Dr John McAulay

MBBS, B.Sc, FRANZCP, Cert. Adult Psych.

Dr McAulay is a Queensland local, having graduated from the University of Queensland and trained in Brisbane, the Bayside, and Tweed Heads. He spent a significant period of his training in older persons' mental health settings, and has experience in the treatment of intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries and dementia. He has expertise in managing WorkCover cases and providing opinions and reports for medicolegal and insurance purposes.  Additionally, he has a strong interest in the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder particularly in adults and during the transition from adolescence into adulthood.

In his practice, Dr McAulay aims to balance the use of medications where needed against the need in every case to engage in psychotherapeutic management of issues.

Dr McAulay accepts referrals for older adolescents, adults, and older persons.  He will consider concessional billing arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

Dr McAulay has particular interests in:
  • Intellectual and developmental disability
  • Autism spectrum disorders including Asperger’s syndrome
  • Adult ADHD
  • Assessment and management of dementia
  • All general adult psychiatry including management of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, psychosis, personality disorders and substance use disorders
  • Medicolegal and insurance opinions / reports
  • Certified WorkCover provider