Our Team

  • Neuropsychologist: Dr Jamie Berry

    Australian Psychological Society Member - MAPS

    Clinical Director

    Dr Jamie Berry
    Founder & Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

    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+

  • Neuropsychologist: Dr Karen Wallace

    Australian Psychological Society Member - MAPS

    Dr Karen Wallace
    Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

    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.

  • Clinical Mentor (non-practicing) Neuropsychologist: Prof Arthur Shores

    Australian Psychological Society Member - MAPS

    Prof Arthur Shores
    Clinical Mentor

    He was made a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society in 2006 and in 2007 received the Award of Distinction from the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists.

    He has a long-term interest in the assessment of severity of traumatic brain injury. The Westmead PTA Scale, of which he is the senior developer, is widely used in Australasian hospitals and increasingly in other parts of the world. He is also the senior developer of the Abbreviated Westmead PTA Scale for use in hospital Emergency Departments.

    He has contributed to over 100 articles, national and international presentations and sets of government and professional guidelines in relation to brain impairment and assessment. Research in which he has been involved has been cited on 4,938 occasions in the scientific literature and has an h-index of 35 (Google Scholar 26/11/2020).

    He is on the Editorial Board of the journal Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, and the journal Frontiers in Neurology: Neurotrauma.

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist Registrar: Dr Donel Martin

    Dr Donel Martin
    Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

    Dr 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.

  • Neuropsychologist: Matthew So

    Matthew So
    Clinical Neuropsychologist

    Matthew So is a registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with endorsement to practice in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology. Matthew completed his Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at the University of Sydney before completing his Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology at Macquarie University. After graduating, he completed a two-year registrar program being closely supervised by Dr Jamie Berry.

    Matthew has experience working with adult and older adults in various settings and populations, including those with traumatic brain injuries, strokes, mental health disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Matthew is passionate about using Clinical Neuropsychology not only as a tool for assessment and delineation of cognitive functioning, but also to assist in improving day-to-day functioning through intervention and remediation. To this end, Matthew has provided successful neuropsychological interventions in individual and group settings.