Welcome to PSYCH2U
I trained as a doctor in the UK before moving to Australia in 2004. Since then I have completed my psychiatric training in Melbourne and regional Victoria. I have experience in both public and private practice and qualifications in general psychiatry, psychotherapy, family, child and adolescent, and parent-infant work.
In addition to telehealth, I work in private practice seeing adults at the Gertrude Street Clinic in Melbourne.
Dr Stevans is a general psychiatrist and has an interest in the psychological and pharmacological treatment of: Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar affective disorder, anxiety disorders including panic disorder, social phobia, OCD and PTSD, perinatal mental health, substance abuse disorders, eating disorders, adult ADHD, dealing with grief and loss, psychiatric Medico-Legal reports and work cover-trained assessor of permanent impairment.
Dr Stevans believes in holistic approach to treatment of psychological conditions and strongly advocates for a healthy lifestyle as part of overall management.
Dr Hyde has expertise in the management of mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders. He has a specialist interest in post-traumatic stress disorder and holds a Master of Psychiatry from the New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry.
Dr Hyde offers comprehensive, holistic and patient centred care for patients focussing on their bio-psycho-social and cultural context. He is available to provide services across the full spectrum of psychiatric disorders.
Anjith is an adult psychiatrist interested in anxiety and depressive disorders. He also treats people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. However, He does not diagnose or treat people with adult ADHD or substance use as the only presenting problem.
Anjith completed his Doctor of medicine (MD) in psychiatry from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), India in 2010 and subsequently worked as assistant professor in India. He completed his Australian specialist psychiatric training at Northern hospital (Northwestern Mental Health), Melbourne in 2015. Later he worked with Eastern health, Melbourne before setting up private practice in 2017.
Anjith has a strong academic focus as reflected by his published research papers and the Royal college of Psychiatrists scientific committee award from 2013.
Besides working with few private clinics in WA Dr Khanna is visiting consultant psychiatrist to St John of God Hospital, Murdoch WA. His approach to treatment is patient-centred and recovery-focused. He is dedicated to reducing mental health stigma and providing quality treatment in order to help patients maintain the quality of life they deserve.
Services offered: General adult psychiatry for a broad range of mental health conditions; Assessment of old age mental health conditions, including initial assessment of cognitive deterioration and dementia; Outpatient management of Addiction disorder if possible; Psycho-stimulant prescribing (WA and Tasmania); Clozapine prescribing for resistant schizophrenia.
He undertakes a holistic approach based on bio-psych-socio-cultural model and is client centred.
As a General Adult Psychiatrist he has managed a wide range of presentations, with a particular clinical interest in women's mental health . He has extensive experience with anxiety and depression, stress and low selfesteem, trauma and loss, eating disorders and related obesity.
Presently, Vincent is working as a Perinatal specialist at a major teaching hospital, providing care for women who are planning a pregnancy, and also throughout the pregnancy and the postpartum period. Vincent interested in early intervention, teaching anxiety management skills and mindfulnessbased cognitive therapy to build psychological resilience during the antenatal period so that women enjoy their pregnancy and motherhood.
Vincent has an interest in working with LGBT individuals. His approach to therapy is 'user-friendly' and accessible.
Highly regarded in her expertise including comprehensive assessment and consultative management planning; medication treatment and multimodal therapy; and managing patients in inpatient, community and outpatient settings.
She conducts a wide range of therapies including: Individual PsychoDynamically Orientated Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Play Therapy with Children, Family Therapy and Couple Therapy.
Dr Lana Lubimoff has a special interest in Mood Disorders, Anxiety and Attention Deficit Disorder. She devoted time to resilience building in Children and Adolescents, Mother-Child Therapy and Parenting Skills.
Dr Chidambaram Prakash MBBS; DPM (NIMHANS); FRANZCP; Cert of Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (RANZCP) Dr Prakash is a senior consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist of 19 years experience. He has worked and managed general and specialist clinics within child psychiatry, has acute inpatient, consultation-liaison and Neurodevelopmental disorders experience. He brings to his work considerable and evidence-based knowledge in psychopharmacology and psychological therapies.
Dr Lisa Barratt grew up in the south west of WA, moving to Perth to study medicine and graduated with an MBBS (honours) from UWA in 2009. She became a fellow of the RANZCP in 2018. She has extensive experience in all areas of general adult psychiatry, with a special interest in youth psychiatry. She currently holds a part time position as consultant psychiatrist for YouthReach South, a specialist mental health program for disadvantaged young people based in Success, WA. Dr Barratt is happy to see all general adult and youth patients aged 14 to 65, including mood and psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders including OCD, PTSD, and borderline personality disorder.
