Private Consultant Psychiatrist at
Harley Therapy™ London

Consultant psychiatrist Dr Stephen Humphries is available for private psychiatry appointments at our elegant Harley Street rooms in London. He provides a full range of out-patient psychiatric services including assessment and diagnosis, as well as development of treatment plans including medication and psychological therapy. He is GMC-registered, Section 12 approved and on the Specialist Register. In addition to being a qualified consultant psychiatrist, Dr Humphries is an Expert Witness and has prepared hundreds of medico-legal reports over his long career.

Why choose our private Psychiatry Services?

  • GMC-registered consultant psychiatrist with 30 years medical experience
  • First-class service, professional and expert
  • Well-appointed London Harley Street rooms in reputable medical house
  • Access to network of health care providers including counselling psychologists 
  • Quick turnaround on medical reports
  • Excellent patient feedback
  • Experienced in full spectrum of mental health issues
  • Registered with most health insurance providers

Dr Stephen Humphries
Private Consultant Psychiatrist London

Dr Humphries is a highly respected consultant psychiatrist having worked in the NHS for 30 years, with 23 years at consultant level in General Adult Psychiatry. He worked for Charing Cross Hospital in 2009 and most recently for Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant psychiatrist and Clinical Director. He has been simultaneously running a clinic as a private psychiatrist in London's Harley Street.

Dr Humphries has a broad and in-depth experience of the full range of mental health conditions from the minor to the most severe, and adopts a combination of psychological, biological, and social approaches in his practice.

Dr Humphries offers rapid assessment and diagnosis for adult ADHD and ADD and, where appropriate, a full range of effective treatment including prescription. He has developed considerable experience within this field, with such service provision often limited in availability within the NHS.

He treats adults, couples, adolescents and families with the following conditions: depression, anxiety and panic disorders, PTSD, anger, adult ADHD, bereavement, chronic fatigue/ME, forensic psychiatry, self-harm, stress management, relationship problems, sexual dysfunction, somatoform disorders, OCD, phobias, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder. He has further expertise in sleep medicine, neuropsychiatry and management of eating and addictive disorders including alcohol and drug misuse.

During his long and distinguished career Dr Humphries has been a Clinical Director and Medical Director of a large NHS Trust for nine years combined. He worked at a national level as National Lead for New Ways of Working in the National Institute of Mental Health in England. He has travelled extensively and advised on mental health developments in Africa, Canada and Japan. He has lectured in the UK and overseas.

Dr Humphries has wide experience of medico-legal issues and has completed many detailed medico-legal reports for solicitors in relation to civil and criminal compensation cases, medical negligence claims, employment disputes and fitness-to-practice cases. Dr Humphries has considerable experience of writing reports in relation to immigration issues.

Dr Humphries holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Diploma in Psychotherapy and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Watch Dr Humphries in this video discussing the work of a Psychiatrist:

Dr Humphries' Professional Qualifications

  • MBChB Manchester 1982
  • MRCPsych 1986 (Member Royal College of Psychiatrists)
  • DipPsychotherapy 1986
  • FRCPsych 2006 (Fellow Royal College of Psychiatrists)
  • National Lead NIMHE for NWW 2006-2009
  • Expert Witness Register
  • Section 12 approved
  • GMC-registered (General Medical Council no. 2616230) 

Dr Humphries is a recognised provider as a consultant psychiatrist with the following health insurance companies: BUPA, CIGNA, Standard Life, Pruhealth, AVIVA, BUPA International, Norwich Union, SimplyHealth and WPA.

Dr Humphries runs his private psychiatric clinic in Harley Street, London (as well as in Middlesborough) and is available for appointments at Harley Therapy's rooms. Please note that a copy of the psychiatrist's report will be sent to your GP as standard practice.

Referrals to Counselling Psychologists via a Private Psychiatrist

Dr Humphries can refer to in-house counselling psychologists at both Harley Street and City of London, for a full range of talking therapies including (but not limited to) cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic counselling and existential psychotherapy. He is able to liaise with your therapist in a shared treatment plan.

To make an appointment with Dr Humphries or to enquire about his services as a private consultant psychiatrist, please call 0845 474 1724.

Or you may book online using the form below:

Booking Form:

To book a psychiatry appointment with Dr Humphries, please submit this online form. Your enquiry will be handled confidentially.

Practice Address:
12 Harley Street
London, W1G 9PG

  • Thank you for your help, and please thank Dr Humphries for his. I will certainly highly recommend your services to others.

  • Dr Humphries, So far it has been life changing. I feel much better, more relaxed and able to concentrate/multi task. I only wish I had seen you much sooner.

  • I will be adding Dr Humphries to our list of experts and recommending him for instruction by my employment law, criminal and personal injury colleagues.

  • Dr Humphries, thank you very much for seeing me and being so kind during the appointment.

  • Dr Humphries was great, very understanding and has made me feel especially positive about my future sessions.

  • Please pass on our thanks to Dr Humphries. The report is clear, concise and excellent.

  • Dr Humphries was very understanding and explained things to me very well. I would most definitely recommend him to anyone else with similar problems.

  • It was brilliant to finally find a resolution to my problems and get the help I so desperately needed. I would recommend Dr Humphries to anybody experiencing similar problems.

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London Psychiatrist Services


Dr Stephen Humphries

Dr Stephen Humphries Private Psychiatrist London



£350 for an Initial Assessment (includes diagnosis, treatment plan & report).

Dr Humphries is recognised by these insurance providers: BUPA, Cigna, AVIVA, Standard Life, WPA, Pruhealth. Insurance fee is higher.


Areas of Expertise in Psychiatry

  • Anxiety and Panic Disorder
  • Depression
  • Sexual Problems
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Psychosis
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Addictions
  • Personality Disorders
  • Substance Misuse
  • Work/Career Issues
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self-Harm
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Anger Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Sleep Problems
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Old Age Psychiatry
  • Adolescents (15+)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD
  • Depersonalisation Disorder DPD
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • ADHD (Adult) / ADD


View Dr Humphries' CV


London Clinics

Harley Street, W1  more info
Canary Wharf, E14 more info
Liverpool Street, City EC2  more info

Call us to book or enquire

0845 474 1724

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8am-8pm

Sat & Sun 10am-6pm