Leaders in this area are focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Psychiatric services can be provided from a range of professions that may include:

◦  Psychiatrist (medical doctor)      ◦  Psychiatric nurse/mental health nurses     ◦  Kaiāwhina 

Cited from American Psychiatric Association:


Rangatira Leaders

Dr Sylvia Van Altvorst
Moe Caroline Milne
Mere Balzer
Dr Hinemoa Elder
Ellen Norman
Dr Diana Rangihuna-Kopua
Sir Mason Durie
Ronald Baker
Mere Hammond