Health & Psychology

Spears 2020

KING EDWARD VII’S HOSPITAL

King Edward VII’s Hospital patients have included many high profile names and it describes itself as ‘London’s leading hospital’, having expert specialists in everything from women’s health to urology and orthopaedics. The 56-bed hospital employs only the most experienced and… Read More

PROMIS

Promis has a countryside retreat in Kent, and several residential clinics in London, each offering specialised treatment for those with addictive behaviours. The attentive staff have more than 25 years of experience in treating patients with addictions, as well as… Read More

BODYISM

For an holistic approach to wellness and exercise, one need look no further than Bodyism. The members -only fitness club guides clients towards optimum health through personalised programmes, caring as much for the mind as for the body. Yoga, functional… Read More

THE CLOCK

London’s Notting Hill is home to a rather novel and decidedly luxurious exercise environment: private members gym The Clock, formerly The Library. Founded by Zana Morris and Karen Welman in 2013, the concept is rooted in the idea of ‘turning… Read More

PRAMOD ACHAN

ONEWELBECK

Pramod Achan is the chairman of the Orthopaedic Surgery department at OneWelbeck. As an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery, Achan helped to set up this exciting new venture in the heart of Central London, which prides itself… Read More

DR FARRUKH ALAM

ADDCOUNSEL

‘An important aspect of my work is not to see any ailment in isolation, but rather consider the impact in a holistic manner,’ emphasises Dr Farrukh Alam – a renowned psychiatrist (with specialist expertise in the treatment of addictive, anxiety… Read More

CLINIC LES ALPES

CLINIC LES ALPES

Conveniently located only an hour from Geneva airport, Clinic Les Alpes sits on its own in a breathtakingly beautiful and naturally therapeutic environment in the mountains above Montreux, Switzerland. With about 60 employees on hand, the clinic truly offers the… Read More

DR LISA ANDERSON

PLATINUM MEDICAL CENTRE

Dr Lisa Anderson runs a private GP practice out of Wellington Hospital’s Platinum Medical Centre, the UK’s largest private diagnostic and outpatient centre, while also working as a partner at an NHS practice in Hampstead Garden Suburb. Her medical interests… Read More

DR ARUN BHASKAR

THE OAD CLINIC

The OAD Clinic offers bespoke treatment options for substance misuse and other problems, led by some of the most experienced addiction specialists in the country. Dr Arun Bhaskar, a pain specialist, supports patients to manage their pain effectively and enable… Read More

MARK BOYDEN

MARK BOYDEN ASSOCIATES

Mark Boyden is highly discreet when it comes to helping UHNWs, senior corporate executives and the members of the world’s royal families which make up his core client base. ‘You have to be innately intuitive and clinically sound,’ he says…. Read More

DR GERALD CARR-WHITE

HCA HEALTHCARE

After qualifying from St George’s Hospital with University of London honours in medicine, Gerry Carr-White went on to train in general medicine across Royal Brompton, Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals – before becoming a member of the Royal College of… Read More

DR STEPHEN CASSIVI

MAYO CLINIC HEALTHCARE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OXFORD UNIVERSITY CLINIC

Cassivi appears excited about the innovations in medicine when he speaks to Spear’s. Not just in terms of the advances it affords treatment and patient wellbeing, but in how the nature of treatment itself will change. ‘Besides the technological advances… Read More

LIFE WORKS COMMUNITY

The team at the Georgian manor house-based Life Works Community in Old Woking, Surrey, has more than a decade of specialised experience in behavioural health. Its consultants and therapists treat all forms of addiction, such as eating disorders, depression, anxiety… Read More

DR YASMIN CONWAY

DR KELLY & ASSOCIATES

Dr Yasmin Conway is the medical director at Dr Kelly & Associates in Broadgate, a private practice specialising in corporate healthcare. The practice treats employers and employees of some of the City’s largest financial organisations. Operating since 1989, Dr Kelly… Read More

CASSIOBURY COURT

To the north-west of London sits Cassiobury Court, a residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation clinic treating clients with anxiety, eating disorders, depression, stress and other compulsive behaviours. With room for just 13 patients, clients benefit from personalised, holistic treatment programmes…. Read More

