David Veale

Professor David Veale is a Consultant Psychiatrist and leads a national service for people with severe treatment refractory Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and anxiety disorders at the South London and Maudsley Trust and the Priory Hospital North London. He is a Visiting Professor in Cognitive Behaviour Therapies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. 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 and BDD in 2013. He has authored or co-authored 90 empirically based articles, 6 books, 13 book chapters, and 35 teaching articles or reviews. He is an Honorary Fellow of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a Trustee of the national charities, OCD Action and the BDD Foundation.

He sees adults for general psychiatry and young people aged 12 or above when they have OCD, BDD or specific phobias of vomiting. His website is www.veale.co.uk