Exclusions - assessments for ADHD/stimulant prescribing, court reports. Sees patients between the ages of 14 – 65.
Dr Singh sees patients from the ages of 16 to 65 with any mental impairment and illnesses. Skilled in psychotropic medications, EMDR, healthy lifestyle choices, personality dysfunction and maintaining the circadian rhythm Medico-legal reporting through CBC Medicolegal Consultant.
A general adult Consultant Psychiatrist with fourteen years of experience. I attained my medical degree in Prague and trained as a psychiatrist in NSW. I have worked in various inpatient and outpatient public and private mental health services in NSW, QLD, TAS and WA.
I am happy to see and help clients aged 16 to 65. In my interaction with clients and their families, I always endeavour to have a respectful, non-judgemental yet comprehensive approach. I recommend and offer individualised pharmacological and psychological treatment approaches and have received training in CBT, IPT, DBT, Family therapy, Psychodynamic psychotherapy and recently ACT.
Apart from English, I also speak Czech, Shona and Ndebele.
- General adult psychiatry for mood, anxiety, psychotic and personality disorders
- OCD and PTSD
- Transcultural Psychiatry
- Clozapine prescribing for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
Dr Terry Lim is a consultant psychiatrist who accepts referrals for clients above the age of 16. He is interested in managing a wide range of conditions including ADHD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders and has a special interest in managing clients with co-existing mental and physical illness. He also accepts Workcover and telehealth referrals. His treatment philosophy is focused on a holistic approach combining pharmacology and psychotherapy (both brief and psychodynamic) with the aim of maximising a client quality of life. He is also a clinical lecturer at the University of NSW.
Following this I worked in Community and Inpatient settings in both Public and Private positions in NSW, as well as in a role as Lecturer in Psychiatry with UNSW. I then moved to Queensland where I worked in an Acute Inpatient setting.
I have now returned to practice in Melbourne, where I practice in General Adult psychiatry with a particular interest in mood, anxiety (including PTSD) and psychotic disorders.
I am happy to provide initial assessments and management plans as well as ongoing management and therapeutic reviews.
Lydia is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and has many years experience working in both private practice and in educational environments. With an interest in:
▪ Sport and performance psychology
▪ Pregnancy (perinatal) and infant mental health
▪ Depression and anxiety in adults, adolescents and children
Lydia works with all age groups and uses positive psychology, holistic, solution-focused approaches. Lydia is:
▪ A qualified Cognitive Behavior Therapist (CBT)
▪ A qualified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Practitioner
▪ Qualifications in Perinatal Mental Health (with the Centre for Perinatal Excellence), and has completed an intensive perinatal and infant mental health workshop with the Centre for Perinatal Psychology
Registered with the Australian Psychologist Board of Australia and the Australia Health Practitioners Registration Association (AHPRA).
▪ Acceptance and Commitment
▪ Core Value/Core Hurt
Tracey has a particular interest in difference, the challenges this can present, and peoples stories of personal growth around honouring and acceptance of difference.
Elida Psychotherapeitic approach (after almost 40 years in the health field) includes principles of Jung, Adler and Viktor Frankl, her approach is all about empowerment, personal growth for building resilience, personal growth for inner fulfilment and integration with people.
Main interests are:
▪ Anxiety including panic disorder
▪ PTSD (including survivors of abuse)
▪ Student Issues
▪ People facing chronic illness
▪ Grief and Loss
▪ Life Transitions
Ali is skilled at treating a wide range of mental health issues, drawing from therapeutic models including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Schema Therapy. Ali has a particular interest in working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, and relationship difficulties. Ali also enjoys working with families using a family systems approach. This method considers the family as the client rather than one individual from the family unit. Family members are invited to participate in finding solutions to the current presenting issue.
Ali has a keen interest and specific training and experience in psychological assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), cognitive assessments, assessment of learning difficulties, as well as difficulties with memory, attention, behaviour, social, mental health and wellbeing.
Ali is always very happy to work with other medical professionals (GP, Paediatricians, Psychiatrists) and allied health professionals (Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists), as well as teachers and school psychologists to conduct thorough assessments and discuss behaviour management plans. Ali also offers ongoing post-diagnosis support.
Please contact our ‘GP2U/PSYCH2U’ team to enquire about Ali’s availability.