Consultant Psychiatrist - Anxiety & mood disorders

Dr James Woolley

Schoen Clinic Centre for Mental Health Chelsea

Consultant Psychiatrist - Anxiety & mood disorders


Dr Woolley is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in anxiety and mood disorders at Schoen Clinic Chelsea.

Dr Woolley trained at St Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, subsequently specialising in psychiatry at the prestigious Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry. He undertook a further degree in psychology at University College London, achieved Membership of the Royal College of Physicians at The Royal Free Hospital London, and gained additional experience in psychiatry in Sydney, Australia.
A variety of specialist posts working with leaders in the field, have provided Dr Woolley with a wide range of expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions; from anxiety and depression to psychosis and bipolar disorder, using both evidence-based medication and psychological therapy. Dr Woolley has particular expertise where mental health conditions overlap with physical illnesses.

Dr Woolley has also been actively involved in research at The Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London, leading to numerous publications in high-impact peer-reviewed scientific journals. He was appointed as a consultant psychiatrist over 10 years ago and has worked for much of this time in high profile private clinics, having been a senior member of the medical team at the Priory Hospital Roehampton for much of this time, so he is especially aware of the needs of patients in the private sector.

Read patient feedback and outcomes and further details about Dr Woolley’s experience and qualifications.

NHS Base
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Consultant at Central and North West London NHS Trust

Consultant website: www.drwoolley.info



  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders (health, social, generalised)
  • Panic disorder (with and without agoraphobia)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Panic attack treatment
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Stress reactions
  • Phobias
  • Adult ADHD/ADD
  • Psychosis