Dr Ferrin has been working with children and adolescents as Consultant Psychiatrist for the last eleven years. Dr Ferrin qualified from University of Navarre (Spain) in 2001. Dr Ferrin subsequently completed her training in Psychiatry in Pamplona, Spain, and then undertook specialist fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Imperial College in London.
In 2005-2006 Dr Ferrin completed her MSc training in Child and Adolescent mental health at the Institute of Psychiatry, King´s College London. In 2010 she completed her European PhD in Neurosciences at the University of Granada/King´s College London, and she was qualified with the prestigious Cum Laude (equivalent to Distinction grade).
During these years Dr Ferrin continued working as CAMHS Consultant Psychiatry, specialising in diagnosis and treatment of ADHD/ASD and comorbid conditions throughout the lifespan.
Dr Ferrin moved to the UK and entered the GMC Specialist Register in 2013. She has been a Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead CAMHS Consultant, working for NHS and in different private practices since then.
In the last 3 years she has been working in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) where she has successfully treated children and adolescents with all types of severe and mixed psychiatric conditions, including severe anxiety/depression, psychosis, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ASD/ADHD, eating disorder, and emerging Personality Disorder.
Dr Ferrin has been providing tailored medical treatments and non-pharmacological approaches including CBT and psychoeducation to these patients and their families.
In addition, she has lectured in child psychiatry and published more than 30 international peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the field. She has recently published the first psychoeducation manual for parents and carers of children and adolescents with ADHD/ADD.
She is deputy editor of the IACAPAP (International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions) Bulletin and a member of the Eunethydis (European Network for Hyperkinetic Disorders) group. She has also part of the steering committee of the Continuum ADHD Project, an expert-led pan-European educational initiative in the ADHD field.
Dr Ferrin provides the whole range of diagnostic and treatment procedures to the management of both mild and more complex and severe psychiatric conditions during childhood and adolescence.