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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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Projects 2016 2024

Research Output 2004 2019

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Effectiveness of a manualised group training intervention for memory dysfunction following stroke: a series of single case studies

Withiel, T. D., Stolwyk, R. J., Ponsford, J. L., Cadilhac, D. A. & Wong, D., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Factors Associated with Response to Adapted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression following Traumatic Brain Injury

Ponsford, J., Lee, N. K., Wong, D., McKay, A., Haines, K., Downing, M., Alway, Y., Furtado, C. & O'Donnell, M. L., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


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