Frederick W. Hickling
Frederick W. Hickling

Author

Pioneer Cultural Therapy

Psychiatric Research & Clinical Service

Executive Director CARIMENSA

Emeritus Professor

Frederick W. Hickling

Author

Pioneer Cultural Therapy

Psychiatric Research & Clinical Service

Executive Director CARIMENSA

Emeritus Professor

About Me

Hello! I’m Fred Hickling.

 

Frederick W. Hickling, BSC (Anat.), MBBS, DM, FRCPsych (UK), FRSM, DLFAPA, CD educated in medicine at University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. Trained at St. Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, University of London, postgraduate training in psychiatry at UWI and the University of Edinburgh.

 

I helped to establish a unique community psychiatric service and to pioneer cultural therapy in Jamaica & shape policy for African Caribbean Mental Health at North Birmingham Mental Health Services, UK. I now have a private psychiatric research and clinical service in Kingston, Jamaica.

 

Former Head, Section of Psychiatry, UWI Mona, currently the Executive Director of the UWI Caribbean Institute of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (CARIMENSA). Appointed Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, UWI. Elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists UK, and Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at UWI, I received the Order of Distinction (Commander) by the Government of Jamaica in 2012.

Services
Psychiatric Assessment

Modern and mobile comprehensive psychiatric evaluations

Diagnosis and Treatment

Treatment plans are formulated based on the diagnosis

Community Mental Health Services

Individuals or groups may require in-home or domiciliary intervention rather than treatment in private clinical

Changing Minds

An organizational group training technique

Psychohistorigraphy Cultural Therapy

Community development and mental health

Awards
The UWI Principal’s Award for the Most Outstanding Research Activity (2015)
Caribbean Public Health Award for Research Excellence (2014)
Turning The World Upside Down, Mental Health Award (2013)
Excellence in Psychiatry in Jamaica (JPA) (2012)
Government of Jamaica. Order of Distinction: Commander of Distinction (CD) (2012)
Associations
Resume
Experience
2007 - Present
Executive Director
CARIMENSA

Professor Hickling was instrumental in the development of the Caribbean Institute of Mental health and Substance Abuse

2010 - Present
Professor Emeritus
University of the West Indies, Mona

I was appointed Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry in 2010.

1983 - Present
Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director
Psychotherapy Associates Limited, Jamaica

A private psychiatric research and clinical service

Managing Director
Collective Productions Limited, Jamaica

Managing Director
Grant Pape Investments Limited, Jamaica

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
1971 -1975
Doctor of Medicine (Psychiatry) DM
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

1972-1973
Membership
Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych), United Kingdom

1972
Diploma in Psychological Medicine (DPM)
Royal College of Physicians, London and Royal College of Surgeons, England

1962-1969
Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MB. BS)
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

With distinctions in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anatomy

1965
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Anatomy (BSc)
University of the West Indies/ St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School, University of London

1969
Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
United States of America

Membership in Professional Associations
1970 - Present
Medical Association of Jamaica

1982 - Present
Association of General Practitioners (Jamaica)
Associate Member

Certificates from Professional Associations
2011 - Present
Fellow Royal College Psychiatrists

2010 - Present
Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association

2009 - 2010
Distinguished Fellow American Psychiatric Association

1999 - Present
Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

My Skills
Psychotherapy Associates Limited
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Research
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse
The Caribbean Institute of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Psychiatric Resident Training
  • Individual & Group Therapy
  • Cultural Therapy
  • Research Supervision
Latest Posts
July 31, 2019 Jamaican madness

“The outrageously high murder rate, hypercriminiality, enforced idleness, low productivity and increasing poverty are only some of the features of…

April 5, 2019 Hello world! Meet Dr Hickling!

Professor Frederick W. Hickling, BSC (Anat.), MBBS, DM, FRCPsych(UK), FRSM, DLFAPA was born in Kingston Jamaica, in 1944. He attended…

November 16, 2018 CARIMENSA THE DREAM-A-WORLD CULTURAL RESILIENCY PROGRAM

THE award-winning ‘Dream A World Cultural Therapy Programme’ — a pilot psychotherapeutic intervention of creative art and remedial academic support…

November 16, 2018 Designing the perfect Didactic Training Programmes

Training programmes are offered to students, residents and professionals in the medical, psychiatric and psychological fields and include: Phenomenology Neuroanatomy…

Get in Touch
  • Address: 23 Connolley Avenue Kingston, Jamaica
  • Email: fred@fredhickling.com
  • Phone: (876) 620-9558 (876) 922-3216
  • Public Speaking Events: Available
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