Dr Azita Moradi
Dr. Azita Moradi is a graduate of Monash University and is a fellow the the Royal Australian and New Zealand college of Psychiatrists. She is also an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University, faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
Dr. Moradi gathers part of her knowledge and experience from her own life story. She grew up in Iran during the political turmoil of the Islamic revolution and the Iran-Iraq war. After arriving in
Australia as a teenager, she had to negotiate a compleley different culture and language at a critical time in her development as she entered Year 12.
Dr Moradi also draws on over 17 years of experience as a Psychotherapist, psychiatrist, medical practicitioner, lecturer, coach and consultant to produce outstanding results for individuals, teams and organisations. Over the years she provided advice and expertise in the areas of interpersonal dynamics, resilience, personal mastery and flourishing in the face of adversity and challenge. Her experience has on more that one occasion saved her life as well as the lives of others!
Over the last 12 years she has worked as a Medical Examiner providing expert opinion and assessments on individuals’ mental health and wellbeing, resilience, and capacity to work in periods of transitions and changes in a variety of organisations, including state and federal government.
Dr Moradi has also been active in Integrative Medicine and has served on various boards including Whole Health Institute and the Australian Integrative Medical Association (AIMA). In recent years, she has worked as a consultant psychiatrist at the Alfred Hospital & Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre in Melbourne with special interest in Transcultural psychiatry and the effect of culture on mental health, resilience and behaviour.
Her other areas of interest and expertise
A keynote speaker, presenter and facilitator, Azita has presented at various conferences and workshops around Australia and overseas, in both medical and public domains.