MB BS 2004 Goa; FRANZCP 2018


Sidhesh is a consultant psychiatrist with experience in the assessment and management of a range of mental health presentations in adults and older adults. His areas of interest include depressive disorders, anxiety, bipolar disorders, substance use disorders and psychosis in adults and the elderly.

He also has expertise in capacity and competency assessments in older people and managing cognitive disorders such as dementia. He believes in a thorough approach balancing the use of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapies as well as supportive interventions. He values accessibility, communication and collaboration with patients and families.




Obsessive compulsive disorders


Perinatal psychiatry

Psychotic disorders

Bipolar disorder

Cognitive impairment

Substance use disorders

Title or Designation

Adult and Older People Psychiatrist

Full NZ Registration Date

5 September 2013

Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Sidhesh Phaldessai is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

1 St Albans Avenue, Mt Eden, Auckland

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.