Your Private Consultant Psychiatrist in Dorset and Hampshire

 Dr Andreas Schenk MBBCh, FCPsych

Dr Andreas Schenk first qualified as a medical doctor in 1992 and as a specialist psychiatrist in 2000. Since then he has gained extensive and diverse experience working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in a variety of settings within the UK and abroad. He has successfully completed Parts I and II of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensure) examinations and working outside of the UK has given him valuable cross cultural perspectives on medical practice . Between 2002 and 2005 he was appointed as Consultant Psychiatrist in charge of a specialised inpatient psychotherapy unit at TARA Hospital in Johannesburg. He then held a substantive post as Consultant Psychiatrist at the Dorset Healthcare Trust before being appointed as Staff Consultant Psychiatrist at the Priory Hospital Southampton in 2007. In April 2013 he established practice as a Psychiatric Consultant at the Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital. Dr Schenk has many years experience in assessing clients for Occupational Health purposes and in October 2019 he was appointed as Advisor in Psychiatry to the Civil Aviation Authority.

With his broad range of training and expertise Dr Schenk can advise on medication, psychological therapy as well as other effective avenues to recovery. He has particularly enjoyed lecturing and examining other doctors specialising in psychiatry and general practice.He is on the Specialist Register of the GMC and is Section 12 Approved. He has a particular interest in Occupational Health for safety critical workers and has been instructed to complete hundreds of medico-legal reports as an Expert Witness

Dedicated to a more holistic approach to treatment and prevention of psychiatric conditions, Dr Schenk is a Founding Member of the European Lifestyle Medicine Orgnisation and the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine He is also a member of the the British Society of Ecological Medicine. 

Dr Andreas Schenk has many years of professional experience in treating the following conditions: 



Eating Disorders

Bipolar Mood Disorder


Work related stress 

Chronic Fatigue / ME 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder / OCD 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD 

Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Medico-Legal Support 

For appointments please email: or call 07501 911576