Dr Richard Doherty is a highly specialist Clinical Psychologist, experienced in delivering CBT, ACT and Mindfulness therapy for a range of physical and psychological difficulties. In his NHS role, he works at St Thomas' and Guy's Hospital, and privately he is the clinical director for 'Dr Richard Doherty & Associates', 'The Sleep Therapist' and 'A Quiet Space: anxiety and stress clinic'.
Dr Doherty Completed his Honours Degree (first class) in Psychology from the University of London. He then went on to obtain a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and a further Diploma in CBT Therapy, awarded with Distinction. He works with a wide range of issues, including treating all types of sleep conditions, anxiety, work-related stress, depression, and physical health conditions including chronic pain and migraine. Prior to founding 'The Sleep Therapist' in 2017, he was the lead psychologist for the complex sleep service at Guy's Hospital and currently runs the migraine psychology service at St Thomas' Hospital.
As well as his NHS and private work, he currently teaches on the Oxford University Clinical Doctorate course on 'CBT and advanced interventions', and the Royal Holloway CBT course on ACT for physical conditions and sleep difficulties.
Insomnia (and other sleep conditions)
Anxiety (Health, social, general)
Problems with decision making
Diploma with distinction CBT therapy 2011
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey 2010
BSC (first class honours) in Psychology 2004
Westminster School 1984-1994