Information for GPs and other referrers

Dr Cathrin Kusuma is a psychiatrist specialising in perinatal and reproductive mental health.

Dr Kusuma completed specialist medical training with North Western Mental Health in Melbourne. She completed advanced specialist training at the Werribee Mercy Mother Baby outpatient clinic, Royal Women’s Hospital and Albert Road Clinic.

Dr Kusuma holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Monash University, a Masters degree in Psychiatry from Melbourne University and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

  • We accept referrals from GPs and other medical specialists including obstetricians.
  • Please note that a doctor’s provider number is required to access Medicare rebates.

Referrals:

  • Issue the referral letter to Parent in Mind for the attention of Dr Cathrin Kusuma, Suite 102/149-155 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039
  • We prefer to use Healthlink for secure messaging (EDI: parentin) 
  • Email to: info@parentinmind.com.au
  • Postal: Suite 102/149-155 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039
  • Call 1300 861 925

Patients can be referred for psychiatric support for the following conditions:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders including PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Preconception planning
  • Medication reviews to prepare for pregnancy/breastfeeding (including ADHD medications)
  • Infertility issues
  • Pregnancy loss/grief
  • Adjustment to pregnancy
  • Antenatal depression
  • Adjustment to parenting
  • Medication and breastfeeding
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Mood/adjustment issues related to fertility treatment