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Dr Peter Hoffman


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Transcultural Psychiatry
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • Psychotherapy
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Alcohol & Cannabis Dependence
  • DVA referrals

Dr Peter Hoffman is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in General Adult Psychiatry, Nutritional Medicine, Psychotherapy, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Emotional overeating, and Transcultural psychiatry. He has an interest in Spiritual Practice as a modality of healing.

Dr Hoffman provides Medico Legal Assessments.

He has a specific interest in childhood trauma & neglect and its impact upon adult attachments and relationship difficulties. He also focuses on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of child abuse, domestic violence, bullying, and PTSD associated with DVA experiences.

Dr Hoffman's practice beliefs are endorsing a holistic approach combining psychotherapy and a nutritional medicine approach to managing psychological illness.

He has a specific interest in nutritional medicine with a particular emphasis on gut-brain axis modification and epigenetics coupled with brain-based psychotherapy and rebalancing the brain.

Dr Hoffman has trained extensively in a number of psychotherapeutic methods including long term psychodynamic psychotherapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness-based CBT, sensorimotor psychotherapy, the comprehensive resource model, and the circle of security attachment based intervention.

In 1989 Dr Hoffman graduated from studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa with MHCHB. In 2004 he obtained his fellowship in Western Australia with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Dr Hoffman started private practice in 2005 and has been with Abbotsford Psychiatry since its inception and continues to adopt an integrated approach to treating all patients.

He has been instrumental in forming an integrative psychiatrist peer review group with the RANZCP and is a member of Biobalance.

He served in the military for eight years and is insightful into the complexity and challenges faced by current and retired service personnel. He welcomes DVA referrals.

Dr Hoffman enjoys strength training, yoga and bushwalking and has an interest in genealogy.

Appointments and Referrals

Abbotsford Psychiatry
Level 1, 22 Southport Street, West Leederville, WA 6007

Phone: 08 9381 5755
Fax: 08 9381 5442