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Prof David Veale

Clinic Co-Director


David is Consultant Psychiatrist and Professor in cognitive behavioural therapies at the IoPPN. He is based at both the South London and Maudsley Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma and the Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit at the Bethlem Royal Hospital since 2005. 

He was a member of the group revising the diagnostic guidelines for ICD11 for obsessive compulsive and related disorders for the World Health Organisation. He was a member of the group that wrote the NICE guidelines on OCD and BDD in 2006 and chaired the NICE Evidence Update on OCD in 2013. 

He is an Honorary Fellow and Past President of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and British Psychological Society and is a current Trustee of the patient charities OCD Action and the BDD Foundation.