After years of working in the doctor mental health space as mentor, advocate, author and public speaker, Dr Helen Schultz has opened a unique doctor’s mental health clinic that is dedicated to the psychiatric care of medical students and doctors.
Dr Schultz has consulted other ‘doctor’s doctors’ including Dr Michael Myers, psychiatrist at SUNY Medical Centre, Brooklyn New York. After seeing many doctors and medical students in her general practice, MindAdvocacy she is distinctly aware of the barriers to help seeking and attending regular appointments.
Dr Helen Schultz has been a tireless advocate regarding ending AHPRA’s mandatory reporting laws, and has extensive expertise regarding what constitutes a mandatory report. She has managed the psychiatric care of doctors and medical students who are being investigated by AHPRA. She is extremely devoted to ensuring all doctors and medical students receive evidenced based, confidential and safe psychiatric care to ensure they can achieve fulfilling careers and go on to help many other patients.
As a psychiatrist who lost three psychiatry colleagues to suicide in 2015, Dr Helen Schultz remains committed to doing what she can to help her colleagues, both with direct patient care, as well as continuing to advocate for change in Australia and internationally.
Dr Helen Schultz has clinical expertise and manages most presentations of mental illness including mood disorders, personality disorders, sleep and eating disorders and post traumatic stress disorder.
Clinic Hours: Commencing Thursday 9th August 2018
Location, 394 Church St Richmond 3121
Thursday evenings (5pm-9pm) and Saturday mornings (8am to 1pm)
Please direct all enquiries to Ms Natasha Martin, Practice manager, phone number (03) 9420 1412. A GP referral will be required.