAST (European long acting antipsychotics) study

Clinical articles and research papers

  • 2013 -‘Innovations in simulated & technology aided learning for core psychiatric trainees’ published in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Journal
  • 2010 -‘Innovations in simulated & technology aided learning for psychiatric trainees’ Published in Connect, mental health informatics newsletter and trustwide newsletter.
  • 2007 -Bhugra D, Sirohi S, Gupta KR, Butler G, Sirohi KPS (2007): Eating Disorders in north and west India


  • English
  • Hindi


  • MBBS
  • MRCPsych
  • Section 12 Approved/Approved clinician (AC)

I aim to provide high quality, personalised mental health care, education and support for my patients and their families.

After winning the National Scholarships award in 1997 I pursued a career in general medicine and then chose to specialise in psychiatry. I completed my psychiatric training on the St Georges’ and South West London Rotation.