Dr Mark Yim | Consultant Psychiatrist | MBBS (UNSW) FRANZCP
Mark is a Clinical Director at Mind Plasticity and Consultant Psychiatrist. Mark works principally in adolescent, young adult and adult psychiatry. His areas of expertise include undiagnosed ADHD among adolescents and adults, sleep disorders, emerging and complex mental illness and school refusal. Mark works closely with schools and frequently conducts community visits to liaise with young people, their parents and teachers in the school setting. In addition to his work at Mind Plasticity, Mark holds weekly clinics at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, where he is also an admitting doctor, and at the Charles Perkins Centre where he additionally runs a Clozapine clinic.
Professor Timothy Lambert |Consultant Psychiatrist | MBBS FRANZCP
Tim Lambert is Professor of Psychiatry at Concord Clinical School at The University of Sydney in Australia. He is the clinical and academic director of the Collaborative Centre for Cardiometabolic Health in Psychosis (ccCHiP). ccCHiP is a key player in Sydney Health Partners, a multi-region NH&MRC Translational Research collaboration. He commenced at Mind Plasticity (Surry Hills) part-time as a Consultant Psychiatrist in October 2017.
Professor Lambert has spent 25 years researching, teaching and providing clinical services in the area of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, with a particular emphasis on treatments and patient outcomes. He has a portfolio of interests in translational aspects of clinical psychopharmacology and neurosciences spanning clinical psychosis research, outcomes research, service delivery models, clinical training, and multimedia-based education.
His primary focus at present is on the development of integrated models of care for chronic multi-system comorbidity in persons with severe psychotic disorders; and focusing on optimising treatments for psychotic disorders.
Associate Prof. Elizabeth Scott | Consultant Psychiatrist | MBBS FRANZCP
Assoc. Professor Elizabeth Scott is a consultant psychiatrist and consults at Mind Plasticity on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Liz has considerable clinical expertise in the assessment and management of patients with depression and anxiety disorders and works across the lifespan with adolescents, young people and adults. Liz has worked as a consultant psychiatrist across a variety of settings including the Mood Disorders Unit at Prince Henry Hospital, St George Hospital and Community Health Services. She has had extensive experience in developing and evaluating comprehensive assessment and management programs for young people with mental health problems through work with the BMRI and the new National Youth Mental Health Foundation (‘headspace’) programs in the South West of Sydney. She also has a long record of research activity commencing as a medical student and continuing throughout her medical career. Liz is appointed to the School of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney and also consults at St Vincents Private Hospital and the Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) as well as holding a position as Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney. She is a Discipline Leader, Young Adult Mental Health, St Vincent’s Hospital School of Medicine Sydney, and the Director of the Young Adult Mental Health Unit, St Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst.
Dr Astrid Rogoz | Consultant Psychiatrist | MBBS, MPsychiatry, FRANZCP
Dr Rogoz provides consultant psychiatric services for adolescents, young adults and adult mental health patients. Her area of expertise includes comprehensive assessments followed by management plans for various mental health conditions, including mood disorders (Bipolar Affective Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder), various anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, complex PTSD and alcohol and other substance use disorders. She makes it her aim to develop a therapeutic relationship of trust and understanding towards recovery of symptoms. Dr Rogoz works as a generalist psychiatrist but specialises in longer term therapy using a psychodynamic approach. She also has a background in working within a shorter-term, focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) framework. Dr Dr Rogoz has worked at the Brain and Mind Research Institute and at headspace. She currently also practices at Level 8 Practice in Macquarie Street Sydney, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Uspace, and provides Consultation-Liaison clinics for mentally ill homeless people at three Homeless Hostels including Foster House, Edward Eager Lodge and Mission Australia Centre. Dr Rogoz has also received several prestigious awards for her research work and is affiliated with various universities including the University of NSW, the University of Sydney, and the University of Notre Dame. Dr Rogoz is fluent in Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian languages.