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Find a Psychiatrist

Directory of consultant psychiatrists in private practice in Australia

  • All psychiatrists in this directory are qualified medical practitioners who have undergone further specialist training to become experts in the treatment of mental illness.
  • The directory contains only Australian psychiatrists in private practice who have requested to appear.
  • Information in the directory is provided by psychiatrists themselves. Contact the psychiatrist for any questions about their skills, qualifications or practice.

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For the public

If you want to see a psychiatrist, we recommend that you first see your GP, who is responsible for your overall medical care. Your GP will discuss your problem with you, advise whether you need to see a psychiatrist, and provide a referral if required.

For psychiatrists

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Need help urgently?

If you are unable to speak to your doctor (GP or psychiatrist) and you need urgent help:

  • for an emergency, call 000 in Australia or 111 in New Zealand
  • visit the emergency department of your local hospital.

This directory lists psychiatrists who have a private practice anywhere in Australia, including capital cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart) and regional/rural areas.

Best Practice Referral Communication between psychiatrists and GPs.

Principles for Collaboration, Communication and Cooperation between private mental health service providers (Private Mental Health Alliance).