Andrew West

Andrew West

Individual Partner: Andrew West, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Preferred contactcontact@developmentalconversations.co.uk

Key Words: Resident in: UK ; Working in: UK ; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education (medical), Publications and Research (qualitative), Services (person-centered) (teamwork) (consultation and liaison), Other (Uncertainty in clinical practice, Culture of Healthcare); Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health (Child, adolescent, and family. Liaison), Other (Dynamic and systemic practice, Mindfulness).
Brief Description of Work: I am a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, recently retired from Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust. I have been a trainer, appraiser, supervisor, mentor, and coach with the trust and have an honorary contract with Thames Valley and Wessex NHS Leadership Academy as a mentor for NHS staff. My energy and attention are now directed towards supporting individuals, groups and organisations through developmental and exploratory process using conversation and writing.

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“Being With and Saying Goodbye. Cultivating Therapeutic Attitude in Professional Practice” Karnac 2016

Therapeutic Attitude (Blog) https://afwest.com/

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