Our Team

Dr Haroon Moosa

Consultant Psychiatrist MB ChB MRCPsych

Dr Haroon Moosa, is Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Psychiatry at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. He provides private consultations within The Therapy Company from our Garstang Road premises, Fulwood, Preston.

Having graduated in 1994 from Manchester university, he has been a consultant psychiatrist since 2002. Previous roles have been as Consultant Psychiatrist with Merseycare NHS Trust and Priory Healthcare.

His special interests are treatment resistant mood disorders, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, addiction disorders and stress. He also undertakes specialist work for medico-legal clients and Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) clients.

Dr Shashank Chattree

Consultant Psychiatrist. MBBS FRCPsych DPM

Dr Chattree is Consultant Psychiatrist with over 30 years’ experience in Adult Psychiatry in the NHS and independent sector. Having recently left Priory Healthcare, he now operates his own private practice within The Therapy Company, at our Garstang Rd premises.

He commenced his career in India and completed his specialist training in UK. He has been Consultant Psychiatrist with Priory Healthcare for over 20 years.

His special interests include Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety disorders and Mood disorders. He has been involved in several clinical trials of compounds developed for management of depression, psychosis and anxiety disorders. 

Professor PT Saleem

Consultant Psychiatrist BSc MBBS FRCPsych DPM

Professor Saleem is Consultant Psychiatrist with over 30 years’ experience of adult psychiatry in the NHS and Independent sector. He worked initially as Registrar in Northwest Deanery, then as Senior Registrar in the Yorkshire Deanery. He completed his career in the NHS after working for 28 years as consultant psychiatrist at Royal Blackburn Hospital in July 2011.

He has been in full time private practice since. Dr Saleem now operates private clinics at Beardwood Hospital Blackburn and with The Therapy Company, at our Garstang Road.

His special interests include all aspects of general psychiatry, alcohol addiction and medico legal work covering mental health law, mental capacity law, civil litigation, family law, employment law and criminal matters. 

Dr Ranji Thomas

Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, MD Psychiatry, MRCPsych, Diploma in Psychiatry

Dr Ranji Mathai Thomas, is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. He provides private consultations within The Therapy Company from our Garstang Rd premises, Fulwood, Preston.

Having completed his Post Graduation in Psychiatry in India, Dr Thomas worked as an Assistant Professor, before moving to the United Kingdom in 1999.  After completing his core training and specialist training with the Northwest Deanery, Dr Thomas has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust since 2005.  He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.   He also worked at Priory Healthcare providing both inpatient and outpatient assessments and treatments.  

Dr Shahid M Ahmad

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist MBBS DPM FRCPsych

Dr Shahid Ahmad, is Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead (Hyndburn) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. He provides private consultations within The Therapy Company from our Garstang Road premises, Fulwood, Preston.

His clinical expertise include assessment and management of a wide range of child psychiatric disorders and difficulties. These include; anxiety/depression, school refusal/school phobia, truancy/antisocial behaviour, trauma/PTSD, OCD,eating disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, Tourette’s Syndrome, drink/drug abuse, juvenile offending, deliberate self harm behaviour and family relationship difficulties. Dr Ahmad will offer consultations to children and adolescents up to 19 yrs.

 

Dr Jameel Hussain

Consultant in Psychiatry of Older Adults. BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCPSych
Dr Hussain is a Consultant in the Psychiatry for Older Adults at Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS trust. He provides private consultations within the therapy company from our Garstang Road premises, Fullwood, Preston. 
 
Having graduated in 1997 from Liverpool University, he has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2009. He previously worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Greater Manchester West NHS trust. 
 
His special interests are all aspects of Psychiatry of Older Adults, Medico-Legal work covering mental health law, mental capacity law, civil litigation, family law, employment law and criminal matters. He also has extensive experience of memory assessments for over 10 years and is currently working as a memory clinic consultant in the NHS and he provides private consultations at The Therapy Company.

Dr Natalie Miles

BABCP and BACP

Dr Natalie Miles is a qualified psychotherapist and is accredited with BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists) and BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy).

With over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Dr Miles has a wealth of experience in treating people with mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression, mood disorderand phobias.

She has specialist interest and experience in PTSD, eating disorders and behavioural disorders such as OCD and BDD.

Dr Miles also has  over 10 years’ experience of working as a CBT therapist in Occupational Health for staff within the NHS

Diane Ogden

Qualified Therapist

Diane Ogden is a qualified therapist at The Therapy Company.

Since qualifying as a nurse in the late 1980s she has worked in a wide variety of services, including NHS acute mental health services, a specialist therapeutic community, sexual abuse/assault service, as clinician and manager in both substance misuse services and a local private hospital.

In 2010 she qualified in EMDR (Eye, Movement, Desensitisation & Reprocessing) and became accredited with EMDR UK & Europe in 2013.

She works with clients experiencing trauma and PTSD.

Nicole K. McGuinness

Qualified Therapist BABCP

Since qualifying with a certificate in counselling skills in 2012 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Groupwork, Nicole has worked with a variety of services and people through charity organisations, the NHS and private sector.
Her experience includes treating Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Addictions, Anger Management, Self-esteem, Phobias, Eating Disorders, Panic, Grief/loss, Low confidence, Health Anxiety, Stress and more recently, Worries about COVID.
Nicole continues to further her development, actively working towards accreditation and pursuing further research and study into mindfulness, acceptance and compassion focussed therapeutic interventions.

Dr Fehmida Natha

Senior Clinical Psychologist (HCPC)
Dr Fehmida Natha is a qualified senior clinical psychologist (HCPC registered) with a substantive post within Lancashire Care Foundation Trust. She holds a MSc in Forensic psychology and completed her DClinPsy at Lancaster University in 2015. 
 
Special interests and experience include adult inpatient care, psychosis, personality disorder, anxiety and mood disorders. 
 
Fehmida is trained and experienced in using a number of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), CBT, Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT) and Dialectical Behaviour therapy (DBT) allowing her to tailor her approach for indivual needs.