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Personal profile

Clinical activities

Dana is a practicing Clinical Neuropsychologist and supervises postgraduate psychology students on placement.

Research interests

Neuropsychological interventions

Assessment of cognitive and emotional difficulties following TBI and stroke

Treatment of depression and anxiety post-ABI using motivational interviewing and CBT

Rehabilitation of memory and other cognitive difficulties following ABI

Use of telehealth delivery of cognitive rehabilitation following ABI

Use of smartphone and tablet technology by people with TBI and stroke and their treating clinicians

Clinical implementation of evidence-based neuropsychological interventions

Training neuropsychological intervention skills in postgraduate psychology students and registered psychologists

Development of measures of clinical competencies in delivering neuropsychological interventions

External positions

Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University

12 Feb 2018 → …

Keywords

  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Stroke
  • Neuropsychological Interventions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Memory Skills Group
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Clinician competence
  • Group Interventions
  • Smartphones
  • Telehealth

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Projects 2016 2024

Research Output 2004 2018

Emotion recognition correlates with social-neuropsychiatric dysfunction in Huntington's disease

Kempnich, C. L., Andrews, S. C., Fisher, F., Wong, D., Georgiou-Karistianis, N. & Stout, J. C., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 24, 5, p. 417-423 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Feasibility and effectiveness of computerised cognitive training for memory dysfunction following stroke: A series of single case studies

Withiel, T. D., Wong, D., Ponsford, J. L., Cadilhac, D. A. & Stolwyk, R. J., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

General and Domain-Specific Effectiveness of Cognitive Remediation after Stroke: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis

Rogers, J. M., Foord, R., Stolwyk, R. J., Wong, D. & Wilson, P. H., 13 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropsychology Review. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Understanding the experience of compensatory and restorative memory rehabilitation: A qualitative study of stroke survivors

Withiel, T. D., Sharp, V. L., Wong, D., Ponsford, J. L., Warren, N. & Stolwyk, R. J., 7 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

ASSBI Clinical Innovation Award

Dana Kirsty Wong (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Award for Excellence in Education (Innovation in Teaching)

Dana Kirsty Wong (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

Dana Kirsty Wong (Recipient), Nov 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Smartphone apps can be memory aids for people with brain injuries, and everyone else

Dana Kirsty Wong

12/07/172/10/17

2 media contributions

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities