Consultant Profile

Dr  Viviana  Porcari

Dr  Viviana  Porcari MMBCh, MRC Psych
Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • Psychiatry
    • Child psychiatry
Special clinical interests:

Anxiety Disorders
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Depression and Mood Disorders
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Eating Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Emotional Dysregulation 

Current NHS and /or university posts:

CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists and Clinical Director at South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation University Trust

Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Visiting Professor at Pavia University, Italy

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Medical Protection Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0208 709 7878
Private secretary:
Sonia Pirrello
Private secretary telephone number:
079 83325340
Personal email address:
Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Porcari qualified in medicine in 2000. She went on to specialise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry which she completed in 2005. She did a year of research fellowship in the psychological effects of trauma at the Trauma Centre in Boston University under the supervision of Prof. Bessel van der Kolk and then took an NHS Consultant post in South Essex where she has worked since early 2006.

Since 2008 till present Dr. Porcari has become the Clinical Director for the NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services across South Essex, Luton and Bedfordshire alongside practising as a CAMHS Consultant in Basildon, Essex.
Dr. Porcari is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Visiting Professor in Psychiatry for Pavia University, Italy.
Dr. Porcari treats children, adolescent and young adults up to the age of 18 years old with all kinds of psychiatric illness, including depression, anxiety disorders such as panic and OCD, eating disorders and ADHD.

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Dr  Viviana  Porcari

Dr  Viviana  Porcari Psychiatry Consultant, Redbridge, Essex, private hospital specialist.

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