Frequently Asked Questions
In the wake of the COVID crisis, Dr Carroll currently does not have permanent rooms. Until further notice he will be booking rooms in the Melbourne CBD as required or conducting assessments via videolink.
Yes – by Zoom (community) or Jabber (prison)
Generally within two weeks of the appointment date. Much faster turnarounds can be arranged on a case-by-case basis.
Prior to finalizing an appointment, Dr Carroll will send a comprehensive Fee Agreement and cost estimate including a maximum ‘capped’ cost.
This is possible in some cases, but requires prior discussion. Dr Carroll is generally not able to attend court or see clients in person outside Victoria, except in rare circumstances. He can conduct assessments and provide evidence via videolink on a case-by-case basis.
Yes, he has some available appointments for certain kinds of Legal Aid work.
Only in his role as a prison psychiatrist; not in the community.
If you are seeking a psychiatrist for treatment please see www.yourhealthinmind.org/find-a-psychiatrist
No. All referrals must be made by a lawyer or a statutory agency (such as DHHS or the OPP).