Dr.Woolfson gained his medical degree at the University of Cape Town and his postgraduate training in Psychiatry at the Maudsley and St. George’s Hospitals where he was chief assistant to the Professor of Psychiatry. He holds the following qualifications. M.B., Ch.B.(Capetown), D.P.M.(Eng), F.R.C.P.G., F.R.C.Psych. and was awarded an honorable mention in the Royal College of Psychiatry’s Gaskell Gold Medal and Prize examination. Dr. Woolfson also holds a Diploma in Psychological Medicine (England). He is recognized under section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983.
After moving to the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at the Hammersmith Hospital, Dr. Woolfson was appointed honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry and recognized teacher at the University of London. He initially worked at St. George’s and Springfield Hospitals as a Consultant Psychiatrist, following which he was also appointed Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist to the Hammersmith, St. Charles’, and St. Mary’s Hospitals.
In addition, Dr. Woolfson has served in a variety of both private sector and government advisory roles, including his appointment as Consultant Psychotherapist to the Home Office at H.M. Prison Holloway, Ombudsman to the Metropolitan Police Force, and a Medical Directorship of the Capio Nightingale Hospital, Charter Chelsea and Cromwell Hospitals from 1991 – 1996. Dr. Woolfson is the Senior Consultant psychiatrist at the Green Door Clinic.
In recognition of his work, Dr. Woolfson has been awarded Fellowships by the Royal College of Psychiatry, the Royal College of Physicians, and the Royal Society of Medicine.
- Clinics Name: Gerald Woolfson
- Awards: Royal College of Psychiatry’s Gaskell Gold Medal and Prize examination.
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