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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 → …

Research area 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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Research Output

Probability of major depression diagnostic classification based on the SCID, CIDI and MINI diagnostic interviews controlling for Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Depression subscale scores: An individual participant data meta-analysis of 73 primary studies

Wu, Y., Levis, B., Sun, Y., Krishnan, A., He, C., Riehm, K. E., Rice, D. B., Azar, M., Yan, X. W., Neupane, D., Bhandari, P. M., Imran, M., Chiovitti, M. J., Saadat, N., Boruff, J. T., Cuijpers, P., Gilbody, S., McMillan, D., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Kloda, L. A. & 80 others, Patten, S. B., Shrier, I., Ziegelstein, R. C., Henry, M., Ismail, Z., Loiselle, C. G., Mitchell, N. D., Tonelli, M., Al-Adawi, S., Beraldi, A., Braeken, A. P. B. M., Büel-Drabe, N., Bunevicius, A., Carter, G., Chen, C. K., Cheung, G., Clover, K., Conroy, R. M., Cukor, D., da Rocha e Silva, C. E., Dabscheck, E., Daray, F. M., Douven, E., Downing, M. G., Feinstein, A., Ferentinos, P. P., Fischer, F. H., Flint, A. J., Fujimori, M., Gallagher, P., Gandy, M., Goebel, S., Grassi, L., Härter, M., Jenewein, J., Jetté, N., Julião, M., Kim, J. M., Kim, S. W., Kjærgaard, M., Köhler, S., Loosman, W. L., Löwe, B., Martin-Santos, R., Massardo, L., Matsuoka, Y., Mehnert, A., Michopoulos, I., Misery, L., Navines, R., O'Donnell, M. L., Öztürk, A., Peceliuniene, J., Pintor, L., Ponsford, J. L., Quinn, T. J., Reme, S. E., Reuter, K., Rooney, A. G., Sánchez-González, R., Schwarzbold, M. L., Senturk Cankorur, V., Shaaban, J., Sharpe, L., Sharpe, M., Simard, S., Singer, S., Stafford, L., Stone, J., Sultan, S., Teixeira, A. L., Tiringer, I., Turner, A., Walker, J., Walterfang, M., Wang, L. J., White, J., Wong, D. K., Benedetti, A. & Thombs, B. D., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 129, 9 p., 109892.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Telehealth Delivery of Memory Rehabilitation Following Stroke

Lawson, D. W., Stolwyk, R. J., Ponsford, J. L., McKenzie, D. P., Downing, M. G. & Wong, D., Jan 2020, In : Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 26, 1, p. 58-71 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Behavioural and functional correlates of post-traumatic growth following traumatic brain injury

Pais-Hrit, C., Wong, D., Gould, K. R. & Ponsford, J., 30 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


ASSBI Clinical Innovation Award

Dana Wong (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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

Dana Wong (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

Dana 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


2 Media contributions

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities