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Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist: Dr Jamie Berry Dr Jamie Berry
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist
Director, ANTS

Dr Jamie Berry, Clinical Neuropsychologist Sydney NSWAustralia

Australian Psychological Society Member - MAPS

Neuropsychologist: Dr Jamie Berry Dr Jamie Berry is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist and the Director of Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment Services.

Jamie is endorsed as a Clinical Neuropsychologist by the Psychology Board of Australia. He is a fellow of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN) of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). He teaches and is an Honorary Associate at Macquarie University and the University of Technology, Sydney.

Jamie has a passion for all areas of clinical neuropsychology, encompassing education/teaching, assessment/treatment and research. Jamie's current research focus is the assessment and remediation of cognitive impairment among individuals with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use disorders. He is a core member of the Alcohol and drug Cognitive Enhancement (ACE) project, also involving the NSW Health Agency of Clinical Innovation (ACI) and We Help Ourselves (WHOS).

Jamie has extensive experience working as a clinical neuropsychologist across a range of settings including neuro-rehabilitation, mental health and dementia. Jamie’s specialty is in neuropsychological rehabilitation and he applies a rehabilitation/treatment framework to working with his clients. Jamie has a strong philosophy of making a difference over and above providing evidence-based assessments.

Jamie has published and presented about a range of topics at several local, national and international conferences, including:

Presentations and Workshops

Berry, J. (2019) Balancing Duty of Care and Dignity of Risk in Mental Health, Disability, AOD, Homelessness, Health and Other Settings. Workshop, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2019). Assertiveness Training for the Hospitality Industry. Workshop sponsored by Map It Forward and CRS, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2019). Cognitive Remediation: What is it and does it work? Presentation for The Psychology Guest Lecture Series 2019, Department of Psychology, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney.

Berry, J., Rossell, S., Elkington, S., Jain, H., & Koning, A. (2019). Capacity Assessment and Cognitive Impairment. Workshop sponsored by Matua Raki for the NZ Addictions Workforce, Wellington.

Berry, J. (2019). Capacity Assessment and Cognitive Impairment Workshop. Workshop for Ministry of Health and Matua Raki, Christchurch.

Berry, J., Rossell, S., Elkington, S. & Jain, H. (2018). Capacity Assessment and Cognitive Impairment. Pre-conference workshop for Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD), Auckland. Monds, L.,

Berry, J., Lunn, J., Sedwell, A., Demirkol, A., Whitall, A., Rossell, S. & Koning, A. (2018). Assessing and Treating Cognitive Impairment in Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Clients. Pre-conference workshop for Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD), Auckland. Zucco M.,

Berry, J., Lunn, J. & Bathchelor, J. (2018). Strategy training demonstrates greater improvement in self-reported executive functioning than computerized cognitive training in a residential alcohol and other drug therapeutic community. Presentation at the Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Auckland.

Berry, J., Lunn, J., & Sedwell, A. (2018). A one-hour group psychoeducation session increases cognitive compensatory strategy use in an alcohol and other drug treatment setting. Presentation at the Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Auckland.

Berry, J. (2018). A one-hour group psychoeducation session increases cognitive compensatory strategy use in an alcohol and other drug treatment setting. Datablitz Poster Presentation at the 15th NR-SIG-WFNR Conference, Prague.

Berry, J., Rossell, S., Elkington, S. & Jain, H. (2018). Compassion, Capacity and Compulsion. Presentation for Addiction Leadership Day. National Committee for Addiction Treatment, Christchurch.

Berry, J. (2018). Post-Traumatic Growth. Presentation for Synapse –Brain Injury Awareness Week 2018, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2018). Cognitive Screening and Remediation. Workshop for Nova STAR, Christchurch.

Berry, J. (2018). MoCA Training and Cognitive Impairment Management Strategies. A Workshop for Nova STAR, Christchurch.

Berry, J. & Sedwell, A. (2018) ACE Project – Addressing Cognitive Impairment in the AOD Sector. Presentation at NADA Conference 2018: Exploring Therapeutic Interventions, Sydney.

Berry, J. & Longley, W. (2018). Neuropsychological Feedback: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Workshop for the New Zealand Special Interest Group in Neuropsychology (NZSIGN), Wellington.

Berry, J. & Sedwell, A. (2018) Cognitive Remediation. Presentation for the South Western Sydney Drug and Alcohol Partnership Steering and Interagency Committees, Sydney. Longley, W. &

Berry, J. (2017). Neuropsychological Feedback: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Workshop for the Special Interest Group for Neuropsychological Intervention (SIGNI), Sydney.

Berry, J. (2017). Recognising, Assessing and Responding to Cognitive Impairment in People Accessing Addiction Services. Montreal Cognitive Assessment training and Cognitive Impairment workshops in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Rotorua, Tauranga and Wellington for Matua Raki, New Zealand.

