About Dr Cybele Dey

MBBS Uni Syd (Hons 1), FRANZCP (Adv Cert Child Psychiatry), FRACP (Paeds), M. Psychiatry (NSWIOP)
Certificate in Family Systems Theory and Practice
Dr Cybele Dey
Dr Dey completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Sydney where she graduated with first class honours in 1996 and received the prize for first place in Psychiatry and the first place in Medicine 1.

Dr Dey is a medically qualified doctor who has completed extensive specialist training as a child and adolescent psychiatrist and as a paediatrician succeeding at all fellowship examinations at the first attempt. She is a Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, with a Certificate of Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and membership of the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, having gained this in the Paediatric Division.

She now works as a child and adolescent psychiatrist with her public appointment at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and private practice in St Leonards.

In addition to her medical specialist qualifications, Dr Dey has completed the Certificate Program in Family Systems Theory at the Family Systems Institute and a Masters of Psychiatry at the New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry. She is accredited as a supervisor in Family Systems Theory and Practice. She has trained in Family Systems Theory and Practice, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Autism assessment, Triple P parenting, Circle of Security Parenting and Interpersonal Therapy for Adolescents.

Dr Dey has worked in child and adolescent psychiatry since 2001, presented at numerous national and international meetings, written many educational articles and co-edited a textbook in this area.

Most recently, Dr Dey has moved into mental health research on the impacts of climate change on mental health, particularly for children and young people with colleagues including from the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney.

Publications include:



Le Feuvre C. Dey C. Debate: How can child and adolescent mental health professionals show leadership in the face of the ecological and climate crisis? Child and Adolescent Mental Health 27, No. 1 2022 pp. 75-76.

Dey C. Dudley M. Knight K. and Perkes I. Rising temperatures and suicidal behaviour in children and adolescents. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. August 2021.

Dey C. Krabman P. Behavioural Problems in Children: From pre school to school age. The Australian Doctor. 13 August 2010. p 23-30.

Dey C. Courage and Depression: Assessment of Depression in the Young The Clinician Vol.1 No.3 2001.

The clinician's guide to psychotropic prescribing children and adolescents / Child & Adolescent Mental Health Statewide Network CAMHSNET ; [editors, Kenneth P. Nunn, Cybele Dey]
1. First place in Psychiatry overall in her year in Medicine and first place at the Northern Area Clinical School Medicine



I wish to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation and the Darug People as the First Nations people of the lands on which I live and work, whose sovereignty was never ceded, and pay my respects to Elders, Past, Present and Emerging