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Adult Psychiatry
Dual Diagnosis


General Medical Council:


english, arabic


New appointment: £360
Follow-up appointment: £210


Dr Matthew Sawa is a Consultant Psychiatrist who has received extensive training around the UK, including London, Norfolk, Merseyside and Kent.  Furthermore, he has been awarded, with distinction, a Masters Degree in Health Care Education and Management from Kingston University.

He currently works at Hillington Hospital in West London,  as a psychiatrist for a rapid response and home treatment team which provides immediate support. Previously, he worked for 7 years in a busy inpatients unit at Kent, where he gained important experience regarding the assessment and management of all major mental illnesses. 

Dr Sawa is an expert in managing conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychoses, OCD, PTSD and dual diagnosis (co-existing substance abuse and mental illnesses). He has a special interest in rehabilitation and focuses on re-integrating the individual back to their everyday life as soon as possible. He adopts a holistic approach in providing evidence-based treatments along with psycho-social approaches and also emphasises in the role of diet and healthy lifestyle. He always aims to provide help in a compassionate way and has great experience in assessing people from a variety of different backgrounds after his extensive training in several areas of the UK.



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Medical Procedures

  • rehabilitation
  • pharmacological treatment
  • psychosocial approach treatment
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • bipolar affective disorder
  • psychosis
  • dual diagnosis

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Special Interests

  • rehabilitation
  • depression
  • anxiety disorders
  • psychosis
  • relationship between digestive disorders and mental illness 


MB ChB 1997 University of Mosul

Masters  degree in Health Care Education and Management, Kingston University, London




I met with Dr Matthew Sawa over my anxiety and depression; had felt like I'd been struggling for as long as I remember. He was very warm, welcoming, polite, understanding and approachable which made the entire thing much, much easier. He made sure the appointment would be somewhere more suitable for me travel-wise and the communication prior to and after every visit were perfect. His advice helped me more than I could have imagined; with some values that I try to live by every day as much as possible. My anxiety and depression have improved dramatically - to the point where I am surprising even myself with a more positive mindset and attitude towards many things in daily life. My parents have also taken on some of his advice and that has improved things between me and my family members too. I would especially thank Dr Matthew for his effort and interest - he's clearly very interested in what he does and he made an effort in every way possible to make things work. There were never any moments where I was left waiting/wondering what to do next, or what was next up, and whenever an action was with him it was done promptly if not next-day. I honestly could not fault a single thing in dealing with him and the experience has changed my life for better forever. Amazing person and would recommend to anyone.


DR. Sawa was very emphatetic with my case. He understood my fear of medicine and suggested some natural remedies which really benefitted me. Many thanks


I came to Dr. Sawa for depression and anxiety issues. I was very anxious, on the verge of a panic attack on our first meeting. Dr Sawa knew how to calm me down though and how to make me feel comfortable so we could discuss my problems. He took his time with me and even went over the scheduled timeframe a couple of times. Quickly gained insight into my condition and surprised me with how fast he understood some of the thoughts I'm experiencing without me telling him yet. He has a holistic approach and will carefully and empathetically listen to you and offer the best treatment plan for you. He gave me very good advice on how to handle my condition and life in general, advice which came in handy quite soon after. I would certainly recommend him anytime and will continue to see him myself whenever needed.


My experience with Dr Sawa has been absolutely brilliant. I started my medication about two weeks ago, addressing numerous issues, and in the span of the intial two weeks, I have experienced a significant improvement in my mood, lifestyle and diet. My diet plan has helped me stay in shape and feel more confident. My life has changed for the better and I hope hoping to continue this treatment with Dr Sawa to continue this improvement. I honestly feel blessed to have come across a doctor which doesn't just rely on medication, but also a diet plan.


Very helpful. No problem arranging an appointment. Always on time.