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Dr. Ameer Shehab

General Practitioner

BSci MD DipChldHlth AAICD GIA(Affiliated) SpecCertClinLead

Dr. Ameer Shehab, our General Practitioner in specialised training, brings extensive expertise in Paediatrics, Women’s Health, and General Medicine. His qualifications include a Diploma in Children’s Health, enhancing his capabilities.

With a focus on mental health, Dr. Shehab is a registered provider of Focused Psychological Services, affiliated with the Australian Psychological Society. His dedication to youth mental health is evident though his appointment at Headspace, where he provides general and psychological medicine services to young individuals.

In summary, Dr. Shehab combines a broad medical background with specialised training in mental health, particularly benefiting young patients through his work at Headspace.

Focused Psychological Intervention with Dr. Ameer Shehab

Dr Ameer’s credentials speak volumes.  He is a member of the Australian Society of Psychological Medicine and the Australian Psychological Society, having completed extensive training in various psychological therapies.

Dr Ameer offers specialised care for conditions including:

  • Depression and related conditions
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Insomnia and sleep disorders
  • Personality disorders including Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  
  • Eating Disorder conditions

Dr. Shehab is actively engaged in further education and support initiatives. He collaborates with the University of Melbourne’s Department of Psychiatry to enhance his expertise in neurodivergence support and is affiliated with the EMDR Association of Australia, offering EMDR-based treatments.

Furthermore, his dedication extends to providing general and psychological health services to at-risk young people through his appointment at Headspace.

Dr. Shehab's approach is characterised by warmth and empathy, fostering an environment where patients feel safe to address their concerns and progress towards better mental health.

His commitment to his patients' joy underscores his philosophy, as he strives to support individuals in reclaiming their mental well-being and leading fulfilling lives.

It's important to note that due to Dr. Shehab's extensive training, he is authorised to provide treatment comparable to that of a psychologist under Medicare-supported Mental Health Care Plans. This ensures accessibility to high-quality care for those seeking assistance.

To explore your options and discuss your ongoing care with Dr. Shehab, please contact our practice at .

We look forward to assisting you on your journey to better mental health!