COUNSELLING SERVICES

Here at Dubbo Medical and Allied Health Group, we have a strong Mental Health team. Comprised of Psychiatrist Dr Sanjay Sinha, Psychologist Srijan Sinha, Nicholas Hurford and Philippa Scott and Clinical Social Worker Hephzi VictorWe aim to provide the highest level of care for patients with the utmost patient confidentially.

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Dr Sanjay Sinha
MBBS, MD, FRANZCP, Certificate Child Psychiatry

Dr Sanjay Sinha has been with Dubbo Medical and Allied Health Group since its inception in 2011. Dr Sinha studied in Delhi, India and Melbourne, Australia and has worked as a psychiatrist in Delhi, Melbourne, Sydney and now Dubbo. Dr Sinha is particularly interested in child and adolescent mental health and specialises in child psychiatry. At work Dr Sinha appreciates the share care ideology of an allied health environment and outside of work enjoys playing bridge.

 

Hephzi Victor
MSW (Accredited Mental Health Social Worker), Member AASW

Hephzi has been working in the area of Mental Health for the last 12 years in Australia and has worked in various capacities with NSW Health. Hephzi has been a part of DMAHG since 2011. She has a Master of Arts in Social Work and specialised in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work in India. She has lived in Dubbo for the last 13 years and calls it home.

Hephzi is passionate about providing holistic care to her clients and finds working under the shared care model highly beneficial at DMAHG. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults and older persons and has a special interest in providing trauma focused care. She sees clients with various mental health issues including Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Post Natal Depression, Sexual Abuse, Work Related Stress, Grief and Loss, Drug and Alcohol dependence and other general issues. She also sees couples for relationship counselling.  Hephzi is registered with Medicare, Work Cover and ATAPS and also provides counselling through various EAP organisations.

Hephzi is a Full Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers and is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. She is currently pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Community Services.

Srijan Sinha

Srijan has studied a Bachelor of Pyschology at the University of Newcastle and has been working for DMAHG for the last 3 years. Working with a broad clientele of teenagers, adults and seniors, Srijan provides support or management for Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, adjustment disorder, Relationship difficulties, Personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, esteem problems, motivation loss, parenting hardships, drug and alcohol issues and ongoing health concerns.

Srijans clinical focus is orientated around client’s presenting needs offering either Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness therapy or General Counselling among others.

 

Nicholas Hurford
BA, BPrimEdStud, BScHons1 (Psych), GrdDipTh, DipAngOrd

Nicholas has joined Dubbo Medical and Allied Health Group late 2017. He has a broad palette of interests and modalities in psychological services, working with people right across the lifespan, from infants to seniors. Nicholas is an experienced educator and registered psychologist, he has taught primary and high school classes and has enjoyed time as a sessional lecturer at Charles Sturt University as well as a school psychologist across the region. With an interest in learning problems and childrens trauma, Nicholas is qualified to perform IQ testing and other assessments.