Layth Sahib Dr.

English, Arabic

Core competencies

  • Depression
  • Anxiety, OCD and panic
  • Stress related disorders
  • Bipolar affective disorders (manic depression)
  • Psychosis (paranoid schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and treatment resistant schizophrenia)
  • Dual Diagnosis (addiction with mental illness)
  • Adult ADHD/ADD


Dr Sahib has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of psychiatry. He has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) since 2005. He has obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Adult Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry.

He has worked at Consultant level since 2011. He worked both in the National Health Service, NHS (UK) and the independent sector. He was appointed as a Medical Director and Clinical Director for the Forensic Service line at the Priory Health Group (second largest mental health provider in the UK) since 2016.

He has had training and undertaken medico-legal work both privately and for the NHS with experience in acting as Expert Witness in Civil, family and criminal cases.

Dr Sahib is able to communicate fluently in Arabic and is especially well placed to address issues in patients from the Middle East. Information disclosed to Dr Sahib


MBChB (Iraq), MRCPsych (UK), DIP in FMH (St George’s University, UK), DIP in MHL (Northumbria University, UK)


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