|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 Tuesdays and Thursdays.
|Dr Lee Lee Tan (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. Dr Tan has outpatient clinics on Wednesdays.|
|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 an outpatient clinic on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Visit her website.|
|Dr Vijay Lazar has his public appointment at Fremantle Hospital where he has been working as a 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.||
|Dr Rewant Desai (MBBS, MRCPsych, CCT in Child & Adol Psychiatry, FRANZCP, MSc CBP CYP) is a senior child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychotherapist. He is a Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP); Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych), UK with advanced post-graduate training (CCT) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a member of BABCP (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy) following child and adolescent accredited Masters in Science (MSc) with Merit in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Children and Young People from University of Derby, UK. He has extensive experience in assessing and managing a whole range of mental health problems with and without co-existing developmental disorders (inc ADHD, Autism, Intellectual Difficulties) of varying severity in children and adolescents in the United Kingdom and Australia. His clinical experience is a range of complexity with a balanced blend of community and inpatient (hospital) settings. Besides his medical & psychiatric expertise in judicious and effective prescribing of medications, his clinical experience is balanced by a holistic and creative approach to mental health with the skilful use of a range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions. He offers jargon-free information drawing upon various therapy models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Family and Systemic Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Parenting intervention for behavioural learning and attachment for child, Grief and Loss counselling, Trauma-informed therapy, and Stress management. He is passionate about child and family centred approach tailored with detail attention to understanding the development of the presenting problem and working collaboratively with the children, young people with mental health concerns and with their families and significant people (including school teachers) involved in supporting children’s and young people’s journey for recovery of their mental health. He is sensitive and compassionate about child’s and family’s struggle and empowers them to work on their strength. Dr Rewant Desai currently does not offer assessment and reports for family litigations and other judicial proceedings. Currently, Dr Desai is not accepting new patients.||
|Cameron Kenworthy is a Counsellor-Social Worker. He completed a Bi Cultural Bachelor of Applied Social Work at the Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand in 2012. He is registered with AASW and previously with NZSWRB/ANZASW. Cameron has nearly a decade worth of rich experience working in a variety of government and non-government settings both in New Zealand and Australia. These include statutory government (dual care and protection/juvenile justice), community outpatient mental health (CAMHS and Psychosis services), mentoring and life skills (private practice) and has designed and implemented clinical and therapeutic intervention programs for children and young adults with high and complex needs/comorbidities.
Cameron uses his vast lived experiences, engagement skills and his ability to engage with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to provide a safe, trauma informed therapeutic setting. Clinically this is backed up knowledge and training in Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical behavioural therapy skills (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is a facilitator of the Box Parenting Program (CBT based parenting program).
Cameron is experienced in working with a range of ages 5-50 years old who present with a range of clinical presentations including: PTSD, anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance misuse and grief.