Dr Bujarbaruah is a highly qualified, kind and compassionate Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr Bujarbaruah currently works in the NHS as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist within the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust and privately in Guildford, Surrey.
Dr Bujarbaruah has a strong passion for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and finds it an extremely captivating and rewarding specialty.
Dr Bujarbaruah completed her core training in Psychiatry from Oxford under the Oxford Training Programme and then went on to further undertake Higher Specialist Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from London under the St. George’s and South West London Training Programme. Completing her extensive training from these highly regarded training schemes formed the pillars of her holistic approach to client centred care and her approach to the mental health and emotional well being of the young people and their families.
Dr Bujarbaruah is enthusiastic, caring and compassionate and her excellent interpersonal skills and empathic nature assist in rapport-building and helps to build a solid trusting therapeutic relationship with children, young people and their families/carers and with her multidisciplinary team.
Dr Bujarbaruah was awarded Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) in 2011. She is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.
Dr Bujarbaruah has a wide experience in teaching and management. She has broad experience in teaching different groups of professionals and multiple learning objectives. She has taught psychiatry trainees in the MRCPsych course in South West London and St George’s NHS Trust.
She has organised and facilitated various Communications Skills workshops for Trainees in Psychiatry in the Oxford Training Programme and actively facilitated the CASC workshops as part of the MRCPsych Examination Course in St. George’s and South West London NHS Trust with excellent feedback. Dr Bujarbaruah is a clinical supervisor of trainees and also remain actively involved in regular medical student teaching.
What I Offer
Dr Bujarbaruah has a number of years of expertise in assessing, diagnosing and treating a wide range of mental health and psychiatric disorders and neurodevelopmental conditions affecting children and young people including:
- Depressive illnesses
- Self Harm
- Anxiety disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Emotional Dysregulation difficulties
- Self esteem difficulties
- Tourette’s syndrome
- Psychotic illnesses
- Attachment problems
- Autism related problems
- Stress and more
Dr Bujarbaruah strongly believes in client centred care and a holistic and systemic approach to care towards children, young people and their families. She follows NICE Guidelines and likes to follow the biopsychosocial care model.
Dr Bujarbaruah uses evidence-based approach to treatment and recovery that really matters to the young person and their family, so that all involved are equally informed.
Dr Bujarbaruah is fluent in English [primary language], Hindi, Bengali and Assamese.
Training & Qualifications
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)
- Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (GMC)
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Approved Clinician and S12 (2) doctor within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 1983
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Professional Development Peer Group
- Continuing Professional Development with the Royal College of Psychiatrists
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS)
- General Medical Council (GMC) – Full Registration
- British Medical Association (BMA)
- Medical Defence Union (MDU)
- Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)
Clients can self refer or can seek referral from their GP, school, or other healthcare professionals. Dr Bujarbaruah will assess each referral individually.
The initial assessment appointment is usually approximately ninety minutes. You will receive an outcome/clinical letter following your appointment.
Payment should be made on the day of your appointment. Cash, cheque, and bank transfer are accepted.
There is no additional fee if a prescription is issued within your appointment.
Dr Bujarbaruah accepts self funding patients. She is also registered with healthcare insurer providers – Vitality Health and Aviva. Please note: If you are covered by an alternative insurer, your appointments will require self-funding and may be reclaimed from your health insurer.
On requesting an appointment, Dr Bujarbaruah may need to call you to confirm details before you meet. This initial telephone discussion of up to 10 minutes is free of charge, and is designed to confirm that it is indeed appropriate to proceed to a full consultation and is not designed to replace a consultation.