Below is a list of the top and leading Psychiatrists in Christchurch. To help you find the best Psychiatrists located near you in Christchurch, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Christchurch’s Best Psychiatrists:
The top rated Psychiatrists in Christchurch are:
- Dr Paul Edgar – MyMind Psychiatry, Dr Paul Edgar FRANZCP
- Dr Deborah Wood – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
- Dr Sue Luty – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
- Dr Joanna Prendergast – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
- Richard Wheeler – Richard Wheeler Psychologist
Dr Paul Edgar – MyMind Psychiatry, Dr Paul Edgar FRANZCP
Dr Paul Edgar is the Christchurch neighbourhood’s trusted professional in terms of psychiatry help. He is a medical professional that specializes in anxiety, depressive, and psychotic disorders diagnosis and its necessary professional treatment. His professional experiences at a private mental health facility in Australia and New Zealand equipped him with the necessary medical insights towards a person’s individual mental status. He offers psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis and management of various mental health conditions through a combination of psychological treatment and psychopharmacological intervention.
Psychiatric Assessment, Diagnosis & Management of Individuals Employing Psychopharmacological & Psychological Intervention
“Thank you to the wonderful staff at the clinic!” –Catherine S.
Dr Deborah Wood – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
Dr Deborah Wood is a South African native that obtained her medical degree as well as her psychiatric specialization certificate from Cape Town. She has relocated to New Zealand in 2001 and has been exposed to various mental health problems through her stint at a public hospital in Christchurch. It is in this medical practice that she was able to assess and treat psychotic disease, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse issues. She is highly trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Rehabilitation or EMDR which is helpful in post-traumatic disorders.
Assessing & Treating Mental Health Problems, Psychotic Illness, Treatment Resistant Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, & Substance Use Problems
“Was hesitant at first but the good doctor made me comfortable throughout the process, I am on my complete healing I hope.” –Lucille Trevor
Dr Sue Luty – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
Dr Sue Luty brings into the table her 20 years of health care expertise focused on psychiatry when she joined PsychMed. Before assuming her post at the Christchurch mental health service, she has worked as a researcher at the University of Otago. Today, she juggles her time attending to patients from PsychMed as well as to Mothers and Babies Perinatal Mental Health Service while functioning as an associate professor at the University of Otago. Her areas of specialty lie in the assessment of eating disorders, perinatal mental health, mood disorders, and personality disorders’ treatment through psychotherapy.
Mood (Especially Bipolar Disorder), Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Perinatal Mental Health, Personality Disorder Assessment and Management
“Warm and compassionate. I felt like I met a friend in her that I badly need these days.” –Rowie G.
Dr Joanna Prendergast – Christchurch PsychMed (2016) Ltd
Dr Joanna Prendergast commenced with her psychiatry training shortly after earning her medical degree and psychiatry specialization certificate. Her training was done in Sydney Australia where she gained valuable experience related to the mental health field. She obtained the qualification to practice in 2000 and this led her to join various public and private entities specializing in the diagnosis and management of mental health issues. Joanna holds a particular interest in conversing with older teenagers and adults from Christchurch and nearby areas regarding their PTSD, anxiety, mood, and dissociative disorders and subsequently recommending the necessary intervention.
PTSD, Dissociative Disorders, Mood, Anxiety Management
“I want to thank the whole Psychmed team for accommodating me and listening intently to me.” –George Huff
Richard Wheeler – Richard Wheeler Psychologist
Richard Wheeler is a clinical psychologist that has been of great help to the Christchurch area for 30 years now. His areas of specialization range from Jungian psychotherapy, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), and developmental needs meeting strategy. He has worked with numerous patients experiencing an array of emotional problems that hamper them from enjoying their life. Richard employs a relaxing ambience in all of his treatment to prepare the patient’s mood for consultation and management. He is a trained professional who can perform psychiatric evaluations to patients as well as employ treatments like DNMS, EMDR, Jungian Psychotherapy, and CBT.
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy and Jungian Psychotherapy
“When you need someone to talk to and feel like your heads going to explode with thoughts, Richard is the man. His treatments are recommended for depressive personalities like me before. In continuous monitoring now and I feel like its not going to take long until I recover.” –Bryan West