Dr. Anya Kaushik is a Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and works in the NHS and at The Child and Family Practice. She completed her medical degree at the University of Southampton and her specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in London. She holds a Consultant post in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, working in a busy community child and adolescent mental health team (CAMHS).
Dr. Kaushik has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including:
- Inpatient mental health wards (The Maudsley Hospital, The Bethlem Royal Hospital)
- Paediatric liaison services at Evelina London Children’s Hospital (assessing and managing mental health symptoms in children presenting with complex medical needs)
- Tics and Tourette Syndrome Specialist Services (St. Thomas’ Hospital)
- Specialist complex neurodevelopmental clinics (St. Thomas’ Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital)
On a personal level, Dr. Kaushik is passionate about addressing the destigmatisation of emotional and behavioural difficulties in children and adolescents (a significant barrier to accessing care for young people) and has presented some of her research at both national and international conferences.
Dr. Kaushik is proficient in Greek and holds registration as a Section 12 Approved Doctor under the Mental Health Act.