ANGELA COX

ANGELA COX

Angela Cox is an award-winning behavioural change, life and business coach, operating in London and Bedfordshire, with international video-call clients. ‘I guide clients to escape self-sabotage and find freedom, fulfilment and flourish. I use neuroscience-based techniques and my empathic nature,… Read More

DR MICHAEL CRISWELL

CRISWELL PRACTICE

Dr Michael Criswell is a fourth-generation doctor who established his private family practice in 1991. He tells us that ‘it’s a friendly, informal practice. I’ve dealt with all types of people, HNWs and others. It’s not what they’re worth but… Read More

DR OSCAR D’AGNONE

THE OAD CLINIC

Based in Belgravia, the OAD Clinic brings together over 30 years of clinical experience treating alcohol and drug-related problems, anxiety, depression and opioid analgesic (painkillers) dependence. D’Agnone, the clinic’s founder, has been invited to teach about these innovative treatment approaches… Read More

BEN DOLTIS

PCB HEALTHCARE

Ben Doltis co-founded PCB Partners, a UK-based advisory firm providing buy-side services to support clients on their acquisition strategy. It brings its clients unique access to under-the-radar tech assets in the sub-£250 million catchment. The company has a proactive approach,… Read More

Dr Paul Ettlinger

DR PAUL ETTLINGER

THE LONDON GENERAL PRACTICE

‘We provide high-quality, personal care,’ says Dr Paul Ettlinger, founder of The London General Practice based on Harley Street. The practice is renowned for swift same-day appointments, with a focus on personal, individualised health care. Its 11 doctors provide 24-hour… Read More

DR KEVIN FLEMING

MAYO CLINIC HEALTHCARE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OXFORD UNIVERSITY CLINIC

Dr Kevin Fleming began his medical career in the United States, completing his residency in internal medicine as well as a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. He joined Mayo Clinic in 1992 as… Read More

PAUL FLYNN

ADDCOUNSEL

‘No one in Europe provides what we have in place – a service aimed squarely at the HNW category,’ says Paul Flynn, CEO of Addcounsel, a pioneering multi-disciplinary healthcare service based in the heart of London’s Mayfair, which devises bespoke… Read More

LAURENCE GELLER

LOVEDAY & CO

Loveday & Co provides the very best in high-end residential care for individuals living with dementia. The company’s first care home, Chelsea Court Place, is based in central London and delivers an environment that is commensurate with the lifestyle hitherto… Read More

EDUARDO GREGHI

THE KUSNACHT PRACTICE

Eduardo Greghi is CEO and Chairman of The Kusnacht Practice and Double Check – two entities that work together to create what Greghi describes as a ‘unique synergy’ for the benefit of their clients. ‘In the beginning The Kusnacht Practice… Read More

DR NICOLA HARRISON

ROC CLINIC

Dr Nicola Harrison provides consultations to private individuals and companies from a range of different backgrounds, covering everyone from executives of public companies to international artists. Harrison joined ROC (which has two private clinics, in London and Aberdeen) in 2013,… Read More

NIMA HEIDARI

THE REGENERATIVE CLINIC

‘I have always wanted to be an orthopaedic surgeon,’ says Nima Heidari. ‘My father too is an orthopaedic surgeon although he never particularly encouraged me to do orthopaedics, but it’s something that I’ve always found fascinating. One of the main… Read More

DR KONRAD HITZ

THE KUSNACHT PRACTICE

Dr Konrad Hitz, medical doctor, psychiatrist and psychotherapist, is the Medical Director of The Kusnacht Practice and Double Check – two entities that work together to create a ‘unique synergy’ that provides high-end mental health treatment and medical services for… Read More

CASTLE CRAIG HOSPITAL

Scotland’s Castle Craig Hospital was founded back in 1988 as a residential rehabilitation hospital. Treating those with addictions, as well as complex illnesses such as trauma or PTSD, it has established itself as a reliable and respected rehab centre. Over10,000… Read More

