Dr Alessandro Bruno
Training, qualifications & membership
- Doctor of Medicine MD
- Specialist Associate, RCPsych
- GMC membership number: 7469206
Dr Bruno’s areas of expertise include a wide range of mental health issues such as are depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, psychosis and bipolar affective disorders. Of particular interest are all issues related to Eating Disorders, ADHD, Depression and Anxiety.
Dr Bruno strongly believes in an integrative biopsychosocial approach for psychiatric disorders.
Dr Bruno takes a holistic view of psychological disorders and adds to the practice his training and experience in both psychopharmacology and in psychotherapy.
He aims to create a partnership with each patient, and a safe environment to explore and develop insightful understanding which might help relieve psychological difficulties and bring comfort to patients’ lives.
Through empathy, patience, active listening and diligent research, he believes that his patient’s desired goals can be achieved. Accurate diagnosis is paramount in psychiatry, and this requires adequate time, in order to develop rapport and understanding.
For treatment, when medically indicated, he carefully prescribes and monitors appropriate treatments across all diagnostic categories (psychopharmacology/pharmacotherapy).
Dr Bruno participated in research starting back in his university years, and remained passionate about research. Evidence-based practice is a core value in his clinical work. In his own words: “I feel research and clinical work should inform each other, in order to be truly relevant”.