Meet the team.

With a team of psychiatrists 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 Medicare-supported consults to those in telehealth eligible areas 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 Simon Barritt - MBCHB , FRANZCP

Dr Simon Barritt has always had an interest in rural psychiatry and considers himself fortunate to be able to support smaller communities. He specialises in seeing people with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, ADHD and psychotic disorders.

Dr Dave Carmody - MBBS/BA, FRANZCP, Child Adol. Psych.

 

Dave Carmody is a Child and Adolescent psychiatrist and the director of Call to Mind. Dave comes from a rural and farming background and has trained in Far North Queensland and Melbourne. He works with young people and their families who are experiencing difficulties and distress related to mental health concerns and takes a holistic and systemic approach to recovery. His areas of interest include working with young people who have experienced trauma or have symptoms of depression, anxiety, psychosis or neurodevelopmental disorders. When not working as a psychiatrist, he spends his time woodworking and riding his Triumph motorcycle.

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 Clint Pistilli - MBBS, BPsych, FRANZCP

 

Dr Clint Pistilli is a generalist psychiatrist based in Sydney who specialises in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. He did his specialist training through the Sydney Local Health District and undertook a special training fellowship through the NSW Institute of Psychiatry to develop his skills in assessing and supporting the mental health needs of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. He has worked as an honorary fellow with the University of NSW’s 3DN and the Children’s Hospital in Westmead. He is currently the director of the State-wide Intellectual Disability Mental Health Outreach Service (SIDMHOS) based at Concord Hospital. He has an additional interest in rural mental health and conducts community clinics in Goulburn and the Eurobodalla Shire, and is confident treating a wide range of conditions including mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis, OCD, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Conditions. He sees patients from 16 years and over.

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 Simon Byrne - BA (Hons.), BLett., MBBS, FRANZCP

Dr Simon Byrne is a Fellow of the RANZCP and an Accredited Member of the RANZCP Faculty of Psychotherapy. He has advanced training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy, and family and couples therapy. He has been involved for many years in the teaching and supervision of psychotherapy for psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists. Dr. Byrne has a broad range of experience in general adult psychiatry. He has particular interests in mood, depressive and anxiety disorders, problems in relationships, and post traumatic stress disorder. He has expertise in treatment for people who have had the experience of early life trauma, with complex effects on their adult development. His approach is to make a comprehensive assessment before formulating a treatment plan, possibly including psychotherapy and/or medication. When seeing people by Telehealth in rural and remote communities, he tries to work with other local persons, including GPs, counsellors and other therapists where possible.

Dr Inoka Wimalaratne – MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCPsych (UK), FRANZCP

Dr Wimalaratne is a consultant psychiatrist with specialist qualifications in consultation liaison psychiatry, currently based in Melbourne and working full time across both public and private sectors. She graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and has completed her specialist training in UK and New Zealand. She is also actively involved in research and academic psychiatry and has previously worked as an honorary senior lecturer at University of Auckland, NZ. Dr Wimalaratne’s curiosity in the mind body interaction has led to her current choices in career pathway. She has extensive clinical experience in fields of both medicine and psychiatry across a number of multicultural settings (Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and New Zealand). Her special interests and expertise include general adult psychiatry, somatoform disorders, psychogeriatrics, early intervention for psychosis, cultural psychiatry and neuropsychiatry. She brings core values of compassion and patient centred care into her practice. The focus of her practice is to provide comprehensive and holistic assessments, formulations and treatment plans for patients while maintaining a high standard of communication and support to non-psychiatric medical practitioners who refer them.

Dr Ivan Lakicevic - MBBS, MPsych, FRANZCP

Dr Lakicevic is an adult psychiatrist who specialises in the treatment of anxiety, depressive, bipolar and post-traumatic stress disorders. He trained at St Vincent Hospital in Sydney and worked for the Black Dog Depression Clinic. Dr Lakicevic administers treatment with medications, cognitive behavioural and problem-solving strategies. He conducts comprehensive assessments for patients with treatment-resistant conditions seeking a second opinion or ongoing treatment. Dr Lakicevic has special interest in cultural psychiatry and is fluent in Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian language.

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 Susil Stephen - MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

Dr Susil Stephen is a consultant psychiatrist with specialist qualifications and interests in late life mental health difficulties. He has done his psychiatric training in the United Kingdom and worked as a consultant psychiatrist in UK for few years before migrating to Australia. He currently works as a consultant psychiatrist in regional NSW at both public and private sectors. Dr Stephen’s areas of expertise include depressive disorders, bipolar illness, anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, psychosis and late onset psychiatric illnesses including organic psychiatry. He strongly believes in holistic and collaborative approach and provides recovery oriented comprehensive care.

Dr Toby Winton-Brown - MRCPsych, FRANZCP, PhD

Dr Toby Winton-Brown is a psychiatrist raised in rural NSW and trained in Sydney, Melbourne and London, with particular interests in mental health problems in young people, and in those with medical and neurological problems. Toby now works in consultation-liaison and neuropsychiatry in a large Melbourne teaching hospital, and recently was also at headspace helping those with psychosis, mood and personality problems and trauma. He has trained in several psychotherapies including Mentalisation based therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and uses these together with pharmacotherapy to help patients with a wide range of mental health problems on their journey to recovery.

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

 

Dr Nadjmeh 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 M Shahzad Ali - MBBS, DCP (Ireland), MSc in Psychiatry (Cardiff UK), FRANZCP 

Shahzad Ali is an adult psychiatrist based in Brisbane Queensland. He has been practicing psychiatry for more than 10 years. He has a wide experience in assessment and treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, and personality disorders. He uses holistic bio-psycho-social model of treatment to provide a quality evidence based mental health care to his patients. He is currently working as a full time Consultant Psychiatrist in Acute Care Team in Queensland. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland.

Dr Judy Clarke - FRANZCP, MBBS

Dr Judy Clarke is both a specialist general psychiatrist and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist (psychiatry of the medically ill). Her approach is holistic and patient-centred. She has an interest in perinatal psychiatry, as well as mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, adult ADHD, PTSD, OCD and personality disorders. Dr Clarke has a longstanding commitment to rural health , having lived and worked in multiple rural cities and towns across NSW. She currently works for Murrumbidgee Local Health District, as well as St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst.