About the author

Jon Patrick, MB ChB, MPhil (Psychiatry), MRCPsych, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist (SIHR)

Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh. Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy, The State Hospital, Carstairs.

Dr Patrick is a consultant psychotherapist working across a wide variety of milieu. He is interested in the interface between general psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy. This has led him to work closely with staff teams managing difficult patients, from out-patients to forensic high-secure in-patients.


Email: jonpatrick1@nhs.net


Declaration of interests: None

© 2020 Royal College of Psychiatrists