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Dr Richard Duggins

GMC No: 4408372

Qualifications: BA (Hons), MA, MBBS, MMedSci, MRCPsych

Specialist Interests
  • Affective Disorders
  • Personality difficulties
  • Health for health professionals
  • Reflective Practice

I am a Consultant Medical Psychotherapist, and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist.

I have specialist competencies in assessment and treatment of people with affective disorders, and people with personality difficulties. I have specialist knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of health professionals. I offer psychoanalytic psychotherapy, interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), brief psychodynamic psychotherapy, and dynamic interpersonal psychotherapy (DIT).

I am an accredited Balint Leader, and lead on several reflective practice groups. I am a Clinical and Educational Supervisor, and have published and taught on the subjects of psychotherapy, psychotherapy research, reflective practice, and health for health professionals.


Medical Psychotherapy


Regional Department of Psychotherapy
Centre for Specialist Psychological Therapies Benfield House
Walkergate Park
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Name Of Admin Support

Angela Reay

Contact Telephone Number Of Admin

0191 2876100

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New Referrals - Not known to the service
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