About us

Substances involved in addiction may include alcohol, illicit drugs, prescribed or over-the-counter medication, and volatile solvents.

There are a range of treatment options, from advice and information, to psychological and pharmacological treatments. Treatment may include drug substitution or detoxification regimes.

Patient needs may involve wider healthcare professionals such as GPs, hospital-based specialists in liver disease, HIV, and mental health teams, etc. We also work with other professionals and disciplines to address social, housing and employment problems.

Executive committee

Member Year of joining Position
Dr Emily Finch 2022 (E) Chair
Dr David Bremner 2022 (E) Vice Chair
Dr Louise Sell 2020 (E) Financial Officer
Mrs Rachel Bannister 2023 (A) Patient/Carer Representative
Dr Owen Bowden Jones 2022 (C) Committee Member
Mr Bernard Carr 2023 (A) Patient Representative
Dr Ed Day 2022 (C) Committee Member
Dr Susanna Galea-Singer 2022 (C) Scotland
Dr Abhishek Goli 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Stephen Kaar 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Nicky Kalk 2020 (E) Committee Member
Dr Michael Kelleher 2022 (C) Committee Member
Dr Devashish Konar 2021 (C) Sustainability Champion
Dr Julia Lewis 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Jan Melichar 2022 (C) Wales
Dr Donna Mullen 2022 (C) Northern Ireland
Dr Basavaraja Papanna 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Emmert Roberts 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Shivanthi Sathanandan 2022 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Julia Sinclair 2022 (C) SAC Chair
Dr Deepak Sirur 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Alexander Vale 2020 (E) Committee Member
Dr Anto Varughese 2022 (C) PTC Rep
Dr Derrett Watts 2020 (E) Committee Member

Login to the members' section and select your Faculties.

If you have any queries, please email us.

If you would like to contact us, please email us.
Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry