Dr Chidambaram Prakash
Dr Chidambaram Prakash is a senior consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist of over 19 years’ experience.
Prakash has worked in, and managed, general and specialist clinics within child psychiatry in metropolitan and regional public mental health services. He currently holds a senior role at Melbourne’s Royal Childrens’ Hospital.
He has worked in a variety of settings including mental health and medical wards, outpatient clinics and in emergency departments.
Prakash has worked with children and adolescents from 4 to 18 years of age assessing and managing a variety of mental health issues. He has extensive acute inpatient, consultation-liaison and neurodevelopmental disorders experience.
Prakash brings to his work the latest evidence-based knowledge in the targeted use of medications and psychological therapies.