All appointments are currently being delivered by telephone / FaceTime / Skype due to travel restrictions. Please enquire if you require further information about this.
Dr Sasha Hvidsten is an experienced Child and Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist. She is committed to working with patients and their families to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr Hvidsten is recommended by the Tourettes association as a trained practitioner. She delivers Habit reversal therapy (also known as CBIT) for patients with tics and Tourette's syndrome. If you are an adult who would like to access this treatment, please get in touch.
All assessments are individualised and tailored to meet the young person and their family’s needs.
A comprehensive assessment is made and a variety of interventions and treatments are available.
Medication is one of many interventions that can be offered. Dr Hvidsten works closely with nursing, psychology, SENCO and OT colleagues to provide a holistic approach for best outcomes.
Dr Sasha Hvidsten has experience of helping children, adolescents and young adults with a wide range of difficulties including neuropsychiatric disorders. Her initial qualification as a paediatrician before training to become a psychiatrist gives her specialist expertise in helping those whose difficulties overlap both physical and mental health issues.
Dr Hvidsten is a fully trained DBT therapist and can help young adults with emotion regulation skills and other coping strategies.
Dr Hvidsten currently works as an inpatient psychiatrist for Worcester community mental health.
Dr. Hvidsten aims to provide an appointment for assessment within 2 weeks of receipt of instruction (and all relevant records) and to provide standard reports 10 working days following assessment. Instructions must be received in writing and terms and conditions accepted prior to any work being undertaken.
For terms of business and a full CV, or to instruct Dr.Hvidsten please enquire
I am able to see patients to offer a second opinion.
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