Dr Elnike Brand

Forensic Psychiatrist

Dr Elnike Brand MBChB, FRANZCP is a specialist Forensic Psychiatrist with experience in the field of criminal, civil and family mental health law matters.

Currently Dr Brand is engaged in private clinical practice in Hervey Bay. She also holds an academic position with the University of Queensland, as a Senior Lecturer.

She is currently a PhD scholar and is completing her Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Queensland.

Dr Brand is interested in all aspects of Forensic Psychiatry including anxiety, depression, personality disorders and PTSD. She also has a special interest in sexual offending, including victim and perpetrator assessments, as well as the sexual health and sexuality in people with mental illness and is a member of the Society of Australian Sexologists.

Dr Brand has completed training in and holds accreditations to assess Permanent Impairment in Queensland (PIRS), and AMA4 (NSW). In addition to Dr Brand’s specialised training, she is highly regarded for her exceptional skills in building rapport with clients. Often Dr Brand will deal with highly emotive clients and she regularly receives feedback highlighting her understanding of sensitive cases. Dr Brand approaches her assessments with empathy, compassion, and professionalism. 

Furthermore, Dr Brand has extensive experience in court proceedings, including high risk criminal proceedings. Dr Brand’s experience and knowledge in court proceedings make her a trusted expert in her field. 

In her spare time, Dr Brand enjoys hiking, spending time with her family and looking after the many animals on their hobby farm, including a pet lamb.

Dr Brand personally consults in Brisbane, Hervey Bay, Cairns and Tasmania, and is available for video-exams across Australia.

Dr Brand is qualified to provide complex independent medico-legal reports for motor vehicle injuries in Queensland, ACT, Western Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania; for Public Liability matters, including Institutional Abuse, in Queensland, ACT, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania; for workers compensation matters in Queensland, ACT, New South Wales and Northern Territory; and for Comcare, Superannuation, and DVA matters nationally.

To make a booking or for more information, please call 1300 INT MED.

Locations for Dr Elnike Brand's exams

11 Abbotsford Road
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Hervey Bay
25 Queens Road
Scarness QLD 4655
Bolands Centre
14 Spence Street
Cairns City QLD 4870