Psychiatrists

All the Psychiatrists at Shellharbour Psychological Medicine are

Fellows of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists:

For more information on the Royal College of Australian and New Zealand of Psychiatrists you can visit the College website at:

https://www.ranzcp.org/home

Habib – Dr Habib Joseph Behi (Consultant Psychiatrist)

Habib – Dr Habib Joseph Behi (Senior Psychiatrist – Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist & Accredited TMS Psychiatrist)

Dr Behi qualified in Medicine in 2000 (UK) and undertook specialist training in Psychiatry in Wales, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) in 2007, Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CCT, GMC UK) and since moving to Australia in 2011 has gained Fellowship with the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (2013). Habib has worked across community based, day units, emergency departments, detention centres and hospital units (inpatient) environments looking after children, adolescents and adults with mental illness and psychological problems. An Accredited Transcranial Magnetic Stimulantion Psychiatrist, Habib is pleased to be able to offer a wide range of medical treatment options including rTMS.

 

Jamie – Dr James Crawford - (Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist)

Jamie – Dr Jamie Crawford (Child and Adolescent Psychiatirst)

NOTE: Dr Crawford consults from the SPM-Cringila Rooms located at Shop2, 15-17 Lake Avenue, Cringila.

Dr Crawford qualified in Medicine from the University of London in 2016. After moving to Australia to pursue his specialist training in Psychiatry.

Dr Crawford specialises in working with children and adolescents with psychological problems and their families. He has extensive experience providing care in both hospital and community-based settings across the Illawarra.

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Wael – Dr W.Wahaib Al Doorie (Senior Psychiatrist) – General Adult Psychiatry

Wael – Dr W.Wahaib Al Doorie (Senior Psychiatrist) – General Adult Psychiatry Not currently able to accept new referrals.

Dr Wahaib is a Senior Consultant General Psychiatrist with 24 years experience in Psychiatry. Dr Wahaib graduated in 1986 MBCHB, with three qualifications in Psychiatry, 1994 FICMS, 2001 CAB, 2012 FRANZCP. He has been working in Australia since 2008, moving to the area from Tasmania in 2012. He is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist in Shellharbour Hospital, and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the UOW.

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Dev –Dr Dev Lakshmanan (Senior Psychiatrist) – General Adult and Psychiatry of Old Age

Dev –Dr Dev Lakshmanan (Senior Psychiatrist) – General Adult and Psychiatry of Old Age

NOTE: Dr Lakshmanan is currently only seeing patients in Nursing Homes.

Dr Lakshmanan qualified in Medicine in 1997 and undertook specialist training in Psychiatry in India, obtaining Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2002 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, an Institute of National Importance. Dr Lakshmanan obtained Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) in 2006 & Certificate in Old Age Psychiatry (CCT GMC UK) in 2010. Dr Lakshmanan also gained Fellowship with the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2019.

Dr Lakshmanan has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist/ Psychogeriatrician in various settings such as community, Inpatient unit, hospital liaison and care home liaison for 9 years in UK and in Australia. He has extensive experience in the management of a broad range of mental health conditions including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and cognitive impairment.

Dr Lakshmanan undertakes nursing home visits in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven area.

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Abdul – Dr Abdul Burhan is no longer available for clinical work

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