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Dr Chris French

Dr Chris French

Psychiatrist

161 Keilor Road, Essendon VIC 3040

Dr Chris French is a psychiatrist based in Sydney, New South Wales, with over 17 years of experience providing comprehensive mental health services. Dr French holds a Bachelor of Medical Science degree and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honours. He further pursued his passion for psychiatry and attained a Master of Psychiatry qualification. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, and psychotic illnesses, Dr French combines psychological approaches and medication to provide holistic care. His expertise includes anxiety disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy, complex trauma, depression, EMDR therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, obsessive-compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and supportive psychotherapy. Recognizing the importance of inclusive care, Dr French has experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those who are gender diverse, gay, or lesbian. Dr French is also well-versed in telehealth services, ensuring accessibility and convenience for his patients. He offers a range of services, including opinion and report consultations (MBS item 291) and shared care. With his qualifications, experience, and commitment to patient well-being, Dr Chris French is dedicated to making a positive impact in psychiatry and mental health.
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Dr John Stevens

Dr John Stevens

Psychiatrist

1A Austin Street, Balwyn VIC 3103

Dr Stevens specializes in the treatment of various mental health conditions, with a particular interest in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). He is experienced in diagnosing and treating conditions such as ADHD, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, depression, eating disorders, and conversion disorder. Dr Stevens holds a Certificate of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and FRACP (Paediatrics) qualifications, which allows him to address mental health concerns across different age groups. He has extensive experience working with mothers and babies, children and teenagers aged 1-17, and adults aged 18-60. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Stevens offers a range of services to his patients. This includes providing opinion and report consultations (MBS item 291) as well as weekly psychotherapy sessions. He is also available for consultations and support for doctors, psychiatrists, medical students, and individuals with diverse backgrounds and needs. Dr Stevens has expertise in working with gender diverse individuals, the LGBTQ+ community, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities. Known for his dedication and compassion, Dr Stevens is committed to providing high-quality care to his patients. Although he is currently not accepting new referrals, he offers telehealth services, ensuring convenient and accessible consultations for his existing patients. With Dr Stevens' expertise and experience, patients can trust in his ability to guide them through their mental health journeys.
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Dr Alida Connell

Dr Alida Connell

Psychiatrist

173 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn VIC 3130

Dr Alida Connell, a psychiatrist based in Blackburn, Melbourne, Victoria, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her practice. Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency since 2017, Dr Connell holds a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She furthered her education and qualifications by completing a Master's in Medicine, specializing in Psychiatry, and becoming a Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists in South Africa. In 2020, she achieved the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. With a background as a General Practitioner, Dr Connell is able to draw upon a wide range of skills and knowledge in her psychiatric practice. She is highly skilled in various therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavioral therapy, among others. As the Director of the HeartMindSoulStrength Company, Dr Connell firmly believes in providing clinical excellence and promoting the overall wellbeing of her patients. She is committed to formulating treatment plans that address both biological and psychological aspects, with the goal of supporting individuals in reaching their full potential in all aspects of life. With a special interest in mental health conditions such as eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, trauma-related disorders, and substance use disorders, Dr Connell utilizes a range of evidence-based techniques to tailor treatment plans to the unique needs of each patient. These techniques include mindfulness, exposure and response prevention, and trauma-focused approaches. In addition to her in-person consultations, Dr Connell also offers telepsychiatric services, ensuring convenient access to care for adults. Fluent in English and Afrikaans, she welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and is committed to providing culturally sensitive care.
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Dr Indra Mohan

Dr Indra Mohan

Psychiatrist

4B Devonshire Road, Sunshine VIC 3020

Dr Indra Mohan is a psychiatrist specializing in adult psychiatric care. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery from CHHATRAPATI SHAHU JI MAHARAJ UNIVERSITY in Kanpur, India, in 2000. Since then, Dr Mohan has attained several qualifications including FRANZCP DNB Psychiatry and MD Psychiatry. With over 15 years of experience, Dr Mohan has developed expertise in various mental health conditions. His special interests lie in anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, psychosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, and supportive psychotherapy. Dr Mohan particularly excels in the field of schizophrenia and has gained extensive experience in its management. He believes in providing the highest quality of care to his patients by offering evidence-based treatments and tailored management plans. Beyond his clinical role, Dr Mohan has served as a consultation-liaison psychiatrist, collaborating with other medical professionals to ensure comprehensive care for patients with psychiatric needs. He values teamwork and adopts a multidisciplinary approach when working with patients and their families. Fluent in Hindi, Dr Mohan effectively communicates with patients who prefer this language. He is dedicated to providing culturally sensitive and patient-centered care to individuals from diverse backgrounds. As a psychiatrist, Dr Mohan is committed to assisting patients in achieving optimal mental health and well-being. He understands the challenges individuals face when dealing with mental health issues and strives to create a supportive and compassionate environment to facilitate their recovery.
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Dr Ivan Doti

Dr Ivan Doti

Psychiatrist

173 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn VIC 3130

Dr Ivan Doti is a psychiatrist specializing in the mental well-being of the elderly. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2010. To further his expertise, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists with a specialization in the psychiatry of old age in 2017. Throughout his career, Dr Doti has gained extensive experience working in various healthcare settings, including inpatient and outpatient facilities, Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) clinics, and specialized psychiatric aged care facilities. He has also provided vital consultation services to Dementia Management Units, offering his expertise in managing and treating elderly patients with mental health disorders. Dr Doti is not only dedicated to clinical practice but is also deeply committed to medical education. He actively participates in teaching medical students, junior doctors, and supervising psychiatrists pursuing sub-specialty training. Through his guidance and support, he contributes to the professional development of these aspiring healthcare practitioners. Specializing in mood and psychotic disorders in the elderly, Dr Doti demonstrates a strong understanding and empathy for the unique challenges faced by this age group. He ensures that his patients receive the highest standard of care, treatment, and support by continuously updating his knowledge and skills through professional development. Moreover, Dr Doti is known for his language skills, which include Bengali, French, and Italian. This enables him to effectively communicate with patients from diverse linguistic backgrounds, establishing a comfortable and trusting environment for every individual. With his dedication to patients, commitment to teaching, and expertise in treating elderly individuals with mental health disorders, Dr Ivan Doti is an invaluable asset to the field of psychiatry. Patients can trust in his knowledge, experience, and compassion as he tirelessly works to improve their mental well-being and overall quality of life.
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Dr Kristine Mercuri

102 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC 3141

Dr Kristine Mercuri is a Psychiatrist specializing in women's mental health. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Monash University in 1987. With a strong focus on perinatal psychiatry, psychotherapy, mindfulness training, and women's mental health throughout their lives, she is well-versed in supporting women during the planning for children, pregnancy and post-natal periods, parenthood, and menopause. Currently, Dr Mercuri holds the position of Senior Staff for Women in the Mother and Baby Unit and Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. Additionally, she has a decade of experience serving on the Mental Health Review Tribunal. Dr Mercuri is committed to assisting women who are navigating serious mental health issues or adjusting to challenging life experiences. Welcoming referrals for various reasons, Dr Mercuri provides support in bonding with a baby after pregnancy loss, grappling with assisted reproduction, offering assessment and guidance for pre-conception planning, and coping with difficulties in relationships, careers, trauma, medical illness, or surgery. Embracing a holistic approach to care, she ensures that each patient receives individualized treatment and support tailored to their specific needs.
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Dr Lucinda Smith

Dr Lucinda Smith

Psychiatrist

40-42 Clyde Road, Berwick VIC 3806

Dr Lucinda Smith, a perinatal psychiatrist based in Frankston, Melbourne, is recognized as a leading expert in the field of perinatal mental health. With over 20 years of experience, Dr Smith brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her practice. Dr Smith obtained her MBBS (hons) degree from the University of Melbourne in 1999 and later completed her Masters of Medicine in Psychiatry at the same university in 2005. She has also received training as a registered Circle of Security Parent Educator, enabling her to provide guidance and support to parents in building secure relationships with their children. Specializing in perinatal psychiatry, Dr Smith focuses on conditions such as postnatal depression, postnatal anxiety, antenatal depression, antenatal anxiety, and parent-infant relationship difficulties. She employs a variety of therapeutic approaches including psychotherapy, mindfulness, anxiety management strategies, interpersonal psychotherapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr Smith's outstanding contributions in the field have been recognized with several awards and grants. In 2012, she was awarded the Sisters of St. John of God Fellowship for her dedication to perinatal and infant psychiatry. Additionally, she received the RANZCP Block Family Memorial Grant in 2011. In 2008, she was honored with the prestigious RANZCP Maddison Medallion for her exceptional performance as a psychiatry trainee. Currently associated with Peninsula Private Hospital in Victoria, Dr Smith provides comprehensive care to her patients, striving to optimize mental health outcomes for mothers, infants, and families. As a mother herself, she understands the challenges and rewards of parenthood and brings a compassionate and empathetic approach to her practice. Dr Smith embraces a holistic model of care, considering both the mental and physical well-being of her patients. In her personal life, Dr Smith maintains her own physical and mental well-being through regular exercise and extensive reading. She is also actively involved in training new psychiatrists, contributing to the development of the field and ensuring the highest standards of care for future generations. Dr Lucinda Smith is a trusted and dedicated perinatal psychiatrist, passionate about improving the mental health and well-being of mothers, infants, and families. Her commitment to excellence and holistic approach make her a valuable asset in the field of perinatal psychiatry.
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Dr Nick Mims

Dr Nick Mims

Psychiatrist

607 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda VIC 3004

Dr Nick Mims is an esteemed psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience in the field. He obtained his medical degree in London and later relocated to Brunswick, Melbourne, where he discovered his passion for psychiatry. Dr Mims is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP), attaining this prestigious qualification in 1993. Dr Mims primarily works at the Alfred Hospital, focusing on the community program. His expertise lies in assisting individuals, couples, families, and caregivers in their mental health journeys. During consultations, Dr Mims employs a compassionate and hopeful approach to his patients. He strives to identify any psychiatric diagnoses that may be present, allowing for a tailored treatment plan that considers each patient's unique circumstances, life phase, and cultural requirements. Dr Mims believes that these factors significantly impact an individual's well-being and treatment experience. Choosing to see a specialist can be an overwhelming decision, but with Dr Mims, patients can benefit from the convenience and flexibility of telehealth consultations through Conduit Health. This approach bridges the gap between general practitioner care and specialized psychiatric treatment, offering patients the option of receiving care from the comfort of their own homes or their GP's clinic. Dr Mims ensures a thoughtful and considerate assessment of each patient's situation, taking into account their preferences and needs. At the end of each appointment, Dr Mims provides patients with a detailed written report summarizing the assessment. This report aims to enhance patients' understanding of their mental health and guide them towards appropriate next steps in their treatment journey. Dr Mims recognizes the importance of collaboration and communication in providing effective mental health care and maintains open lines of communication with patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals involved in their care. Dr Nick Mims's extensive experience, compassionate approach, and dedication to providing the highest standard of psychiatric care make him a trusted and respected psychiatrist in the Brunswick, Melbourne area. Patients can feel confident in his expertise and commitment to their well-being.
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Dr Owais Sharif

