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Dr Steve Chau


Approximate wait time for a first appointment: 3-6 months

Melbourne Mental Health

Melbourne Mental Health
249 Auburn Road
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The Melbourne Clinic

The Melbourne Clinic
2 Salisbury Street
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  • ADHD
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Problem gambling
  • Supportive psychotherapy
  • Marital issues

Services offered

  • Opinion and report (MBS item 291)
  • Shared care
  • Available for COVID-19 healthcare workers

Treats these age groups

  • Ages 18-60

Offers telepsychiatry



  • Fellow of the RANZCP
  • Faculty of Adult Psychiatry Member
  • International Society for Sports Psychiatry Member
  • AFLPA Practitioners Network
  • Accredited Member - Faculty of Adult Psychiatry

Languages spoken

  • English

Experience with

  • Doctors, psychiatrists or medical students
  • Gender diverse
  • Gay and lesbian


Dr Steven Chau takes a biopsychosocial approach to recovery which acknowledges that treating the whole person with a management plan that is tailored to their individual needs offers the best chance for healthy living. He also believes that recovery requires a collaborative approach and as such, he is particularly keen on encouraging patients to become empowered, autonomous and effective self-agents.

Services provided by Dr Chau include management of elite athletes (sports psychiatry), ADHD, mood and anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The RANZCP has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, please note the information presented has been provided by the individual psychiatrist.

This listing was last updated by this psychiatrist in Feb 2023