Dr Sara Morando is a highly skilled and experienced consultant psychiatrist leading a personality disorder service in the NHS, in East London. She has worked for 15 years across a variety of services, including inpatient wards, community mental health teams, specialist eating disorder services, personality disorder service, both in London and in Italy, where she trained as a doctor and then as a general adult psychiatrist (University of Torino).
She specialises in the treatment of eating disorders, personality disorders, trauma and she is very experienced and skilled in treating depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, psychosis.
She trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT), MBT for families, EMDR for complex trauma, CBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy and she is a MBT supervisor. She is completing a PhD in Mental Health ScIences at UCL on mentalization and eating disorders.
In her NHS work she leads and supervises a personality disorder team and offers individual and group MBT, family MBT and EMDR to patients with personality disorders and complex trauma; she offers consultation, supervision and training to community and inpatient NHS services in East London, facilitates reflective practice groups and lectures medical students, psychiatry and GP trainees on psychotherapy and management of personality disorders. Prior to this, she worked as a consultant psychiatrist in an Eating Disorder Service in London, where she was leading the outpatient and liaison team.
By combining her clinical expertise with her broad psychotherapeutic skills and her warm, reflective, non judgmental and collaborative attitude, she offers a person-centred, integrated and creative approach to patient care.
She offers consultation in English and Italian.
She is Bupa, Aviva, Cigna, WPA and Vitality approved.