Services for Individuals and their Families
Clinical neuropsychologists work closely and collaboratively with primarily medical practitioners, families and healthcare/treatment providers assessing a client’s brain functioning and conditions which impact the central nervous system, in order to assist with diagnostic and treatment considerations as well as informing future planning and lifestyle decisions.
Dr White has extensive experience conducting neuropsychological assessments across a broad range of conditions and is able to provide a report addressing both clinical and medico-legal issues. Dr White has particular expertise in assisting with diagnosis and decision-making capacity assessments. Learn more about Dr White.
Dr White has experience in:
- Informing diagnosis
- Decision making capacity (e.g. accommodation and lifestyle, medical, financial, testamentary capacity, driving, and power of attorney).
- Return to work or study
- Rehabilitation/treatment planning
- Monitoring of treatment response and progression (e.g. following surgery, treatment or change in medication)
- Understanding of the impact of a condition on a person’s daily functioning and behaviour
Dr White has clinical experience working with clients who have a wide variety of conditions including:
- Traumatic or Acquired Brain injury (including post-concussion syndrome)
- Dementia/Neurodegenerative disease (e.g. Alzhemier’s disease, Fronto-temporal dementia)
- Neurological conditions (e.g. epilepsy, brain tumour)
- Intellectual disability
- Developmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, learning disabilities including dyslexia)
- Substance abuse
- Medical illnesses that can affect cognition (e.g. Autoimmune disorders)
- Psychiatric and mood disorders (e.g. depression, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder)
- Personality disorder
- Chronic pain