Dr Sara Morando is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry, with more than 10 years NHS experience.
She has worked for 16 years across a variety of settings, including inpatient wards, community mental health teams, specialist eating disorder services, personality disorders services, psychotherapy services, both in London and in Italy, where she trained as a doctor and then as a general adult psychiatrist.
Dr Morando has a special interest in psychotherapy, eating disorders, complex trauma, personality disorders, ADHD and ASD assessment and treatment. She trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT), MBT for families, EMDR, CBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy and is an accredited MBT supervisor. She is currently completing a PhD in Mental Health Sciences at UCL on mentalization and eating disorders.
Dr Morando offers private MBT supervision to NHS personality disorders services, eating disorders services and to independent therapists and institutions, nationally and internationally. She has offered consultation, supervision and training to community and inpatient NHS services, facilitated reflective practice groups and Balint groups for trainees and consultant psychiatrists.
Dr Morando has lectured medical students, psychiatry and GP trainees on psychotherapy and management of personality disorders and eating disorders. She has lectured in the MSc on eating disorders at UCL and is an associate trainer at the MBT training.
By combining her clinical expertise with her broad psychotherapeutic skills and her warm, reflective, and collaborative attitude, Dr Morando offers an evidence-based, person-centred, integrative and creative approach to patient care.