Dr Lukas Cheney

Psychiatrist
Telehealth only

Provider Number: 434279BW

VWA Provider Number: IME4342UQ

About Dr Lukas Cheney

Dr. Lukas Cheney, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Deputy Clinical Director at Spectrum Personality Disorder Service, specializes in individuals with complex presentations. He actively engages in the most challenging personality disorder cases from Victoria and provides consultation to mental health services across Australia.

Dr. Cheney advocates for a stepped care treatment model for personality disorders, emphasizing that any mental health clinician can therapeutically engage with individuals with personality disorders with the right knowledge.

Trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mentalization-Based Therapy, Dr. Cheney also has a keen interest in research aimed at enhancing our understanding of personality and associated disorders. Dr. Cheney remains committed to the belief that, with the appropriate knowledge, mental health clinicians can effectively work with individuals living with personality disorders.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Capacity Assessments
    • Accommodation and Lifestyle decisions
    • Driving Capacity Assessment
    • Financial Capacity Assessment
    • Medical Decision-Making Capacity Assessment
    • Testamentary Capacity
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers
  • Sexual Abuse
    • Historical Abuse: Sexual
    • Historical Abuse: Non-Sexual
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner (JME)

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