Dr Lubna Karim is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist.

She runs private clinics in Guildford, Esher and London.

Dr Karim treats a wide range of mental health conditions in children aged 9 to 18.

She diagnoses autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ADHD in children aged 6 to 18.

Dr Lubna Karim is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist practicing in Surrey and London. She was previously a Consultant in the NHS CAMHS service in Guildford and is now a CAMHS Consultant at The Priory, Roehampton. She runs private clinics in Guildford, Esher and The Priory, Roehampton for children and young people aged 6 to 18.

She is experienced in treating a wide range of mental health conditions impacting young people and their families and works in a friendly, caring and confidential way. She offers assessments for the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ADHD.

As a​ child psychiatrist, Dr Karim is a medical doctor and is able to diagnose conditions and prescribe medicines. Her medical degree is from Guy's, King's and St Thomas's medical school, University of London. She undertook core psychiatry training at the Royal Free and University College London Hospitals and she completed her specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the South West London & St George's training scheme.

She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and is listed on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council as a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist.

Dr Karim lives in Surrey and has 2 children of her own.

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Conditions treated


Mild, moderate, severe depression


General anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD, OCD


ADHD diagnosis, challenges in the context of ASD and ADHD

Medication reviews

Antidepressants, anti-anxiety medicines, melatonin for sleep disorders, others

Autism spectrum disorder

ASD diagnosis (ADOS assessments), anxiety in the context of ASD

Other conditions

 Sleep disorders, school refusal

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How to book an appointment

Dr Karim welcomes both self-referred patients and patients referred to her by other healthcare professionals.

If you would like to refer your child to Dr Karim, please feel free to contact her private secretary (Emilia) by email (admin@privatechildpsychiatrist.co.uk) or phone (01372 376 776).

Dr Karim's clinics are held weekly in:

  • Guildford (Brighter Spaces, 54 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA)

  • Esher (Esher Groves, 13-17 Church Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 8QS)

  • London (The Priory Roehampton, Priory Lane, London SW15 5JJ)

Dr Karim's ASD assessments involve a multidisciplinary assessment carried out together with a Clinical Psychologist.

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