Dr Vinit Sawhney

Consultant Psychiatrist
**Reviewing referrals for limited new patients - Wait time approx 6 months**

Dr Vinit Sawhney has been working as a Psychiatrist for adults for the last 9 years in the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. His initial training in Psychiatry was at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India. It is the most reputable tertiary centre for mental health service in India. After that Dr Sawhney moved to Australia and trained further to achieve the Fellowship of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist. Dr Sawhney has extensive experience is treating a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, substance abuse and psychosis.

Dr Sawhney’s practice is based on thorough assessment and appropriate use of therapeutic techniques . This include a holistic approach includes evidence based adequately rationalised Pharmacotherapy, psychological interventions, interventions to address lifestyle issues including stress reduction, exercise, diet, nutritional supplements to augment the effect of medications, assessing the impact of medical issues and medications. His approach includes support adults in their desire to not only become well but improve their quality of life and help them to live up to their full potential by providing them holistic treatment. Dr Sawhney also works collaboratively with psychologists and your General Practitioner to provide you holistic care and achieve best outcome for you.