“The outrageously high murder rate, hypercriminiality, enforced idleness, low productivity and increasing poverty are only some of the features of…
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.
Modern and mobile comprehensive psychiatric evaluations
Treatment plans are formulated based on the diagnosis
Individuals or groups may require in-home or domiciliary intervention rather than treatment in private clinical
An organizational group training technique
Community development and mental health
Professor Hickling was instrumental in the development of the Caribbean Institute of Mental health and Substance Abuse
I was appointed Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry in 2010.
A private psychiatric research and clinical service
With distinctions in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anatomy
THE award-winning ‘Dream A World Cultural Therapy Programme’ — a pilot psychotherapeutic intervention of creative art and remedial academic support…
Training programmes are offered to students, residents and professionals in the medical, psychiatric and psychological fields and include: Phenomenology Neuroanatomy…