BETHESDA HOUSE

In the very south of South Africa, on the Garden Route between the Western and Eastern Cape, lies an exclusive drug rehabilitation centre. Patients are seen as individuals during their rehab programmes, which can extend for a maximum of three… Read More

CLOUDS HOUSE

Visitors can stay for up to six weeks at Clouds House, which adopts an abstinence-based approach to addressing addiction. Key elements of the treatment programme include supervised detoxes, group therapy and one-to-one relapse prevention counselling. Programmes can also include reading… Read More

MICHAEL ISHMAIL

ADDCOUNSEL

Michael Ishmail is a clinical director who co-founded Addcounsel, Britain’s most high-end addiction and mental health treatment clinic, having practised as an integrative psychotherapist in the field for over 15 years – with over ‘thousands of treatment hours’ spent with… Read More

PIET JANSEN

YES WE CAN YOUTH CLINICS

Piet Jansen is director of international relations at Yes We Can Youth Clinics, a specialised treatment centre for 13 to 25-year-olds suffering from mental health issues, addictions and behavioural problems. It’s a job that means he rarely stands still. He… Read More

DR SABIKA KARIM

REVERE CLINICS

Dr Sabika Karim knew she was going to be a doctor by the age of 10 – and she describes herself as being ‘on a mission to help people feel better and more comfortable in their own skin.’ She is… Read More

DR PETER KING-LEWIS

KING-LEWIS FAMILY PRACTICE

The King-Lewis Family Practice on Sloane Street is dedicated to families and to treating their everyday medical needs. Home visits are possible 24 hours a day, and when referrals are necessary, Dr Peter King-Lewis makes use of his network of… Read More

DR ROBERT LEFEVER

REAL RECOVERY

Dr Robert Lefever specialises in helping patients with addictions, including drugs, alcohol, addictive behaviours and eating disorders, and has done so for more than 30 years. He previously ran a private practice and rehab in South Kensington and Kent with… Read More

WHITE RIVER MANOR

A few miles from Kruger National Park, White River Manor is a luxury rehab lodge for addicts to recover in a truly tranquil environment. It customises treatment plans for its clients, who tend to stay at the lodge for between… Read More

DR ANDREW MCIVER

SLOANE MEDICAL PRACTICE

Dr Andrew McIver, a director of Sloane Medical Practice since 2010, has a very international list of patients that he engages with. Well-travelled, he is interested in health care systems, expectations and beliefs around the world. This is complimented by… Read More

DR ANDREW MCIVER

SLOANE MEDICAL PRACTICE

Dr Andrew McIver, a director of Sloane Medical Practice since 2010, has a very international list of patients that he engages with. Well-travelled, he is interested in health care systems, expectations and beliefs around the world. This is complimented by… Read More

KX PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB

Peter Dubens’ private members health and fitness club opened in 2002, incorporating extensive fitness facilities, a spa (complete with nail bar, sauna and steam rooms), a restaurant and separate clubhouse. It also houses bespoke studios for combat, yoga and Pilates…. Read More

DR SACH MOHAN

REVERE CLINICS

Revere Clinics is a leading aesthetic medical practice that was founded in 2011 by award-winning cosmetic physicians Dr Sach Mohan and Dr Sabika Karim. Mohan is one of the most sought-after and respected cosmetic physicians in the UK – as… Read More

CALUM MORRISON

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE CLUB

Calum Morrison specialises in helping HNWs and CEOs, and believes that beneath the apathy or waywardness of the successful is usually a lack of self-awareness and disconnection with identity, place or purpose. ‘In particular, heirs of enterprise families often find… Read More

ALI NOORANI

THE REGENERATIVE CLINIC

The Regenerative Clinic leads the way in the rapidly growing field of stem cell therapy, offering HNWs multiple innovative techniques and treatments. As the largest centre for regenerative medicine in Europe, the UK-based clinic has expanded its repertoire across Spain,… Read More

DR RAJ PERSAUD

Dr Raj Persaud has been told that he has seen more billionaires than any other therapist in the world. ‘The availability of high quality independent healthcare in the Harley Street area of London is an essential aspect of why London… Read More

