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Chris Leary

Specialty: Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Interests: Chris has specialist knowledge and skills in advanced psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, clinical investigations, and prescription of psychotropic medications to a wide variety of mental health conditions across the lifespan. Chris is also trained in providing psychological therapies and interventions.
 
Practices at: MPHB MPHR
 
Phone 07 3163 6102
Fax07 3163 6122
Emailehu.private@mater.org.au
Websitemater.org.au

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Emotional Health Unit
Level 7, Salmon Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Biography

Chris is a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Level 4 Counsellor (Australian Counselling Association).

Chris has worked in the field of Mental Health for 30 years and worked in senior clinical mental roles in many areas in both the public and private sectors.

He was worked in adult community mental health Services, forensic mental health, hospital based mental health services (Consultation Liaison Psychiatry), Emergency Departments, and adolescent mental health services in NSW and QLD.

He is passionate about assisting the individual and their caregivers navigate the complexities of their mental health condition and the system around them.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Nursing Degree, Master of Counselling, Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Masters of Mental Health Nursing, and Masters of Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health).  These post-graduate qualifications have greatly enhanced his knowledge and skills in mental health and therapy-based treatments.

He has specialist knowledge and skills in psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, clinical investigations, and prescription of psychotropic medications.  Through his background in psychology and talk based psychotherapies.  He is able and thoroughly explore issues and find practical solutions that are workable and achievable.

Chris has a special interest in assisting young people navigate life’s challenges. He understands each person comes with their own unique needs and through his clinically focused, and empathetic approach, aims to assist them reach their maximum potential.

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