James is a Consultant Psychiatrist. He started his working life as a junior doctor in the UK and Ireland. He developed his love of Psychiatry in medical school and maintained this throughout his training. He started working in Psychiatry in the UK, prior to moving to Australia in 2005.
Since moving to Australia, he has worked in NSW, Tasmania and Victoria. He has completed his Specialist training in Psychiatry in Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry.
James deals with patients 18 years and over. He does general adult psychiatry and psychiatry of the older adult. His expertise is in the management of anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders and adjustment disorders. James has also worked in specialised eating disorder units, both in the UK and Australia.
When treating patients, James believes in a holistic approach to the patient. He considers biological, psychological, social and cultural aspects of mental illness and their treatments.
He is working at this clinic 4 days a week. James also has a public hospital appointment at Bendigo Hospital.
In his spare time, James enjoys collecting art and antiques. He is looking forward to serving the local community and will be accepting all GP referrals.