Dr Cosmo Hallström

General Adult Psychiatrist. Past Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital and Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Medical School. Currently Consultant Psychiatrist, Family Drug and Alcohol Court Team. Specialist in Psychopharmacology. Past examiner at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act, 1983. Contributor to over 100 scientific papers, articles and books on anxiety, depression, sleep and tranquilliser dependency and general psychiatry.

Dr Hallström qualified medically in Liverpool in 1971 and subsequently studied post graduate medicine, qualifying as an MRCP at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and then psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital, where he obtained the MRCPsych, being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists more recently and then the Royal College of Physicians.

He has also worked in Sweden and spent two years working at the Nathan Kline Research Institute in New York, where he held a New York licence to practice. He was also an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University.

Dr Hallström became a Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital and Senior Lecturer at the Medical School in 1982, where he ran an inner-city catchment area for some 13 years. He took up full time private practice in 1996, specialising in medicolegal work, pharmaceutical consultancy, NHS contract work for extra-contractual referrals (ECRs), and private practice specialising in neurotic disorders.

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Sleep and Tranquiliser Dependency

Profession: Psychiatrist

Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Criminal and Offending, Family Court, Personal Injury, Psychiatric Assessment

Age groups: Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Anger and Violence, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Personality Disorder, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD

Therapies offered: