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I am offering video calls for all appointment consultations, initially assessments and reviews as well as for court report assessments. Please contact me if any questions about this.

Feeling mentally unwell or not like your usual self?

Psychiatric and mental health conditions are very common illnesses, that are frequently neglected, can cause great suffering and impact any area of your life.

During period of increased stress, like with the threat of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 illness, it is more than ever important to look after yourself. Anxiety disorders, in particular Health anxiety and Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) can get develop or get worse. It is important to keep calm and manage your life as best possible but not as easy to do at times. I can help if you feel your mind is getting out of your control and you are losing your sleep and ability to do what you need.  


However there is no need for you to continue to suffer as there are several management and treatments options, from medication to talking therapies. 



Take control of your life!


I can help you with several different mental health conditions, from general psychiatric conditions like anxiety or depression to more specialised problems like eating disorders or antenatal and postnatal mental ill health. 


Don't let your  mental health difficulties control you any longer! Come and see me in London. 

If you are experiencing problems with any of the following:


  • Eating disorders:

    • Anorexia Nervosa; 

    • Bulimia Nervosa; 

    • Binge Eating Disorder;

    • Any eating related problems


  • Perinatal mental health problems:

    • Ante-natal and Post-natal depression;

    • Puerperal psychosis; 

    • Ante-natal and post-natal anxiety; 

    • Fear of child birth/Tocophobia,

    • Maternal OCD

    • Sleep difficulties in pregnancy and post natal

    • Difficulties bonding with unborn or new born baby


  • Other psychiatric conditions:

    • Low mood and depression; 

    • stress and anxiety (generalised, health or specific);

    • sleep disturbance;

    • panic attacks;

    • obsessive compulsive disorder;

    • bipolar affective disorder or manic depression, 

    • psychosis,

    • chronic fatigue syndrome

    • ADHD diagnosis and treatment 

    • premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

    • Mental health problems due to physical illness

    • many other mental health conditions and illnesses 

Book your appointment today!!

If you require a medico-legal report I can also help. Please contact me and let me know what you require. I am happy to briefly discuss prior to booking an appointment.

I can see you as a private patient or if you have health insurance with:

Allianz, Cigna Healthcare UK, WPA, Cigna global and BUPA global/ international.  Please be aware that with some health insurances there is co-payment directly to me or you need to claim reimbursement directly with your health insurance as some health insurance do not cover my full fees. If letters, investigation requests or reports are required there is an extra administrative fee. 

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Dr. Catia Acosta

Dr. Catia Acosta, MD, MRCPsych Consultant Psychiatrist 

Get in contact today to book an appointment or request further information!

Thank you for your contact. I will get back to you as soon as possible, working days only, except at holiday time when it may take little longer. If you prefer please email me directly on (please check spam/junk mail or add email to you contacts, to avoid missing any emails) 

Some of feedback from former patients and their families:


"Thank you for helping me during this hard time. My family are very grateful too." Lucy, Anorexia Nervosa (AN)


"I wish I had come to see you earlier. Thank you." James, Anxiety


"You made a difference in my life. Thank you for not letting me give up." Maria, Post natal depression and sleep difficulties


"Our family are all very grateful to you and you should be proud of what a fantastic job you are doing." Jane, mother of AN sufferer

"Thank you! I have seen many psychiatrist in my life but never connected to one like you. You really care about me and my mental health, I feel it and it makes a big difference. Thank you again!" Rachel, Bipolar  affective disorder

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