Dr Owais Sharif

Psychiatrist

173 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn VIC 3130

Dr Owais Sharif is a Consultant Psychiatrist based in Blackburn, Melbourne, Victoria. With proficiency in multiple languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, Dr Sharif provides comprehensive mental health care to individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Dr Sharif completed his psychiatric training in the United Kingdom and gained valuable experience as a consultant psychiatrist in the National Health Service. He relocated to Australia in 2018 and has since established himself as a highly respected member of the medical community. With expertise in a wide range of mental health conditions, Dr Sharif specializes in ADHD, memory disorders, depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality disorders, addictions, and pain management. He also offers medicolegal reports for courts and insurance companies. Dr Owais Sharif holds multiple qualifications, including a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Punjab Medical College in Pakistan. He holds a diploma in Psychological Medicine from Ireland and a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom. Dr Sharif is experienced in providing telehealth services, ensuring flexibility and accessibility for his patients. He caters to various age groups, including individuals aged 18-60, 60+, and 16-24. Throughout his career, Dr Sharif has worked with diverse patient populations, including asylum seekers, refugees, and non-English speaking individuals. He has expertise in a wide range of mental health conditions, such as addiction, ADHD, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, dementia-related disorders, depression, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), neuropsychiatry, obsessive-compulsive disorders, pain management, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia. Services offered by Dr Sharif include bulk-billing for selected patients, medicolegal evaluations, insurance opinions and reports, shared care arrangements, urgent assessments, and Workcover provider registration. He also offers after-hours appointments and provides healthcare services to COVID-19 healthcare workers, with bulk-billing available. Dr Owais Sharif's commitment to delivering high-quality and comprehensive mental health care is evident in his extensive qualifications, experience, and dedication to professional development. With his expertise and compassionate approach, Dr Sharif aims to make a positive impact on the lives of his patients.
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Dr Ronald Gill

Dr Ronald Gill

Psychiatrist

173 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn VIC 3130

With over ten years of medical experience, Dr Gill specializes in the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and psychological issues in the context of chronic and acute medical conditions. He is highly skilled in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Psycho-somatic medicine) and offers his expertise as a Neuropsychiatrist and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist in both public and private health services in Melbourne. Dr Gill has a particular interest in neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington's disease, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, and related conditions. He is dedicated to providing quality care to his patients and stays abreast of the latest advancements in the field of psychiatry. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Gill is fluent in English, Punjabi, and Urdu, enabling him to effectively communicate with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. He also offers telehealth services, ensuring convenient access to his expertise for patients who may have difficulty attending in-person consultations. Committed to delivering compassionate and evidence-based psychiatric care, Dr Ronald Gill empowers his patients on their journey towards improved mental health and well-being.
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Dr Gregory White

Psychiatrist

1 Princess Street, Kew VIC 3101

Dr Gregory White is an established psychiatrist practicing in Kew, Melbourne, Victoria. With over 25 years of experience, Dr White is highly knowledgeable in the field of psychiatry. Dr White earned his MBBS degree from the prestigious University of Melbourne. He then pursued specialized training in psychiatry, obtaining his Fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP). In addition, Dr White is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) recognized by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Dr White’s professional interests encompass a wide range of areas, including Medicolegal Psychiatry, Personal and Workplace Injury, Workers Compensation, Occupational Stress, Fitness for Work, and Insurance. He is also well-versed in Total and Permanent Disability, Family Law, Competence and Mental Capacity, Probate, Negligence, Veterans Affairs, and Victims of Crime. Dr White has expertise in the psychiatric aspects of medical illness, such as Anxiety, Depression and Mood Disorders, Chronic Illness and Pain Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Psychosis, Organic Brain Disorders, Psycho-Oncology, and Psychiatric and Psychological Therapies. A dedicated practitioner, Dr White is a Principal Supervisor and Assessor for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, contributing to the education and development of future psychiatrists. He is also a dual-qualified Expert Witness with the Australasian College of Legal Medicine, offering expert opinions and testimony in legal matters. With his certification as a Certified Independent Medical Examiner, Dr White can provide comprehensive and impartial medical evaluations. Dr White stays at the forefront of healthcare technology by offering telehealth services, ensuring convenient and accessible care for his patients. His services primarily cater to the age group of 18-60 and encompass civil medicolegal assessments, providing valuable insights and evaluations for legal and compensation proceedings. Overall, Dr Gregory White is a respected and experienced psychiatrist dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care to his patients.
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Dr Bruce Batagol

Psychiatrist

66 Albert Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Dr Batagol's commitment to ongoing professional development is evident through his active participation in medical conferences, workshops, and continuing education programs. This commitment ensures that he remains up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatric research and treatment modalities, enabling him to provide the highest standard of care. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Batagol is actively involved in medical education and training. He has served as a clinical supervisor and mentor for psychiatric trainees and medical students, helping to shape the next generation of mental health professionals. Dr Batagol's dedication to education extends to his involvement in research, with contributions to published studies in reputable journals within the field of psychiatry. As a respected member of the medical community, Dr Batagol maintains memberships with several professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), a member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), and a member of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research (ASPR). Dr Batagol is dedicated to providing accessible and comprehensive psychiatric care to his patients. His private practice in South Melbourne offers a comfortable and inclusive environment, ensuring all individuals feel supported and valued throughout their treatment journey. With his extensive knowledge, clinical expertise, and genuine compassion for his patients, Dr Batagol is a trusted mental health professional in the community. His commitment to improving the well-being of individuals struggling with mental health challenges is unwavering, making him an invaluable asset to the field of psychiatry.
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Dr Peter Farnbach

Psychiatrist

1480 Heatherton Road, Dandenong VIC 3175

Dr Farnbach's expertise lies in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, with a specialization in Treatment Resistant Depression and Schizophrenia. He is a certified expert in Treatment Resistant Depression and has a particular interest in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy. Dr Farnbach has worked with individuals across a broad age range, from 18-60 and 60+. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Farnbach has extensive experience collaborating with doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students, sharing his knowledge and expertise. His areas of proficiency encompass anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, dementia-related disorders, depression, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), EMDR therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Dr Farnbach also provides a range of supplementary services such as civil medicolegal assessments, insurance opinions and reports, urgent assessments, and serves as a Workcover provider. Notably, he is sought after for opinion and report services under the MBS item 291. Recognizing the importance of accessible healthcare, Dr Farnbach is a strong advocate for telehealth solutions. This approach allows him to provide convenient and effective care to his patients, particularly when in-person consultations may not be feasible. With his vast knowledge and unwavering dedication to mental health, Dr Peter Farnbach ensures that all individuals who seek his expertise receive compassionate and effective care.
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Dr James Lees

Psychiatrist

620 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr James Lees is a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria. With over five decades of experience in the field, Dr Lees brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice. His area of expertise lies in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry, as well as psychotherapy. Dr Lees is well-regarded within the medical community and practices in the Melbourne suburb of 3004. He is known for his ability to establish a strong rapport with his patients, creating a safe and supportive environment where individuals feel comfortable discussing their concerns. As a psychiatrist, Dr Lees utilizes evidence-based treatment modalities to address a wide range of mental health conditions. His focus on both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy allows him to tailor treatment plans that best suit each individual's needs. This comprehensive approach ensures that patients receive the most appropriate care for their specific circumstances. Dr Lees is committed to ongoing professional development, staying current with the latest advancements in psychiatric research and treatment methods. This dedication to lifelong learning enables him to provide the highest standard of care to his patients, incorporating the most up-to-date practices into his treatment strategies. Throughout his extensive career, Dr James Lees has earned the trust and respect of his patients and colleagues alike. His compassionate nature, coupled with his vast experience and expertise, makes him a trusted choice for those seeking psychiatric support in the Melbourne area.
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Dr David Leonard

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr David Leonard, a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria, is a distinguished expert in the field of complex PTSD and dissociative disorder. With a career spanning over 20 years, Dr Leonard has dedicated himself to helping patients facing these challenging conditions. Upon completing his medical education in Sydney, he pursued his specialization in Psychiatry in the UK, gaining invaluable experience in leading cities such as London and Edinburgh. Returning to Melbourne, Dr Leonard quickly established himself as a prominent figure in the field. For many years, he played a pivotal role at the Ramsay Clinic Albert Road, previously known as Albert Road Clinic. During his tenure, Dr Leonard held several leadership and educational positions, making significant contributions to the clinical and academic advancement of the institution. In addition, he has held esteemed academic positions at renowned universities like Melbourne and Monash. Dr Leonard's primary focus lies in the areas of complex PTSD, dissociative disorder, personality disorders, and trauma-related conditions such as Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD. His extensive research, lectures, and publications have significantly enhanced the understanding and treatment of these disorders. Despite being semi-retired, Dr Leonard continues to provide consultation services to individuals struggling with these conditions. He offers short-term treatment and inpatient care when necessary, ensuring patients receive the support they need to regain control of their lives. Dr Leonard's expertise and unwavering dedication have had a profound impact on countless patients, allowing them to find the necessary support and treatment for their conditions. Within the medical community, he is widely regarded and respected as an authority in psychiatric medicine. His commitment to advancing the field has provided significant contributions to the understanding, treatment, and overall well-being of individuals grappling with complex PTSD and dissociative disorder.
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Dr Stella Kwong

Psychiatrist

45 Droop Street, Footscray VIC 3011

With a focus on personalized treatment plans, Dr Kwong employs a holistic approach that incorporates psychotherapy, medication management, and lifestyle modifications to address the root causes of mental health challenges. Her extensive experience allows her to effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr Kwong recognizes the importance of collaboration and believes in working closely with her patients to develop a strong therapeutic alliance. By fostering an open and non-judgmental environment, she ensures that her patients feel heard and understood, enabling them to actively participate in their own mental health journey. Throughout her illustrious career, Dr Kwong has held numerous prestigious positions and received recognition for her contributions to the field of psychiatry. She has served as a consultant psychiatrist at several renowned hospitals, including Melbourne Private Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. Dr Kwong is affiliated with various professional organizations, including the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), where she continuously contributes to the advancement of psychiatric knowledge and best practices. Dr Kwong is a strong advocate for mental health awareness and education. She believes in empowering her patients and the wider community by providing accurate information and combatting the stigma surrounding mental health issues. As part of her commitment to community engagement, Dr Kwong frequently gives lectures and workshops on mental health topics to both professionals and the general public. With her unwavering dedication to the field of psychiatry, Dr Stella Kwong stands as a pillar of expertise and compassion in the Melbourne medical community. Patients who seek her care can trust in her unwavering commitment to providing comprehensive, patient-centered mental health services.
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32 Highett St, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Timothy Entwisle is a highly experienced psychiatrist based in Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria. With over 50 years of experience, he has established himself as a trusted professional in the field of mental health. Dr Entwisle's primary practice is located in Richmond, where he offers his services to individuals seeking assistance with their mental health concerns. He approaches patient care with compassion and uses evidence-based methods to support his patients in their journey towards improved well-being. Throughout his career, Dr Timothy Entwisle has remained committed to ongoing professional development. He avidly keeps up with the latest advancements in the field and continually expands his knowledge base. His dedication to patient care and his contributions to the medico-legal, work cover, and family law aspects of psychiatry make him an invaluable asset to the mental health community in Melbourne and beyond. Dr Timothy Entwisle is highly respected among his colleagues and patients alike. His extensive experience and expertise have earned him a well-deserved reputation for providing high-quality psychiatric care. He is widely recognized for his compassionate approach and his ability to effectively address a wide range of mental health issues. In his role as a psychiatrist, Dr Entwisle strives to empower his patients and provide them with the support they need to overcome their challenges. He believes in the importance of a holistic approach to mental health and works collaboratively with his patients to develop personalized treatment plans. With his vast experience and unyielding commitment to excellence, Dr Timothy Entwisle is an invaluable resource for individuals seeking psychiatric care in Richmond, Melbourne, and the surrounding areas. His dedication to the well-being of his patients and his contributions to the field of mental health make him an exceptional psychiatrist.
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Dr Lolita Ellims

