Dr Renee Denham is a Brisbane psychiatrist with advanced training in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr Denham completed undergraduate studies in psychology before graduating with honours in medicine at University of Queensland. She has worked with children and adults across a variety of settings from community clinics to tertiary teaching hospitals across Greater Brisbane.
Dr Denham has extensive experience in supporting infants, children, adolescents, young adults and their parents. She is committed to connecting with young people and their families, and exploring the factors that may be impacting on their comfort and happiness. She uses a variety of different approaches to engage and assess children and young people.
As a psychiatrist Dr Denham is qualified to treat all mental health and behavioural disorders from a biopsychosocial framework, including ordering medical tests, prescribing medication, and providing individual, couples, or family psychotherapy. Wherever possible she will look to liaise with involved
professionals (such as general practitioners, paediatricians, allied mental health clinicians and schools) so that the best outcomes can be achieved. She believes that every child and adolescent is unique and she will assist your family to explore which pathways will best relieve suffering and harness strengths.
Dr Denham has additional skills in providing specific psychological therapies including:
• Schema Therapy;
• Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
• Attachment Focused Family Therapy; and
• Play Therapy