Sami Timimi, UK

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Director of Medical Education

sami.timimi@lpft.nhs.uk

Sami Timimi is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Director of Medical Education in the National Health Service in Lincolnshire, Training Programme Director for East Midlands Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a Visiting Professor of Child Psychiatry and Mental Health Improvement at the University of Lincoln, UK.

He writes from a critical psychiatry perspective on topics relating to mental health, childhood, and culture. He has published over a hundred articles and tens of chapters on many subjects including psychiatric practice, childhood, psychotherapy, behavioral problems, and cross-cultural psychiatry.

He has authored 4 books including
Naughty Boys: Anti-Social Behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture, co-edited 4 books including, with Carl Cohen, Libratory Psychiatry: Philosophy, Politics and Mental Health, and co-authored 2 others including, with Neil Gardiner and Brian McCabe, The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men’s and Boys’ Social and Emotional Competence.