Meet the team.

With a team of psychiatrists and psychologists ranging in availability and specialty, including Perinatal, Child and Adolescent, Youth, Old Age, Forensic, Neuropsychiatry and General Adult (including addiction, autism and ADHD assessments), Call to Mind considers all referrals.

Our clinicians offer bulk-billed and Medicare-supported consults as well as ongoing private care. You can learn more about how the service works here.

Dr Sasha Roytowski - MRCPsych, FRANZCP

Sasha originally trained in South Africa, where she worked as a consultant psychiatrist in a variety of settings.  Since moving to Australia, she has worked with Forensic and community patients, with special interests in Addiction Psychiatry, Perinatal Psychiatry and Refugee Mental Health.

Dr Adnan Younus - FRANZCP, MBBS 

Dr Younus is a psychiatrist with specialist qualifications in general adult psychiatry. Dr Younus provides outpatient assessment and treatment for depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, adult ADHD, PTSD, OCD and personality disorders. Dr Younus has a particular interest in Youth mental health especially early psychosis intervention and first episode presentation of various psychiatric symptoms/disorders in youth.  He works in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District as a staff specialist and has a strong interest in rural mental health.

Dr Marshall Watson - MBBS, FRANZCP

Dr Watson is an Aboriginal (Noongar) Man and Psychiatrist. He has subspecialty qualifications in both Child and Adolescent and Forensic Psychiatry. His interests include psychotic disorders, anxiety and mood insiders, loss, grief and trauma and also working with youth who display problematic behaviours. He takes a holistic view to mental health matters and social and emotional wellbeing that is comprehensive and patient centred.

Dr Sarah Farrand - MBBS, MP, FRANZCP

Sarah is a general psychiatrist and neuropsychiatrist, with experience in treating a range of conditions. Sarah has worked in Melbourne, as well as various parts of regional New South Wales, understanding the importance of telepsychiatry. She is also the Neuropsychiatry clinical lead for a telepsychiatry innovation grant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, to improve access and reduce costs for rural and regional patients to access care. She has expertise in organic psychiatry, obsessive-compulsive disorder, young onset and atypical dementia’s, and is comfortable treating a range of psychiatric disorders.

Dr Anjith Divakaran 
- FRANZCP, MD

Dr Anjith Divakaran is a fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand college of Psychiatrists passionate about patient-centred care. Anjith is an adult psychiatrist with a special interest in anxiety and depressive disorders. He also treats people with a wide range of other problems such as Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Anjith completed his Doctor of medicine (MD) in psychiatry from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), India in 2010 and subsequently worked as assistant professor in India. He completed his Australian specialist psychiatric training at Northern hospital (Northwestern Mental Health), Melbourne in 2015. Later he worked with Eastern health, Melbourne before setting up private practice in 2017. Anjith is has a strong academic focus as reflected by his published research papers and the Royal college of Psychiatrist’s scientific committee award from 2013.

Dr Ramakrishna Bhavanishankar - MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

A consultant psychiatrist who has trained in the United Kingdom and Australia. Currently working as a staff specialist for a community mental health team in treatment and recovery. He works closely with GP’s to provide a realistic, quality outcome for his patients. His areas of interest include early intervention, mood disorders, psychosis and PTSD and he is an assessor for permanent impairment of work capacity. Fluently speaks English and Kannada.

Dr Mei Siew - FRANZCP

Dr Mei Siew has worked as an Adult Psychiatrist in the public mental health system  in NZ  and Australia for 16 years. She has extensive experience in managing adults and young adults with Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders and those with complex presentations. She is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland and is actively involved in teaching and supervision of medical students , junior doctors and registrars.

Dr Priyangika Halangoda - MBBS, DCH, FRANZCP

Dr Priyangika Halangoda is a general adult psychiatrist having trained in psychiatry in Australia. She is Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. She qualified as a doctor in 2000 and has more than 7 years clinical experience in psychiatry. Her areas of interests are mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic illnesses and personality disorders. She has a special interest in working with older persons with mental health conditions. Dr Halangoda previously worked as a staff specialist at the Mood Academic Clinical Unit for Metro South Mental Health Services and is now working in private practice.

Dr Mei Lee - BMedSc (Hons), MBBS, FRANZCP

Dr Mei Lee is a Malaysian-born Chinese with advanced proficiency in Mandarin, Cantonese and English. She graduated from The University of Queensland and has 10 years of medical experience, six of which is in the psychiatric field. She has worked in various major hospitals in Queensland. She is currently employed by Queensland Health. She has a particular strength in understanding the nuances across various cultural, religious, language and social backgrounds, believes in a holistic psychiatry model of care and welcomes collaboration with referring medical practitioners and patient’s family input toward a tailored treatment plan.

Dr Anoop Sankaranarayanan - FRANZCP, MD

Anoop is a highly experienced psychiatrist and researcher based in New South Wales. His areas of interest and expertise include Schizophrenia and related psychosis, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety disorders (including PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), and Dementias. He sees patients over the age of 16 years of age, including older adults and will be able to provide you with a comprehensive mental health care plan to manage the patients.

