Dr Saretta Lee

Dr Lee has dedicated her career to providing compassionate, evidence-based, holistic mental health care across the life span. She believes the cornerstone of good care and best outcomes occur when treatment plans are developed collaboratively and respectfully with patients. Over 25 years as a psychiatrist she has worked in a public, private and management roles in NSW, and advocated strongly for accessible, high-quality care, with the patient’s needs front of mind.

Dr Lee qualified as a psychiatrist in 1999 and completed further training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2000. She is recognized by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in the specialties of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, which specializes in mental health care for people with physical health conditions. She worked for 10 years as a perinatal psychiatrist in Western Sydney treating mental health needs of mothers from pregnancy and through their baby’s first 3 years. She worked as a specialist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Prince of Wales, seeing children, adolescents and families, with complex mental health needs, many involving long term physical health conditions. She worked with Professor Florence Levy providing specialist ADHD services and ADHD research. Dr Lee has provided specialist, child and adult, psychiatric consultation to medical teams in many NSW hospitals over 20+ years, including to neurology and stroke services, cancer services, cardiac, rehabilitation, and trauma teams. She provided visiting psychiatrist services for the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, working in shared care with local GPs. She currently consults to a Metabolic Health clinic, specializing in holistic, multidisciplinary treatment of overweight and obesity in South Western Sydney.

Dr Lee has a Dual Masters of Public Health and Health Management (UNSW). She is a current and past examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) for over 20 years. She has been passionate about education and mentoring the next generation of psychiatrists to promote excellence in mental health and has held a number of education roles including the NSW Psychiatry State Training Council, RANZCP Director of Psychiatry Training, Chair of the NSW Training Committee and the two terms on the RANZCP binational Education Committee.


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