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Focus Neuropsychology has been  providing clinical and medicolegal neuropsychology services since 2014. Our main office is in Bondi Junction in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, with alternative locations available by arrangement.
20+

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

2500+

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS COMPLETED

10+

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

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Learn more about Dr Alex Knopman and Focus Neuropsychology

Dr Alex Knopman PhD,
Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr Knopman is a highly experienced clinical neuropsychologist working in both private practice and the public hospital system.
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DR ALEX KNOPMAN

Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist

Alex is a Sydney-based clinical neuropsychologist with 20 years of expertise in neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation for adults and adolescents (16+) with a range of neurological, mental health and acquired brain conditions. 

He has a passion for assisting patients and their referrers to understand their cognitive strengths, challenges and diagnoses by offering a considered and comprehensive assessment process – which includes a face-to-face interview, carefully selected testing measures, and clear, detailed feedback and recommendations.

Alex works with patients to assist in diagnosing and identifying disorders (or differences) of cognition associated with dementia, mental illness, head injury, stroke, epilepsy, ADHD, intellectual disability, autism spectrum, drug and alcohol, general neurological, general neurosurgical and general medical conditions. He is a registered NDIS provider who works with new and existing clients and support coordinators to assess and make treatment recommendations.

In addition to his role as principal at Focus Neuropsychology, Alex holds an appointment as Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Uniting War Memorial Hospital, Waverley, a rehabilitation hospital where he provides diagnostic assessment focusing on cognitive impairment in older adults, as well as leading patient education on healthy brain ageing and memory training, and teaching students. Alex has previously held senior positions at Westmead Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, KaRa Institute of Neurological Diseases and Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney. He regularly provides clinical supervision and training, has published research in peer-reviewed journals and presented at both national and international conferences.

Qualifications & professional registrations

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Macquarie University
  • Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons 1)
  • Fellow, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (FCCN)
  • Full Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Adjunct Fellow, Macquarie University
  • College Approved Supervisor, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
  • Full Psychologist Registration, Psychology Board of Australia (PBA)
  • Endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology, PBA
  • Board Approved Supervisor, PBA
  • Full Member, Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA)
  • Expert Reviewer, Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC)
  • Accredited Assessor, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Health Professionals Councils Authority (HPCA)
  • Trained provider, Assessment of Permanent Impairment, WorkCover NSW (now iCare and SIRA) and Motor Accidents Authority (MAA)
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Rulon Pita

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Rulon is a clinical neuropsychologist with experience delivering neuropsychology assessment and cognitive rehabilitation services to a wide spectrum of patients across several public hospital and private practice settings in Sydney.

Rulon has experience across the age spectrum. He offers neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation for children and adolescents with a wide range of possible developmental disorders/differences, such as autism, ADHD, specific learning disorders and others.

Rulon also offers appointments to adults and older adults with memory or other cognitive or behavioural complaints. These include patients with mental health, neurological, dementia, head injury, drug and alcohol, developmental and general medical conditions. Rulon has a particular interest in differential diagnosis.

At the core of Rulon’s patient-centred focus is a belief in demystifying the neuropsychology assessment process as well as providing tailored meaningful feedback to maximise patient outcomes.

Qualifications and professional registrations

  • Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), UNSW
  • Fellow, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (FCCN)
  • Full Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Full Psychologist Registration, Psychology Board of Australia (PBA)
  • Endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology, PBA

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Phone:
(02) 9157 5766

E-mail:
info@focusneuropsychology.com.au
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