Our Practitioners

Dr Davinder Hans

Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist

Davinder is an enthusiastic advocate for early intervention and teaches patients practical and user-friendly emotional regulation and anxiety management skills.

Davinder also has experience in youth and adult mental health, particularly treatment resistant mood and anxiety disorders, complex PTSD with associated complex comorbidities. He is skilled in both complex psychopharmacology and long term psychotherapy, and works effectively with patients to achieve collaborative treatment goals.

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Clinical Practice

Dr Davinder Hans is a WA trained doctor and psychiatrist who is committed to individualised care and formulating collaborative treatment plans that incorporate patient values and goals.

Davinder also works collaboratively with GPs and other health professionals to inform evidence-based treatment options for patients.

Having a broad training in a range of disciplines including psychopharmacology and the psychotherapies, Davinder utilises these skills in assessment and treatment of his patients. He ensures that medications prescribed are appropriate and necessary.

In Hollywood Private Hospital, Davinder is the Clinical Lead of both the Trauma Recovery and Growth Program and the repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) Service.

Outside suite 306 and Hollywood Private Hospital, Davinder is the Head of Clinical Services of Youth Mental Health in the Public Sector, is the Medical Director of Optimis (a rTMS provider) and has experience in medicolegal work. He still maintains an academic appointment at the University of Notre Dame Australia.

Davinder’s warm and approachable nature, always open to hearing another perspective, helps to put patients at ease and builds their confidence in their treatment.

Special Interests

  • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorders)
  • Anxiety disorders (panic disorders, PTSD, complex PTSD)
  • Treatment resistance and complex psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy (including psychodynamic psychotherapy and other brief psychotherapies, Davinder is an accredited psychotherapy supervisor)
  • Non - pharmacological treatment (eg. rTMS)
  • Personality disorders
  • Youth mental health
  • Eating disorders
  • ADHD and Adult ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (assessment and treatment)
  • Gender identity

Background & Training

Davinder graduated in medicine from the University of Western Australia and completed his Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry in Western Australia.

Davinder has done further Masters level training in Mood & Anxiety Disorders (University of Maastricht, The Netherlands) and Psychotherapy (RANZCP Cert Psychotherapy Psych). He has been credentialed for rTMS treatment by the Black Dog Institute, Sydney. Davinder has also done further training in Youth Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments.

He has a keen interest in teaching and research. Davinder has adjunct academic appointments at both University of Notre Dame Australia and University of Western Australia. Davinder has published research articles in psychiatry journals, and currently is the Principal Investigator at Hollywood Private Hospital for the Ramsay Health’s International Consortium for Health Outcome Measures (ICHOM) Depression and Anxiety Patient Reported Outcome Measures research study.

Davinder is the first author of the chapter on Anxiety Disorders (Chapter 8) in the Australian text, Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry 4th Edition 2017, and he has written academic material for undergraduate psychiatry teaching.

Davinder is also an accredited psychotherapy supervisor and is involved in postgraduate Psychiatry education and supervision for Trainee Psychiatrists in Western Australia.

Patient Referrals

Make an appointment with Dr Davinder Hans using the form below. If you are an existing patient looking, contacting about an existing appointment or looking for a script renewal, please us the form on the contact page

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