Special clinical interests: Anxiety, Depression, Bi-polar Disorder, Eating Disorders and related addictions, Obesity, Psychosomatic Disorders and Women’s Health issues.
Dr Lalitha de Silva
General Adult Psychiatry
Dr Lalitha de Silva trained in General Psychiatry in London (Charing Cross and St Georges Hospitals). She held an NHS Consultant post in Berkshire working in acute psychiatry and in Eating Disorders. She set up a comprehensive specialist Eating Disorders Service for Berkshire and was a Clinical Director for the trust for 5 years. She has been a senior examiner for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, clinical tutor for junior psychiatrists and Regional Advisor for Continuing Education for senior psychiatrists for 5 years.
Dr de Silva has been working in private practice in Windsor for over 25years and was the Medical Director at Cardinal Clinic for 7 years. She has outreach clinics in Reading, Wokingham and London. She has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide range of general psychiatric disorders. She is a specialist in Eating Disorders and related addictions. She has published in the field of general psychiatry and eating disorders and presented at conferences and medical meetings.
Dr de Silva has an empathetic holistic approach in her practice and works on a collaborative model with her patients.
Research Interests: Eating Disorders, Women’s Health Problems
Current NHS and/or university posts:
Year of first medical qualification: 1973
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists
Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
Member of British Medical Association
Member of European Council on Eating Disorders
Contact details: Secretary Linda Hing 01753 869755