Dr Jane Casey
MB ChB 1987 Auckland; FRANZCP 1994
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.
Her areas of interest include :
- bipolar disorder
- psychotic disorders
- cognitive impairment
- personality and behavioural changes
- age-related issues
- Psychiatry of Old Age
Title or Designation
Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychogeriatrician
Full NZ Registration Date
5 January 1988