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Assoc Prof Mat Coleman

Psychiatrist, WA

Assoc Prof. Mat Coleman is a rural psychiatrist in WA and has recently completed two terms as a Commissioner with the National MHC. He has qualifications in addition, child and adolescent psychiatry but

fundamentally considers himself a rural general psychiatrist. He is a clinical academic with the Rural clinical school of WA and his research touches on a wide range of topics including AOD, youth MH, service design and rural workforce development.

He is currently the Clinical Director of two WA country regions including the great southern (rural) where he also farms sheep, and the Midwest (remote), 3 times the size of the state of Victoria.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.