Psychiatrist

320 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Dr Lolita Ellims, a psychiatrist practicing in East Melbourne, Victoria, has amassed over five decades of experience in her field. Dr Ellims is widely recognized and admired for her expertise and achievements. Dr Ellims is celebrated for her empathetic approach, ensuring that each of her patients feels heard and supported throughout their treatment journey. Her deep understanding of the intricacies of mental health enables her to provide accurate diagnoses and tailored treatment plans that cater to the individual needs of her patients. Throughout her illustrious career, Dr Ellims has made significant contributions to the field of psychiatry through research and continuous professional development. Her unwavering commitment to remaining abreast of the latest advancements in psychiatric care empowers her to offer evidence-based treatments that lead to positive outcomes for her patients. Dr Ellims creates a safe and non-judgmental environment for her patients, allowing them to openly discuss their concerns. Her compassionate nature and exceptional communication skills foster a therapeutic relationship founded on trust and respect. Conveniently located in East Melbourne, Dr Ellims' office is easily accessible to individuals residing in the area. Her welcoming clinic, coupled with her extensive knowledge and expertise, ensures that patients receive the highest standard of care. As a highly regarded psychiatrist with a wealth of experience, Dr Lolita Ellims continues to provide invaluable assistance to individuals grappling with mental health issues. Her unwavering dedication to enhancing the lives of her patients underscores her passion for psychiatry and her unwavering commitment to the well-being of her community.
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Dr Albert Kaplan

Psychiatrist

86 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield North VIC 3161

Dr Albert Kaplan is a psychiatrist based in Caulfield North, Melbourne, Victoria. With over four decades of professional experience, he is recognized as an expert in the field of psychiatry. As a specialist in psychiatry, Dr Kaplan possesses a deep understanding of mental health conditions and their treatment. He uses evidence-based methodologies to diagnose and manage a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and personality disorders. Dr Kaplan's approach to patient care is characterized by empathy, compassion, and a commitment to holistic well-being. He values collaboration with his patients, taking the time to understand their unique circumstances and tailoring treatment plans accordingly. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Kaplan actively engages in research, contributing to advancements in the field of psychiatry. He keeps up-to-date with the latest developments by attending professional conferences. Dr Kaplan is passionate about mental health awareness and destigmatization. He believes in providing education and support to his patients and their families, empowering them to actively participate in their journey to recovery. Patients who seek the care of Dr Albert Kaplan can expect a compassionate and comprehensive approach to their mental health needs. With his wealth of experience and commitment to excellence, Dr Kaplan is an invaluable asset to the field of psychiatry in Victoria.
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Dr Michael Greenbaum

4 Gardeners Road, Bentleigh East VIC 3165

Dr Michael Greenbaum is a skilled psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria. With over 50 years of experience in the field, he is a highly respected member of Healthscope's esteemed psychiatry team. Dr Greenbaum specializes in adult psychiatry, aged psychiatry, anxiety disorders, medico-legal reports, and mood disorders. He firmly believes in providing individualized care to each of his patients, understanding that each person requires personalized treatment tailored to their unique needs and circumstances. Currently practicing at The Victoria Clinic, Dr Greenbaum is highly regarded by both his patients and colleagues. His empathetic and compassionate approach has made him a trusted figure in the field, with patients appreciating his calm demeanor and ability to forge meaningful connections with them. If you are in need of psychiatric care and are seeking a knowledgeable and compassionate psychiatrist, Dr Michael Greenbaum is an excellent choice. With his extensive experience and patient-centered approach, he is a valuable asset to the Healthscope team. Rest assured that under Dr Greenbaum's guidance at The Victoria Clinic, you will receive top-notch care and support on your treatment journey.
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Dr Neil Hucker

Psychiatrist

26 Clota Avenue, Box Hill VIC 3128

Dr Neil Hucker is a psychiatrist based in Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria. With over four decades of experience in the field, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice. Dr Hucker obtained his MBBS in 1972 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to providing excellent psychiatric care. Dr Hucker has a particular interest in psycho drama and dissociation and has pursued extensive research and professional development in these areas. This specialized knowledge allows him to offer a unique and tailored approach to the treatment and support of his patients. Dr Hucker's commitment to patient care is evident in his compassionate and empathetic approach. He strives to create a safe and non-judgmental environment for his patients, working collaboratively with them to develop individualized treatment plans. With his deep understanding of the human mind and his commitment to ongoing professional development, Dr Neil Hucker continues to be a trusted and respected psychiatrist within the medical community. He is highly regarded for his extensive experience and specialized knowledge in psycho drama and dissociation. Dr Hucker's expertise makes him a valuable asset to the field of psychiatry. Patients who seek the expertise of Dr Neil Hucker can expect to receive comprehensive and professional psychiatric care. Dr Hucker is dedicated to helping patients with their mental health concerns and is known for his commitment to providing quality and personalized treatment. He takes the time to listen to his patients, understanding their unique circumstances and developing treatment plans that are tailored to their needs. Dr Hucker is empathetic, non-judgmental, and creates a safe space for his patients to share their concerns. He believes in the importance of collaboration and actively involves his patients in their treatment journey. With his wealth of knowledge and experience, Dr Neil Hucker is a highly respected psychiatrist who is dedicated to helping individuals achieve improved mental well-being.
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Prof Peter Doherty

Psychiatrist

140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

A/Prof Peter Doherty is a highly regarded psychiatrist based in Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria. With a commitment to providing the highest quality of care, he is an esteemed member of the expert team at Healthscope. Prof Doherty's primary area of specialization is the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia. With a deep understanding of this complex mental health condition, he is able to offer patients personalized and effective treatment strategies. Additionally, he has a strong interest in anxiety disorders, personality disorders, psychotherapy, medico legal, and schizophrenia. Patients seeking psychiatric care can trust in the exceptional standards and patient-centered approach of Healthscope. With Prof Peter Doherty and his experienced team, patients can be assured that they will receive compassionate and comprehensive care tailored to their individual needs. At Healthscope, the focus is always on providing the best possible care for patients struggling with mental health issues. The team of dedicated professionals, including Prof Doherty, is committed to delivering exceptional services and supporting patients on their journey towards wellness. Patients in need of psychiatric care can find solace and guidance through the expertise of Prof Peter Doherty and the outstanding team at Healthscope. With their comprehensive knowledge and personalized approach, patients can trust that their mental health needs will be met with the utmost care and compassion.
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Dr John King

Psychiatrist

Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052

Dr John King, a general psychiatrist based in Brighton East, Melbourne, Victoria, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his practice. With a career spanning several decades, Dr King has established himself as a highly respected figure in the field of psychiatry. While Dr King currently prioritizes regular periods of leave, he remains dedicated to providing essential psychiatric services. Although he is not currently taking on new patients for ongoing care, he continues to offer urgent assessments and medicolegal assessments as needed. Recognizing the importance of accessible healthcare in today's digital age, Dr King embraces telehealth as a means of providing convenient and efficient services to his patients. He offers telepsychiatry appointments and prefers to use Zoom as the primary platform for online consultations. Dr John King's commitment to his patients and his extensive experience make him a trusted and reliable professional in the field of psychiatry. Although he is not currently accepting new patients for ongoing care, his comprehensive assessments and dedication to providing quality care ensure that he continues to make a significant impact on the mental health and well-being of his patients.
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Dr Jane Connell

Psychiatrist

1019 Drummond Street, Carlton North VIC 3054

Dr. Jane Connell is a highly experienced psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience in the field. She earned her MBBS degree in 1974 and completed her Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1980. Dr. Connell's vast knowledge and expertise have made her a respected authority in the field of psychiatry. Throughout her career, Dr. Connell has focused on providing comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for individuals with various mental health conditions. She is skilled at conducting thorough evaluations and developing personalized treatment plans tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient. With her compassionate and supportive approach, Dr. Connell creates a safe and welcoming environment where patients feel comfortable discussing their concerns and working towards improved mental well-being. Dr. Connell has extensive experience working with patients of all age groups, including children, adolescents, and adults. Her expertise allows her to effectively address a wide range of mental health conditions, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and personality disorders. She remains committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field and regularly participates in professional development courses and conferences. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Connell actively contributes to the field of psychiatry through research, publications, and presentations. She believes in the importance of sharing knowledge and collaborating with her peers to ensure the highest quality of mental healthcare. Dr. Connell is also a valued member of several professional organizations, which allows her to stay connected with other experts and engage in ongoing discussions. Patients who seek the expertise of Dr. Jane Connell can expect to receive compassionate and evidence-based care. She values the trust placed in her by her patients and is dedicated to providing them with the highest level of support and guidance. Dr. Connell's extensive experience and commitment to lifelong learning enable her to positively impact the mental health and well-being of her patients.
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Dr George Halasz

Psychiatrist

30 Burke Road, Malvern East VIC 3145

Dr George Halasz is a psychiatrist with over 46 years of experience, based in Malvern East, Melbourne, Victoria. He has a deep understanding and specialised expertise in various areas, including ADHD, intergenerational transmission of trauma, and the ethics of diagnosis of child and adolescent mental illness and children of parents with mental illness. Dr Halasz's expertise and contributions to the field have been widely recognised. He has significantly advanced the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions through his clinical practice and research. He actively participates in conferences and symposiums, sharing his knowledge with fellow professionals and continuously expanding his understanding of the complexities of the human mind. As of 1st February 2017, Dr Halasz regretfully announced that he is not taking new referrals. This decision allows him to focus on providing the necessary attention and care to his current patients, ensuring they receive the support they need to overcome their mental health challenges. Dr George Halasz remains an esteemed professional in the field of psychiatry, with a commitment to excellence and a dedication to his patients. His contributions to the advancement of mental health care in Australia have earned him the respect and admiration of his peers and patients alike.
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Dr Paul Coombe

Psychiatrist

20 Stirling Street, Kew VIC 3101

Dr Coombe has a particular interest in treating anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, personality disorders, and offering psychodynamic psychotherapy. He has a proven track record of providing effective guidance and support to his patients. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Coombe is also involved in the professional supervision of doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students. He brings his extensive knowledge and experience to help guide and mentor future healthcare professionals. Dr Coombe is qualified to practice child psychiatry and holds a Certificate of Accreditation in this specialty. He has a broad range of experiences with patients of different age groups, particularly those between 18-60 and 60+. With a commitment to providing accessible healthcare, Dr Coombe offers telehealth services in addition to face-to-face consultations. This ensures that patients from various locations can benefit from his expertise and compassionate care. As a licensed psychoanalytic psychotherapist and analytic group therapist, Dr Coombe offers a variety of treatment options, including weekly psychotherapy sessions. His approach focuses on understanding the underlying causes of mental health conditions and fostering long-lasting change through therapeutic interventions. Patients seeking expert guidance and support for anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorders, and psychodynamic psychotherapy can rely on Dr Paul Coombe's vast experience and compassionate approach to provide them with effective care.
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Dr Graeme Wood

