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About us

Our purpose is to raise awareness of the psychosocial impact of skin disease and to promote multi-disciplinary management between dermatologists, psychiatrists and psychologists.




  1. Improve national awareness of Psychodermatology within the general public, politicians, patient  groups, GPs, Dermatologists,Psychiatrists, Psychologists and allied health professionals

  2. Improve education and training in Psychodermatology

  3. Promote research and evidence-based practice

  4. Collect and disseminate relevant Psychodermatology information

  5. Provide post-graduate education in Psychodermatology management



The Executive Committee meets twice per year. Psychodermatology UK runs an annual meeting in January and a Specialist Interest Group session at that BAD. There is an annual training weekend for Specialty Registrars and a training weekend is planned for Consultants.




Membership of the society is open to Dermatologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Nurses with an interest in Psychodermatology.

Contact us

For more information, please email:

Members of the Committee


Dr Alia Ahmed


Dr Bernard Ho

Dr Richard Barlow


Dr Padma Mohandas

Psychology Representative

Dr Rukshana Ali

Psychiatry Representative

Dr Iyas Assalman

Nursing Representative

Rebecca Davis

Regional Representatives

Dr Victoria Campbell

Dr Aruni Ranasinghe

Past Committee Members

Dr Susannah Baron

Dr Janet Angus

Dr Ruth Taylor

Dr Anthony Bewley

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