Dr Bruce Trathen

Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist
MBBS, MRCPsych, Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Medical Association

Specialist in Addiction Psychiatry

Dr Bruce Trathen qualified as a doctor at London University and completed his training in General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry at London's Charing Cross Hospital Medical School. He has twenty years of experience specialising in addictions both within the NHS, charitable and private sectors. He also worked internationally for the European Commission and UNODC.

Top London Expert for Alcoholism

Dr Trathen is the author of several books on compulsive and addictive behaviours such as How to Enjoy Life Without Alcohol: Routes To A Healthier Existence. and How to Motivate Someone to Seek Help for Alcoholism.

Previously, he held the positions of London Medical Lead and Deputy Medical Director for Crime Reduction Initiative (CRI) UK's major provider of charitable services for people with substance misuse problems.

Consultant-led Detox

As Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist at Serena House, a detox clinic in the heart of London, Dr Trathen is responsible for the medical detox programme. He has pioneered a holistic bio-psycho-social programme of care. Dr Trathen’s expertise and experience helps those in the grips of addiction, and assists them to return to good physical and mental health.

Dr Bruce Trathen’s philosophy

Dr Trathen’s aim is to provide a discreet and holistic programme for those with addictions. His patients are protected by strict confidentiality privilege. His philosophy is to be non-judgemental and respectful.


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