Dr Yu-Tang Shen - MBBS, BMedSci, M Psych Med., FRANZCP, Cert. Old Age Psych, Cert. Psychotherapies Psych

Dr Yu-Tang Shen is a psychiatrist at the Randwick Psychiatry, who has an interest in Old Age Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy. He holds a position as a Staff Specialist at the St Vincent’s Hospital and at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He completed his Medical degree at The University of Melbourne, and trained in psychiatry at the Prince of Wales Hospital, and St Vincent’s Hospital. He has been involved in medical teaching, and training coordination as Chief Registrar, and undertaken research in Aboriginal Mental Health. He has had additional training in Old Age Psychiatry, and undertaken a Neuropsychiatry term at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He has undertaken training in psychotherapy, including psychodynamic therapy, CBT, MBT, DBT and IPT. He is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, and member of the Faculty of Old Age and Faculty of Psychotherapy.

Dr Lanny Bochsler - FRANZCP, MBBS, MP

Dr Bochsler is an experienced Victorian trained psychiatrist who has worked for many years in public, private and rural settings including as the clinical director of adult psychiatry service for a major metropolitan hospital. Dr Bochsler’s areas of expertise include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and addiction-related disorders but he also has extensive experience in the assessment and management of a range of adult mental health issues including anxiety and depressive disorders, perinatal psychiatry, trauma-related disorders and eating disorders. He is able to provide comprehensive, individual-centred care within a holistic, recovery-oriented framework.

Dr Ulla Jonsson - MBBS, CAPCert., FRANZCP

Dr Ulla Jonsson is a compassionate Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with a breadth of experience in children, adolescents and young people’s mental health and enjoys working with all aspects of the speciality. Originally trained in Sweden, she came to Australia in 2004. She has worked in public outpatient clinics and hospitals in rural and metropolitan areas in Sweden as well as in Launceston, Tasmania and for the past 2 years in Port Macquarie and Kempsey, NSW where she gained experience in working with Indigenous people. She strongly believes in a holistic and collaborative approach when working with young people and their families, emphasising the importance of the central role of families in advocating and communicating with health providers. She provides comprehensive management plans to GPs but can also provide ongoing care incl. counselling, brief psychotherapy as well as family work and monitoring of rational psychopharmacotherapy, if required.

Dr Jillian Devlin - FRANZCP, MBBS

Jillian is a general psychiatrist with a compassionate, warm and gentle manner and is known as a great listener with non-judgemental and collaborative support. Jillian works with patients of all backgrounds to help with a variety of problems including depression, anxiety, psychosis, schizophrenia, eating disorders, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Jillian works with Dialectical behavioural therapy, Cognitive behavioural therapy, Psychodynamic psychotherapy (how the past affects the present) and Self-compassion. Jillian has extensive experience working with adolescents and enjoys working with them through life’s tough issues. Jillian specializes in emotional wellness at preconception, pregnancy and the first year after birth, known as the Perinatal period. Jillian is a Circle of Security trainer which is a parent program for empowering caregivers to provide a secure base and safe haven for their children. Jillian also enjoys teaching medical students in the field of psychiatry.

Dr Varun Kumar - MBBS FRANZCP Cert. Old Age Psych

Dr Varun Kumar is a consultant psychiatrist . He has training as a general adult psychiatrist and additional post-graduate training as an old age psychiatrist. He is currently undertaking advanced training in individual psychodynamic psychotherapy. Dr Kumar was raised in Sydney and completed his undergraduate medical training in Queensland. He has experience as a staff specialist working in a general adult mood disorders unit, and as an old age psychiatrist working in inpatient and outpatient settings. He was the clinical lead for a mental health unit specialising in assisting patients with dementia and co-morbid behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Dr Kumar treats a wide range of psychiatric illnesses for adults and older adults, and believes strongly in a holistic approach to mental health. He has experience in working in rural and regional areas of Australia and is currently working as a staff specialist in the area of old age psychiatry.

Dr Najmeh Jadidi - MD, FRANZCP, Cert. Child Adol. Psych.

Dr Najmeh Jadidi is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working in an Early Psychosis team in a public Child and Youth Mental Health Service in Victoria. She has a special interest in perinatal psychiatry, infant mental health, psychodynamic psychotherapy, family therapy and child-parent psychotherapy. She has extensive experience in assessing and treating a range of presentations including anxiety, mood disorder and emerging/early psychosis. In addition to English, Najmeh speaks fluent Persian (Farsi). 

Dr Huu Kim Le - MBBS, FRANZCP, Cert. Child & Adol. Psych.

Dr Huu Kim Le is an Australian child and adolescent psychiatrist. He completed his psychiatry training in New South Wales and in 2015, Kim received a federal grant to collaborate with an Internet Gaming Addiction Clinic for teenagers in Singapore. He has a special interest in “Gaming Disorder”, which was recognised by the World Health Organisation in 2018 as a mental health disorder. Kim is passionate about increasing awareness of the negative effects of online games on a child’s development (such as attention problems, mood and anxiety disorders).

