Clinical neuropsychologist and forensic psychologist #ID11743

This consultant has worked extensively as a psychologist within commercial, legal, clinical and public environments.

Following the achievement of an Honours and PhD in Psychology along with a Masters of Clinical Neuropsychology, this consultant studied relevant postgraduate legal and criminology courses to achieve a Masters in Criminology.

They have previously worked as a consultant corporate psychologist for multinational professional service firms as well as global psychological consulting firms, as a forensic psychologist dealing with insurance and workers compensation matters, and as a consultant neuropsychologist at a Children Hospital’s Learning Disorders Clinic.

Since 2001, they have been the founder and director of an independent practice offering objective clinical neuropsychological and forensic psychological assessments for individuals, attorneys and businesses. They provide clinical neuropsychological assessments for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, NSW Legal Aid, WorkCover, Victims Services and Aboriginal Legal Services, among others.

This consultant has a particular interest in child psychology. They provide parenting capacity assessments to the Children’s Court of NSW as an Authorised Clinician. This involves assessment of situations where children are living with complex needs and/or with parents at risk of causing emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse or neglect.

Complementary to these achievements, they also conduct professional development seminars on subjects such as domestic violence, neuropsychological disorders and brain trauma to attorneys through the Crown Solicitors Office, the NSW Bar Association and the NSW Law Society.

Fields of Expertise

Career Highlights

  • Director

    2001 to present
    Private Practice

    Works and oversees independent clinical neuropsychological and forensic psychological assessments for a range of parties, often in relation to cases before major NSW and federal courts.

  • Panel Member

    2015 to present
    Psychology Council of New South Wales

  • Neuropsychologist

    2004 to 2005
    Children’s Hospital

    Worked as a consultant neuropsychologist in the Learning Disorders Clinic, assessing developmental, learning and genetic disorders alongside intellectual disabilities.

  • Forensic Psychologist

    2001 to 2002
    Private Practice

    Drafted vocational and psychological assessment reports for plaintiffs in workers compensation and personal injury claims and provided expert witness reports on behalf of insurance companies.

  • Management Consultant / Business Psychologist

    1995 to 2010
    Beyondblue

    Facilitator for workplace program

  • Authorised Clinician

    NSW Children’s Court

    Provided independent, complex parenting capacity assessments.

Education Highlights

Educational and qualification highlights include:

  • BA (Hons) First Class (Psychology)
  • Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • PhD in Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma in Criminology
  • Currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Health Law

Employment Highlights

Employment highlights include:

  • Private Practice
  • Expert Witness – various state and federal courts
  • Management Consultant/Business Psychologist – Beyondblue
  • Management Consultant/Business Psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist – Children’s Hospital
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Consultant Corporate Psychologist

Membership Highlights

Membership highlights include:

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • College of Clinical Neuropsychologists;
  • College of Forensic Psychologists;
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
  • Australian Society for Study of Brain Impairment
  • NSW Psychology Council
  • NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal
  • NSW Police State Crime Command
  • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

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