Dr Philippe Wuyts is a specialist adult psychiatrist in Paris. He works predominantly with the international community of expats, students and diplomats and is consultant to international organisations such as the OECD and UNESCO, to academic institutions such as NYU Paris and INSEAD, as well as to embassies from European, Commonwealth Countries and the USA.
He obtained his undergraduate and medical degree (MD) from the Faculty of Medicine KU Leuven and completed his residency in General Adult Psychiatry at The University Psychiatric Centre KU Leuven Belgium (2006-2008 and 2010-2012) where he trained in all major sub-disciplines of adult psychiatry. Dr Wuyts also trained at The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and The SLAM NHS Foundation Trust, UK (2008-2010) where he was responsible for the daily assessment and care of patients within the clinical outpatient team OASIS (Outreach and Support in South London), a specialist unit for early detection and treatment of mental disorders in people aged 16-35, in the Borough of Southwark in South London.
Dr Philippe Wuyts was active in academic research and teaching in the field of burnout, psychosis, phenomenological psychopathology, psychopharmacology and service development. In addition to a range of scientific papers published in international journals, he contributed a chapter to ‘The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry on ‘conceptual and ethical issues in the prodromal phase of psychosis’. He also served as the international delegate at the consecutive forums of the European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) from 2009-2012 and was Managing Director and Secretary General of the EFPT in 2010-2011. Alongside his medical qualifications, Dr Wuyts holds an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from EDHEC Business School.
Dr Philippe Wuyts worked as a consultant psychiatrist at the Clinique de la Costière in Nice, France (2013) and the Société Parisienne d'aide à la Santé Mentale (SPASM) in Paris, France (2014) before establishing his private practice.
Dr Wuyts has particular expertise in the treatment of anxiety, psychotic and mood disorders and burnout. Given his international training and wide interest in areas surrounding clinical psychiatry, such as philosophy, anthropology and contemplative sciences, he uses a highly integrative and highly personalised approach in his daily work.