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Welcome to Illawarra Women's Mental Health


Dr Lucia Porta Cubas

B.Psych (Hon); MBBS; DCH; M.Psych, FRANZCP


Dr Lucia Porta Cubas is  an Australian trained general psychiatrist with a special interest in perinatal and women’s mental health.

She has been providing perinatal psychiatric care for several years. She has worked in many different districts and has a wide experience of psychiatry with extensive experience in mental health.

She graduated from the University of Sydney post-graduate medical degree and completed a psychology degree prior to medicine.

She is fluent in Spanish and has a good understanding of the migrant’s experience and the transitions required, having completed a masters of psychiatry with a research project on the experience of migrants in Australia.

As a parent of three young children she has  personal experience of being a mother in today’s world and the role transitions that are required during this life phase.


Dr Porta Cubas is an advocate of her patients and  provides her expertise in a collaborative way with the aim of recovery and wellbeing.  Utilising medications where indicated but also ensuring that psychological techniques and other supports are enlisted to ensure holistic care is provided. Involving other care providers and collaborating with  other specialists such as GPs and Obstetricians as well as psychologists and child and family nurses.

Dr Porta Cubas takes great pride in providing our community with high quality, patient-centric care and health education.


Level 1/112 Burelli Street, Wollongong

Phone: 42866812

Fax: 42866894

Consulting Hours

Wednesdays &Thursdays 945am to 3pm

Contact Us

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Booking a consultation

Books are closed until further notice


from mid march 2024- Wollongong Clinic

In order to get a consultation you will require a referral letter from your General Practitioner or Specialist and this this will need to be sent by argus by GP, 

faxed to 42866894 


or emailed to

In some situations Dr Porta Cubas may not be able to see you as she may not be the best consultant for your needs.

The consultation is associated with a fee, medicare will refund a  part of it.

Initial consultations will be 60-90 minutes and preconception planning consults can take up to 90 minutes.

Please note that a it may  take a few sessions to make a comprehensive assessment.

Please note: Dr Porta Cubas' rooms are located in South Coast Private Hospital- Wollongong Clinic

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