Dr. Michael Tartaglia
Michael is a psychiatrist and fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
Michael studied medicine at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He moved to New Zealand two years after graduating from medical school. Michael started and completed his psychiatry training in Wellington. Since completing his training in 2014, Michael has worked as a psychiatrist for public mental health services and non-government organisations in New Zealand and Australia.
Michael’s training and expertise is in psychiatric assessment and treatment of the adult age group (18 to 65). Michael has completed some additional training in short-term psychotherapies, including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He also has experience in Supportive Psychotherapy.
Michael is registered to provide ACC-funded psychiatric assessment and treatment through Capital Psychiatry. He also has recent experience in work-capacity assessments.
Dr. Chris Garvie
Chris is a psychiatrist and fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
Chris studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and moved to New Zealand in 2007.
Having completed his psychiatry training in Wellington, Chris has worked as a psychiatrist in the public and NGO sectors throughout New Zealand and Australia.
Chris is passionate about psychotherapy. He has ongoing training and supervision in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Chris is currently training in the Conversational Model of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, a three-year psychotherapy training offered by the Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP).
Chris is registered to provide ACC-funded psychiatric assessment and treatment through Capital Psychiatry. He is also registered with ACC to work as a therapist for clients with a sensitive claim.