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Meet the Team

Folasade Amode - Registered Unit Manager

Folasade has had many years’ experience working in different Mental Health settings such as Acute, Forensic Psychiatric Liaison Specialist etc).

Folasade joined Cygnet Health Care Kenton in June 2017 as an RMN. In 2017 Folasade was part of the team who worked hard on the unit to achieve its AIMS accreditation. She became a CTL and later became the Registered Unit Manager in 2019.

Alexander Lawrence - Hospital Manager

Alexander joined Cygnet Health Care in 2015 having studied medicine and went on to successfully completing an MSc in Public Health Management at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to joining Cygnet he gained experience on co-ordinating a series of global health projects.

Alexander gained further experience having completed the Cygnet Trainee Management Programme in November 2016, working and delivering projects across the company within Sales, HR, Finance and Operations. In February 2017 Alexander recently joined Cygnet Hospital Harrow in overseeing the new project build and operations of the hospital.

Alexander was appointed Hospital Manager of Cygnet Hospital Harrow in May 2018.

Dr Azmathulla Khan - Medical Director

Dr Khan undertook general psychiatric training at St. Georges Psychiatric Training Scheme. He worked in medium secure setting for some time at Springfield hospital and then in Learning Disability Psychiatry at North London Higher Training scheme subsequently worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Barnet and Enfield NHS trust.

After working in NHS for 5 years he joined Priory hospital and worked in inpatient unit for people with Autism and Learning disabilities. He is passionate about quality improvement, recovery and involvement of service users and family in care planning and the delivery of services. He is an Approved Clinician (AC) for the purposes of the Mental Health Act 1983. He is ADOS 2 trained and is involved in Autism diagnostics assessment clinic in Harrow.

Dr Khan joined Cygnet Hospital Harrow in October 2017 as the Consultant Psychiatrist for Spring Centre and he played a pivotal role in setting up the Inpatient unit. He was appointed as Medical Director of Cygnet Hospital Harrow and Cygnet Lodge Kenton in January 2020. He believes that leading as a team is equally important as leading a team in delivering a high quality of care.

Dr Khan also has longstanding academic interests in offender health, safeguarding and medico legal aspects of Learning Disability psychiatry including psychiatric defences, risk assessment and risk management. He also has special interest in Bipolar Disorder, OCD and Depression.

Dr Mona Kaul - Consultant Psychiatrist

Mona trained in South London and Maudsley psychiatric training scheme with 15 years + experience in working with an ethno-culturally diverse population covering a large geographical area. She has experience working with individuals with severe major mental illness, neurodevelopmental disorders, substance misuse and challenging behaviours.

Mona gained specialist experience through work in forensic low secure challenging behaviour and forensic medium secure rehabilitation units and psychiatric intensive care units. Mona also has an excellent background in evidence based psychopharmacology and an interest in responsibly measuring outcomes of new modalities.

Mona has a real desire to improve holistic patient care and to generate audit designs focussing on CQUIN targets, physical health care, improving engagement to treatment and reducing long term use of medication.

Emma Littlejohn - Occupational Therapist

Emma joined Cygnet Lodge Kenton in September 2018. Emma has worked mainly in physical healthcare OT roles prior to joining the team at Kenton.

Layla Witham – Assistant Psychologist

Layla completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and subsequently joined Cygnet Lodge Kenton in December 2018 as a Healthcare Support Worker. Prior to joining Cygnet, she gained experience working as a Care Assistant for older populations and individuals with learning disabilities. In January 2020, after a year working for Cygnet, Layla became the Assistant Psychologist at Kenton.

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