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MBBCh MPhil. MRCPsych. PhD

Consultant Psychiatrist

GMC no. 3037159



Dr Charles Hindler is a Consultant Psychiatrist, who qualified as a doctor with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh) in 1982. He specialised in Psychiatry and became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych.) in 1989. Thereafter, Dr. Hindler obtained research degrees in Psychiatry - a Masters degree in Philosophy (MPhil.) in 1992 and a Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) in 2000.


Dr. Hindler practised as a Consultant / Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Guys Hospital and began full-time private practice from February 2002.


In 2005, Dr. Hindler was included as one of four psychiatrists in the June edition of Tatlers 150 best doctors in Britain. Tatler stated that they surveyed hundreds of doctors to determine which private doctor they would send a member of their family to see.

Dr. Hindler was again named in the June 2006 and 2007 lists of Tatler's best private doctors.


Apart from his clinical work, Dr Hindler has been an honorary Lecturer at the University of East London's Psychology Dept. He also lectures to general practitioners on Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Depression and Eating disorders. Most recently, a lecture on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Generalised Anxiety Disorder to Consultant Psychiatrists.

Dr Hindler commenced a role as a visiting Consultant Psychiatrist affiliated to the Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in Sevenoaks remaining there until the hospital decided to end admissions for private patients in 2007. Dr Hindler then became a visiting Consultant Psychiatrist affiliated to the Priory Hospital Hayes Grove with his tenure ending in 2021. Dr Hindler's practice is now focussed on his online and outpatient clinics.



  • Schizophrenia-spectrum psychoses in people with and without intellectual disability. Bouras N, Martin G, Leese M, Vanstraelen M, Holt G, Thomas C, Hindler CG, & Boardman J. - Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 2004; 48(6): 548-555.
  • The Supervision Register: nineteen months after its introduction - Hindler CG. Psychiatric Bulletin 1999; 23: 15-19
  • A controlled evaluation of small-group education of General Practitioners in the management of drug misusers - King M, Hindler CG, Nazareth I, Farmer, Gerada C, Cohen J. British Journal of General Practice 1998; 48(429): 1159-1160
  • The Supervision Register: nineteen months later - Hindler CG. - Proceedings, Annual Meeting Royal College of Psychiatrists, the Bournemouth International Centre, I - July 4, 1997; p.57
  • Characteristics of drug misusers and their perceptions of General Practice care - Hindler CG, King M, Nazareth I, Cohen J, Farmer R, Gerada C. - British Journal of General Practice 1996; 46: 149-152
  • Psychiatric Outreach Clinics held in General Practice setting and Community Mental health Centre: Patient's attendance and views - Hindler CG. Psychiatric Bulletin1995; 19: 470-474
  • Drug users' views on General Practitioners - Hindler CG, Nazareth I, King M, Cohen J, Fanner R, Gerada C. - British Medical Journal 1995; 310: 302
  • Anorexia Nervosa: change over time in age of onset, presentation and duration of illness - Hindler CG, Crisp AH, McGuigan S, Joughin N. Psychological Medecine 1994; 24: 719-729
  • Anorexia Nervosa: change over time in age of onset, presentation of illness - Hindler CG, Crisp AH, Mc Guigan S. - Fifth International Conference on Eating Disorders New York April 24-26, 1992; Abstract 165
  • Khat, toxic reactions to this substance, its similarities to amphetamines, and the implications of treatment for such patients. Pantelis C, Hindler CG, Taylor JC. - Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 1989; 6: 205-206
  • Use & Abuse of Khat (Catha Edulis): a review of the distribution, pharmacology, side-effects and a description of psychosis attributed to Khat chewing - Pantelis C, Hindler CG, Taylor JC. Psychological Medecine 1989; 6: 205-206
  • Epilepsy & Violence - Hindler CG. British Journal of Psychiatry 1989; 155:245-249
  • A case of Anorexia nervosa with Klinefelter's Syndrome - Hindler CG, Norris DL. - British Journal of Psychiatry 1986; 149: 659-660




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