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Dr Kate Murphy Consultant Psychiatrist

MBChB, MRCPsych (UK), (CCT General Adult), FRANZCP

Returning August 2022.

Psychiatrist Dr Kate Murphy is a Consultant Psychiatrist of Serene Health. She has qualifications and experience in the field of general adult psychiatry and special interest areas of perinatal mental health, eating disorders and youth mental health.

She has been working as a Psychiatrist on the Gold Coast for the last 5 years having moved from the UK where she completed her training with the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists. Whilst in the UK Dr Murphy had substantial experience of working in the perinatal mental health services in a large Mother and Baby Unit and she has continued to participate in the perinatal network since being on the Gold Coast.

Dr Murphy currently is the clinical lead for the Early Psychosis Team at the Gold Coast mental health services who care for adolescents with first episode psychosis and she teaches at Griffith University on the subject of Psychotic Disorders.

More recently she has been involved in planning and implementing the Eating Disorder Program on the Gold Coast and now runs the assessment clinic for the program and is the clinical lead for the Eating Disorders team.

Dr Murphy has a collaborative and patient centred approach and she is keen to develop strong links with the primary care networks on the Gold Coast to achieve the best mental health outcomes for the population.


Dr Kate Murphy specialises in:

  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Eating Disorders
  • Youth & adolescent mental health (early psychosis from 15 years of age)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Psychosis