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Dr Adhiraj Joglekar

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

MBBS, MD, MRCPSYCH, CCT in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Practices at: Syon Clinic

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Personal Profile

After his medical graduation in 1992 Dr Joglekar specialised in general adult psychiatry. Following his MD in Bombay he worked as a Lecturer and subsequently entered private practice as a consultant psychiatrist before seeking further training in UK in 2001. After completing his membership exams with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, Dr Joglekar trained in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. He has worked as an NHS Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist in the CAMHS since 2007. Dr Joglekar led and established a Trust Award-winning Adolescent Service in Hammersmith & Fulham. After having worked full-time in west London he was the medical lead for an Eating Disorder Service in one of the home counties for over 4 years, helping the Trust establish a county-wide Eating Disorder Service for adolescents. 

Dr Joglekar offers expertise in assessment and treatment of ADHD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders as well as eating disorders amongst other conditions in young people. He uses pragmatic talking treatments such as cognitive behaviour therapy, motivational interviewing, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills among other approaches with medication as appropriate. In his private work, Dr Joglekar has established an efficient ADHD assessment service. This includes the use of standardised questionnaires and over the past 18 months, he has been able to offer the computerised continuous performance test i.e. QB Check for ADHD remotely as well. Given his experience and training in Adult Psychiatry allows Dr Joglekar to provide seamless continuity of care when adolescents turn 18, he will often oversee patient care and undertake assessments for not just children, adolescents but also young adults up to age 25. 

Dr Joglekar in line with the General Medical Council undertakes anonymised feedback arranged independently by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The patient testimonials validate his clinical acumen as well as his support and collaborative approach. Comments from parents and young persons include remarks like - We have found this doctor to be competent, well-informed, friendly yet always professional. From the very first appointment with Dr Joglekar, my daughter and I felt completely reassured that we had found the right person to help her. We left him with a huge sense of relief as we felt he had asked the right questions in order to understand exactly what my daughter was going through. He is an incredible gentleman. More patient feedback can be read here - 2018 and 2014. You may also read the feedback of his colleagues from the 2018 and 2014 surveys.  

Working in Bombay and over last 20 years in London, two buzzing cosmopolitan cities, has allowed Dr Joglekar to train and work in a variety of cross cultural contexts. He is multi-lingual and fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi. He is also quite familiar with Gujarati.

Clinical Interests

  • Early onset psychosis: this may include prodromal presentations, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders
  • Mood disorders: depression and bipolar disorders
  • Anxiety syndromes: generalised anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia and binge eating problems
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity including the predominant inattention variety known as ADD 
  • Emerging personality disorders
  • Self harm
  • Adjusment disorders

Professional Membership

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists