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Meet Dr Anthony (Tony) Mander (Psychiatrist)

Dr Anthony Mander Nedlands Psychiatrist

Tony won the Mental Health Foundation Bronze Award in 1981 and the Peter Scott Memorial Trust Scholarship in Forensic Psychiatry in 1982, whilst still a student at the Welsh National School of Medicine (later renamed the University of Wales School of Medicine). He started his psychiatric training in 1983. He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK (MRCPsych) and a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP).


Having worked in the United Kingdom and Victoria he moved to Graylands Hospital. He moved to Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) in 1992 and was Secretary of the WA branch of the RANZCP between 1992 and 1994.

In 1994, Tony was awarded a Fellowship from the Institute for Rational Emotive Therapy to study in New York. On his return, he was appointed to the Psychology Registration Board of Western Australia whilst continuing at RPH. He became Head of Psychiatry at Royal Perth Hospital (including the Inner City Mental Health Service). He was media spokesperson for the WA Branch of the RANZCP on Affective Disorders and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from 1996 to 1998.

Tony was Divisional Director of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology and Psychiatry) at RPH between 2001 and 2003 and subsequently the Hospital’s Director of Quality between 2003 and 2005. He was a Quality Surveyor for the Australian Council of Health Services between 2000 and 2005.

A Respected Lecturer and Published Author

Highly respected in his field, Tony has lectured in the UK, Ireland, Holland, USA and Australia.  He was a Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh where he supervised many psychiatric trainees pursuing their MPhil Research Degrees. He was Co-ordinator and Principal Lecturer for courses on Affective Disorders and Psychopathology.  He has been an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia providing courses to medical students on various mental health topics.

Tony has taught registrars on the WA Psychiatry Training Programme and has been a guest examiner for the RANZCP.  For many years he ran the independent Institute for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.  He has published over 40 original articles on various topics in the world literature.


Tony has had a special interest in attentional disorders for more than a decade. He is a Member of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association, the Australian ADHD Professionals Network and the RANZCP affiliated ADHD and Comorbidities Group.

Outside-the-Practice Interests

Tony enjoys his family, theatre, concerts, eating out, sport and his beloved Lincoln City FC. He supports a number of charities.

Contact our Nedlands practice today to schedule a consultation with Dr Mander.


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