Meet the team

Dr Louisa Beckford,

Consultant Psychiatrist

Louisa has practised as a psychiatrist in the UK for 25 years.

Her early training was based at the Maudsley and Bethlem Hospitals. She then relocated to Warwickshire where she completed her certificate of completed training in general adult and old age psychiatry.

Louisa has a very broad range of experience in psychiatry including general adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders and addictions. She has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2001.

Louisa has worked in eating disorder psychiatry for over 10 years. Her experience includes inpatient, out patient and intensive day treatment settings.

Louisa strives to improve outcomes for people with eating disorders. She has a particular interest in assessing and treating co-morbid conditions that can slow recovery in eating disorders. She is experienced in prescribing in psychiatry, but adopts a cautious approach in prescribing in eating disorders.

Louisa has worked at Orri for 2 years and feels the approach at Orri has transformed her views on how much the intensive day treatment offered by Orri can improve the lives of those with eating disorders and the people close to them.  

Qualified Medical Doctor: MBBS- University of London

BSc in Basic Medical Sciences and Psychology- University of London

GMC Specialist Medical Register (2011) and Certificate of Completed Training in General Adult and Old Age

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