OCD/BDD Program, Nightingale Hospital, London UK

Intensive Treatment Program
Director: David Veale, FRCPsych
Contact Name: Lisa Weller
11-19 Lisson Grove
London, NW1 6SH
United Kingdom
Phone: 020 3137 9911

The OCD/ BDD program at the Nightingale London has been running for over 10 years. The medical director is Professor David Veale, Consultant Psychiatrist specializing in CBT. He has co-authored self-help books (for example Overcoming OCD and Overcoming Body Image problems) and a professional treatment manual for BDD. He has published scientific and teaching articles in OCD, BDD and emetophobia. The team includes Clinical Psychologists and an assistant therapist to assist in exposure tasks. This is a national specialist service in the UK on a general psychiatric ward but at any one time there are usually 4-5 adults with OCD or BDD under the team.