Dr Sabitha Sridhar, Clinical Director Children and Young People's Services

Dr Sabitha Sridhar, Clinical Director Children and Young People's Services

Dr Sabitha Sridhar qualified in Medicine from India and completed her basic training in psychiatry in the Guy's, King's and St Thomas' rotation in London. She became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2005.

Sabitha has over 18 years of experience in psychiatry in the UK. She worked in Oxleas as a junior doctor from 2004-2007 and re-joined the trust as a consultant in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2016 after completing her specialist training in Cambridge. She worked as a consultant in Essex between 2010-2015 during which time she was actively involved in service development and  innovation.

Sabitha is passionate about enabling collective leadership to support the well being of the workforce. Her clinical interests are in attachment based difficulties, adolescent psychopathology and in providing evidence and best-practice based care pathways for service users.  

Sabitha's ambition is for children and young people to be able to access the highest quality of care, and to promote a person-first culture of empowerment and ownership, with patient participation at the heart of decision making.