Tilley Lane Clinic
Suite 203, 10 Tilley Lane, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086
Phone: (02) 9453 1055 Fax: (02) 9453 4707 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Sushmita Hunter
Dr Kerryn Loftus
Consultant Psychogeriatricians and Psychiatrists
Dr Sushmita Hunter and Dr Kerryn Loftus are Consultant Psychogeriatricians and Psychiatrists
Are Fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Dr Hunter and Dr Loftus are members of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry.
Areas of specialty include the assessment and treatment of:
Neurological disorders where psychiatric symptoms are the concern
Anxiety disorders and chronic pain disorders
Drug, alcohol, and gambling addictions
Psychogeriatricians manage psychological and medical (often neurological) disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke related issues, and dementia. They both deal with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia throughout the life cycle.
Dr Hunter is also affiliated with the Black Dog Institute, a centre for the treatment and research of mood disorders.
Psychiatrists may prescribe medications. At times counselling only is employed. It will depend on the type and severity of the disorder.