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Someone might seek the services of a psychiatrist while experiencing stressful life situations, depression, or anxiety. Psychosis, obsessional thoughts, mood fluctuations and memory difficulties. Early life trauma, difficulty thinking clearly or long-term difficulties with the focus and attention span.
A GP can help you to identify the need for seeing a mental health professional and refer you to Serene Telehealth for your symptoms to be further investigated.
Adults with ADHD can exhibit a wide range of symptoms that affect their day-to-day lives.
Symptoms like having problems getting organised, inability to focus when driving, relationship issues caused by poor listening skills or not honouring commitments, being easily distracted, emotional outbursts and more.
Our expert consultant psychiatrists can help you overcome your ADHD so that you can live a fulfilling life.
Dr Harry Bhat specialises in Adult ADHD.
When anxious feelings don't go away, happen without any particular reason or make it hard to cope with daily life it may be the sign of an anxiety condition.
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in three women and one in ﬁve men will experience anxiety at some stage in their life. In a 12-month period, over two million Australians experience anxiety.
There are many ways to help manage anxiety and the sooner people with anxiety get support, the more likely they are to recover.
All our experts specialise in Anxiety Disorders.
Depression affects nearly 1 in 6 of us. While we all feel sad, moody, or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time. Everyone is different and it is often a combination of factors that can contribute to developing depression. Depression affect people’s ability to manage their day to day life.
Depression often responds to talking therapies, medications, exercise, lifestyle changes and improving social connectivity. Many of our psychiatrists provide expert advice on management of Depression. Our experts deliver evidence-based interventions including combination of intervention and safe medication free approach through Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
All our experts specialise in Depression
Mood Disorders / Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder/ Mood disorder is a mental health condition which makes people experience mood episodes ranging from mania to depression.
Depression presents with low mood, lack of interest, low energy and feelings of hopelessness. Manic episodes manifest as extremely elevated mood and energy, rapid speech, racing thoughts, overconfidence, spending-sprees, and risk-taking behaviour.
Mood disorders often requires close working relationship between your GP and psychiatrist. We focus not only on providing medications and psychological treatments but also empowering you to recognise early signs and proactively manage them.
All our experts specialise in Mood Disorders.
Neuropsychiatry deals with mental disorders that are attributable to diseases of the nervous system.
These include anxiety, neurotic complaints, apathy, mood disorders, hallucinations, delusions, behavioural and personality changes, delirium, and cognitive impairment.
Our neuropsychiatry specialist consultant uses emphatic skills with clients and their family members to produce an evidenced-based and client-focused treatment approach.
All our experts specialise in Neuropsychiatry.
Older Adults Mental Health
It’s important that older adults are mentally healthy and appreciate life to the full. But there are many causes of mental health issues for older people.
These may be through:
Illness or frailty and loss of independence. Grief and loss, changing living arrangements and increasing social isolation.
Our caring and compassionate consultant psychiatrists will work with you for the best outcomes if you have any mental health issues.
All our experts specialise in Older Adults.
Perinatal Mental Health
Perinatal refers to the period from the conception of a child through to the first year after birth.
Some of the symptoms of perinatal anxiety and depression are
Feeling sad, low, or crying for no obvious reason or worrying persistently and fearing for the health or wellbeing of your baby. Feeling nervous, ‘on edge’, or panicky and being easily annoyed or irritated. Having difficulty sleeping, even when your baby is sleeping and suffering from abrupt mood swings or feeling constantly tired and lacking energy.
Don’t let perinatal anxiety and depression take over your life. See our caring and compassionate expert consultant psychiatrists now.
All our experts specialise in Perinatal Mental Health.
Psychosis is a state with altered sense of reality. Psychosis needs help from mental health specialists. While experiencing psychosis, people often start to believe that are not true. They can also hear or see things that are not there. Psychosis can happen due to variety of reasons such as use of recreational substances, schizophrenia, diseases of brain.
Treatment of psychosis requires close coordination of care amongst psychiatrists, GP, support agencies, family, and psychologists.
All our experts specialise in Psychosis,
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) produces distressing experience’s following exposure to a traumatic event. These events could be a car accident or other serious accidents, physical or sexual assault, war or torture, or disasters such as bushfires or floods.
As a result of exposure to traumatic event the person experiences feelings of intense fear, helplessness, horror, upsetting memories, flashbacks of the incident, sleep difficulties or nightmares.
PTSD needs delicate approach and our experts will provide you thorough assessment and start you on the right treatment straight away.
All our experts specialise in PTSD.
Youth Mental Illness
Youth Mental Health focuses young adults from 18-25 years of age who present with a wide range of mental health symptoms. The challenge that young people face while going through the transition to adulthood and independence, can bring difficulties in their emotional state.
Early recognition and building a strong therapeutic relationship with the young person and their families is vital in supporting the transition. Early assessment and treatment help the young person with reaching to their goals and enjoy their life.
Dr Harry Bhat specialises in Youth Mental Health.