Dr. Nga Tran
Availability: Fridays 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Expertise: Pregnant and post-partum women, schizophrenia, bipolar, trauma, substance misuse, depression and anxiety, medication issues, complex presentations. Dr Nga Tran obtained her medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1997, and specialist qualifications from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2007. Her training experience in mental health has included adults, children and adolescents, geriatric, indigenous, and culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
Areas of Expertise
- Advice regarding psychiatric medications
- Complex and serious mental health presentations – Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Misuse
- Pregnancy and Post-Partum mental health problems
Dr Nga Tran is consultant psychiatrist who worked for many years in with public mental health services, before moving to private practice at the Brisbane ACT Centre. Her clinical expertise ranges from the treatment of complex and severe mental illnesses, to higher prevalence conditions such as depression and anxiety. She has expertise in working with families and carers, allied health professionals, general practitioners and medical specialists. She is actively engaged in ongoing professional development and teaching, and values evidence based medicine and ongoing research. She is a consultant for the Queensland Transcultural Mental Centre. Dr Tran has been undertaking extensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Contextual Behavioural Science. She is passionate about using this framework as a basis to help people experiencing mental health problems. She values connection with others, being able to help others, ongoing discovery and learning, music, literature and the arts, her family and her dog.