Psychoanalysis Unit


Lionel Bailly

Lionel Bailly

Lionel Bailly, MRCPsych, a Psychoanalyst and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychoanalysis at UCL and Consultant Psychiatrist (North Essex Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust). He is in charge of teaching the 'Lacan' units in the MSc in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies and psychoanalytic developmental psychopathology in the MSc in Psychodynamic Developmental Neuroscience (in collaboration with the Anna Freud Centre and the Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine).

His research interests are psychological trauma in children, including the impact of human rights violations, war and cultural issues and health related quality of life in children suffering from mental disorders. Another special interest is in the systematic and critical review of the available evidences in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has active international collaborations with colleagues in France at Bobigny Medical school, the NGO Médecins Sans frontières, Victim support Paris Aide aux Victimes, Cellules d'urgences Medico-psychologiques etc.

His administrative positions have included chairing French speaking association for trauma and stress studies (ALFEST) and membership of the board of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He is a member of the Association Lacanienne Internationale.

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How to contact Lionel Bailly

Psychoanalysis Unit 
Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology 
University College London 
Gower Street 
London WC1E 6BT