MAGGIE PHILLIPS

Maggie Phillips

Clinical Neuropsychologist – Clinical Neuropsychology
BA, DipAppPsych, MA (ClinNeuropsych), MAPS, FCCN

Maggie is a clinical neuropsychologist with more than 30 years’ experience working in public and private health care and university settings. She is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), is endorsed in the area of clinical neuropsychology and is a Board Approved Supervisor. Maggie completed a Masters’ Degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, a Fellow of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, member of the International Neuropsychological Society and the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment.

Maggie has extensive experience working in team- based brain injury rehabilitation, including severe traumatic brain injury, stroke, post-concussion recovery, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, brain cancer, neuropsychiatric conditions, substance abuse, complex trauma, and neurodegenerative conditions. She is also familiar with difficulties related to other developmental conditions such as ADHD and has an interest in long Covid, management of depression, anxiety and sleep disorders following brain injury. She worked as the senior clinical neuropsychologist in a Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) and has expertise in the diagnosis and management of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular cognitive impairment, frontotemporal dementia, atypical dementias and younger onset of dementia.

Maggie is highly skilled at delineating cognitive strengths and weaknesses, delivering neuropsychological interventions, psychoeducation, supportive counselling and return to work and study plans. She works collaboratively with clients and their caregivers to support an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, adjustment to altered abilities and monitor change over time.

Maggie is one of the founding clinicians of the LaTCH memory management group program at LaTrobe University. She has collaborated in research on managing memory and cognitive disorders, co-authored papers, facilitated memory groups, trains and supervises clinicians, students and allied health professionals working older adults. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals in collaboration with family, caregivers and other service providers. Maggie’s style is warm and approachable, with a flexible, thorough, whole- person approach to assessment and treatment.

Maggie is available for assessments on Monday’s and Thursday’s