Laurel King - Beacon Rock Medical Centre | Multidisciplinary Medical Centre

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Dr Laurel Martine King
MBChB ( Natal ); FCPsych ( SA )
Specialist Psychiatrist

Specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, investigation and treatment of children, adolescents, adults and the elderly who present with any of the following:

  • Stress

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Suicide and self-harm

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Panic disorder and panic attacks

  • Eating disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Sleep disorders

  • Sexual disorders

  • Phobias

  • Addiction and substance abuse/dependency

  • Behavioural problems in children and adolescents

  • Neurodevelopmental problems  

  • Learning difficulties

  • Attention deficit and hyperactivity

  • Cognitive decline eg Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s

  • Neuropsychiatry eg psychiatric symptoms associated with stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy etc


Services offered

  • Out-patient consultation and treatment

  • In-patient consultation and treatment

  • Medical workup including laboratory tests and neuroimaging

  • Administering of clinical rating scales

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Psychotherapy

  • Multidisciplinary liason- eg with psychologist, physician, social worker, occupational therapist, etc

  • Interdisciplinary referral and co-management

  • Facilitating placement at substance abuse rehabilitation

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