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Dr Mohammad Faizal

Dr Mohammad Faizal


19 Florey Avenue, Tiwi NT 0810

Dr Mohammad Faizal is a psychiatrist based in Tiwi, Darwin, Northern Territory. With over 20 years of experience in the field, he is a respected and knowledgeable professional. Dr Faizal is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Throughout his career, Dr Faizal has worked across various areas of psychiatry, including addictions, adult services, and forensic psychiatry. He specializes in treating psychiatric disorders affecting adults of all ages and has a particular interest in General Adult and Addictions psychiatry. Dr Faizal has extensive experience in treating conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD, alcohol and drug misuse, adult ADHD, adult autism spectrum disorders, and perinatal disorders. Additionally, he has worked with patients experiencing psychiatric sequelae of brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, late-stage dementia, and other neurodegenerative disorders. Dr Faizal has made valuable contributions to the field of psychiatry through his published work in international journals, particularly focusing on addictions and mood disorders. He is committed to ensuring timely and safe access to care for his patients and has received multiple clinical excellence awards for his patient-centered approach and his efforts in developing services in the UK. Currently, Dr Faizal provides services to private patients at Darwin Private Hospital. Despite his extensive experience and expertise, he remains dedicated to evidence-based practice and patient-centered care. Dr Faizal's compassionate approach and commitment to providing the highest quality of care make him an outstanding choice for individuals seeking psychiatric services. Whether individuals are struggling with a mental health condition or seeking support for substance misuse, Dr Faizal offers a safe and supportive environment where their wellbeing is prioritized. more

Dr Bernard Hickey


20 Parsons Street, Alice Springs NT 0870

Dr Bernard Hickey is an experienced psychiatrist practicing in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. With over 30 years of experience in the field, Dr Hickey has established himself as a trusted professional within the community. Specializing in addiction, Dr Bernard Hickey is dedicated to providing individualized and effective treatment options to those facing this unique challenge. His comprehensive approach involves carefully assessing each patient's mental health needs, taking into consideration their personal circumstances and history. Dr Hickey values collaboration, working closely with his patients to establish a strong therapeutic alliance built on trust and progress. As a prominent figure in the Alice Springs community, Dr Bernard Hickey plays a vital role in supporting the mental health needs of its residents. His compassionate approach and wealth of experience have helped countless individuals navigate their mental health challenges and achieve positive outcomes. To ensure the highest quality of care, Dr Hickey remains committed to ongoing professional development. By staying up-to-date with the latest advancements and best practices in psychiatry, he incorporates evidence-based treatment modalities into his practice, ensuring the best possible outcomes for his patients. Dr Bernard Hickey's warm and approachable demeanor creates a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to share their experiences. His dedication to mental health advocacy, combined with his expertise in the field, has earned him the respect of the medical community and the gratitude of his patients. In summary, Dr Bernard Hickey is a highly respected psychiatrist practicing in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. Through his years of experience, professional expertise, and patient-centric care, Dr Hickey continues to make a positive impact on the mental well-being of individuals in his community. more
Dr Gagan Garg

Dr Gagan Garg


19 Florey Avenue, Tiwi NT 0810

Dr Garg is a renowned psychiatrist with expertise in working with children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. As a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, he has acquired a vast knowledge and skill set in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr Garg is also an esteemed Senior Clinical Lecturer at Flinders University, where he not only conducts extensive research but also imparts his knowledge to medical students and trainee psychiatrists. His dedication to teaching and learning ensures that his patients receive the highest level of care from a qualified and knowledgeable professional. With a responsive, holistic, and evidence-based approach to patient care, Dr Garg provides comprehensive diagnosis, expert medication management, and psychological support to children and adolescents. He stays abreast of the latest research and evidence in his field, enabling him to offer the most effective and up-to-date treatment options to his patients. To accommodate the diverse needs of his patients, Dr Garg also offers after-hours appointments. Dr Garg has a wealth of experience working with various patient groups, including asylum seekers and refugees, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, gender diverse individuals, those with intellectual disabilities, and non-English speakers. His inclusive and culturally sensitive approach ensures that every patient feels heard, respected, and understood. Specializing in a wide range of mental health conditions, Dr Garg is particularly skilled in treating ADHD, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, complex trauma, depression, neuropsychiatry, obsessive-compulsive disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. His expertise in these areas allows him to offer tailored and effective treatment plans for his patients. Dr Garg is steadfast in his commitment to providing the highest level of care to his patients in the Darwin area. His dedication to mental health and well-being, coupled with his extensive knowledge and experience, make him a trusted and sought-after professional in his field. more
Dr Mrigendra Das

Dr Mrigendra Das


19 Florey Avenue, Tiwi NT 0810

Dr Mrigendra Das is a Psychiatrist based in Tiwi, 0810, Darwin, in the Northern Territory. With over 25 years of experience as a General Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist, Dr Das provides comprehensive psychiatric assessments and personalized treatment plans for a diverse range of psychiatric disorders and mental health issues. Dr Das takes a patient-centered approach, characterized by sensitivity and empathy. He understands that each individual client is unique and takes the time to understand their needs and background. Dr Das has received extensive training as a specialist psychiatrist, both in Australia and the United Kingdom. He spent 14 years working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in West London Mental Health Trust, making significant contributions to patient care. He held important positions, such as Training Programme Director at the Oxford School of Psychiatry and Specialist Professional Advisor to the Care Quality Commission. Dr Das has been recognized for his contributions with six Clinical Excellence Awards in the National Health Service, England. Since 2016, Dr Das has been practicing as a Consultant Psychiatrist in NT Health, Australia, where his expertise is highly valued by colleagues and patients alike. He has made a positive impact on the lives of those he serves, dedicating himself to mental health and psychiatry. Dr Das is an invaluable asset to his community. Dr Das holds various qualifications, including being a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists. Additionally, he possesses a Certificate of General Adult Psychiatry from the UK and an MD in Psychiatry. Dr Das has expertise in a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, depression, psychosis, and sexual disorders. His services include civil and criminal medicolegal assessments, family court medicolegal opinions, insurance opinions/reports, shared care, and workcover assistance. Dr Das welcomes patients of different age groups, including adults between the ages of 18 and 60, as well as individuals aged 60 and above. He has experience working with diverse populations, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, as well as doctors, psychiatrists, and medical students. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Das is also involved in academia, sharing his knowledge and expertise with the next generation of medical professionals. more

Dr Mary Frost


22 Smith Street, Darwin NT 0800

Dr Frost specializes in medico-legal assessments and independent medical examinations, offering a comprehensive range of services. Her expertise encompasses acceptance and commitment therapy, addiction, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, brain injury, cognitive behavioural therapy, depression, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, pain management, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, problem gambling, and supportive psychotherapy. Having obtained her DRANZCOG qualification, Dr Frost is well-equipped to provide civil and criminal medico-legal work, insurance opinions/reports, and professional supervision. Her commitment to delivering unbiased and meticulous assessments is unwavering. Although her practice is presently closed to ongoing patient care, Dr Frost remains available for medico-legal consultations and assignments. For inquiries regarding her availability, interested parties are welcome to contact her dedicated Practice Manager, Sarah. Dr Mary Frost’s expertise in psychiatry makes her an invaluable resource for doctors, psychiatrists, medical students, members of the LGBT+ community, military personnel and veterans, as well as individuals with physical disabilities. Boasting a patient-centered approach and an unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch care, Dr Frost consistently strives to cater to the unique needs of every individual she serves. more

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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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