Dr. Cyrus Abbasian

Dr. Abbasian (BSc MBBS MSc FRCPsych) completed his psychiatric training at the Maudsley, a centre of excellence and one of the most influential mental health establishments in the world.

He has worked with leaders in the field of psychiatry and addictions. Dr. Abbasian has been practising psychiatry since the year 2000 and currently works for the NHS and the private sector. He has access to a wide range of therapeutic interventions including psychological, psycho-therapeutic, day hospital and inpatient units in London. He teaches medical students, junior doctors, GPs and charity volunteers. Dr Abbasian has over 15 media appearances, including on BBC and has published extensively including in peer reviewed journals.

Referrals are accepted from patients, GPs, other specialist and employers. Dr Abbasian can provide medico-legal reports. Full diagnostic assessments can be arranged, including second opinions, with recommendations and follow-up if required.

Recognised by the General Medical Council (4637608) as a dual specialist in

  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Dr. Abbasian has expertise in the diagnosis and treatments of

  • Depression
  • Anxiety and OCD
  • Stress related disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Addictions (alcohol, opiates, cocaine, amphetamines, cannabis, GHB, ketamine, gambling, internet etc) including naltrexone treatment.
  • • Psychiatric issues affecting doctors

Dr Abbasian is recognised by major insurers. He is able to communicate fluently in Farsi (دکتر سیروس عباسیان) and is well placed to address issues in patients from Iran and the Middle East. Information disclosed will remain confidential and usually released only with the patient’s consent.


“The process of writing a letter is a reflective, slowed down activity rather than a quick show,’ he says.’ People can send of a quick text in seconds without paying attention which may not have any sense of purposefulness to the sender. By stimulating creativity and allowing more time to sit with thoughts, the process of writing allows people to better regulate their emotions.”