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. He is experienced in providing a full range of specialist psychiatric services including assessment and diagnosis leading to the development of personalised treatment plans. 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 is on the Specialist Register of the GMC and has been Section 12 Approved. He has a particular interest in Occupational Health. He has also been instructed to complete hundreds of medico-legal reports as an Expert Witness

Dr Schenk  has over 15 years extensive and diverse experience working as a consultant psychiatrist in a variety of settings within the UK and abroad.  Working outside of the UK has given him valuable cross cultural perspectives on medical practice and he has successfully completed Parts I and II of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensure) examinations. He has been appointed to lead both inpatient and community teams. Between 2002 and 2005 he was appointed as consultant psychiatrist in charge of a specialised inpatient psychotherapy unit at TARA Hospital in Johannesburg. In 2007 he was appointed as Staff Consultant Psychiatrist at the Priory Hospital Southampton. Prior to this he held a substantive post as Consultant in General Psychiatry with the Dorset Health Care Trust and 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.

Dr Schenk has particularly enjoyed lecturing and examining other doctors specialising in psychiatry and general practice. His particular areas of interest and expertise include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Mood Disorders, Psychosomatic Disorders and Eating Disorders. He maintains busy practices at the Priory Hospital Southampton and Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital and is always enthusiastic to take on new clients.

Dedicated to a more holistic approach to treatment and prevention of psychiatric conditions, Dr Schenk wasa Founding Member of the European Lifestyle Medicine Orgnisation. He is Director for Mental Wellbeing at the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine and a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists as well as 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