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Dr Michael Craig

Job title Consultant Psychiatrist

Area of expertise

Dr Craig has training in general adult psychiatry and specialist experience in forensic psychiatry, as well as in managing the mental health problems of women in relation to reproduction and working with adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders (for example, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)). His research interests include female hormones and mental health, autism, adult ADHD and antisocial behaviour. 


Dr Craig is Clinical Lead and a Consultant Psychiatrist at the National Autism Unit and Female Hormone Clinic. He has worked at the Trust since 1999, in low, medium and high secure forensic settings. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in reproductive and neurodevelopmental psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. 

He is a Churchill Fellow, an elected member of the British Neuropsychiatry Association, Chelsea Medical Society, Athanaeum and has been elected as a Fellow of the Council (Section of Psychiatry) at the Royal Society of Medicine. 

He is Chair of the UK and Ireland Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health – an international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness related to childbearing. 

He is a trustee for the National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome

He sits on the medical advisory board for Menopause Alliance – an independent, non-profit, global women’s health initiative created to address the many issues that affect women as they enter midlife and beyond. 

Education and Training

Dr Craig holds a BSc Hons in psychology from the University of Bristol. He has a PhD, as well as degrees in medicine and surgery: a Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and (BSc) from the University of London. 

He has training in general adult psychiatry and is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. 

Dr Craig previously held appointments in obstetrics and gynaecology and has been elected as a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 


Dr Craig has published over 80 peer reviewed publications. You can view the list on the King’s College London website.

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