Dr Hugh Selsick
BSc and BSc Honours in Physiology | Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and Sleep Medicine Specialist
Hugh Selsick obtained a BSc and BSc Honours in Physiology before studying Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
On moving to the United Kingdom he specialised in Adult Psychiatry and Addictions Psychiatry at the Maudsley and the North London training schemes. He established the Insomnia and Behavioural Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine/University College London Hospitals, the first of its kind in the UK, and is the lead clinician there. The clinic specialises in the treatment of insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, nightmares and related conditions. He also worked as a consultant in the Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He founded and chairs the Sleep Special Interest Group in the Royal College of Psychiatrists and is past president of the Sleep Medicine Section at the Royal Society of Medicine. His special interest is the relationship between sleep disorders and psychiatric disorders. He is co-author of Oxford Case Histories in Sleep Medicine (2015) and editor of Sleep Disorders in Psychiatric Patients: A Practical Guide (2018). He has also contributed to numerous textbooks on sleep and psychiatry. He has lectured and taught widely on sleep medicine and runs training courses on general sleep medicine, sleep and mental health, and cognitive behaviour therapy for insomnia. Dr Selsick is the director of Sleep 360, a clinic providing sleep medicine services to the private sector.