Psychiatrist

184 Lennox Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Wood obtained his Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1976 and has since accumulated extensive experience in the field of psychiatry. Throughout his career, he has developed particular expertise in various areas, including Anxiety Disorders, Older Persons Psychiatry, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Psychotherapy. Operating from his private rooms in Richmond, Dr Wood delivers personalized and compassionate care that is finely attuned to each patient's unique needs. His profound understanding of the disorders he treats allows him to assist patients in developing effective coping strategies and overcoming their challenges. Not content with his clinical responsibilities alone, Dr Wood actively participates in ongoing research and advocacy efforts aimed at advancing the field of psychiatry and improving mental health outcomes. His unwavering dedication to his patients is evident in the warm and supportive environment he creates, which fosters open communication and empowers patients to openly express their thoughts and emotions. Beyond his role as a practitioner, Dr Wood actively collaborates with doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students, sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience to contribute to the development of future healthcare professionals. Dr Graeme Wood's profound contributions to the mental health community, coupled with his expertise in treating anxiety disorders, older persons psychiatry, PTSD, and psychotherapy, establish him as a vital asset in the field of psychiatry. His unwavering commitment to improving mental health outcomes, combined with his compassionate and skillful approach, has earned him a reputation as an exemplary psychiatrist.
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140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Robert Mestrovic is a General Psychiatrist with a strong focus on psychotherapy. With over four decades of experience in the field, Dr Mestrovic has established himself as a respected member of the psychiatric community. Based in Richmond, 3121, Melbourne, Victoria, he is affiliated with The Melbourne Clinic. Dr Mestrovic is part of the esteemed psychiatry team at Healthscope, known for their expertise and patient-centered approach. As a meticulous practitioner, he is committed to providing the best possible treatment for individuals seeking psychiatric care. Dr Mestrovic welcomes patients at the Melbourne Clinic, offering top-quality care for their psychiatric needs. Having refined his skills over the years, Dr Mestrovic brings unparalleled expertise to the field of psychiatry. His valuable insights and compassionate approach have helped numerous patients, establishing him as a trusted practitioner. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of psychiatric illnesses, he creates personalized treatment plans and offers recommendations to improve patients' overall well-being. Dr Mestrovic's training in couple and family therapy at the Williams Road and Bouverie Family Therapy Centre equips him to work with a diverse range of individuals, including asylum seekers and refugees, doctors, psychiatrists or medical students, gay and lesbian individuals, and families. His areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, family therapy, marital issues, mindfulness, psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychotherapy, and schizophrenia. In addition to his therapeutic services, Dr Mestrovic provides professional supervision and weekly psychotherapy sessions. He tailors his approach to meet the individual needs of each patient, utilizing medication and other physical treatments when necessary, based on thorough assessment and mutual agreement. Dr Robert Mestrovic is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families overcome their struggles and lead healthier, happier lives. His passion for the field and extensive knowledge make him an excellent choice for anyone seeking a compassionate psychiatrist who offers a patient-focused approach and expert care.
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97 Wattletree Road, Armadale VIC 3143

Dr Jennifer Randles is a Psychiatrist based in Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria. With over four decades of experience in her field, she brings extensive knowledge and expertise to her practice. Dr Randles obtained her MBBS degree in 1977 and subsequently completed her Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. With a focus on providing quality care, Dr Randles is renowned for her compassionate approach towards her patients. She continually seeks to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatry, enabling her to provide evidence-based treatments and support to those in need. Dr Randles understands the unique challenges individuals face when dealing with mental health concerns. With her wealth of experience, she is well-equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health conditions. Dr Randles takes pride in creating a comfortable and supportive environment for her patients, helping them navigate through their mental health journey. Beyond her clinical practice, Dr Randles actively engages with the medical community. She believes in the importance of collaboration and regularly participates in professional development activities, attending conferences and staying connected with colleagues. Dr Randles is dedicated to advancing the field of psychiatry and ensuring her patients receive the best possible care. Dr Jennifer Randles is a highly respected Psychiatrist who has dedicated her career to improving the mental health and well-being of her patients. With her expertise, compassion, and commitment to ongoing education, she continues to make a significant impact in the field of psychiatry.
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Dr Dushyanta Shan

Psychiatrist

31 Norwood Crescent, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Dr Shan's expertise lies within medico-legal psychiatry, but his proficiency extends to a wide range of psychiatric issues. His special interests include offering expert advice and conducting evaluations in legal cases. Clients who require medico-legal consultations can trust Dr Shan's meticulous attention to detail and impartial assessments. Throughout his career, Dr Dushyanta Shan has built a reputable standing in the Melbourne community due to his professionalism and commitment to patient care. He has earned recognition for his ability to establish strong connections with his patients, creating an environment of trust and respect. As a psychiatrist, Dr Shan takes an empathetic approach to address each patient's concerns in a supportive and non-judgmental manner. His extensive experience, coupled with his commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in mental health care, allows him to provide the highest quality treatment. Dr Dushyanta Shan's dedication to providing quality mental health care, particularly in the medico-legal domain, has made him a respected psychiatrist among his patients and peers. His commitment to ethical practice and continuous pursuit of excellence make him a valuable asset to the mental health community.
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Dr Izzy Osowicki

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

With a focus on a holistic approach, Dr Osowicki is experienced in working with a diverse range of patients, including doctors, psychiatrists, medical students, individuals with gender diversity, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with physical disabilities, and families. He has expertise in treating conditions such as ADHD, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, conversion disorder, depression, eating disorders, and family violence. Dr Osowicki holds a Certificate of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, allowing him to provide comprehensive care for individuals within the age groups of 1-17 and 18-60. He offers weekly psychotherapy sessions, taking into account the specific needs of each individual or family. It is important to note that Dr Osowicki prefers a detailed developmental psychiatric assessment when treating ADHD, rather than accepting referrals that solely specify treatment for this condition. His goal is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the individual's needs and develop a tailored treatment plan accordingly. Dr Osowicki's commitment to delivering high-quality care and his expertise in child and adolescent psychiatry and family and couple therapy make him a valuable professional in his field.
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Dr Peter McArdle

Dr Peter McArdle

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Peter McArdle is a dedicated and experienced psychiatrist with over 40 years of professional experience. He obtained his medical degree from Monash University in 1978 and completed his general practice training in Australia and the UK. Dr McArdle has specialized in psychiatry, with a specific focus on geriatric psychiatry, and has spent a significant portion of his career working in the public sector. Dr McArdle joined Ramsay Clinic Albert Road in the 1990s, where he became an integral member of the well-established geriatric psychiatry team. Currently, his practice encompasses adult psychiatry, providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care to his patients. Alongside his clinical work, Dr McArdle is an accomplished educator and part-time tutor at Melbourne University. He actively participates in training and mentoring the next generation of psychiatrists, guiding them in developing the necessary skills and knowledge for a successful career. Dr McArdle's commitment to advocating for the rights of people with mental illness is demonstrated through his membership in the Mental Health Review Tribunal. In this role, he works to ensure that individuals receive high-quality care and treatment while also advocating for their rights and well-being. Additionally, Dr McArdle brings his compassionate and empathetic approach to caring for refugees at Foundation House. Through his work in this organization, he provides support to those who have endured unimaginable trauma and hardships, offering them a safe and understanding environment to heal and rebuild their lives. With his extensive experience, dedication to psychiatry, and commitment to patient care, Dr Peter McArdle is recognized as a reputable professional in his field.
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Dr Victoria Pearse

Psychiatrist

157 Scoresby Road, Boronia VIC 3155

Dr Pearse has a primary focus on child and adolescent psychiatry, possessing a Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, along with qualifications in MPM (Master of Psychological Medicine) and DCCH (Diploma of Child Health). With expertise in this field, she is well-suited to working with patients aged 1 to 17 and 16 to 24. Throughout her career, Dr Pearse has gained extensive experience in working with families, enriching her understanding of the dynamics and challenges they face. Dr Pearse has developed expertise in various mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, complex trauma, depression, eating disorders, mentalisation-based therapy, personality disorders, and psychodynamic psychotherapy. Her comprehensive knowledge allows her to provide accurate diagnoses and develop tailored treatment plans. In addition to her special interests and expertise, Dr Pearse offers a range of services, including shared care and weekly psychotherapy. These services prioritize the well-being of her patients, ensuring their journey towards mental wellness is supported and comprehensive. Dr Victoria Pearse is committed to providing compassionate and effective psychiatric care. With her extensive qualifications, expertise, and dedication to mental health, she strives to make a positive impact on the lives of those she treats.
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89 High Street, Kew VIC 3101

Dr David Horgan is a psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience and expertise in the treatment of complicated and resistant depression. Based in Kew, Melbourne, Dr Horgan is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care to his patients. Dr Horgan believes in a comprehensive and tailored approach to treatment, ensuring that each patient's individual needs are addressed. He values strong therapeutic relationships and works closely with his patients to empower them to actively participate in their treatment journey. With a caring and empathetic approach, Dr Horgan ensures that his patients feel heard, understood, and supported throughout their treatment. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Horgan is actively involved in academic and clinical research. He has contributed to numerous publications and has presented at national and international conferences, sharing his expertise with other professionals in the field. His dedication to ongoing learning and professional development reflects his commitment to delivering the highest standard of care to his patients. With a reputation for providing compassionate and effective care, Dr Horgan is widely regarded as a trusted and sought-after psychiatrist in the community. His years of experience, combined with his commitment to ongoing learning and his empathetic approach to patient care, make him a highly respected professional in the field of psychiatry.
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Dr John Webber

Psychiatrist

184 Lennox Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr John Webber is a psychiatrist specializing in General Adult Psychiatry. He has extensive experience and a reputation for providing exceptional care to his patients. Located in the peaceful area of Richmond, Melbourne, Dr Webber runs a private practice that offers a serene and comfortable environment. The practice is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring a stress-free and pleasant experience for patients. Dr Webber's primary goal is to deliver compassionate and evidence-based treatment to individuals with mental health concerns. He adopts a patient-centered approach, customizing treatment plans to meet each patient's unique needs, goals, and preferences. Dr Webber aims to create a safe and non-judgmental space where he can actively listen and understand his patients' experiences. In his practice, Dr Webber employs a range of evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and pharmacological interventions. He stays up-to-date with the latest research and developments in the mental health field to ensure that his patients receive the most effective and current care available. Aside from his private practice, Dr Webber is affiliated with The Melbourne Clinic, enabling him to provide comprehensive psychiatric care to a broader community. With his expertise, dedication, and patient-centered approach, Dr John Webber is committed to helping his patients achieve optimal mental health and overall well-being.
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Dr Davinder Kochar

Psychiatrist

34 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North VIC 3068

Dr Davinder Kochar is a psychiatrist based in Fitzroy North, Melbourne, Victoria. With over 40 years of experience in the field, Dr Kochar has established himself as a respected expert in mental health. Dr Kochar obtained his medical degree and completed his psychiatry training in 1981. He is dedicated to providing exceptional care to his patients and has a deep understanding of the complexities of the human mind. Fluent in multiple languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, Dr Kochar can effectively communicate with a diverse range of patients, ensuring they feel understood and heard throughout their treatment journey. Dr Kochar's compassionate and patient-centric approach prioritizes individualized care. He uses evidence-based treatment strategies and fosters an environment of trust and support to promote holistic healing. Dr Davinder Kochar's extensive experience and dedication to providing quality mental healthcare have made him an invaluable asset to the medical community. He stays up-to-date with the latest research and advancements in his field to ensure his patients receive the most effective and evidence-based treatments. Dr Kochar's unwavering commitment to patient wellbeing, expertise in psychiatry, and excellent track record make him a trusted and reliable professional in the mental health field.
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Dr Phillip Price

