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Dr Tara Collinge


Dr Tara Collinge has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2004. She studied Medicine at University College London and qualified as a doctor in 1995. She undertook her psychiatric training at University College Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital, London and attained a dual CCST in adult and old age psychiatry (giving her the qualifications and expertise to see both adult and older age patients).

Dr Collinge has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems including:

  • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar)
  • Anxiety disorders (including generalised anxiety disorder, panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Alcohol and drug addiction
  • Psychotic illnesses
  • Trauma related problems
  • Depersonalisation disorder
  • Dr Collinge also has experience and expertise in the diagnosis and management of Adult ADHD and was the Lead Consultant for the ADHD service in her last NHS post

In addition to this, Dr Collinge has a medicolegal practice and is available to provide psychiatric reports for personal injury and clinical negligence cases.


  • Dr Collinge is the best psychiatrist I’ve ever had. She takes time to listen to me and makes sure I’m involved in decisions about my care. She makes decisions about my care holistically, considering other things in my life which could affect my mental health
  • Dr Collinge is kind, empathic, has a good manner, is supportive and reassuring
  • Dr Collinge is always polite, welcoming and interested in my problems
  • Dr Collinge has given much input in to my ongoing care…I feel sure this has greatly contributed to stabilising my mood

Consultant Profile

Name: Dr Tara Collinge
Qualifications: MB BS (London) 1995, MRCPsych 1999, Dual CCST 2004 (Adult and Old Age Psychiatry), Approved under Section 12 (2) Mental Health Act
Specialities: General and Old Age Psychiatry with a special interest in Adult ADHD
Clinical Research Interests: Risk factors for suicide
Year Qualified: 1995
Appointments NHS: Dr Collinge was first appointed as a Consultant Psychiatrist in London (Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust) and after working for over 20 years in the NHS, has built up a successful private practice. She is now based at the Priory Hospital in Bristol and Litfield House
University Posts:
Membership of National Professional Societies: The Royal College of Psychiatrists, the General Medical Council
Publications: Papers published in peer reviewed journals addressing risk factors for suicide
Medico Legal Reports: For Medico Legal information such as CV, waiting times and fees, please contact Dr Collinge’s secretary below.

Contact Details

Appointments: 0117 435 0070
Private Secretary: Lesley Gully (medical secretary)
Amanda Saunders (medicolegal PA)
Contact Number: 0117 435 0070 for medical appointments
07745 388012 for medicolegal enquiries
Email Address: lesleygully@protonmail.com
Website Link: http://theprivatepsychiatrygroup.com