About Us

Dr Navneet Johri is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Fellow of Royal College(RANZCP) and a Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Western Australia; accredited postgraduate supervisor and examiner for psychiatry trainees and founder of this clinic. Offering community based outpatient consultative clinic providing non-urgent psychiatric care. Dr Johri has extensive experience in dealing with an entire range of psychiatric disorders from organic disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, psychotic spectrum, mood, anxiety disorders, range of psycho-sexual disorders; personality disorders, to experience in cross-cultural variation. Multilingual with Hindi and Gujarati. He is actively involved in cultural competence training for over 5 years with the Department of Health-WA and also provides regular training workshops for General Practitioner’s in the field of cultural competence. Dr Johri has also regularly presented papers in the RANZCP Annual Congress’s in the last few years. There is limited expertise/interest in ADHD, primary substance misuse and medico-legal cases. Currently has outpatient clinic on Wednesday and Thursdays.
Dr Yee-Ling Kuok graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 (MBBS with Honours) . Having commenced her psychiatry training in 2002, she is a qualified Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and has more than 12 years of experience. Dr Kuok will assess and manage patients from the ages of 16 to 65 years with anxiety, mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder as well as psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. She prefers to work with patients holistically – looking at the interplay of body, soul and spirit – thus incorporating pharmacological and psycho-social treatments. Her other interests include perinatal psychiatry – seeing patients (mothers or fathers) in the antenatal and postnatal period. She enjoys working with parent-child dyads (up to the age of 4 years) and has extensive experience in, but not limited to, psycho-therapeutic approaches incorporating attachment theory and the Circle of Security Model. Dr Kuok has outpatient clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
Dr Lee Lee Tan (currently on leave) (MBBS-MEL FRANZCP) graduated from the University of Melbourne as a medical doctor in 2003 and continued her training as a psychiatrist with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). Having obtained fellowships in both General Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry, her special interests include ‘treatment resistant’ depression, anxiety disorders, psychotherapy and neuro-degenerative disorders such as cognitive impairment and dementia. Dr Tan is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Melayu (Malay). Having worked with many patients from diverse cultures, she is well adept in understanding how knowledge about race, culture and ethnicity play an important role in the overall treatment process. With a firm reliance on evidence based treatment regimes, Dr Tan combines both pharmacological as well as psychological approaches in the care of her patients. A friendly, caring and positive attitude is
the cornerstone of her practice as she works to create the ideal environment for the healing process. Visit her website.
Elise Duncan is a Clinical Psychologist who completed her Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours in Psychology) at the University of Western Australia and her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Curtin University. She is registered with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Elise has experience working in a variety of government and non-government settings, including private practice, private hospital (outpatient), aged care, rehabilitation facilities for people with brain injury, and the Drug and Alcohol Office (inpatient and outpatient). She has had additional training in the delivery of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Elise is experienced in the effective treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, grief, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, substance misuse and has helped clients to manage issues of anger, insomnia and chronic pain. She enjoys working with clients of all ages although is passionate about older adult mental health in particular. Her research interests lie in the neuro-psychology of aging and recovery from brain injury. Elise has a warm, friendly, and respectful therapy style. She believes that a strong therapeutic relationship is the most important aspect of therapy, allowing the client to feel safe and able to openly explore difficult topics. Currently has outpatient clinic on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Visit her website.
 

Dr Vijay Lazar has his public appointment at Fremantle Hospital where he has been working as Consultant Psychiatrist since 2010. He is an accredited supervisor for Psychiatry trainees and has also been an examiner for FRANZCP exams. He is experienced in all aspects of general adult psychiatry with a special interest in managing mood disorders, anxiety disorders and Psychotic disorders. He does not see patients with ADHD or worker’s compensation at this stage. In addition to English, he is fluent in Malayalam, one of the Indian languages. Currently offering outpatient appointments on Wednesday afternoons.

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Dr Amir Tavasoli completed his medical degree in 2001 and then completed the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) training program in Western Australia and obtained his fellowship. Dr Tavasoli has more than 10 years of experience in various psychiatric settings in both private and public psychiatric services. He is multilingual and speaks Farsi (Persian) too. His main areas of practice are mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and personality disorders in adults (18 to 65 years). His practice involves a holistic approach to clients, which incorporates all biological, psychological and social factors involved in the presentation of illness, and addresses all of these factors to achieve the best outcome of treatment.
Dr Tavasoli intends to commence outpatient appointments on Saturday morning.

Julia Chong is a Clinical Psychologist with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Master of Psychology (Clinical) from the University of Western Australia, and a Postgraduate Diploma (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis) from the King’s College London.  She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and the Health Professions Council of the UK.  She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy, and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and has Chartered status with The British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology.

Julia has worked in various mental health services within outpatient, community and hospital settings in Perth and in London.  She has broad experience in dealing with anxiety disorders, depression, emotional instability, grief, and with specialty interest in psychosis.  Therapy is individualized for her clients and may comprise cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) including trauma-focused CBT and CBT for delusions/ hallucinations, schema therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy.
Currently Julia is not offering appointments to new clients.

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