Hon Professor Dr Lina Gatsou
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Hon Professor Dr Lina Gatsou at Spire include:
I treat children and adolescents with mental health disorders using:
Spire Leicester Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MD / University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia / 1987
MD / Medical School, University of Athens Greece / 1993
MSc / University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia / 1995
Masters degree in Psychotherapy
Specialty Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Greek Ministry of Health, Athens, Greece / 2004
Recognised by CCST as EU Equivalent Specialty Certificate Specialist Training Authority in London in 2005
Mentalisation Based Treatment for Adolescents (individual, group and families) / Anna Freud Centre, London / 2013
Mentalisation Based Treatment
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents M14 / Tavistock Centre, London / 2008
British Psychoanalytic Council approved training in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children specifically tailored to the needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists
NIHR Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs)
I am the Lead for Medical and Clinical Leadership in my Trust and the author of the Medical Leadership Strategy and Implementation Programme
I am the Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children in the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.
Professor in Child and family Mental Health. De Monfort University.
Named doctor for Safeguarding Children (LPT).
I am passionate about my clinical and academic carrier, therapeutic approaches and individual and family therapy, safeguarding and medical/clinical management. I am actively involved in exercise and sport and I have played volleyball in a Yugoslavian national league. Currently I am active in watersports, skiing, swimming, CrossFit, and British Military Fitness Training. I have recently started cycling again. I am interested in art, theatre, music, live concerts and, in general, I love being outdoors.