Dr Oleh Kay is a Consultant Psychiatrist who has more than 30 years' experience working in his own private practice. Prior to that, he worked in the Department of Health, and as Director of the Bentley Older Adult Unit.
He was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Western Australia in 1983 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1989.
Dr Kay sees adults in his practice, for a range of psychiatric issues including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dr. Kay is well known for his expertise and experience in treating military veterans and first responders. He has been treating PTSD and trauma in these groups for over 30 years.
Referral from a General Practitioner or Medical Specialist is required to see him. However, as Dr Kay is in high demand, his capacity to take on new patients is limited. Duty of care to his current patients means that he must restrict new patient admissions.
Dr Kay is past Chair of the WA Branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He also served 12 years as a General Councillor of RANZCP.
For many consecutive years, he was a member of the Psychologists Registration Board of WA. He is a Past President of the WA Branch of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Past President of the WA Family Therapy Association, and a long term member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. He is past president and member of a number of other professional organizations.
Some of Dr Kay’s varied professional memberships include Old Age Psychiatry, RANZCP Forensic Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Addiction Psychiatry, Traumatic Stress Studies, Psychology and the Law, and Family Therapy.
Once you start making the effort to 'wake yourself up' - that is, be more mindful in your activities - you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more