Directory of recommended private Practioners 

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Gemma Cushley

Autism & Anxiety Consultant - Anxiety Management 

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Dr Sudarsan 

Consultant Paediatrician - Tourette's and Tic Related Assessment/ Diagnosis Service

Dr Nikil Sudarsan is a Consultant Paediatrician working at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton.

He leads the busy  Paediatric Neurology Service at the Royal Alex.

Dr Sudarsan’s expertise covers general paediatrics, tics, Tourette's,  epilepsy, headaches and other neurological conditions.

Private consultations are provided at the Royal Alex.

Dr Sudarsan sees self paying and insured patients. He is registered with most major insurers.

For a private assessment with Dr Sudarsan - Please ask your GP to make a referral using this email address

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Dr Osman Malik

Consultant child and adolescent neuropsychiatrist - Tourette's and Tic Related Assessment/ Diagnosis Service

Dr Malik is passionate about parity of esteem between mental and physical health and strongly believes that there is no health without mental health. When not doing medicine, he spends his time rock climbing, bouldering, cycling and inline skating.


Special interests

Tics/Tourette syndrome,  complex motor stereotypies / intense imagery movements, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, and psychiatric presentations in sleep disorders


Appointments with Dr Malik can be organised here


Lucy Toghill

Education Manager @ Tourettes Action

Lucy works part time and consults with schools and education professionals to optimise understanding of and support for pupils with TS. 

Contact Lucy at


Dr Tim Ubhi

PANS/PANDAS Specialist @ The Children's e-Hospital

Dr Tim Ubhi is an NHS Consultant Paediatrician & Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health. He has over 27 years experience in Paediatrics & Child Health. Tim has a specialist interest in Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS) and is a founding member of the UK PANS/PANDAS Physicians Network. Tim is also a member of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of the European Immunopsychiatry Association (EXPAND).

Contact Dr Ubhi at


Emily Reid 

CBiT & Anxiety Specialist @ Three23Therapy       (USA)

Emily is an occupational therapist located in the United States who specializes in treating children, teens, and adults with Tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome with Comprehensive Behavior Intervention for Tics (CBIT). This treatment approach teaches individuals how to control and reduce tic frequency and severity. Emily also works with children and teens age 5 and old with anxiety. Clients learn action-based strategies in order boss back anxiety and manage uncertain and uncomfortable situations like a pro!

Contact her here -

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Dr Tammy Hedderly

Consultant children's neurologist - Tourette's and Tic Related Assessment/ Diagnosis Service

Dr Hedderly established and leads the TANDeM service. This is now an established multi-disciplinary clinic within the paediatric neurosciences team with input from child and adolescent psychiatrist, specialist clinical psychologists and a liaison nurse specialist. This service offers assessment and management for tics and tourette's and complex developmental difficulties. This includes psychological as well as pharmacological management.

Appointments with Dr Hedderly can be organised here -


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