MARCEL PIERRE

YES WE CAN YOUTH CLINICS

Marcel Pierre has been an advisor to Yes We Can Youth Clinics ever since it was launched in 2010, going on to become chief fi nancial offi cer at the end of 2015. A graduate at the International School of… Read More

JAN WILLEM POOT

YES WE CAN YOUTH CLINICS

Yes We Can Youth Clinics founder and CEO Jan Willem Poot runs a Netherlands-based specialist treatment centre for 13 to 25-year-olds suffering from an array of mental health issues, addictions and related behavioural disorders. ‘Every day, I am proud to… Read More

DR SEAN PRESTON

HCA HEALTHCARE

‘My role is to investigate, diagnose and treat a wide range of digestive disorders and gastroenterological problems.’ So says consultant gastroenterologist, Dr Sean Preston, one of the founding members of London Digestive Health (LDH) – part of HCA Healthcare UK,… Read More

BATH & RACQUETS CLUB

This most exclusive gentlemen’s gym is located in a Mayfair mews. There’s a stringent selection process: a candidate is proposed and then seconded by two existing members, letters are written to support the application, and finally the club’s committee must… Read More

DR AMARJIT RAINDI

THE CONCIERGE CLINIC

‘Learning from patients is important,’ the personable Dr Amarjit Raindi tells Spear’s. Having worked in the Harley Street area since 2010, Dr Raindi offers tailored care for an HNW client base at The Concierge Clinic London. ‘It’s based on the… Read More

NATALIA RAMSDEN

SOFOS ASSOCIATES

Natalia Ramsden is the founder and managing director of SOFOS Associates, London’s first premium personal cognitive optimisation clinic. The firm is a highly specialised multidisciplinary practice, which works with individuals to leverage the full power of their brain. The service… Read More

DR CRISTINA ROMETE

ROC CLINIC

Dr Cristina Romete founded ROC Private Clinic in 2010 – with a mission to deliver excellence and an integrative approach to patients’ wellbeing. ‘Reputation is key,’ she tells Spear’s of her role. ‘If one does an OK job, a patient… Read More

DR ANTOINETTE SARASIN

THE KUSNACHT PRACTICE

Dr Antoinette Sarasin leads the Biomolecular Restoration (Bio-R), Nutrition and Lifestyle team at The Kusnacht Practice, in Zurich, which has built a reputation as one of the world’s most innovative and luxurious treatment centres. Bio-R is described by the Practice… Read More

MICHAEL SERWA

Michael Serwa is London’s highest paid life coach, with UHNWs paying up to £35,000 a year to have him at their beck and call. Two-hour sessions are the norm, and Serwa encourages messages at any time during the coaching period…. Read More

JULIAN TEARE

ONEWELBECK

Julian Teare is medical director of OneWelbeck Healthcare and Chairman of the OneWelbeck Digestive Health group. Its new facility, opened in July 2019, diagnoses and manages gut disorders, with an endoscopy service specialising in colonoscopy. The leadership team spent years… Read More

BAMFORD HAYBARN SPA AT THE BERKELEY

The Berkeley in Knightsbridge is home to what has to be one of the most serene spas in central London. Designed as a calming space for Londoners to experience the natural tranquility of the British countryside, the spa makes a… Read More

NICK THOMAS

LONDON NEUROSURGERY PARTNERSHIP

Nicholas Thomas is an eminent London-based neurosurgeon operating at a number of prestigious medical institutions in the capital, including NHS King’s College Hospital, the Harley Street Clinic and the London Neurosurgery Partnership. ‘Over my career I have seen a dramatic… Read More

COTTONWOOD TUCSON

Numerous addictions, such as to drugs, spending or video games, can be treated at Cottonwood Tucson in Arizona’s Sonoran desert. It also helps patients recover from behavioural problems that often go hand in hand with addiction. Cottonwood Tucson is an… Read More

ADRIAN WILSON

THE REGENERATIVE CLINIC

Professor Adrian Wilson has been a consultant specialising in adult and paediatric knee surgery since 2004 and has set up, together with his partners, a large group of experts in orthopaedic surgery and regenerative medicine in central London’s Harley Street… Read More