ABOUT THE CLINIC AND DR MENDEL
If you are an adult or adolescent living with mental health problems, every day can feel like a struggle. Relating to the outside world can be an overwhelming challenge, and treatment can seem never-ending.
If this is a point where mental and behavioural health problems compromise your basic functioning, this is a crossroads where you can reach out for support and treatment. Let's talk.
With a background in Engineering before going into Medicine and pioneering TMS in NZ more than 11 years ago, Dr Mendel has an unrivaled technical knowledge and experience in this field. He can adjust the treatment procedures for his patients in a safer and better way than everybody else.
Dr Rui Mendel
Dr Rui Mendel is a compassionate and experienced psychiatrist with over 30 years experience in the industry.
Having worked in the Americas, Europe and Oceania, he offers the utmost care, experience, and innovation to his patients.
Dr Mendel is an elected International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
He is also a member of the World Health Organization' (WHO) Global Practice Network (GCPN), an international community of mental health and primary care professionals committed to furthering research and practice in global mental health.
Training & Background
Dr Mendel did his training in psychiatry at the leading Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College in London, and at the Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.
During his time in London he also had extensive training in anxiety disorders, including Phobias and OCD, under the tutorship of Professor Isaac Marks as well as Marital and Sexual Dysfunction with Dr Michael Crow and Professor Michael King.
He is married with two children, has a dog named Sophie, a cat and goldfish.
Bringing TMS to NZ
Dr Mendel is the first psychiatrist to pioneer TMS treatment in NZ more than 11 years ago. Having also trained at the prestigious Brain Stimulation Training program at MAPrc in Melbourne, he can adjust the treatment for his patients in a safer and better way than everybody else.