Dr Akosile is an addiction specialist (Fellow of two colleges, FRANZCP and FAChAM) who has several peer-reviewed research in addiction, psychiatry and dual diagnosis. He provides inpatient and outpatient services which include holistic management of substance use disorders and non-substance use disorder psychiatric diagnosis, consideration of individual psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, functional restoration and neuro-stimulation.
Dr Akosile is the 2016 recipient of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College ofPsychiatrists Addiction Psychiatry Prize. He completed his Masters in Public Health in 2009 at the University of Queensland School of population health with Dean’s commendation for high achievement.
To obtain his addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine fellowship he trained at several Queensland hospitals, including the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, Princess Alexandria Hospital, Brisbane Private Hospital and Mater Hospital. He is also an adjunct senior lecturer at the University of Queensland, and a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, with an advanced certificate in addiction psychiatry. He also holds the fellowship of the chapter of addiction medicine. Dr Akosile is a member of the RANZCP faculty of addiction psychiatry. He is a recipient of the first prize of the late breakers abstract award at the 2014 APSAD conference.
As an addiction specialist, he is able to appreciate the complex nature of substance use disorder and sees it as a medical problem with social consequences. As a clinical researcher, his treatment and principles of management are based on evidence-based practice as well as individualised care. As a health manager, he appreciates the multidisciplinary paradigm and has a good understanding of how health systems work. He is focused on relapse prevention therapy, recovery model of care and client re-integration into society.
To arrange an appointment or referral, please phone Dr Akosile’s consulting suite on 07 3254 9111