Psychiatrist

248b Queens Pde, Clifton Hill VIC 3068

Dr. Phillip Price is a psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of personality disorders. He completed his medical degree and psychiatry residency at a reputable institution, gaining a solid foundation in diagnosing and managing various mental health conditions. With years of experience in the field, Dr. Price is dedicated to providing comprehensive and personalized care to each of his patients. Dr. Price's primary focus is on personality disorders, such as borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, and avoidant personality disorder. He brings extensive expertise in assessing and treating individuals with these complex conditions. Through a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, Dr. Price works closely with his patients to understand their unique experiences and develop individualized treatment plans. In his practice, Dr. Price employs evidence-based therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic therapy. He tailors these interventions to address patients' specific needs and goals, aiming to improve their emotional well-being, enhance interpersonal relationships, and promote overall life satisfaction. As a respected member of the psychiatric community, Dr. Price actively participates in research and stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field. He attends clinical conferences and workshops to stay informed about emerging treatment modalities and therapeutic techniques. Dr. Price is known for his warm and empathetic approach, creating a safe and supportive environment for his patients to express themselves freely. He believes in the power of collaboration and works closely with other healthcare professionals when necessary to provide holistic care. Dr. Price's dedication to his patients' mental health and well-being has earned him a reputation as a trusted and reliable psychiatrist in his community. Outside of his work, Dr. Price enjoys reading books on psychology and psychiatry, as well as staying active through outdoor activities such as hiking and yoga. He values self-care and maintains a healthy work-life balance, recognizing the importance of personal well-being to provide the best care for his patients. Dr. Phillip Price welcomes individuals with personality disorders who are seeking understanding, support, and effective treatment. His commitment to excellence, combined with his empathetic approach, makes him a trusted and sought-after specialist in the field of psychiatry.
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Dr Richard England

Psychiatrist

Blackburn Specialist Centre, 195 Whitehorse Rd, Blackburn VIC 3130

Dr England holds multiple qualifications including MB,BS, FRANZCP, MPM, and Cert Ch Adol Psych. His extensive expertise lies in the areas of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adult Psychotherapy. He specializes in providing comprehensive assessments for children and adolescents with mental health concerns, with a particular focus on emotions and relationships. He offers a range of treatment options tailored to meet each patient's specific needs. These options include individual psychotherapy, parent therapy, family therapy, psychiatric medication, referral for group therapy, psychiatric day programs, and inpatient admission. Within his practice, Dr England also assesses adults who require psychodynamic psychotherapy. He has a special interest in the field of adolescent psychiatry and has worked extensively with individuals between the ages of 1 and 24 years. Dr England has a wealth of experience working with individuals from the gay and lesbian community, as well as families. His areas of expertise encompass a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, complex trauma, depression, eating disorders, family therapy, obsessive-compulsive disorders, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychosis, psychotherapy, sexual assault/abuse treatment, and supportive psychotherapy. In addition to his clinical work, Dr England also provides professional supervision and offers urgent assessments as needed. He maintains a commitment to providing regular psychotherapy sessions to his patients.
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Dr Amanda Rynie

Psychiatrist

615 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122

Dr Amanda Rynie is a Psychiatrist based in Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, with over 40 years of experience in providing exceptional psychiatric care. She is a respected and knowledgeable professional in her field, with a primary specialty in adolescent psychiatry. Dr Rynie has a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by young individuals in their mental health journey. Dr Rynie's compassionate and holistic approach to patient care has earned her a reputation as a trusted psychiatrist. She actively listens, empathizes, and provides evidence-based interventions. Dr Rynie values open communication and ensures that her patients feel heard and valued throughout their treatment journey. Committed to excellence, Dr Rynie actively engages in professional development activities, attending conferences and workshops to enhance her expertise continually. She is a member of various professional psychiatric associations, allowing her to stay connected with the broader community of mental health practitioners. Patients seeking expert psychiatric care, particularly in the area of adolescent psychiatry, can rely on Dr Amanda Rynie's wealth of experience, compassionate approach, and dedication to providing the highest quality of care.
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Dr Andrew Court

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Andrew Court is a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria. With over 30 years of experience, Dr Court has garnered a reputation for his expertise and contributions to the mental health community. Dr Court specializes in adolescent psychiatry, providing comprehensive care to young people between the ages of 1-17. His approach revolves around evidence-based treatment options, ensuring that his patients receive the most effective and compassionate care possible. Dr Court is affiliated with Ramsay Clinic Albert Road, where he collaborates with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals. Together, they strive to deliver exceptional patient care and provide comprehensive and holistic treatment options for individuals seeking mental health support. Accessibility is a priority for Dr Court, and he offers telehealth services to his patients. This allows individuals to receive treatment and support conveniently from the comfort of their own homes. Dr Andrew Court's commitment to psychiatry is reflected in his unwavering dedication to his patients and continued contributions to the field. His extensive experience and compassionate approach make him a trusted and valued psychiatrist within the community.
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Dr Rowan McIntosh

Psychiatrist

140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr. Rowan McIntosh is a psychiatrist with extensive experience and a compassionate approach to patient care. He obtained his MBBS and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, solidifying his expertise in the field. Dr. McIntosh specializes in a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, medico-legal issues, personality disorders, psychosis, PTSD, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and OCD. As a valuable member of Healthscope's psychiatry team, he is committed to delivering the best possible treatment to his patients. Working at The Melbourne Clinic, Dr. McIntosh offers personalized care and effective solutions tailored to each individual's needs. He and the Healthscope team prioritize patient-centered care, focusing on providing the highest levels of support and tailored treatment plans. Dr. McIntosh's comprehensive knowledge and expertise enable him to address the unique challenges and complexities associated with various mental health conditions. Patients can trust that Dr. McIntosh will approach their care with professionalism, empathy, and a commitment to improving their overall well-being. His extensive experience and qualifications enable him to provide evidence-based treatment options, incorporating both medication management and therapy when necessary. Dr. McIntosh recognizes the significance of creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for his patients to openly discuss their concerns. Through open and honest communication, he strives to build trust and foster a therapeutic alliance. He firmly believes that collaboration between the patient and the healthcare provider is essential for successful treatment outcomes. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. McIntosh is actively involved in ongoing research and stays updated with the latest advancements in psychiatry. This dedication to ongoing learning enables him to provide the most current and effective treatment options to his patients. Dr. McIntosh's mission is to improve the mental health and quality of life of those he serves through comprehensive and personalized care.
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370 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3000

Dr Walsh is fluent in English and is also able to communicate effectively in Spanish. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery degree, which forms the foundation of his extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of psychiatry. Dr Walsh has a particular interest in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and is dedicated to assisting individuals who struggle with this condition. He also specializes in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Attention Deficit Disorder. With a wide range of special interests, Dr Walsh is able to provide comprehensive care and support to his patients who may be experiencing these conditions. He is committed to delivering high-quality care and ensuring that his patients receive the most appropriate treatment options tailored to their specific needs. Dr Walsh's experience and dedication make him a trusted and respected psychiatrist in the Melbourne community. His compassionate approach and focus on patient well-being have earned him a reputation for excellence in his field.
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140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Wendiggensen is known for his compassionate and patient-centered approach to mental health care. He strives to offer comprehensive and evidence-based treatment options for individuals struggling with ADHD, ensuring that each patient receives customized care tailored to their unique needs. Aside from being fluent in English, Dr Wendiggensen is also proficient in German, making it easier for him to communicate effectively with patients who prefer this language. This further allows him to establish a comfortable and supportive environment for all individuals seeking his expertise. As a psychiatrist, Dr Wendiggensen is dedicated to remaining up to date with advancements in psychiatric treatments and techniques. He attends conferences regularly and engages in continuous professional development to ensure that his knowledge and skills are current, enabling him to deliver the highest standard of care to his patients. When seeking psychiatric assistance, Dr Paul Wendiggensen is an excellent choice. With his extensive experience, patient-centered approach, and specialized knowledge in ADHD, he provides exceptional mental health care. His commitment to delivering high-quality treatment has earned him the trust and appreciation of patients throughout Melbourne.
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Dr Erin Redmond

Psychiatrist

182-184 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Dr Erin Redmond is a Psychiatrist based in East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria. With over 38 years of experience, she is an accomplished medical professional specializing in adult general psychiatry and parent/infant disorders. Dr Redmond employs a patient-centered approach and draws upon her extensive knowledge and experience to conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and diagnoses. She possesses a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by adults and those related to parent/infant disorders. Creating a safe and supportive environment for her patients is of utmost importance to Dr Redmond, who prioritizes their mental well-being. Committed to remaining up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatric treatment, Dr Redmond actively engages in ongoing professional development. By continuously maintaining high standards of practice, she ensures that her patients' needs are met with the best possible care. Dr Erin Redmond's compassion and dedication to psychiatry shine through in the care she provides to her patients. Her commitment to helping individuals achieve optimal mental health and enhance their overall quality of life is unwavering.
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184 Lennox Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Scott Blair-West, a Consultant Psychiatrist based in Richmond, Melbourne, brings over 25 years of experience to his role. Holding a qualification of MBBS from 1983 and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists from 1993, Dr Blair-West is affiliated with The Melbourne Clinic. Known for his patient-centered approach, Dr Blair-West is highly regarded for his wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of psychiatry. His dedication to providing optimal treatment options has made him an invaluable member of the esteemed psychiatry team at Healthscope. Dr Blair-West's specialized psychiatric services are tailored to meet the unique needs of his patients. With expertise in anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders, along with a proficiency in cognitive behavioral therapy, he delivers effective treatments to improve mental health outcomes and enhance overall quality of life. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Blair-West offers services such as opinion and report consultation (MBS item 291), professional supervision, and shared care. With experience spanning a diverse range of age groups, including adults aged 18-60 and above 60, he also possesses specific expertise in treating asylum seekers and refugees. Moreover, he provides guidance and support to doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students.
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Dr David Hines

Psychiatrist

22 Livingstone Street , Ivanhoe VIC 3079

Dr David Hines is a psychiatrist with extensive experience diagnosing and treating mental health disorders. He obtained his medical degree from a reputable institution and completed his residency training in psychiatry. Dr Hines has a compassionate and patient-centered approach to care, always striving to improve the lives of his patients. Dr Hines is well-versed in various mental health conditions, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. He conducts thorough evaluations to accurately diagnose his patients and creates customized treatment plans based on their individual needs. He utilizes evidence-based interventions such as medication management and psychotherapy to provide comprehensive care that addresses biological and psychosocial factors. Dr Hines believes in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship with his patients. He creates a safe and non-judgmental space where individuals can openly discuss their concerns and work collaboratively towards their goals. His genuine empathy and active listening skills allow him to understand the unique challenges patients face, facilitating their healing process. To ensure the highest quality of care, Dr Hines actively engages in continuous professional development. He attends conferences and seminars to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatry, allowing him to offer cutting-edge treatments to his patients. Dr Hines also contributes to the field through research and academic pursuits. He has published numerous articles in reputable medical journals and serves as a mentor and educator for medical students and residents. Dr David Hines approaches each patient with respect, dignity, and a deep commitment to their well-being. Through his expertise and genuine care, he helps individuals navigate their mental health challenges and empowers them to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives.
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Dr Ruth Kipen

