12 July 2010
Kevin Healy is a consultant psychiatrist in psychotherapy and Lead Clinician of the Cassel Hospital in Richmond in London. He has worked for many years with individuals suffering the impact of personality disorder on themselves and on their families. He is particularly interested in working therapeutically with young people and their families. He is a former Chair of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, is presently on the executive of the Psychotherapy Faculty and is a member of the Public Education Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Here, Dr Healy talks to Director of Communications & Policy, Deborah Hart, about his experience of visiting a London school where 10 months previously, they had experienced the suicide of a pupil.