Professor David Veale

FRCPsych, FBPsS, Hon FBABCP, MPhil, BSc, MD

I am a Consultant Psychiatrist in London specialising in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), health anxiety, emetophobia and depression. I am also interested in the rapid treatment of depression using Wake and Light Therapy and nutritional psychiatry.

Details of private consultations are here. You can phone my secretary, Natalie Fisher, on 020 3137 9911 and email her using this form.

Professor David Veale

FRCPsych, FBPsS, Hon FBABCP, MPhil, BSc, MD

I am a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), health anxiety, emetophobia and depression. I am also interested in the rapid treatment of depression using Wake and Light Therapy and nutritional psychiatry.

Details of private consultations are here. You can phone my secretary, Natalie Fisher, on 020 3137 9911 and email her using this form.

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We enhanced the environment at The Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit at the Bethlem by making a humanoid version of an OCD bully. It holds a transparent receptacle in which residents are encouraged to give up their “safety objects” as a commitment to change. Read more here.

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BBC TV: Ugly Me

I have been involved with an excellent documentary on Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) available on BBC iPlayer.

Latest research

The OCD Bully

People with OCD often consider their OCD to be like a bully or a demon that has to be obeyed.

We enhanced the environment at The Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit at the Bethlem by making a humanoid version of an OCD bully. It holds a transparent receptacle in which residents are encouraged to give up their “safety objects” as a commitment to change. Read more here.

Latest features

BBC TV: Ugly Me

I have been involved with an excellent documentary on Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) available on BBC iPlayer.

Latest research

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