HB5 Onboard Psychiatrist
Dr Annabel Wyburn is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Monash Health, providing clinical leadership to a multidisciplinary team working in the community setting. She provides direct clinical care to patients with a range of complex psychiatric presentations, working at the interface of community and in-patient treatment. She has a longstanding interest in addiction psychiatry and nearly half of her patients also have a substance use disorder. She is passionate about helping her patients recover and flourish as well as supporting and enabling the people in her team to work at their best. Alongside her clinical role, she is the site training coordinator for Dandenong Hospital and enjoys mentoring the next generation of psychiatrists. Her additional interests include mindfulness, wellbeing theory and the social determinants of mental illness. Having spent her formative years in Sri Lanka, she was instilled with a sense of social justice and an adventurous spirit. Outside work she loves playing the violin with her friends and going on long hikes in the wilderness.