Dr Ilan Joffe (MBBCh, MRCPsych) has been practising as a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist since 2004. He currently works as a CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) consultant for Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, where he was the Lead Consultant for CAMHS from 2007-2009.
Originally from Johannesburg, he completed his General Psychiatry training on the Charing Cross Training Scheme in London and his Child & Adolescent Psychiatry training on the Royal London & Great Ormond Street Hospital Training Scheme.
Dr Joffe has experience across the whole range of Child & Adolescent mental health problems including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other neuro-developmental conditions, emotional problems (depression, anxiety disorders, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and eating disorders.
Dr Joffe is approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act, has Approved Clinician registration, and is on the Specialist Register.
As well as his clinic work, Dr Joffe acts as an Educational and Clinical Supervisor for trainees in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He also teaches at the University of Hertfordshire and on AMPH training courses.
Dr Joffe has research experience in the field of the treatment of adolescent depression (linked to the Tavistock Clinic, London) and has had a number of publications arising out of that research.
Dr Joffe works in collaboration with other mental health professionals including clinical and educational psychologists, child & adolescent psychotherapists, and family therapists.
Following an initial assessment usually involving the young person and his/her parent/s, Dr Joffe will advise on an appropriate management/ treatment plan, and provide on-going treatment as required.
GMC registration number: 4297646
Royal College of Psychiatrists membership number: 14383
To make an appointment or to discuss a referral, please contact Dr Joffe’s secretary Naomi on:
Telephone: 07722 454388