About Us

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.







Experts in focus

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.

Dr Alex Knopman

Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist

Alex is a Sydney-based clinical neuropsychologist with over 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/differences.

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 is a casual lecturer on the Master of Clinical Neuropsychology program at the University of New South Wales, an Advisory Board Member of the Dystonia Network of Australia, and Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Uniting War Memorial Hospital, Waverley – where he provides diagnostic assessment focusing on cognitive impairment in older adults, leads patient education on healthy brain ageing and memory training, and teaches 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)
  • Adjunct Fellow, Macquarie University
  • College Approved Supervisor, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
  • Psychologist Registration, Psychology Board of Australia (PBA)
  • Endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology, PBA
  • Board Approved Supervisor, PBA
  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member, National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN – USA)
  • Member, Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA)
  • Advisory Board Member, Dystonia Network of Australia
  • 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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