Dr Kristy Fenton
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
M.B.B.S, D.P.M, D.N.B, M.D, MRCPsych, C.C.T in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr Fenton is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, with over 10 years' experience and who is a popular choice for young people and their families. She has a friendly, compassionate nature, coupled with extensive experience of working with young people and their families in the NHS and independent sector. Dr Fenton is very patient focused, and understands the need for an individualised approach, while ensuring that evidence based practise is followed.
Dr Fenton has worked at senior level in both the NHS and independent sector, and was previously elected as the Faculty Chair for the Child and Adolescent Faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Wales Division. In her most recent position she was Medical Director for an independent hospital, and engaged in multiple service improvement strategies.
In addition to her higher training in child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr Fenton incorporates her knowledge and experience in therapeutic interventions into her clinical assessments and management plan. She firmly believes that recovery begins from the first meeting.
Her specialist interests include:
- Attachment disorders
- Adjustment reaction
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Anxiety disorders
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD and ADD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Gender Dysphoria
- Eating Disorders
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Tic disorder/ Tourette’s
- Grief reaction
- Specific Phobia
Royal College of Psychiatrists
GMC (General Medical Council) registered practitioner: No. 6089417
Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) is an association for UK-based counselling professionals. It supports practitioners, enabling them to provide a better service.