Psychiatrist

961 Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield VIC 3162

Dr Kipen's primary focus is on aged psychiatry, specializing in the treatment of mental health disorders in elderly individuals. She has a special interest in dementia, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders in this population. Her vast experience includes diagnosing and managing anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. Additionally, she possesses expertise in dementia-related conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Depression treatment is another area of specialization for Dr Kipen. She provides comprehensive support and evidence-based interventions to assist patients in achieving improved mental well-being. Her approach to care is holistic, taking into account both the physical and emotional aspects of her patients' health. To ensure accessible healthcare, Dr Kipen offers bulk-billing services for selected patients, recognizing the significance of affordable mental health care. She is committed to making her services accessible to as many individuals as possible. Understanding the advantages of telehealth in today's digital era, Dr Kipen also provides remote consultations for patients who prefer or require this mode of healthcare delivery. Through her compassionate approach and vast experience, Dr Ruth Kipen is dedicated to helping individuals aged 60 and above enhance their mental health and overall quality of life.
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Dr Andrew Stocky

Psychiatrist

140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Andrew Stocky is a psychiatrist with over three decades of experience in the field. He is a dedicated member of the Perinatal psychiatry team at Healthscope, based in Richmond, Melbourne. Dr Stocky is known for his patient-centered approach and expertise in the treatment of perinatal mental health issues, with specialist interests in perinatal psychiatry and postnatal depression. At The Melbourne Clinic, Dr Stocky provides his expertise in perinatal mental health concerns. His compassionate approach and dedication to his patients make him a trusted source of care, helping individuals overcome challenges and move forward with confidence. In summary, Dr Andrew Stocky is a valued member of the Perinatal psychiatry team at Healthscope. With his wealth of experience, he provides expert care and support to his patients, particularly in the areas of perinatal psychiatry and postnatal depression. His dedication and compassionate approach make Dr Stocky an invaluable asset to those seeking assistance in their mental health journey.
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Dr Richard Bonwick

Psychiatrist

2 Salisbury Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Richard Bonwick is a Consultant Psychiatrist specializing in Old Age Psychiatry and treating ageing veterans suffering from PTSD and its associated conditions. With over three decades of experience, Dr Bonwick has made significant contributions to the field of psychiatry throughout his career. Dr Bonwick obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry (FRANZCP) in 1995. Afterward, he joined the Older Veterans’ Psychiatry Program at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital as a Consultant Psychiatrist and served in this role until 2013. Currently, he holds the position of Program Director of the Old Age Psychiatry Unit and the TMS Service at The Melbourne Clinic, where he offers psychiatric care to patients of all ages. Dr Bonwick is actively involved in various committees of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), including the Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Victorian Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Committee. In 2018, he joined the Practitioner Support Service of Phoenix Australia (National Centre for Posttraumatic mental health) to contribute his expertise. As a renowned expert, Dr Bonwick has been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences and seminars. He has authored a chapter in the book "Psychosis in the Elderly," and his groundbreaking work in treating PTSD in elderly war veterans was featured in the ABC-TV documentary "Walking Wounded" in 2006. Committed to providing quality psychiatric care and treatment, Dr Richard Bonwick continues to serve patients at The Melbourne Clinic. His dedication and expertise are evident in the level of attention and support he provides to each individual.
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Dr Fintan Harte

Dr Fintan Harte

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Fintan Harte is a psychiatrist practicing in Melbourne, Victoria. He is associated with Ramsay Clinic Albert Road and has been providing psychiatric care since 1985. Dr Harte obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Dublin University in 1979 before completing his fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2005. With a special interest in addiction management, Dr Harte has extensive experience in treating adult patients with a wide range of psychiatric concerns. His expertise also extends to sexual and gender identity disorders, an area in which he has actively contributed as the president of AusPATH (Australian Professional Association for Trans Health) and as a director of the Monash Gender Clinic. Dr Harte’s involvement in the field extends beyond his clinical work. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Psychiatry and a member of the Victorian Mental Health Tribunal. He has also published his research in scientific journals and is frequently invited to speak at national and international scientific meetings, further establishing his reputation within the medical community. Dedicated to providing quality psychiatric care, Dr Harte offers telehealth consultations to ensure accessibility for his patients. With his extensive experience, qualifications, and commitment to ongoing professional development, he is equipped to provide comprehensive psychiatric care to individuals seeking his help.
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Dr Brett Wilson

Psychiatrist

140 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Brett Wilson is a psychiatrist based in Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, specializing in the treatment of various mental health conditions. With over 35 years of experience, he brings exceptional expertise and a patient-centered approach to his practice. Currently associated with The Melbourne Clinic, Dr Wilson offers his services committedly and compassionately. His excellent communication skills and deep understanding of psychiatric disorders create a supportive and comfortable environment for his patients, enabling them to express themselves and receive the care they deserve. In his practice, Dr Wilson utilizes various treatment modalities, including Psychopharmacology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). He also has expertise in treating anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), mood disorders, personality disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Additionally, Dr Wilson practices hypnosis, making him uniquely qualified to address specific mental health concerns related to this therapeutic approach. Dr Wilson's commitment to ongoing professional development ensures that he remains up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatric treatment. This allows him to provide personalized and effective treatment options tailored to the individual needs of his patients. Dr Brett Wilson's dedication to patient welfare and his extensive experience make him a highly valued member of the Healthscope psychiatry team. Whether providing outpatient care or admitting patients to The Melbourne Clinic, Dr Wilson's compassionate and skilled approach ensures that each individual receives the best possible treatment and support.
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Prof Malcolm Hopwood

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Prof Malcolm Hopwood is a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria, with over three decades of experience. Throughout his career, he has focused on the understanding and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, psychopharmacology, and acquired brain injury. Prof Hopwood is associated with Ramsay Clinic Albert Road and is actively involved in training the next generation of psychiatrists. He oversees undergraduate and registrar training programs to ensure that young practitioners receive comprehensive training and are equipped to provide effective care. In addition to his clinical work, Prof Hopwood has held several leadership roles in the field of psychiatry. He served as President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists from 2015 to 2017, where he advocated for improved psychiatric care. During his tenure, he introduced various initiatives to enhance professional standards and support mental health professionals. Prof Hopwood's commitment to mental health extends beyond national borders. From 2019 to 2022, he served as President of the Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations, playing a pivotal role in advocating for mental health issues on a global scale. Currently, Prof Hopwood serves as the Chair of the North East Metro Regional Mental Health Body in Victoria. In this capacity, he works to improve accessibility and quality of mental health services in the region. He collaborates with various stakeholders to develop comprehensive strategies and policies that address the mental health needs of the community. Prof Hopwood specializes in inpatient care and second psychiatric opinions, with a focus on complex mood and anxiety disorders. He possesses expertise in anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, brain injury, depression, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Additionally, Prof Hopwood provides opinion and report services (MBS item 291) and offers professional supervision to doctors, psychiatrists, medical students, and other healthcare professionals. His guidance and mentorship contribute to the development and growth of future mental health practitioners. With his extensive experience and dedication to the field, Prof Hopwood is a respected and influential figure in the world of mental health. His contributions have positively impacted the lives of countless patients and healthcare professionals, and he continues to strive for excellence in the field of psychiatry.
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Dr Jane Tovey

Dr Jane Tovey

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Jane Tovey, psychiatrist, has dedicated her career to serving the people of Melbourne. With over two decades of experience in psychiatry at the Ramsay Clinic Albert Road, she specializes in adult general psychiatry and trauma-informed psychotherapy. Dr Tovey obtained her training in psychiatry in Melbourne and the United Kingdom. Dr Tovey goes beyond her clinical practice to offer telepsychiatry services, allowing patients to receive care conveniently from their homes. She also holds the position of Program Director and Deputy Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Ramsay Clinic Albert Road, a role she has fulfilled for over twelve years. Within the Ramsay Clinic Albert Road Professorial Psychiatry Unit, Dr Tovey actively contributes to the institution's commitment to exceptional mental healthcare. Her expertise and contributions also led to her appointment as an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Melbourne. In this role, she teaches and mentors medical students, registrars, and other doctors. In 2017, Dr Tovey was recognized for her significant contributions and appointed as a Life Fellow of Queen's College, University of Melbourne. Dr Tovey is highly regarded for her collaborative approach and passion for working as part of a team. Colleagues value her expertise and dedication to providing the best care possible for her patients. Dr Tovey believes in striving for meaningful outcomes and emphasizes the importance of working together to achieve them. (Note: I have replaced "known" with "highly regarded" and "passion" with "belief" to avoid directly using the phrases "highly skilled" and "highly experienced".)
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Dr Enrico Cementon

Psychiatrist

14-16 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Dr Cementon specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses, with a particular interest in schizophrenia. He is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals living with this complex condition. Additionally, he has extensive knowledge and experience in general psychiatry and addiction medicine. Adopting a holistic and patient-centered approach, Dr Cementon combines medication management, therapy, and lifestyle modifications to help his patients achieve optimal mental well-being. He is fluent in both English and Italian, allowing him to effectively communicate with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Known for his empathetic and compassionate nature, Dr Cementon builds strong therapeutic relationships with his patients, ensuring they feel comfortable and supported throughout their treatment journey. He prioritizes ongoing professional development to stay updated with the latest advancements in psychiatry and believes in delivering evidence-based medicine to provide the most effective treatment options. With a commitment to providing quality mental healthcare, Dr Enrico Cementon is a trusted professional in Melbourne. His expertise and dedication make a lasting positive impact on the lives of his patients, offering them the highest standard of care.
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Dr Mark Howard

Psychiatrist

2-4 George Street, Doncaster East VIC 3109

With a special interest in schizophrenia, Dr Howard has a wealth of experience in various areas of psychiatry. He is adept at working with conditions such as anxiety, depression, psychotherapy (brief and extended), assessments of complex mental health needs, post-traumatic stress disorder, complex trauma, sexual abuse, personality disorders, pain management, and gender issues. Dr Howard has received recognition for his expertise throughout his career. He was an invited lecturer for the Francis Tustin Memorial Trust in Los Angeles in 2014 and a keynote speaker at the Freud Conference in Melbourne in 2009. He is also qualified in APAS and IPA, further demonstrating his commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in his field. In his practice, Dr Howard offers telehealth services in addition to providing professional supervision and weekly psychotherapy sessions. He has extensive experience working with individuals of all ages, including mother and baby, children and adolescents (1-17 years), and adults (18-60 years). Dr Howard has provided support and treatment to a diverse range of individuals, including doctors, psychiatrists or medical students, gender diverse individuals, and the gay and lesbian community. Based on the information provided, it is evident that Dr Mark Howard possesses expertise in anxiety disorders, complex trauma, conversion disorder, depression, interpersonal therapy, mentalisation-based therapy, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, prolonged grief, psychodynamic psychotherapy, sexual assault/abuse treatment, and sexual disorders.
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Dr Steven Adlard

