dr felice watt

Felice Watt

License Number: 
5978 Psychiatry

Available in following clinical division(s): 
Women’s Mental Health,

About Felice Watt

Division Chief - Adult Psychiatry for Women’s Mental Health

Dr Felice Watt comes from Perth, Western Australia (WA), where she held the position of Medical Co-Director Women’s Health, Genetics and Mental Health at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Women’s and Newborn Health Service, Western Australia’s only tertiary women’s hospital. In this position she had medical leadership responsibilities, overseeing the Department of Psychological Medicine, Mother and Baby Mental Health Unit, Women’s Health Policy, the WA Sexual Assault Referral Centre and Women’s Health Clinical Support Programs.

She completed her medical degree at University of Western Australia in 1995 and was made a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1995. She currently holds an appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Infant’s Health, University of WA.

Following ten years in private practice, she went on to work as a consultation liaison psychiatrist in perinatal and women’s mental health at King Edward Hospital, where she became Head of Department, and also consulted at the Western Australia’s first Mother and Baby Inpatient Unit.  Career highlights have included co-leading the development of Western Australia’s Perinatal and Infant Model of Care, implementation of the WA 2016 Mental Health Act, developing the Childbirth and Mental Illness Service for women with serious mental illness and their families, and introducing trauma informed care to the KEMH hospital setting.

  •   Degrees:  MBBS, FRANZCP
  •   Specialities:  Perinatal Psychiatry
22
Years of Experience
2
Clinical Excellence Awards

Publications

Assessment of Infant Dose Through Milk in a Lactating Woman Taking Amisulpride and Desvenlafaxine for Treatment- Resistant Depression Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Vol32, Number 6, December 2010...
Ilett, KF, Watt FR
The Preconception Needs of Women with severe mental illness: a consecutive clinical case series
Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36:3, 87-93...
Thinh Nguyen, Janette Brooks, Jacqueline Frayne, Felice Watt, Jane Fisher

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