Dr Meenal Sohani

Dr Meenal Sohani
Royal College of Psychiatrists

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 Sohani trained in General Psychiatry and worked as a Lecturer at a teaching hospital in Mumbai before moving to London in 1998. After core psychiatry training, she specialised in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the U.K. She has over 25 years’ experience in Psychiatry. She has been a Consultant since 2003 with West London NHS Trust.

Dr Sohani has extensive experience in the assessment and management of child and adolescent emotional, behavioural and mental health disorders across the age range and level of complexity. She is the clinical lead for the Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disabilities Team at Hammersmith and Fulham CAMHS. Her areas of special interest and expertise include assessment and management of neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD and High functioning Autism and mental health difficulties which commonly co-exist with these conditions. Mental health difficulties in primary school-aged children and medical interventions for behaviours that challenge in children and young people with intellectual disability are other areas of expertise.  Dr Sohani draws on behavioural, cognitive behavioural, systemic and psychodynamic models besides the medical model in arriving at a formulation and treatment plan. Her clinical skills and emphatic approach enable young people and their carers to feel at ease with her in discussing their concerns.

Dr. Sohani is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi. Having worked in London, a multicultural melting pot for over 20 years means that she has experience of working with children and families from different cultures and countries across the world.

Clinical interests

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Emotional and Behavioural difficulties in children with Autism and Learning Disability
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Early Onset Psychosis
  • Parental Support

 

Professional memberships

Royal College of Psychiatrists

GMC (General Medical Council) registered practitioner: No. 4732527

 

 

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