Both our Family Physicians have an interest and experience in treating psychiatric issues such as anxiety and depression. We are also interested in looking at underlying health issues such as genetic, hormone and vitamin deficiencies/ imbalance that may be contributing.
Optimal family health has practitioners who can deal with a wide range of mental health issues. Dr Salmond and Dr Yeung, with the help of our psychologist, have extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of psychiatric/ psychological disorders including depression, anxiety, acute stress, attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD), eating disorders, mood imbalance, grief disorders, alcoholism and addiction.
We have a psychologist who specializes in various areas from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of conditions from depression, anxiety and eating disorders to relationship issues and grief counselling.
Dr Salmond has a special interest in holistic treatment of mental health issues. She is interested in looking at the underlying causes of imbalance in brain chemicals from a genetic and biochemical basis. She strives where possible to correct these imbalances with natural hormones and supplements. Should medication be required she has extensive experience in psychiatric medications and treatment of adults and teenagers.
She also has a special interest in attention deficit disorder and can treat all ages from children to adults.