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Research Assistant

MPsych/PhD (Clin.Neuro.) pending thesis examination and course completion, Grad. Dip. (Psych., Pre-Practice), MTeach, Grad. Dip. Legal Practice, LLB (Hons), BA (Hons)


Brittany is an MPsych/PhD candidate in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Western Australia, a Provisional Psychologist, and a Researcher at Telethon Kids Institute. Her PhD investigated the neurocognitive functioning and developmental trajectories of siblings of persons with neurodevelopmental conditions, funded by an NHMRC Ideas Grant. Brittany practices as a clinical neuropsychologist trainee in forensic and pediatric rehabilitation neuropsychology, and has a research interest in traumatic brain injury recovery. Her current research also focuses on identifying transdiagnostic neuro-biopsychosocial processes associated with atypical brain development, brain injury, and severe psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents. She has a secondary research focus on prevention, early identification, and management of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and optimizing resilience amongst children with neurodevelopmental conditions.