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Dr. Leo Van Biene

Dr Leo van Biene MBBS ( Hons.) FRANZCP- Consultant Psychiatrist

Leo van Biene is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

While undertaking training in psychiatry in Boston he developed an interest psychodynamic psychotherapy and undertook advanced training in that field. He has now been in private practice for over 35 years. He has held a clinical appointment at Harvard Medical School and was a member of the teaching faculty for the University of Sydney’s Masters of Medicine in Psychotherapy at Westmead Hospital Sydney for almost 2 decades.

He has been active on many committees of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists, having served as President and a member of its teaching faculty. He has taught and supervised throughout Australasia, and has presented at conferences locally and in the United States, Europe and Asia.

His clinical work is informed by the Conversational Model and by contemporary relational psychoanalytic perspectives