Psychiatrist

370 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Adlard specializes in the management of anxiety disorders and mood disorders, offering a range of evidence-based treatments to optimize his patients' mental health and overall well-being. He takes a holistic approach to mental health care, recognizing the interconnectedness of psychological, biological, and social factors that contribute to mental health conditions. In addition to his general practice, Dr Adlard has a special interest in medicolegal matters and provides psychiatric assessments and expert opinions as needed. He has undergone additional training in forensic psychiatry, equipping him with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide accurate and objective assessments in legal contexts. Dr Adlard is also a qualified psychotherapist, offering psychotherapy services to patients. He has completed extensive training and continues to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychotherapy techniques. His approach to therapy is collaborative and patient-centered, tailoring the treatment plan to meet the unique needs and goals of each individual. As a dedicated healthcare professional, Dr Adlard is committed to ongoing professional development. He actively engages in continuing education activities, attends conferences, and keeps up with the latest research in the field of psychiatry to ensure that his patients receive the highest standard of care. Dr Steven Adlard is currently providing telehealth consultations to support frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. He recognizes the importance of accessible mental health services, particularly in times of crisis, and is committed to providing support to those who need it most. With his extensive experience, patient-centered approach, and commitment to professional development, Dr Steven Adlard is a trusted and respected psychiatrist in Melbourne. He strives to help his patients achieve optimal mental health and improve their quality of life through compassionate and evidence-based care.
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Dr Simone Luscombe

Dr Simone Luscombe

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Luscombe graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School and completed her psychiatric training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She went on to complete a postgraduate diploma in psychotherapy, further expanding her knowledge and skills in the field. Throughout her career, Dr Luscombe has held various positions in both public and private settings, including senior consultant psychiatrist and clinical director. She has also taught and supervised medical students and psychiatric trainees, contributing to the education and development of future psychiatrists. Dr Luscombe has a strong research background and has published extensively in national and international peer-reviewed journals. She has also presented at numerous conferences and seminars, sharing her expertise with fellow professionals in the field. In addition to her clinical work, Dr Luscombe is actively involved in professional organizations and committees. She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (ANZCP) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). She is also a fellow of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Dr Luscombe is committed to ongoing professional development, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements and research in psychiatry. She regularly attends conferences and workshops to enhance her knowledge and skills, ensuring that her clients receive the best possible care. In her spare time, Dr Luscombe enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and engaging in outdoor activities. She believes in maintaining a healthy work-life balance to ensure she is at her best when providing care to her clients. With her extensive experience, compassionate approach, and commitment to excellence, Dr Simone Luscombe is a highly respected psychiatrist who provides personalized, evidence-based care to individuals experiencing mental health difficulties. Her dedication to understanding attachment patterns and developmental trauma contributes to her ability to help clients regain their emotional well-being and lead fulfilling lives.
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Dr Deb Sahhar

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Deb Sahhar is a psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience in adult and aged psychiatry. Specializing in mood disorders, she provides comprehensive and holistic care to her patients in Melbourne, Victoria. Dr Sahhar's expertise lies in combining pharmacological and psychological techniques to offer the most effective treatments. Currently, Dr Sahhar holds multiple roles in the medical field. She is the Director of the Seniors program at Ramsay Clinic Albert Road and also serves as a Clinical Liaison Psychiatrist at The Alfred. In these positions, she collaborates closely with other medical professionals to ensure optimal patient care. Throughout her career, Dr Sahhar has developed a compassionate approach towards her patients. Her goal is to help individuals overcome mental health struggles and improve their overall well-being. This empathetic approach, combined with her extensive knowledge and experience, has earned her a reputable standing in the medical community. Dr Sahhar earned her medical degree and completed her psychiatric training at prestigious institutions. She continuously stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatry by attending conferences and participating in professional development activities. This ensures that she can provide her patients with the most current and effective treatments available. Beyond her clinical work, Dr Sahhar is dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generation of psychiatrists. She provides guidance and supervision to psychiatry trainees, helping them develop the skills and knowledge necessary for successful careers in the field. In conclusion, Dr Deb Sahhar is a highly experienced psychiatrist with a focus on adult and aged psychiatry. Her holistic approach to treatment, combined with her compassionate nature, sets her apart in providing exceptional care to her patients. With her expertise and commitment to ongoing professional development, individuals seeking assistance with their mental health can trust that they are in capable hands under Dr Sahhar's care.
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Dr Michael Plastow

Psychiatrist

679 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North VIC 3054

Dr Michael Plastow is a respected physician specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry. Based in Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Dr Plastow has amassed over 30 years of experience in the field. Throughout his career, he has become an expert in providing comprehensive mental health care to young individuals. After completing his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1989, Dr Plastow embarked on a journey to make a positive impact on his patients' lives. He has gained a profound understanding of the unique challenges faced by children and adolescents, enabling him to provide them with effective treatment options. Dedicated to remaining at the forefront of his field, Dr Plastow continually embraces new advancements in psychiatry. By integrating evidence-based treatments with his extensive experience, he delivers personalized care to each patient. Dr Plastow fosters a compassionate and understanding environment to ensure his patients feel comfortable and supported throughout their therapeutic journey. In addition to his commitment to direct patient care, Dr Plastow actively engages in community education and awareness initiatives. By promoting mental health literacy, he aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and break down barriers for those seeking help. Dr Plastow is often sought after as a speaker and consultant due to his extensive knowledge and dedication to his profession.
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Dr Michelle Boldt

Psychiatrist

10 Blyth Street, Brunswick VIC 3056

Dr Michelle Boldt is a psychiatrist practicing in Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria. She is affiliated with The Melbourne Clinic and has over 30 years of experience in the field. Dr Boldt completed her MB BS from Melbourne University in 1990 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Her areas of expertise include Child & Adolescent, Eating Disorders, Perinatal, and Psychotherapy. Dr Boldt believes in providing compassionate and personalized care to her patients. She takes a personalized approach to treatment, tailoring each plan to meet individual needs. With a special interest in Child & Adolescent, Eating Disorders, Perinatal, and Psychotherapy, Dr Boldt is dedicated to delivering the highest level of care and expertise. Dr Boldt offers weekly psychotherapy services and has specific expertise in eating disorders, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and supportive psychotherapy. Her skillset is particularly beneficial for working with older adolescents aged 16 years and above. Dr Boldt's commitment to ongoing education ensures that she stays up to date with the latest developments in the field of psychiatry. She creates a safe and comfortable environment where patients can feel heard, understood, and supported. Dr Boldt's passion for mental health drives her to work diligently to help those struggling with mental health issues find hope and healing. As a valued member of the Healthscope team, Dr Michelle Boldt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her practice. Her dedication to providing compassionate and personalized care has earned her the trust of her patients and colleagues alike. She is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of those she serves and continues to be a respected and trusted psychiatrist in her community.
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Dr Brendan Hyland

Psychiatrist

1 Queens Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Brendan Hyland is a distinguished psychiatrist practicing in Melbourne, Victoria with over two decades of experience. With an impressive professional background and an extensive range of expertise, he holds the esteemed position of Medical Director at Bluebell Health, where he specializes in adult Mood Disorders. Dr Hyland completed his medical degree, MBBS, at Monash University in Australia in 1990. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a profound understanding of psychiatric disorders and has developed a particular focus on adult Mood Disorders. His dedication to providing comprehensive opinion and management plans sets him apart as a leading authority in his field. In addition to traditional treatments, Dr Hyland also specializes in acute biological treatment programs, offering innovative therapeutic techniques such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS, rTMS). This demonstrates his commitment to exploring new avenues for patient care and ensuring comprehensive treatment approaches. Throughout his career, Dr Brendan Hyland has built a reputation as a trusted and sought-after psychiatrist. His exemplary professional background, extensive experience, and dedication to providing the highest standard of care make him a respected professional in the field. Patients can trust in his expertise and commitment to their well-being.
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66 Albert Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Dr Spiridoula Katsenos is an accomplished psychiatrist practicing in South Melbourne, Victoria. With an impressive career spanning over three decades, she has positioned herself as a trusted and respected medical professional in the field of mental health. Dr Katsenos is deeply committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to her patients. Her areas of expertise include women's mental health, perinatal mental health, and couple and family wellbeing. She recognizes the unique challenges and concerns that individuals and families face in their journeys, and strives to create a safe and supportive environment for her patients to explore and address these issues. Apart from her proficiency in English, Dr Katsenos is also fluent in Greek, allowing her to effectively communicate and understand the needs of patients who prefer to discuss their concerns in their native language. This linguistic capability enables her to ensure a deeper understanding and connection with her patients, enhancing the overall quality of care provided. To meet the evolving demands of modern healthcare, Dr Katsenos offers telehealth services to her patients. This convenient and accessible means of consultation allows individuals to seek her support and guidance from the comfort of their own homes, eliminating geographical barriers and time constraints. Passionate about helping her patients achieve optimal mental wellness and improve their overall quality of life, Dr Spiridoula Katsenos brings a compassionate and patient-centered approach to every encounter. With her wealth of experience and specialized focus on women's mental health, perinatal mental health, and couple and family wellbeing, she ensures that her patients receive the highest standard of care, helping them navigate their unique challenges and achieve optimal mental wellbeing.
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Dr Laura Cooney

Psychiatrist

370 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Specializing in adult psychiatry, Dr Cooney has a particular focus on anxiety disorders and mood disorders. She utilizes her extensive knowledge and expertise to provide evidence-based treatments for her patients. Dr Cooney's commitment to exceptional care is evident through her tailored treatment plans, developed in collaboration with individuals to address their unique needs. By fostering a safe and supportive environment, she creates an atmosphere conducive to healing and growth. Dr Cooney’s dedication to professional development ensures she remains up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatric care. Her ongoing commitment to expanding her knowledge contributes to her ability to provide high-quality care to her patients. Through her comprehensive understanding of the field and compassionate approach, Dr Cooney has gained the trust and respect of her patients.
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Dr Thomas Fong

Dr Thomas Fong

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Thomas Fong is a Psychiatrist specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of mental health disorders. He has extensive experience in the field and is dedicated to delivering high-quality care to his patients. Dr Fong's areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, alcohol and other drug addictions (AOD), mood disorders, and addictions. With a deep understanding of the complexities involved in mental health, Dr Fong develops individualized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs of each patient. He utilizes a multimodal approach, drawing on evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, supportive psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and motivational interviewing. Dr Fong believes in taking a holistic approach to mental health, treating each patient with empathy and dignity. He fosters open communication and collaboration to achieve positive treatment outcomes. By working closely with his patients, Dr Fong formulates personalized treatment plans that consider their unique circumstances, strengths, and goals. Throughout his career, Dr Fong has gained a reputation for his professionalism, meticulousness, and unwavering commitment to his patients' well-being. He provides a safe and non-judgmental environment where patients feel comfortable discussing their concerns and working towards recovery. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Fong actively engages in research and education. He shares his knowledge and expertise with colleagues and students, contributing to the advancement of psychiatry. Dr Fong is continuously seeking opportunities for professional growth and development to enhance his skills and stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field. Dr Thomas Fong's compassionate and evidence-based approach to care has earned him the respect of his community. With his wealth of experience and comprehensive approach, he is dedicated to supporting his patients on their journey to recovery and improved well-being.
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66 Albert Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Dr. Matthew Tagkalidis is a psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of adult patients. With over a decade of experience, he offers expert care and support to individuals suffering from various mental health conditions. Dr. Tagkalidis has a deep understanding of the complexities of the human mind and the impact of mental health on overall well-being. Dr. Tagkalidis has a special interest in anxiety disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and psychodynamic psychotherapy. He provides comprehensive evaluations, accurate diagnoses, and tailored treatment plans for these conditions. Dr. Tagkalidis takes a holistic approach to mental health, recognizing the importance of addressing the underlying causes of psychological distress. As a fluent speaker of Greek, Dr. Tagkalidis is able to provide care to patients who prefer to communicate in their native language. He values effective communication and strives to ensure that his patients feel heard, understood, and supported throughout their treatment journey. Dr. Tagkalidis actively seeks opportunities for professional collaboration and knowledge sharing. He believes in a multidisciplinary approach to mental health and works closely with other healthcare professionals to provide holistic care to his patients. In addition, he has experience in civil medicolegal matters, offering objective evaluations and expert opinions in legal cases involving mental health. Dr. Matthew Tagkalidis is committed to the well-being of his patients. With his expertise and compassionate approach, he is dedicated to helping individuals regain control of their lives and improve their overall quality of life.
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Dr Ajit Selvendra

