Dr Peter Heffernan

Peter is a Melbourne based Consultant Psychiatrist with over 35 years’ experience in Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, and Psychotherapy. He has worked in the field of assessment and care of Adults with ADHD over the past 12 years, including the assessment, diagnosis and management of over 3,500 Patients.  He is a member of the United Kingdom Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) having completed the UKAAN training in the assessment and treatment of Adult ADHD at the London Institute of Psychiatry. He is also an augural member of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association Professionals (AADPA).  He was the inaugural Chairperson of the RANZCP ADHD Network Committee, and continue to be an active member of the Committee and is a long-standing member of the Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists.

He is the coordinator of the RANZCP ADHD in Adults Peer Review Group, which has been meeting on a monthly basis for the past 8 years and is experienced in the assessment and care of those with adulthood Attention Deficit Disorder, and associated mental disorders. He provides an education program entitled “ADHD in Adult Psychiatry”. Australia and New Zealand’s Consultant Psychiatrists and Psychiatry Registrar.