Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones is a Consultant Psychiatrist and a globally recognised expert in the treatment of behavioural addictions.
She is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Brain Science at Imperial College London, Vice President of the Medical Women’s Federation and Spokesperson on Behavioural Addictions for the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Henrietta is also the Founder and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic in London, the UK’s first and only NHS multidisciplinary centre for the treatment of problem gamblers.
She is regularly invited to lecture nationally and internationally and teaches students, psychologists, mental health professionals, magistrates, psychiatrists, neuroscientists and others about behavioural addictions and mental health issues.
Henrietta gave a TED talk in 2013, and in 2015 was a speaker at the Hay Festival, Edinburgh International Book Festival and Latitude Festival. She has also been interviewed extensively by the press (including The Times, Financial Times, Guardian, Observer, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Vogue and Wired) and on radio and TV (including Private Passions, Woman’s Hour, You and Yours, All in the Mind, Today Programme, Despatches and The One Show).
Henrietta has written chapters for eleven academic publications and edited two textbooks on pathological gambling.
She lives in London with her husband and two daughters.