Berry, J. (2017). Feasibility and sensitivity of a modified version of Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) across different neuropsychological intervention contexts. Presentation at the 14th NR-SIG-WFNR Conference, Cape Town.

Berry, J. (2017). A variety of approaches to the assessment of cognition within addiction services. Keynote Address for The Cutting Edge Addictions Conference. Drug and Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa, Wellington.

Berry, J. (2017). What to do next after the identification of cognitive impairment. Workshop for The Cutting Edge Addictions Conference. Drug and Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa, Wellington.

Berry, J. (2016). Cognitive Impairment in AOD: Assessment and Treatment. Presentation at the 2016 Addiction Leadership Day, Christchurch.

Berry, J. (2016). Motivational Interviewing for Frontline Workers. Workshop for Oasis Youth Support, Salvation Army, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2016). Basic Psychopharmacology. Workshop for Oasis Youth Support, Salvation Army, Sydney. Lunn, J. &

Berry, J. (2016). Cognitive remediation: Improving a client’s capacity to successfully engage and gain benefit from AOD treatment. Presentation for the Rethinking Mental Health 3.0 Forum, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2015). Methamphetamine Use Disorder. Workshop for We Help Ourselves, Lilyfield.

Berry, J. & Porter M. (2015). Neuropsychological intervention: Could you be doing more for your patients? Presentation at the 21st APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Conference, Shoal Bay.

Berry, J. (2014). Screening for Cognitive Impairment. 2014 NADA Conference: Diversity Driving Innovation, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2014). Uncommon Complexity at Common Ground. Presentation at the Common Ground Planning and Development Forum, Mission Australia.

Berry, J. (2013). Cognitive Impairment – What You Need to Know; Screening and Assessment for Cognitive Impairment. In The Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA), Complex Needs Capable: A practical resource for drug and Alcohol Services (chapters 2 and 5). Sydney, Australia: NADA.

Berry, J. (2013). Neuropsychologist-facilitated cognitive remediation improves objective and subjective cognition, psychological functioning, and quality of life for individuals with mental illness. Presentation at the 14th International Mental Health Conference, Surfers Paradise.

Berry, J. (2013). How can we work better with clients with brain injury? Presentation at the Behaving badly or Brain Injury Forum: Homelessness and Brain Injury, Mercy Foundation, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2013). Cognitive screening/assessment in its role in understanding complexity. Presentation at the NADA Practice Enhancement Program: Working with Complex Needs Forum, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2012). Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia/Severe Mental Illness. Presentation at St John of God Continuing Professional Education, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2012). Traumatic Brain Injury. Presentation at the NGO Clinical Forum, Sydney,

Berry, J. (2010). Bells Test start point varies by culture, age, education and occupation. Presentation at the 2010 College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Annual Conference, Freemantle.

Berry, J. (2009). Behavioural Management of Cognitive Disorders. Presentation at Sydney West Area Health Service, Expanding the Rehabilitation Horizons, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2009). The Rehabilitation of Neglect and the Neglect of Rehabilitation. Presentation at the “Transitions”: Smart Stokes 5thAustralasian Nursing & Allied Health Conference, Sydney.

Berry, J. (2008). Clinical neuropsychological predictors of driving fitness in acquired brain injury. In Poster Abstracts of the 14th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Adelaide.

Berry, J. (2007). Healing through rhythm – the drum circle. Presentation at the Spirituality and Healing Conference Program, Double Bay.

Berry, J. (2006). Development, implementation and evaluation of the RaTHBE, a real-time health benchmarking e-tool. Conference Proceedings of the 12th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference, Canberra.

Berry, J. (2005). Use of a simple electronic system to increase awareness of benchmarks, improve compliance with clinical indicators and help reduce length of stay in a rehabilitation unit. Poster Abstracts of the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine AFRM / 6th World Congress on Brain Injury, Melbourne.

Publications

Berry, J., Jacomb, I., Lunn, J., Sedwell, A., Shakeshaft, A., Kelly, P.J., Sarrami, P., James, M., Russell, S., Nardo, T., Barker, D. & Holmes, J. (2019). A stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of a cognitive remediation intervention in alcohol and other drug (AOD) residential treatment services. BMC Psychiatry, 19(70), 1-11.

Berry, J., Wallace K.L. & Shores E.A. (2018). The Chinese Australian Neuropsychological Normative Study sample performance on Western and Chinese norms: Caveats for cross-cultural neuropsychology. Australian Psychologist, 54(2), 90-101.

Wallace, K., Berry, J. & Shores, E.A. (2018). The Chinese Australian neuropsychological normative study: neuropsychological test norms for Chinese Australians aged 55-90 years. Australian Psychologist, 53(5), 427-443.

