About Us

Dr Natalie Phillips is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with more than 10 years’ experience assessing and treating adults and children with neurological, neurodevelopmental, and mental health difficulties.

She has a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Sydney, as well as a Bachelor of Psychological Science With First Class Honours from La Trobe University. She has a particular interest in cognitive assessment and rehabilitation of attention, executive function, memory and learning across the lifespan.

10 years of experience

Evidence-based treatment

Why Choose Us?

Focus On Evidence-Based treatment

Natalie is passionate about evidence based practice and providing clients with assessments and treatment approaches that are backed by science and up to date with latest evidence.

She is an active clinical researcher and currently sits on the editorial board of the international peer-reviewed journal, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, and has held several academic appointments, both nationally and internationally, conducting and supervising clinical research on cognitive assessment and rehabilitation. She has presented widely at national and international academic and clinical conferences, and continues to publish research with colleagues in Australia and abroad. She is also the recipient of several grants and awards.

At the heart of her practice is a desire to work with individuals and families to meet their goals, while drawing on their individual strengths to ultimately improve overall wellbeing in the individual and their wider community.

See below for further details about Natalie

Natalie graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Neuropsychology. She also has a Bachelor of Psychological Science With First Class Honours from La Trobe University. She subsequently went on to complete Postdoctoral Fellowships in Australia (University of Sydney), Canada (The Hospital for Sick Children) and America (Children’s National Medical Centre).

Natalie has worked with individuals and families across a range of settings including private practice, not for profit, impatient and outpatient public hospitals, and universities. Currently she works at Royal Far West assessing country children with complex social, emotional and behavioural conditions as part of a multidisciplinary team. Please see below for details of some of her relevant experience.

During her clinical training and post-graduate clinical and research roles Natalie has gained experience assessing children and adults with a range of different neuro developmental (ADHD, ASD, SLDs, FASD, ID) and neurological conditions (TBI, Dementia, MS, Epilepsy etc).

Her PhD examined cognitive rehabilitation of working memory and the impact on functional academic skills in children with traumatic brain injury. She then went on to complete postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Sydney and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, where she was responsible for developing and implementing sleep and memory rehabilitation programs for children and adults with traumatic brain injury and epilepsy, respectively. Natalie is also on the board of editors of the peer-reviewed journal, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.