Dr Catherine Hearn, B.Sc(Hons), PhD, MBBS, MPsychiatry, FRANZCP

Position: Psychiatrist at Turning Point Eastern Treatment Services in Box Hill and the Royal Women’s Hospital WADS (Women’s Alcohol and Drug Service) team.

Dr Catherine Hearn is a consultant psychiatrist with a specialist qualification in addiction psychiatry.  

She has previously completed an undergraduate science degree followed by a PhD in Medicine at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in the field of developmental neurobiology. After 4 years of postdoctoral research at the National Institute for Medical Research in London, she returned to Melbourne in 2003 to complete medical training, specializing in psychiatry. She completed the majority of her psychiatry training through NorthWestern Mental Health before coming to Turning Point in 2015 to complete the Advanced Certificate in Addiction Psychiatry.  

Dr Hearn is currently employed as a psychiatrist at Turning Point Eastern Treatment Services in Box Hill and the Royal Women’s Hospital where she is part of the WADS (Women’s Alcohol and Drug Service) team.