About Us

Dr Dickens holds his clinic at The Old School House in Hunsingore which is conveniently close to Harrogate, Leeds & York.  Hunsingore is situated very close to the A1 giving easy access to the motorway. 

Dr Dickens graduated as a medical doctor at the University of Manchester in 2002 following a successful career in business.  After working for a period in hospital medicine and general practice, he elected to specialise in psychiatry.

He attained membership to the Royal College of Psychiatrists in December 2006 at the first attempt. He then followed his long term interest in working with young people and their families. He was awarded a Masters of Science in Psychiatry in 2010 from the University of Manchester.

Dr Dickens has particular experience in working with autism spectrum disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, tic disorders, early psychosis and behavioural problems.

Dr Dickens works in a variety of ways with a preference for psychological therapies and uses a psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural or systemic/family approach. He is accomplished in the prescription of medicines when this is appropriately indicated.