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BA (Hons), MPsych (Clinical Neuro) / PhD, FAPS, FCCN, FCCP


Nadja is the founder and director of Brain Matters. She is registered with AHPRA as a neuropsychologist and a clinical psychologist, and is a Fellow of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists and a Fellow of the College of Clinical Psychologists with the Australian Psychological Society. Nadja is also a Psychology Board approved supervisor and an Expert Witness in Court. Nadja also works as a Member of the Mental Health Tribunal (the Tribunal) in Melbourne.

Nadja's is passionate about all things brain - from assessment to treatment.

Nadja's PhD was in the area of childhood disorders - autism. Since her graduation in 2005, Nadja has worked in public and private health systems, and has provided numerous assessments and reports for the courts. Her expertise are in the are of acquired brain injury (ABI), dementias and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Nadja specialises in diagnostic psychology / neuropsychology assessments (e.g., traumatic brain injury, dementias, stroke, memory difficulties, intellectual disabilities, ASD). 

Nadja provides medico-legal assessments such as those of capacity (e.g., financial, medical or lifestyle capacity assessments for VCAT purposes, fitness to work), personal injury claims, pre-sentence or pre-trial assessments/reports and capacity/fitness to stand trial.

Apart from assessments, Nadja also enjoys providing treatment to clients who suffer from panic, anxiety, PTSD, pain conditions and mood disorders. 

Nadja also has a strong focus and interest in the provision of neuropsychology rehabilitation to clients with ABI particularly those who suffer from co-morbid mental health disorders (panic, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorders) or pain conditions.