Berry, J., Martin, D., Wallace, K., Miller, A., Wearne, T. & Porter M. (2017). A Holistic Neuropsychological Approach to Cognitive Remediation for a Community-Based Mixed Psychiatric Sample. SM Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2(1), 1-10.­

Marceau, E.M., Berry, J., Lunn, J., Kelly, P.J., Solowij, N. (2017). Cognitive remediation improves executive functions, self-regulation and quality of life in residents of a substance use disorder therapeutic community. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 150-158.

Marceau, E.M., Lunn, J., Berry, J., Kelly, P.J. & Solowij, N. (2016). The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is sensitive to head injury and cognitive impairment in a residential alcohol and other drug therapeutic community. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 66, 30-36.

Berry, J. (2007). Characteristics of acquired brain injury patients considered fit and unfit to drive from a neuropsychological perspective [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 8(2), 191.

Berry, J. (2006). Development, implementation and evaluation of the RaTHBE, a real-time health benchmarking e-tool. In: Conference Proceedings of the 12th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference.

Berry, J. & Wallace, K.L. (2005). Patterns in the neuropsychological assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients across two settings in a rehabilitation hospital [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 6(2), 120.

Wallace, K.L. & Berry, J. (2005). Development of practical clinical guidelines for neuropsychological assessment of heterogeneous culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations in the rehabilitation setting [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 6(2), 121.

Berry, J. (2005). Use of a simple electronic system to increase awareness of benchmarks, improve compliance with clinical indicators and help reduce length of stay in a rehabilitation unit. In: Poster Abstracts of the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine AFRM / 6th World Congress on Brain Injury, 4th May 2005 Melbourne.

Srinivasan, M.V., Zhang, S.W., Berry, J., Cheng, K. & Zhu, H. (1999). Honeybee navigation: Linear perception of short distances travelled. Journal of Comparative Psychology A, 185(3), 239-245.

 

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist: Dr Karen Wallace Dr Karen Wallace
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sydney, NSW

Dr Karen Wallace, Clinical Neuropsychologist Sydney NSW Australia

Australian Psychological Society Member - MAPS

Neuropsychologist: Dr Karen Wallace Dr Karen Wallace is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist with expertise in the assessment of adult and older adult populations. Karen has extensive experience in the assessment and rehabilitation of neurological conditions, assessment and differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative conditions, the assessment and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders, and behavioural modification.

Karen is registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and is endorsed as a practitioner in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology. Karen is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Karen is also an Honorary Associate in the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University and provides post-graduate clinical supervision to Masters and Doctoral students.

Karen has a particular interest in the neuropsychological assessment of persons from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background and this was the focus of her doctoral research where she was the Principal Investigator of the ‘Chinese Australian Neuropsychological Normative Study (CANNS)’. Karen is also interested in the practical implementation of tailored treatment for cognitive difficulties and is one of the facilitators on the Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment Services ANTS Cognitive Remediation Program.

 

Neuropsychologist: Donel Martin Dr Donel Martin
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sydney, NSW

Dr Donel Martin, Clinical Neuropsychologist Sydney NSW Australia

Clinical Neuropsychologist Registrar: Dr Donel Martin Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment ServicesDr Donel Martin has worked as a Registrar Clinical Neuropsychologist since 2011. Donel has had over 10 years of full-time university study in Psychology and is currently additionally working as a part-time researcher.

Donel completed his Bachelor of Social Science Honours degree at the University of Adelaide before completing his Ph.D in Psychology at the Department of Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital. In 2010 Donel graduated from his Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology, which he completed at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Donel's research interests include cognitive remediation, therapeutic applications of mild forms of brain stimulation, and aging and cognition.

 

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist: Latha Vaitilingam Latha Vaitilingam
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sydney, NSW

Latha Vaitilingam, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist Sydney NSW Australia

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist: Latha Vaitilingam Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment ServicesLatha Vaitilingam is registered as Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with endorsement to practice in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology. Latha is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and an associate member of the Singapore Psychological Society.

Latha completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree in Psychology at the National University of Singapore, Singapore and a Master of Clinical Neuropsychology degree at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Latha is employed in the position of a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist in a medical rehabilitation setting and has experience working with clients of various age groups and across neuropsychological conditions including stroke and traumatic brain injury.

Latha's research interests include degenerative conditions.

 

Neuropsychologist: Melanie Tucker Melanie Tucker
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sydney, NSW

Melanie Tucker, Clinical Neuropsychologist Sydney NSW Australia

Neuropsychologist: Melanie Tucker Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment ServicesMelanie Tucker has been working as a neuropsychologist for over ten years in a rehabilitation setting. She has a strong interest in how neuropsychological data can be used to assist individuals to better understand their cognitive strengths and weaknesses in order to function to the best of their ability.

Melanie completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours at Flinders University in Adelaide and worked in the area of applied health care research before moving to Sydney to complete a Masters of Clinical Neuropsychology at Macquarie University. She has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Health Law at Sydney University.

 

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