Dr Ryan Williams
MB BS, FRACGP, B.Ed. B.A.
Ryan’s primary areas of interest and expertise are:
Depression and Mood Disorders
Sexuality / Gender issues (*N.B. Dr Williams provides psychological but not medical/hormonal health care)
General issues with self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and life adjustments
Burnout and self-care
Ryan provides care for these through:
Psychological therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and individualised therapy combining elements of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing and e-Mental Health
Ryan IS able to prescribe medications for mental health conditions such as anti-depressants, anti-anxiety medications, mood stabilisers, anti-psychotics and medications to regulate sleep.
Ryan does NOT prescribe medications for ADHD, substance use and dependence problems, weight loss or Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy
Since graduating medical school in 2011, Ryan spent his first 4 years as a hospital-based doctor and during this time he gained valuable experience in the in- and out-patient mental health departments of the Caboolture, Royal Brisbane, Princess Alexandra and Mackay Base Hospitals. Ryan spent a year as a Psychiatry Registrar specialising in the care of patients with mental illness. Since 2016 he has been working in General Practice where his clinical interests are in mental health and sexual health. Ryan is a Fellow of the Royal College Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed additional training in psychotherapy with the Australian Society for Psychological Medicine, the Black Dog Institute and the RACGP. His work in Psychiatry and in General Practice have given him advanced knowledge and skills in prescribing medications for mental health conditions.
Please note: Dr Williams does NOT provide general medical or physical health care. This must be managed by your own GP.
Ryan is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Fridays.