Dr Amit Banerjee

MBBS, FRANZCP, Master of Addictive Behaviours
Consultant Psychiatrist 

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Please note: Due to overwhelming demand, new referrals are not accepted at this time.

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Dr Amit Banerjee is a recovery-oriented general adult psychiatrist with interests in social and critical psychiatry and the addictions. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and completed a Masters of Addictive Behaviours degree from Monash University in 2018. He has worked in the Midland area since January 2001. He was the inaugural Head of Department of Psychiatry for St John of God Midland Public Hospital in 2015 until August 2020. He currently works as a consultant psychiatrist with the headspace Early Psychosis team in Midland. He has run an outpatient private practice in Midland since 2007 and is relocating his practice to Cygnet Clinic Midland from February 2022. He has admitting rights to Perth Clinic in West Perth.
 
Approach
Dr Banerjee welcomes all general adult psychiatry referrals. He takes a critical view on mental health diagnosis and treatment, which has the potential to offer different treatment options to clients who present to mental health practitioners in distress. He is not averse to using medications but is keen not to over-emphasize their role. He enjoys engaging with his clients in psychological therapy. He recognizes the central role of past trauma in generating symptoms and looks forward to collaborating with all clinical psychologists working from Cygnet Clinic in Midland.

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Referrals

You are required to have a valid referral letter dated with your General Practitioners provider number and name clearly stated. The referral letter must be obtained before you call for an appointment request.

Please note, Cygnet Clinic Psychiatry Team is a Treatment only service, and we do not provide Psychiatric Reports for Medico-Legal or other non-clinical purposes. Dr Banerjee does not accept Workers Compensation, MVA insurance.

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