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Dr Filippo Passetti

Dr Filippo Passetti


After studying medicine in Florence (Italy), Filippo Passetti went to Cambridge to study towards a PhD in Experimental Psychology. He then trained in clinical psychiatry in Cambridge and London, including lectureships at the Royal Free & UCL and at St. George’s Medical Schools. He worked as consultant psychiatrist at Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust and at the Cambridge community alcohol services. He is now the Clinical Lead at a private residential treatment unit (Life Works Community) and a Visiting Consultant at the Priory Hospital Roehampton. He lectures on the Cambridge MRCPsych course and has honorary clinical research appointments at the University of Cambridge and Imperial College.

Clinical Expertise
Filippo is a general adult psychiatrist with experience of working in all areas of psychiatry, and with a special interest in alcohol, drugs and behavioural addictions. He has published in a range of addiction treatment topics and he is involved in major research on neurocognitive impairments associated with addiction and relapse.

Other Activities

Filippo sits on the Board of Trustees of a London based charity that offers treatment for individuals with substance misuse or other addictive disorders.



Professional Memberships

General Medical Council No. 4671703
Medical Protection Society
Royal College of Psychiatrists
British Association for Psychopharmacology
Albodei Medici Chirurghi di Firenze


Adult Mental Health


Anxiety, Bipolar Affective, Depression, Impulse Control, Psychosis, Reactions to Stress

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