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Profile

Jane is a consultant psychiatrist with expertise in the assessment and management of presentations across the spectrum of adult mental health. Her areas of scope include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, personality and alcohol-related issues.

Psychiatry of Old Age is her sub-specialty and she is the immediate past Chair of this Faculty in the RANZCP.  Jane has expertise in memory, cognitive and functional assessments and an appreciation of the complexity of issues facing the older person. Jane is highly regarded in the field of capacity and competency assessments, has extensive experience in writing medico-legal reports and has given evidence in court in those cases that were not settled by negotiation. Jane has acquired much knowledge and experience in pharmacological management and also relates with her patients in an eclectic psychotherapeutic style. Consultation and engagement with family and significant others is another strength.

Interests

Her areas of interest include :

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
  • psychotic disorders
  • cognitive impairment
  • personality and behavioural changes
  • age-related issues

Qualifications

MB ChB 1987 Auckland; FRANZCP 1994

Subspecialties

  • Psychiatry of Old Age

Title or Designation

Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychogeriatrician

Full NZ Registration Date

5 January 1988

Vocational Scope

Psychiatry

Contact Details

Dr Jane Casey is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

25 Vermont Street, Ponsonby