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DR JULIA BLAND

Dr Julia Bland is a psychiatrist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and systemic family and couple therapist.

After studying English Literature at Oxford, she trained at Guy’s hospital in Medicine, then at St George’s in psychiatry and psychotherapy, and has worked in the NHS since 1982.

She has also trained at the Lincoln Clinic, and at the Prudence Skynner Family Therapy Clinic. She is registered with UKCP and the BPC.

She has been a Consultant Medical Psychotherapist at the Maudsley Hospital, where she was Head of Family Therapy from 2002-2013. She is also CoDirector of the MedNet service, based at the Tavistock and at the Maudsley, and has assessed and treated over 500 doctors with mental health problems since 2002.

She has a particular interest in treating health professionals, and has taught extensively in this area. She also practices as a private individual, couple and family therapist.

She is interested in the differences and overlaps between different therapeutic modalities, having contributed chapters to Systems and Psychoanalysis ( ed. Flaskas) and on Family Therapy in the new Oxford Textbook of Medical Psychotherapy.

She is also the Interviews Editor of the Psychiatric Bulletin, part of the British Journal of Psychiatry.

juliabland@queenannestreetpractice.com