Clinical Neuropsychology

Neuropsychological assessments can be provided in isolation or as a part of a more comprehensive assessment by Vicpsychplus.

A clinical neuropsychologist specialises in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders associated with conditions affecting the brain. they provide recommendations for persons who are experiencing difficulties with memory, problem-solving, attention, decision-making, reading or other aspects of behaviour and thinking abilities.

A clinical neuropsychologist is an expert in understanding the cognitive, emotional and behavioural effects of brain-based conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Developmental
  • Degenerative
  • Demyelinating
  • Infectious
  • Vascular
  • Immunological
  • Inflammatory
  • Nutritional
  • Endocrine
  • Metabolic
  • Drug/alcohol
  • Toxic poisoning
  • Epileptic
  • Cortical dysplasia
  • Psychiatric
  • Traumatic

Clinical neuropsychologists’ skills are underpinned by knowledge of brain structure, function and dysfunction, and the effects of multiple factors on cognitive, behavioural and emotional functioning.

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