Dr Justin Ho - MD, FRANZCP 

Dr Justin Ho is an American born Chinese general psychiatrist. He completed a degree in Neurobiology from Cornell University and completed medical training at the University of Sydney.  He completed specialist training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Hospital in Sydney, and is currently based in New South Wales. He has an interest in psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and gaming disorder. He is fluent in English and Cantonese.

Dr Tim Foley - MBBS, FRANZCP

Originally from New Zealand, Dr Tim Foley completed psychiatry training in NSW, specialising in general adult, consultation liaison psychiatry and psychotherapy. He is currently working as a psychiatrist across two major metropolitan hospitals. Dr Foley has experience treating mood and anxiety disorders through the UNSW Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression (CRUfAD) and at the Professorial Mood Disorders Unit at Black Dog Institute. He has also completed training through the Westmead Psychotherapy Program for Complex Trauma. Having lived and worked in rural Australia, Dr Foley understands the unique challenges faced when living in the country. He is comfortable working with patients, GPs and families to diagnose and treat a range of mental health conditions, using both medication and psychological therapies. He strives to maintain a holistic, empathic and patient-centred practice.

Dr Jolyon Grimwade - PhD, BA (Hons), Dip Ed, MA

Jolyon has over 35 years’ experience as a practitioner and academic in clinical psychology with children of all ages and families. He has worked in private, public, and not-for-profit services in urban and rural settings, including Aboriginal services.  He aims for his clients to have better understanding of themselves as a means to living more fulfilling and harmonious lives. He has worked with clients experiencing symptoms of ADHD, ASD, substance use disorders and eating disorders.  He also has worked extensively with transgender young people.    

Wendy Lee - BSc (Psychol Hons), MAPS

Wendy has worked as a psychologist for over 25 years and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).  She has been a Medicare provider since 2006 and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has gained extensive experience assisting adult clients in metropolitan and regional mental health services in New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia.  She is skilled in the treatment of a wide range of individual and couple concerns via telehealth (videoconference).  She has a particular interest in the treatment of depression, interpersonal problems, assertion issues and social anxiety. In her approach to clinical practice, Wendy is committed to using contemporary evidence-based therapies and assessment measures.  Her primary clinical orientation is cognitive behavioural, although she also utilises other evidence-based therapies in her clinical practice e.g., mindfulness; acceptance and commitment therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy; and the Gottman Method (for couple counselling).

Dr Kate Lemerle - B.Sc (Psych Hons), M.Sc (Social Ecology), PhD Psychologist & Neuropsychotherapist

Kate is a Psychologist and accredited Clinical Neuropsychotherapist. She operates from Norfolk Island providing clinical counselling services for adults and children, both face-to-face and via telehealth to other remote communities around Australia. In addition, Kate runs therapy retreats which offer intensive counselling and personal development, and is developing a variety of self-directed learning packages and virtual retreats based on Applied Positive Psychology and Neuroscience. She has 40+ years’ experience in clinical practice along with working in special education, service delivery evaluation with patients suffering chronic mental illness,  management of child and family health teams in remote Queensland, teaching Psychology and Health Promotion at various universities in NSW and Queensland, and community development and mental health promotion in regional NSW. Kate’s therapy focus is on coaching people to recover from trauma and common psychological challenges such as anxiety and depression so they achieve high-level wellness not just recovery from symptoms.

Gill Dolan - BPsych (Hons), MClinPsych MAPS FCCLP, Clinical Psychologist

Gill is a Clinical Psychologist based in Melbourne. Psychology is her second career after working in the business sector for a number of years, both in Australia and overseas. Gill works mainly with adults and older adults and has a particular interest in helping individuals heal and recover from traumatic experiences, including PTSD. She has experience working with first responders, emergency service personnel, and both current serving and veteran members of the defence force. Gill can also support you with dealing with depression, all forms of anxiety, stress and adjustment, pain, and addictive behaviours.  She also enjoys helping individuals understand their particular behaviour patterns and how these relate to family of origin experiences. Gill is a trained EMDR therapist and also utilises Schema Focused Therapy, ACT, and CBT in her work. She strives to create an environment where each person feels valued and understood.

Kyli Hedrick - BA (Sociology), GradDip (Social Sci), GradDip (Psychology), BA (Psychol Hons), M Applied Psychology (Community), PhD (current)

Kyli has worked with adolescents, adults and groups from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds for over 20 years, using a client-centred, strengths-based approach to counselling. Her experience spans private, community mental health, not-for-profit organisations and in academia, where she’s worked with people who have been affected by violence, sexual and/or physical assault, accident, displacement, major life transitions, complicated grief and loss, among other traumatic experiences. She has a particular interest in culturally appropriate counselling and assessments for people from asylum seeking and refugee backgrounds, including provision of psychological support around challenges of settlement and immigration pathways. Kyli also conducts independent mental health assessments for asylum seekers who have been detained in offshore immigration detention. She is currently nearing completion of her PhD (self-harm among asylum seekers in both detained and community-based populations) at the University of Melbourne.