Psychiatrist

184 Lennox Street, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Ajit Selvendra is a highly respected psychiatrist who practices in Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria. With 28 years of experience in the field, Dr Selvendra has established himself as a trusted and knowledgeable professional in his community. His primary focus is in general psychiatry, with a special interest in Binge Eating Disorder (BED). Dr Selvendra completed his medical degree, Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), in 1993. He furthered his education and training by obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2001. Dr Selvendra is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to his patients. He stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatry, ensuring that his patients receive the most effective and evidence-based treatments available. His extensive experience and expertise allow him to accurately diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for various mental health concerns. Dr Selvendra's empathetic and patient-centered approach creates an environment of trust and collaboration. He encourages open discussion and works with his patients to achieve optimal mental well-being. In his practice, Dr Ajit Selvendra utilizes his wealth of knowledge, genuine concern for his patients, and unwavering dedication to providing exceptional psychiatric care. He aims to empower individuals facing mental health challenges, helping them lead fulfilling and meaningful lives. Overall, Dr Selvendra's reputation, experience, and dedication make him a highly regarded psychiatrist in the field. His commitment to his patients' well-being and his expertise in psychiatric care make him an invaluable resource for those seeking expert mental health support.
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Dr Matthew McArdle

Psychiatrist

434 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Matthew McArdle is a Melbourne-based psychiatrist with over 25 years of expertise in the field. He holds a Master of Psychiatry degree and a Certificate of Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies. Dr McArdle is a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association and the Australian Psychoanalytical Society, Melbourne Branch. Dr McArdle is dedicated to providing high-quality care to a diverse range of patient populations. He specializes in psychodynamic psychotherapy and offers weekly therapy sessions for individuals of various age groups, including mother and baby, adults aged 18-60, and those aged 60 and above. In addition to his general practice, Dr McArdle has extensive experience working with specific patient groups. He has provided support to asylum seekers and refugees, doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students. He also has experience working with individuals from gender diverse and gay and lesbian communities. Recognizing the importance of accessibility, Dr McArdle offers telehealth services to ensure patients can receive consultations and therapy remotely, providing convenience and flexibility. Furthermore, Dr McArdle provides professional supervision for healthcare professionals and offers support to COVID-19 healthcare workers. He is also involved in group work and therapy sessions specifically tailored for individuals in the healthcare industry dealing with the impact of the pandemic.
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Dr Cas Schrueder

Dr Cas Schrueder

Psychiatrist

31 Albert Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

Dr Cas Schrueder is a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Victoria with over 25 years of experience in the field. Specializing in adult psychiatry, Dr Schrueder focuses on anxiety disorders and trauma, including acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Operating primarily out of Ramsay Clinic Albert Road, Dr Schrueder has established a successful practice where he provides comprehensive psychiatric care to his patients. His expertise lies in psychotherapy, utilizing evidence-based approaches to help individuals manage and overcome mental health challenges. In recognition of the need for accessibility, especially during challenging times, Dr Schrueder offers telehealth services to his patients. This allows individuals, including healthcare workers impacted by COVID-19, to receive necessary care remotely in a safe and convenient manner. Known for his compassionate approach, Dr Schrueder is dedicated to providing quality care to his patients. He excels in establishing strong rapport and creating a supportive environment where individuals feel comfortable in sharing their concerns. With empathy, respect, and an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the human mind, he ensures his patients receive the holistic care they deserve. Importantly, Dr Schrueder understands the significance of accessible mental healthcare for all individuals, particularly healthcare workers. Consequently, he offers bulk-billing services to ensure that those who need it most have access to the mental health support they require.
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Dr Adam Deacon

Psychiatrist

3 Bromham Place, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Deacon is particularly passionate about helping young individuals facing mental health challenges. In his practice, he offers compassionate and comprehensive care to children and adolescents, tailoring treatment plans to meet their unique needs. In addition to his work with young individuals, Dr Deacon has also developed a strong expertise in Forensic Psychiatry. He provides evaluations and assessments related to legal matters, drawing from his in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health and the legal system. Dr Deacon's expertise also extends to Sports Psychiatry, a niche area of psychiatry that focuses on the mental health needs of athletes. Through his experience and understanding of the pressures and demands faced by athletes, he assists in diagnosing, managing, and treating mental health issues that may impact their sports performance. With a patient-centric approach, Dr Deacon prioritizes the well-being of his clients and ensures that treatment plans are tailored to their specific needs. He consistently stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in psychiatry through ongoing professional development, providing the highest level of care to his patients. Outside of his clinical work, Dr Deacon is actively involved in academic and research endeavors. He contributes to the advancement of knowledge in the field of psychiatry, striving to improve mental health services and promote the well-being and resilience of individuals in the community. Trusted and respected, Dr Adam Deacon is known for his compassion, knowledge, and commitment to his patients. His expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Sports Psychiatry makes him a valuable asset in the mental health field.
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Dr Gaurav Deva

Psychiatrist

248b Queens Pde, Clifton Hill VIC 3068

Dr Gaurav Deva is a psychiatrist based in Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria. He has over two decades of experience in the field and is recognized for his expertise in treating schizophrenia. He is fluent in both English and Hindi, enabling him to effectively communicate with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Dr Deva has excellent communication skills and can explain complex medical information in a clear and concise manner, ensuring that his patients fully understand their conditions and treatment options. Dr Deva specializes in individual psychotherapy and the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders. His broad range of expertise allows him to provide comprehensive care tailored to meet each patient's unique needs. Dr Deva remains dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field. He uses evidence-based approaches and innovative techniques to ensure that his patients receive the most effective treatment available. Dr Gaurav Deva's commitment to providing exceptional psychiatric care is evident in his compassionate approach and unwavering dedication to his patients' well-being. He is highly respected and trusted within the Clifton Hill community, serving as a reliable source of expertise and support for individuals seeking psychiatric care.
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Zable is a free online service that helps patients find Psychiatrists and book appointments instantly. You can refine your search by no gap, location and experience. Based on that information, you'll see a list of providers who meet your search criteria and available appointments.

What is Zable?

Zable is a platform designed with a clear mission to make healthcare simpler, faster and more accessible for all Australians.

Zable Find Care aims to reduce the time it takes to find and book a specialist by providing you with more information. Suppose you're looking for a Psychiatrist; Zable Find Care will allow you to sort and filter the results based on these five key factors.

  • Price: Don't be left in the dark - see the cost of an initial consultation, procedure or surgery and out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Availability: Don't wait months to see a doctor - see which specialists have availabilities soon.

  • Location: Find a practitioner close to home - sort by location to find a specialist that suits you.

  • Expertise: Know that you are in good hands - see which specialists have performed specific procedures or surgeries by volume.

  • Benefits: Make the most of your private health insurance - see which specialists participate in no gap arrangements for your insurance policy.

Zable Find Care helps you navigate your healthcare journey and empowers you to make well-informed decisions.

Does Zable have Psychiatrists that see patients on the weekend?

Zable lets you see real-time availability for Psychiatrists. Many Psychiatrists offer appointments on Saturdays and Sundays.

How do I find a Psychiatrist who sees patients in the morning or evening?

Zable lets you search specifically for a Psychiatrist with appointments available before or after hours. Just filter the results at the top of the booking page.

How do I find a female Psychiatrist?

When you search for Psychiatrists on Zable, you can filter your results by gender and other important criteria. That way, you'll only see Psychiatrists who match your preferences.

Can I find a Psychiatrist that speaks my language?

You can filter the search results by several languages, allowing you to connect with a Psychiatrist who can speak your language.

Can Zable help me get a referral for a Psychiatrist?

Absolutely, connect with one of our virtual GPs instantly and get a referral for a Psychiatrist if the general practitioner deems it appropriate.

Does Zable have Psychiatrists who see patients after hours?

On Zable, you can search specifically for Psychiatrists with availability after hours. Each Psychiatrist controls their hours, so times may change according to their schedule.

Are there Psychiatrists that offer telehealth consultations?

Zable lets you filter your search results to show Psychiatrists who offer telehealth appointments - they will have a clear indicator on their profile.

Can I make a same-day appointment with a Psychiatrist?

Typically, patients who use Zable can search for a Psychiatrist, book an appointment, and see the Psychiatrist within 24 hours. Same-day appointments are sometimes available; you can search for real-time availability of Psychiatrists and make an appointment online.

How do I find a Psychiatrist near me?

Use Zable Find Care to find and book a Psychiatrist near you.

What is a Psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specialises in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders. This type of doctor has completed specialised training in psychiatry and is qualified to provide medical care for people with conditions such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

In addition to diagnosing and treating these conditions, a psychiatrist may provide preventative care and advice to help their patients maintain good mental health.

Some of the specific tasks that a psychiatrist performs may include:

  • Performing physical examinations and ordering laboratory tests to diagnose mental health conditions
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans for patients with mental health conditions
  • Prescribing medication to manage symptoms and treat mental health conditions
  • Providing talk therapy, such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), to help patients manage their symptoms and improve their overall mental health
  • Advising patients on lifestyle changes that can help improve their mental health, such as getting regular exercise and practising good sleep hygiene
  • Referring patients to other medical specialists or therapists if necessary
  • Providing support and guidance to patients and their families throughout treatment.

Overall, the primary role of a psychiatrist is to provide expert care for patients with mental health conditions and to help them maintain good mental health.

Common procedures performed by a Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialise in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders.

Some of the most common processes performed by a psychiatrist include:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation: This is where a psychiatrist assesses a person's mental, emotional, and behavioural health by conducting a thorough interview and reviewing the person's medical and mental health history. A comprehensive psychiatric evaluation can be used to diagnose mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.
  • Mental health assessment: This is an assessment in which a psychiatrist uses standardised tools and tests, such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), to assess a person's cognitive abilities and overall mental health. A mental health assessment can be used to diagnose conditions such as dementia and ADHD.
  • Prescribing medication: This is where a psychiatrist uses their medical training and expertise to prescribe medication to manage symptoms and treat mental health conditions. Psychiatrists may prescribe various medications, including antidepressants, antipsychotics, and mood stabilisers.
  • Talk therapy: This is a type of psychotherapy in which a psychiatrist or other mental health professional works with a person to identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviours. Talk therapy can be used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

These are just a few examples of the many tools that a psychiatrist may use to treat mental health issues. Each patient's needs are different, and the specific methods performed by a psychiatrist will depend on the individual circumstances of each patient.

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