Your Journey to Happiness
“The only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That’s all there ever is.”
Meet Dr. Natasha Laukens
Renowned psychiatrist with more than 25 years of experience across multiple disciplines and specialising in the assessment and treatment of adults, children and young people with psychiatric disorders, substance misuse and impact of stress on health and wellbeing.
Dr Laukens’ clinical philosophy is to foster a deep connection with the patient and work collaboratively to enhance insight and recovery. This deeper approach assists with identifying any underlying conditions which might have caused or aggravated the issue or condition.
General Adult Psychiatry
General adult psychiatry usually focuses on treatment of people who are “working age”, with a wide range of disorders, including manifestations of “organic” brain disorders, psychoses, depressive illness and personality disorders.
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterized by developmental delays, communication problems, abnormal social skills, learning disabilities, and behavioural problems—all ranging from mild to severe.
Providing tailored understanding and treatment for women suffering with a variety of mental illnesses, which can have a profound effect on a woman’s day-to-day life, her capacity for enjoyment and her ability to deal with the challenges she may face
Trauma - PTSD
People with PTSD have intrusive memories of the event. The memories affect their physical and mental health, relationships, work and daily activities.
People with anxiety disorders tend to experience intense fear, apprehension, and dread when faced with such everyday events. Anxiety can reach such intense levels. Untreated anxiety can steal your life. It increases your risk of depression.
Also known as clinical depression or major depressive disorder, this condition is one of the most common mental health problems in the nation and across the globe. Depression can occur across the lifespan—from kids and teens, to mums (and dads) experiencing postpartum depression, to the elderly