Dr Janet Bayley MB BS FRANZCP
Dr Bayley is a specialist medical practitioner in the field of psychiatry, providing treatment for adults.
She completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland and undertook psychiatry training in Queensland in a variety of settings, including public mental health clinics and in-patient units. Dr Bayley has been working in Cairns since 1998, in both public mental health and private psychiatry practice.
Dr Bayley has a special interest in:
- Women’s mental health including perinatal disorders;
- Mental health disorders relating to physical ill health;
- Eating Disorders;
- Mental health disorders in old age, and
- Medico-legal reports.
Dr Bayley is an experienced psychiatrist who is a skilled assessor of people’s problems. She utilises a combination of medication and psychological interventions to promote good mental health. Management plans are personalised according to each patients needs and will be developed in collaboration with the individual.
Dr Alex Simpson MB BS MRCGP FRANZCP
Dr Simpson is a specialist medical practitioner in the field of psychiatry who provides treatment for adults over the age of 18.
She completed her medical degree at the university of Kings College, London and undertook post-graduate training as a GP prior to moving to Australia in 1996. She undertook her post-graduate training in psychiatry in Queensland, working in a variety of settings in both Cairns and Brisbane.
Since qualifying as a specialist in 2004 she has worked in public mental health in Cairns.
Dr Simpson has a special interest in:
- Forensic psychiatry;
- Bipolar disorder;
- Depression and anxiety;
- Personality disorders, and
- Medico-legal reports.
Dr Simpson is an experienced psychiatrist who will undertake a thorough assessment of your problems and issues before working with you to formulate a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. She may use a range of treatment options, including medication and psychological therapies to achieve your optimum mental health.
Kylie is an Occupational Therapist with over twenty years experience in community mental health. She completed her Bachelor Degree at the University of South Australia in 1990 and a Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Indigenous Community Health) in 2008.
Kylie has worked within urban, rural and remote mental health settings across South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland. She began working in FNQ, Innisfail and Cairns, in 2004. During this time she has had the opportunity to train and practice in a number of different therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Sensory Processing and Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, with adults and young people.
Kylie has a special interest in working with people experiencing:
- depression and other mood disorders
- sensory processing issues
and works within an inclusive framework, welcoming people from culturally diverse backgrounds and the GLBTI community.
Kylie is pleased to offer Mindfulness integrated Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT) to adults and young people (14+), via a specialist or GP referral under a mental health care plan. Medicare rebates are available, up to 10 sessions per calendar year, plus a gap.
Alternatively, private health fund claims are also available – please check with your individual fund.
Kylie also offers appointments via internet conferencing platforms such as Skype or Zoom upon request. It is anticipated telehealth will attract a Medicare rebate from 1.11.17.
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