LGBTQI Psychiatric Consultations
Existing evidence suggests that the LGBTQ+ community face more mental health challenges than the rest of the population. About 1 in 3 individuals in this community experience mental illness in a 12-month period. Dr Joshi is committed to addressing GSRD (Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversities) community’s mental health needs and offers inclusive, sensitive and non-judgmental approach in providing a supportive assessment and care plan for LGBTQI+ individuals.
Dr Joshi is a Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists who has specialist training in the assessment, identification, treatment and prevention of a broad spectrum of mental health difficulties. As a liaison psychiatrist he also has specialist training in examining how the mind and body interact and impact upon one another.
Dr Joshi can provide psychiatric help with a wide range of difficulties including depression, trauma and PTSD, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychosis, substance misuse, HIV associated dementia, OCD, mood disorders, sleep disorders, depression and personality disorders.
Dr Joshi primarily advises on and prescribes medication, as well as some therapies (e.g. self-care and psychotherapy). He may refer patients to other NHS or private mental health professionals for a wide range of psychological therapies.