Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Diagnosis, treatment, and therapy.

We are a multi-disciplinary team offering a, highly skilled, comprehensive and holistic approach to the assessment and management of mental health for children, adolescents and their families.

At the International Clinic we are able to offer treatment and support for issues such as Depression, Anxiety, Deliberate Self Harm, Trauma, Autistic Spectrum Condition, Eating Disorders and ADHD.  We offer comprehensive packages of assessment and treatment for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological disorders.

The team consists of Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Family and Systemic Psychotherapists.

Our team is truly international and we offer our services in a manner that is culturally aware and sensitive to the backgrounds of our clients.

We are an agile team and can see clients in person at our London Clinic or virtually using Zoom


Dr Rafik Refaat
Child & Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist, ICL Clinic Director

Dr Rafik is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, a medical doctor (not a psychologist), with more than 25 years of experience in the psychiatry of the young. His long experience has exposed him to diverse cultures and communities.

He qualified in medicine in 1984 and subsequently pursued training in general psychiatry in Charing Cross and the Imperial College. He was then appointed as a Lecturer in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at UCL, Royal Free, and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London (FRCPsych). He is also Training Programme Director of The Child and Adolescent Higher Training Scheme at Great Ormond Street and Royal London Hospitals. He runs an inpatient service, which has been, accredited ‘Excellent’ by Royal College of Psychiatrists, and awarded ‘Outstanding ‘ rating by CQC. He has a postgraduate degree in Family & Couple Therapy from Institute of Family Therapy in London. Furthermore, he is qualified to offer therapeutic individual therapy in CBT, MBT, and Systemic therapy.

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