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Dr Bernard Chivaurah


  • Addictive Disorders

Dr Bernard Chivaurah is a specialist psychiatrist with experience across a range of inpatient and outpatient settings both within Australia and overseas. He has an interest in general adult mental health problems and, in particular, the treatment of alcohol and other addiction disorders.

Dr Chivaurah currently consults both in the private sector at The Hills Clinic and in the public sector at Royal North Shore hospital where he specialises in inpatient and outpatient detoxification, relapse prevention and harm reduction. He works with individuals to improve both their physical and mental wellbeing. Utilising his medical background he provides pharmacotherapy, in conjunction with providing both individual and group therapy harnessing the principles of motivational enhancement therapy, psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioural therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Dr Chivaurah is also available upon referral to provide driving, medico legal and permanent impairment assessments when required. He is able to inform individualised treatment plans focusing on improving client outcomes.

Dr Chivaurah is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand college of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), holds a Masters degree of Medicine from the University of Sydney, is a winner of the Beit scholarship and has published research. He holds a RANZCP certificate in addiction psychiatry in addition to qualifications obtained in England and Zimbabwe.

MBCHB , MMed (Psych) , MPH , FRANZCP , Cert Addiction Psych
Contact details
Phone: 1300 122 144
Fax: 02 8867 0598

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