Dr Andrew Christensen

Dr Andrew Christensen
Consultant Psychiatrist

About

Dr Andrew Christensen

Believes in working in a positive, supported, motivated environment. Providing timely support and therapy, allows achievement of timely and highly acceptable outcomes. A qualified medical practitioner with a MBBS (QLD) 1985 from the University of Queensland and admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in1994. I remain in good standing with the Medical Board of Queensland and AHPRA. Previously joint director of Inala Adult Mental Health Service and was staff psychiatrist at Princess Alexandra Hospital from 1994-1998. Since 1995 I have worked in private practice as a consultant psychiatrist with an interest in trauma, borderline personality disorders and mood disorders. My main interests include psychotherapy, complex trauma, and mood disorders. I am recognised as a tertiary referral point for psychotherapy, complex trauma, and dissociative disorders. I currently provide training on a variety of psychiatric disorders to the junior and senior registrars. I am Chair of the Queensland Branch of the Faculty of Psychotherapy of the RANZCP, as well as being on the Queensland academic sub- committee and the bi-national Committee of Psychotherapy. I am convenor of the Advanced Certificate in Psychotherapy for Queensland. I continue to receive training and supervision in psychotherapy (ISTDP and Conversational Model), as well as providing supervision in psychotherapy to registrars.