APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists

New South Wales Committee Information

Below are details of the current committee and vacancies. The APS is always on the look out for members who are interested in joining a Member Group committee, to help support and promote members, the profession, and the APS. For more information about joining a Member Groups committee, click here.

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Chair

Dr Karen Wallace

Chair-Elect

Position vacant

Secretary

Dr Paul Strutt
Dr Paul Strutt is an endorsed Clinical Neuropsychologist who completed a PhD in Psychology at the University of Newcastle and the Master of Clinical Neuropsychology program at Macquarie University in 2018. He has since worked in clinical and academic roles throughout Sydney, the Central Coast, and Hunter regions. He has diverse clinical experience in the areas of acquired and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, neurology and neurosurgery, and geriatrics, including assisting in the differential diagnosis of dementia.

He currently holds a blended clinical and academic role at Macquarie University, teaching undergraduate neuropsychology, and providing clinical supervision to students in postgraduate neuropsychology programs. His academic research is focussed on modifiable lifestyle risk factors for dementia.

Outside this work, Paul is a father of four, keen marathoner, and musician.

Treasurer

Dr Sharon Savage
Phone: 0492887077
https://www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/sharon-savage

Committee Member

Dr Kate Croaker
https://scholars.uow.edu.au/kate-croaker

Committee Member

Dr Amanda Olley

Committee Member

Dr Jamie Berry
Phone: 1300224331
Dr Jamie Berry is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist and the Director of Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment Services (ANTS). He teaches on the postgraduate training programs at Sydney University and Macquarie University. He has an honorary appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at Macquarie University.

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 neuropsychological rehabilitation and intervention.

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 the project lead of the Alcohol and drug Cognitive Enhancement Program.

Committee Member

Dr Vincent Oxenham
Dr Oxenham has over 10 years of clinical and research experience in the differential diagnosis of various dementing disorders, the assessment and management of concussion, neurological conditions (e.g. strokes, encephalitis), functional neurological disorders (FND), pre/post-neurosurgical interventions and providing opinions about decision-making capacity. Dr Oxenham is also experienced in neuropsychological interventions, especially for patients with memory difficulties, FND and ongoing post-concussive symptoms. He is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at RNSH, a member of Football Australia’s expert working group in heading and concussion, and convenes the placements for the Masters of Clinical Neuropsychology, at Macquarie University.

Committee Member

Dr Wendy Longley

Committee Member - Student/Registrar Rep

Mr Mitchell Byrne