Dr Ettore Guaia

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


Dr. Ettore Guaia is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with a special interest in neurodevelopmental disorders, specialising in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and Tourette syndrome (5 years to 24 years of age).


Dr Guaia completed his specialist training in Neuropsychiatry and Child Psychiatry in Palermo Italy and attended two fellowships at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh and St. George’s Hospital in London.


Since 2017, Dr. Guaia has worked in various locations throughout Australia, including Perth, Sydney, Launceston and Darwin. Dr Guaia has a keen interest in treating young people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Somatic symptoms and Chronic pain and emotional difficulties, as well as children and adolescents with non-epileptic seizures, conversion disorders and emotional difficulties as a consequence of a chronic health condition. He has also developed expertise in assessing and treating children and young people with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders and has pursued research experience in ADHD at the Institute of Psychiatry King’s College London. Dr Guaia is an approved ADHD prescriber in Western Australia.