Our Doctors and Specialists
Individual consultations are available with our doctors and Consultant Psychiatrists.
Dr Michael Davie MBBS (Melb), FRANZCP Cert. Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies- Clinical Director, Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryPsychotherapyDr Michael Davie moved with his family from Melbourne 12 years ago for a sea and tree change and hasn’t left. He is trained in general adult psychiatry and has a special interest in psychotherapy. As well as enjoying helping patients recover from their difficulties, he enjoys teaching psychiatry trainees and medical students.Dr Joanna Bakas B.Med, FRANZCP Cert. Old Age Psych.- Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryOld Age PsychiatryDr William Kenyon MBChB, FRANZCP- Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryTreatment Resistant DepressionDr Nicolle Ait Khelifa BMBS MRCPSYCH, FRANZCP, FAChAM.- Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryAlcohol and Drug AddictionDr Nicolle Ait Khelifa is a general adult psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist having obtained Mrcpsych with subspecialty addiction psychiatry from Royal College Psychiatrists UK and then FRANZCP and FAChAM since returning to Australia. She previously held the post of Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist for Camden Alcohol Service and North Islington drug service in London. In addition to her role at The Hobart Clinic, she is currently employed at Alcohol and Drug Services Tasmania as a Senior Staff Specialist. Her special interest is treating patients with alcohol use disorder and group therapies for addiction.Dr Hannah Lake MBBS FRANZCP- Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryOld Age PsychiatryNeuropsychiatryHannah graduated in medicine from Monash University and trained as a junior doctor at the Royal Hobart Hospital. She entered training as a Psychiatry Registrar after developing an interest in the intersect between psychiatry and general medicine. Hannah recently returned from two years in Melbourne where she worked in the Department of Neuropsychiatry at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Hannah has an interest in organic brain disorders including young onset dementias and other neurodegenerative disorders including multiple sclerosis, encephalopathies, and Huntington’s Disease. In addition to her role at The Hobart Clinic, Hannah is currently employed in old age psychiatry within the Tasmanian Health Service.Dr Alison Cleary MBBS (Hons), FRACP- Consultant GeriatricianConsultant GeriatricianDr Jonathon Lane M.Forensic Med, Grad Dip, Forensic Behavioural Sci, B Med Sci, BA (Hons) – Psychology, FRANZCP, MBBS (Hons)- Consultant PsychiatristGeneral Adult PsychiatryPTSD & Veteran SpecialistDr Jon Lane enlisted as a soldier in the Army in 1989. After working as a soldier for 10 years and finishing a Psychology degree he then completed his Medical Degree at University of Tasmania as an Army sponsored Undergraduate student in 2004. He did his initial training in acute care medicine and Emergency work, and continued this as well as working in Forensic Medicine whilst serving with 1st Health Support Battalion in Holsworthy until returning to Hobart in 2010 to do his Psychiatry training. In 2013 he was deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations, spending most of the year away from home, 6 months of which was working with the US Mental Health Team at the NATO Role 3 Multi-National Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as the first ADF psychiatrist to be directly embedded with US forces. In 2015 he spent 6 weeks at various facilities in the US looking at Military and Veteran’s Mental Health for a Churchill Fellowship. He is still an active member of the Army Reserve, and works in private practice at The Hobart Clinic, along with running programs at Mates4Mates and teaching Medical Students at the University of Tasmania as a Senior Lecturer. He is now also completing a PhD in Peer Led group treatments for Military, Veterans, Police and emergency Services personnel through the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies at the University of Adelaide.
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