Dr. C J Joseph

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Dr. C J Joseph


Dr C J Joseph is a UK trained psychiatrist who started working at Little Flower hospital in December 2014.  He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of adult mental health problems and has had specialist training in various subspecialties of psychiatry including consultation liaison psychiatry, child psychiatry, intellectual disability, old age psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, substance misuse and rehabilitation during his 6 years long training period as per the UK training curriculum.  He also had training and exposure to various psychotherapeutic techniques including cognitive therapy, behavioural therapy, transactional analysis and personal construct psychotherapy which he tends to apply in treatment along with pharmacotherapy.

He worked as Consultant Psychiatrist in Newcastle, UK and later Perth, Australia for five years before returning to India in late 2014. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists inLondon, UK and a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in Melbourne, Australia.  He continues to work as a visiting Consultant in Australia and the UK for short periods while he is based at Little Flower hospital most of the time. He completed his MBBS degree from Government Medical College, Calicut in 1999. He has been working in psychiatry since 2001 and has nearly 18 years of experience in the field. He has published articles in peer reviewed journals and has been actively involved in psychoeducational activities via voluntary organisations and audiovisual media. To find out more about him, visit DrJosephPsychiatrist.in


  • MBBS – Calicut University, Kerala, India (1999)
  • DPM – Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Medicine – University of Wales Cardiff University, UK (2005)
  • MRCPsych – Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK (2005)
  • MSc – Master of Science in Psychiatry, Cardiff University, UK (2009)
  • CCT – Certificate of Completion of Training in General Psychiatry, General Medical Council, London, UK (2010)
  • FRANZCP – Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Melbourne, Australia (2013)


  1. Consultant Psychiatrist at Brain and Mind Clinic, Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly, India (Dec 2014 onwards)
  2. Consultant Psychiatrist South Metro Area Mental Health Service, Perth, Australia (June 2011 to Nov 2014)
  3. Consultant Psychiatrist at Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (May 2010 to May 2011)
  4. Specialist Registrar in Liaison Psychiatry, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (Aug 2009 to April 2010)
  5. Specialist Registrar in Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Team, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (Aug 2008 to Aug 2009)
  6. Specialist Registrar in Community Psychiatry, Hadrian Clinic, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (Aug 2007 to Aug 2008)
  7. Associate Psychiatrist in Adult Psychiatry at Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHS Trust, Carmarthen, UK (Aug 2004 to Aug 2007)
  8. Senior House Officer in Psychiatry at Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHS Trust, Carmarthen, UK (August 2001 to Aug 2004)
  9. Resident Medical Officer at Sacred Heart Mission Hospital, Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India (Jan 2001 to Mar 2001)
  10. Resident Medical Officer at Fatima Mata Mission Hospital, Kalpetta, Kerala, India (Feb 2000 to Dec 2000)
  11. House Surgeon at Calicut Medical College Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India (Dec 1998 to Jan 2000)


  1. Chennattucherry John Joseph, Alan Currie, Imran Piracha (2011). Tardive Dyskinesia: Psychiatrists’ knowledge and practice, The Psychiatrist, Vol 35, 164 – 167
  2. Chennattucherry John Joseph and Yee Ming Mok (2010). Physical Health Issues in the text book Practical Management of Bipolar Disorder, Cambridge University Press, May 2010.
  3. Chennattucherry John Joseph, Alan Currie, Imran Piracha (2008). Tardive Dyskinesia: What do we know? What do we do? Are we at risk of litigation? Poster presentation at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Faculty of General and Community Psychiatry Annual Residential Meeting, Manchester, 16 & 17 October 2008. Abstract included in the conference pack.