Dr Ewa Bodnar
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr Ewa Bodnar is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working at the Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (QCPIMH) within the Zero to Four Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). Ewa’s role is a combination of direct clinical service delivery as the clinical lead of the infant mental health team, supporting state-wide development and training of the infant mental health workforce, and advocacy for the needs of infants.
Dr Michaela Baulderstone
Dr Baulderstone is a General Practitioner with special interests in mental health, developmental disability, child health and medical education. She has undertaken targeted training in child development and behaviour, and parenting counselling. She provides special clinics for child emotional and behavioral concerns, paediatric sleep and continence issues, and developmental disability. Dr Baulderstone also provides a psychological medicine service and is a FPS Provider (Interpersonal Therapy). She has worked with Emerging Minds developing RACGP accredited training modules in child mental health since 2018.
Melissa is a busy lawyer who is also a mother of 2 young children aged 5 and 17 months, who lives in NSW. She has lived experience with a variety of services. Melissa has been selected as a member of the newly formed Emerging Minds Family Forum and is enjoying contributing.
Dr Andrew Leech
Andrew works as an ‘everyday GP’, but his interests have become more focused on improving health and mental health outcomes for children and their caregivers. Following graduation from medical school at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Andrew has achieved the FRACGP and completed further studies with the child health diploma. Andrew continues to advise both the RACGP and now also Emerging Minds as part of their course development.