Dr Cathrin Kusuma - Psychiatrist
MBBS , Master of Psychiatry, Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
Cathrin is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and currently works as a consultation–liaison and perinatal psychiatrist within the Sunshine Hospital Perinatal Mental Health Service.
Cathrin has worked in a range of perinatal settings, including at the Bendigo Parent Infant Unit, where she led a team of nurses and Psychiatrists in training before she was asked to lead the new Perinatal Mental Health Service at Sunshine Hospital.
Cathrin has experience in treating a wide range of mental health conditions in the perinatal period and is able to advise about medications during this vulnerable time. She also utilises elements of various psychotherapies (Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical-Behaviour Therapy, psychodynamic therapy) in her treatment, and aims to provide a holistic assessment and treatment plan.
Cathrin is passionate about the mental health of mums because it affects the health of the whole family.