Perth Paediatricians & Psychiatrist Availability Updates

I share the latest updates on paediatrician availability here.  Things change very quickly so check back often for updates.  If you have an update you would like to include please contact Pia here.

Inclusion in this directory is not an endorsement of any practitioners.  

Dr Michael Slattery (ADHD only)

Dr Michael Slattery is returning to practice to help tackle the long wait times for ADHD assessment and support.  

He will see children aged 5 to 16 years for ADHD only at his new Murdoch practice, Impulse Paediatrics. 

For more information on referrals see his listing here.

Last updated 16 April 2024.

Healan Centre (ADHD, autism, & learning disorders)

The Healan Centre have made some changes to their services and now provide services to people of all ages, not just children and youth.

They have three new specialists: Dr Joanne Edwards, Dr Trusha Brys, and Dr Ravi Tankala.  

They have an additional specialist joining at the end of this month to cater for clients who are over 18.

For more information on current wait times, their three step process and their specialists please visit their listing here.

Last updated 16 April 2024.

Dokotela (Autism, ADHD, OCD, eating disorders)

Dokotela are now accepting referrals for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) within the following parameters:

  • ASD for children (without co-morbid ADD). Next available appointment next week with Dr Joan Haliburn.
  • ADD and ADD(with co-morbid ASD) for children (ages 10-18). Next available appointment August with Dr Ryan Lee.

Note: these patients will need to see our psychologist first for a preparation appointment at a cost of $150.

  • ADD (without ASD) for adults (16+). Next available appointment late April with Dr Kavita Seth

Note: these patients will need to see our psychologist first for a preparation appointment at a cost of $150.

Soon we will be able to accept referrals for:

  • ADD (with / without ASD) for children (ages 4-9). We are awaiting approval for more psychiatrist who can treat these patients and we can currently put these patients on a waitlist.
  • Note: these patients will need to see our psychologist first for a preparation appointment at a cost of $150.

Please note, that it’s possible we have referrals outside of this scope that we may not be able to assist (e.g. intellectual disability usually needs to be seen in person).

Additionally, Dr Joan Haliburn, our psychiatrist who specialises in Eating Disorders presently has availability within a week.

Last updated 16 April 2024

Dr Chaandini Subramaniam (Autism)

Is only seeing NEW ADHD (12-18 MONTH WAIT) & autism assessments (booking June) through Perth Paediatrics.  She is no longer working for Dokotela. 

The child does need to be seen through Vishal Maharaj at Perth Paediatrics / Azure Mind first prior to seeing her.   

Note they are not accepting any other psychologist reports for ADHD diagnosis, but are accepting other psychologist reports for autism if this has already been completed.

Last updated 18 March 2024

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