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Darryl P. Watson

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Adelaide

Darryl Watson is an Adelaide based psychiatrist who combines his clinical interests with his management roles. His clinical interests include serious mood disorders, severe psychoses, suicide, mental health law and complex behaviours of community concern. He has been an elected member of the governing council of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists for the past 8 years.
He has extended his education into business and governance qualifications and applies his experience to building better health services. He has developed an interest in leadership and failure theory.


  • –present
    Council member, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • –present
    Director of Clinical Services, Eastern Mental Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network


  • 2010 
    Australian Institute of Comapany Directors, Graduate
  • 2009 
    University of South Australia, Masters of Business Administration
  • 1995 
    Royal Australian College of Psychiatrists, Fellow
  • 1988 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery