Dr Homayoun has worked in the NHS for over 10 years and completed her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training at the esteemed South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
She has a wide range of experience of working with children, adolescents, and their families, who are affected by a variety of mental health problems including ADHD, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Functional Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr Homayoun ensures that her consultations and treatment recommendations are holistic to account for a young person’s biological, psychological and social background. She has trained in the use of several psychological treatment modalities, including systemic family therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic therapy. She is confident in the cautious use of medications as and when necessary and in agreement with young people and their families.
In addition to her direct clinical work, Dr Homayoun has also held prestigious quality improvement fellowship positions with the National Medical Director of the NHS and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She also enjoys teaching, both in the UK and volunteering as an Honorary Visiting Clinical Tutor in Malawi where she taught medical students and authored an online learning chapter on Child and Adolescent psychiatry. She has published several research papers in peer reviewed journals and is currently working on an article looking at the possible relationship between ADHD and Asthma.
She campaigns for the de-stigmatisation of mental health problems and appreciates the inextricable links between the mind and body. She is also passionate about the the role of the arts in understanding and recovering from mental illness and co-founded an annual international conference called psychART that celebrates creativity in medicine.