Dr Rebecca Slinn
Dr Slinn was first appointed as a consultant psychiatrist in 2001. She worked for more than twenty years in the NHS holding consultant posts in psychiatry in Scotland and Gloucestershire. She has worked in the independent sector for 5 years and has had a thriving private practice since 2010.
She trained in medicine St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in London and after spending time in other medical posts including general practice decided on psychiatry in the South West of England.
Dr Slinn trained in General adult and old age psychiatry is on the specialist register for both. This means she is able to see any one over the age of 18. She has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all common psychiatric conditions. Such as :-
- Mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder
- Anxiety disorders including, panic disorder, generalised anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias,
- Personality disorders
- Alcohol dependence
- Eating disorders
She has a particular interest in the presentation of mental health problems in older adults including memory problems and dementia.
She also has an interest in employee wellbeing and works alongside occupational health with large local public service and private employers.
Dr Sinn’s research interests and publications have addressed suicidal thinking in those with dementia, short cognitive analytic therapy for self -harm and training in community psychiatry.
She believes strongly in giving individuals as much information as possible so that they can make informed choices about treatment.
Dr Slinn also has a medico- legal practice and is available to give expert opinion for the courts, tribunal services and individuals as well as capacity assessments for wills and the like.
“Review by Dr Slinn today. As always highly professional and respectful of my needs and requirements. Exceptionally resourceful and supportive.”
“Very good communicator explained all options to me”