“Depression is a recurrent disorder.

If you have suffered from one episode of depression, there is a 60% chance of suffering from a further episode of depression during your lifetime”


Dr Darryl J Britto

MBBS, MRCPsych, CHSM

Assessment and treatment of mental health problems in the adult population.

• Assessment

• Diagnostic formulation

Biological and psychological treatments for:

• Anxiety

• Depression

• Psychosis

• Schizophrenia

• Schizo-affective disorder

• Bi-Polar affective disorder

• Alcohol and drug abuse

• Post traumatic stress disorder

• Work related stress

The range of treatments Dr Britto offers - both biological and psychological - are in accordance with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) and Department of Health Guidelines for clinical effectiveness.

His specialist areas of work in the medico-legal field include: assessment of accident victims, sexual abuse victims, assault victims, crime victims, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, alcohol and drug abuse, psychological sequelae of pain disorder, psycho-somatic disorders/Munchausen, work-related and occupational stress, employment tribunals, child andfamily law cases including psychiatric assessment of parents for contact/care  proceedings, private lawproceedings.

Assessment of mental health post violence/self-harm/suicide, criminal behaviour, serious offender assessment, criminal responsibility, fitness to plead, witness assessment/ testamentary capacity, abnormal behaviour, dangerousness / risk assessment, pre-sentence reports for criminal cases.

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