Best Psychiatrists in Melbourne

Below is a list of the top and leading Psychiatrists in Melbourne. To help you find the best psychiatrists located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Melbourne’s Best Psychiatrists:

The top rated psychiatrists dealing with treatment of mental disorders:

  • Dr Laura Cooney – Penrose Consulting Suites
  • Dr Sam Asadi – Dr Asadi
  • Dr Natalie Krapivensky – Melbourne Medibrain Centre

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Penrose Consulting Suites

Dr Laura Cooney - Penrose Consulting Suites
Dr Laura Cooney – Penrose Consulting Suites

Dr Laura Cooney has extensive experience in assessing and treating patients in her specialty of Psychiatry and maintains an active practice in general adult and older adolescent psychiatry. She has received further specialised training in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and mother-baby psychiatry. Her areas of interest include: Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Acute and Post-traumatic Stress Disorders, Pharmacotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, other psychotherapies, Lifestyle Medicine, and other evidence-based treatments.

Dr Laura Cooney has extensive experience in conducting medicolegal assessments and writing reports since 2005, including impairment examinations, assessing liability, Wrongs Act assessments, assessing work capacity, assessing victims of crime, and advising on treatment.


Provide medicolegal assessments and reports as well as Workcover and TAC assessments and treatment.


Address: Suite 414, 4th Floor 370 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne 3004
Phone: (03) 9699 9690


“Nice facility and accommodating staff.” – Peter G.

Dr Asadi

Dr Sam Asadi - Dr Asadi
Dr Sam Asadi – Dr Asadi

Dr Sam Asadi is a consultant psychiatrist for nearly two decades, and He gained extensive experience in treatment of psychological problems and mental illnesses through working in this field for many years.

He practiced psychiatry in different capacities and in diverse clinical settings both internationally and nationally. He conducted several research studies on mental illnesses while working as an A/Professor of Psychiatry at Tehran University and as a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

In recent years, He decided to devote all my time to helping people with psychological problems. He worked as a psychiatrist at Melbourne Health for four years until 2012. He currently work as a full-time consultant psychiatrist at my own private practice in Melbourne, Australia.

He is interested in treatment of depression, anxiety, obsession, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia, and personality problems. I changed my name from Seyed Assadi to Sam Asadi in March 2017.


Provides treatment for Biological, Psychological and Social mental illnesses.


Address: Northpark Private Hospital Cnr Greenhills & Plenty Rds, Bundoora VIC 3083
Phone: (03) 9468 0602


“Sam is a truly brilliant doctor. He went above and beyond my exceptions, spent time to discuss the issues, and put me on the right direction. I cannot thank him enough for the care that he has provided and the kindness that he has shown to me and my family.” – John C.

Melbourne Medibrain Centre

Dr Natalie Krapivensky - Melbourne Medibrain Centre
Dr Natalie Krapivensky – Melbourne Medibrain Centre

Dr Natalie Krapivensky is a psychiatrist and an accredited and experienced independent medical examiner and impairment assessor for WorkSafe and TAC providing comprehensive detailed reports to insurers and legal reports with 20 years of experience in clinical, research and academic psychiatry.

Natalie works with insurers, self insurers, comcare and firms on WorkSafe legal panel. She has particular expertise in the following areas:Eligibility assessments, Bullying and harassment and adjustment disorder, Pain, physical injury and psychiatric diagnosis, Relationship between injury and mental illness, Discerning non-work related contributing factors, Stress and trauma, Return to work and work capacity, and Expert witness opinions

She is a Member of Australian College of Legal Medicine and Medicolegal Society of Victoria.


Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Chronic Pain, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Sleeping Disorders, and Women’s Mental Health.


Address: 631A Inkerman Road Caulfield North VIC 3161
Phone: (03) 9504 8400


“I found Dr. Krapivensky to be an excellent doctor. I’ve to to tell you some of those psychiatrists out there should be sitting in the patients chair but this lady is all together.
Look at her website and seriously consider her if you were suffering as I was.” – Bill S.


Jeffrey Ryan
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