APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists

Committee Information

The following members of the National College Committee have been elected by the members of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Please feel free to contact the College Committee members with any queries or suggestions about the activities and events which they organise for members of this College.

Chair

Prof Simon Crowe

Chair-Elect

Dr Amelia Scholes

Secretary

Dr Leander Mitchell
Phone: 0730408464
Dr Leander Mitchell (DPsych, PhD, UQ) is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist based in Brisbane. Her area of focus is older adults. Primarily on the career path of lecturer and researcher, Leander also sees clients within both clinical and assessment contexts. Leander also volunteers for committee roles within both the APS Clinical College of Neuropsychologists and the APS Psychology and Ageing Interest Group, as well as the national APS.

Treasurer

Dr Jonson Moyle

Continuing Education

Dr Cristina Omizzolo

Membership Secretary

Ms Peggy Bain
Phone: 02 8382 4105
Peggy Bain is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, at the Department of Neurology, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney (with work focussed on HIV neuropsychology), and is also an endorsed Clinical Psychologist. She has been actively involved on the CCN National Executive Committee for the past 3 years, is a past CCN NSW State Chair, and the AHPA Allied Health representative with the ACSQHC's Cognitive Impairment Advisory Group.

Course Approvals Chair

Dr Rachel Roberts
Phone: 08 8313 5228
A/Prof Rachel Roberts is a Clinical Neuropsychologist currently employed in the School of Psychology, University of Adelaide. Her clinical and research interests include neuropsychological aspects of pediatric acquired brain injury, and craniofacial conditions.

Regional Affairs

Ms Emma McCrum

Committee Member

Dr Brooke Davis

Committee Member

Dr Kelly Allott
Dr Allott is a Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is based at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on understanding and treating cognition in youth mental illness.

Committee Member

Dr Diana Perre
Phone: 0402780795
Dr Diana Perre is a Melbourne-based Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is a Senior Clinician in Psychology working both in a major metropolitan public health service and operating a private practice in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Her area of clinical and research focus includes gero-neuropsychology, rehabilitation, and psychiatry. In addition to her role in the APS CCN National Committee, Diana is also a committee member of the newly formed Psychology in Public Sector Interest Group.

Student Rep WA

Ms Fiona Allanson

Student Rep VIC

Ms Lei Gryffydd
Doctorate of Clinical Neuropsychology Candidate, La Trobe University.

Research area - prospective memory following traumatic brain injury in older adults. Supervised by Professor Glynda Kinsella and Associate Professor Ben Ong.

Student Rep NSW

Ms Jessica Reeve
Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Clinical Neuropsychology Candidate, Macquarie University.

Research area: Neuropsychological functioning in children with Williams syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Supervised by Associate Professor Melanie Porter.

Chair
NSW

Ms Jane McAuliffe

Chair
QLD

Position vacant

Chair
SA

Dr Mark Pertini
Head of Department of Psychological Medicine at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaide. Special interest in childhood epilepsy, encephalitis and unexplained signs and symptoms.

Chair
VIC

Assoc Prof Warrick Brewer
Warrick is an Honorary Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow in the University of Melbourne Department of Psychiatry and also in the Centre for Youth Mental Health: Orygen Youth Health. There he pioneered a Youth Mental Health Neuropsychology Service & an Intensive Case Management Intervention Service for high risk young men with psychosis. His clinical work was informed by his NHMRC funded research program focusing on psychosis and olfaction - resulting in over 100 publications. Since 1995 his private practice has specialised in neuropsychotherapy and medicolegal assessments, particularly for those clients suffering head injury, mental illness, personality disorders, anger management and substance abuse. He is a regular expert witness and consults to several statutory agencies. He also conducts workshops on engaging and managing angry young men and has a passion for encouraging neuropsychologists to engage beyond assessment and diagnosis into evidence-based therapies.

Chair
WA

Dr Jonson Moyle