Dr Monika Mastalerz is a consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with 15 years’ experience working with National Health Service (NHS). She is specialising in children and young people up to 18 years old with a variety of mental health difficulties. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists are trained to provide a multifaceted approach to treatment, taking into account family dynamics, child development patterns, behaviour and psychological wellbeing. As a result, they are able to provide treatment for a number of difficulties with varying complexity. Her special interests are around trauma and neurodiversity. She is trained to deliver gold standard assessment tools for assessment of ASD and ADHD. In addition to her diagnostic and prescribing skills Monika is trained in EMDR, trauma – focused CBT and IPT-A.
Dr Mastalerz is passionate about working with children and their family, supporting them in a compassionate, friendly and confidential way. She continues to work in the NHS as a consultant in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in London.
What I offer
Dr Mastalerz can provide psychiatric assessments (formulation / diagnosis and offer a treatment plan) of mental health difficulties occurring in childhood and adolescents including:
Different types of anxiety disorder (phobias, social anxiety, attachment anxiety).
Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Trauma/ Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Behavioural challenges related with neurodevelopmental conditions.
Neurodevelopmental conditions (e.g. ASD, ADHD).
Mental health difficulties in children and adolescent with mild / moderate Learning Difficulties.
Dr Mastalerz can also provide:
Second opinion on previous diagnoses.
Transfer care from another clinician.
Training & Qualifications
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)
General Medical Council Full Registration
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) trained
Trained administrator of Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic interview for assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (3di)
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for adult practitioner and for children level 1
Trauma focus CBT trained
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescent (IPT-A) trained
ADHD assessment – Child £1300
Child and adolescent general psychiatric assessment (120min) – £850
Psychiatric follow-up or medication review (55min) – £350
Repeat private prescription (outside of the appointment) – £40