Dr. Ruwangi Malvenna
Consultant psychiatrist

Ruwangi is a female consultant psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience in clinical psychiatry. She works as the consultant for emergency mental health team at emergency department, Western Hospital and does private practice at Healing minds psychology in Glenroy, Glencairn consulting suites in Coburg and Harvester consulting suites in Sunshine. Previously she worked as a consultant psychiatrist for Melbourne Health and as the authorized consultant psychiatrist for South West Health. She is familiar with working closely with general practitioners and families of patients in order to deliver comprehensive care. She also holds strong academic interest and has recently held a post of a Senior Lecture for medical school of Deakin University and has published research papers in peer review journals. Her main areas of interest are anxiety and mood disorders, women’s’ mental health, youth mental health, trauma related mental health disorders and psychosis. She believes in importance of providing appropriate combination of biological treatments and psychological therapies to optimize the benefits to the patients.

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