GMC Number: 6159446
Dr Joiner qualified as a doctor in London from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2007. He went on to train as a psychiatrist in the North West of England. Dr Joiner also has a BSc in Neuroscience and Neuropsychology. He has worked as a consultant psychiatrist with a community mental health team assessing and treating adults with all common mental health problems. Dr Joiner now works in the NHS for two specialist services: adults with ADHD, and early intervention in psychosis service.
Dr Joiner has implemented tele-psychiatry in the NHS with the community mental health team. With a Master’s in Medical Education, Dr Joiner leads the research group for medical education in his NHS Trust. He has several publications in the field of Medical Education. He has had responsibilities for training and development of medical students and psychiatry trainees.
While Dr Joiner has particular skill in the use of medication to treat psychiatric disorders, he discusses and incorporates all aspects of treatment with people who consult him to ensure the best chance of recovery. He even has a ‘Pets as Therapy’ dog who joins him in some of his NHS outpatient clinics!
Dr Joiner is adept at assessing and treating mental health problems which are experienced in adults of working age, but especially:
- Bipolar Disorder
- Depressive Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders (including OCD and PTSD)
- Psychosis and Schizophrenia (particularly First Episode Psychosis)