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Dr Rachael Macdonald is a leading Psychologist, with over 23 years of experience in specialist Child and Adolescent psychological assessment and intervention. Dr Rachael has a special interest in the health and functioning of the brain, and she provides assessments and treatments that promote neuroplasticity and optimal brain functioning.
BrainChild Psychology and Neurotherapy can provide services in the following areas:
Your child’s teacher, doctor or other healthcare provider may have told you that your child has some learning, developmental or behavioural difficulties, and recommended that they see a Psychologist for assessment:
BrainChild Psychology and Neurotherapy uses the latest in digital and computerised testing equipment to assess children who have difficulties with learning and thinking skills, memory, social-emotional and behavioural difficulties.
BrainChild Psychology and Neurotherapy offers comprehensive assessment in the following areas:
Dr Rachael came to the study of Applied Neuroscience and Neurotherapy in order to achieve better treatment outcomes for her clients. After feeling frustrated that many children with neurodevelopmental difficulties and acquired brain injuries were unable to make effective use of traditional psychological intervention techniques, Dr Rachael has spent several years investigating the validity of using neurotherapeutic techniques as an adjunct to traditional psychological treatment. She has subsequently undertaken intensive training and expert supervision to becoming certified in EEG Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback Therapy.
Neurotherapy can help many conditions including:
Neurotherapy is beneficial for treating neurological dysregulation related to: