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

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
Emeritus Professor
University of the West Indies, Mona

Upon my retirement from the Department of Psychiatry in 2010, I was appointed Emeritus Professor.

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

A private psychiatric research and clinical service

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

With distinctions in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anatomy

Membership & Certification
2011 - Present
Fellow Royal College Psychiatrists (UK)

Membership

2010 - Present
Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association

Membership

1999 – Present
Fellow Royal Society of Medicine (UK)

Membership

1973 - Present
Member Royal College Psychiatrists (UK)

Membership

1982 - Present
Association of General Practitioners (Jamaica)

Associate Member

My Skills
Psychotherapy Associates Limited
  • 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
November 16, 2018 Deinstitutionalization, Institutional Rehabilitation

Deinstitutionalization, Institutional Rehabilitation Development of Community Psychiatric Services Background During his tenure at the Bellevue Hospital (the sole residential psychiatric…

November 16, 2018 Changing Minds

Changing Minds This is an organizational group training technique that was formulated and has been utilized by Professor Hickling for…

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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