Dr Brooke Dougan

Brooke is passionate about working collaboratively to achieve positive change in the lives of children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of circumstances and challenges. In particular, Brooke is passionate about the provision of neurodiversity affirming assessment, diagnosis, and therapy. Brooke is also experienced in the assessment and treatment of Concussion or mild Traumatic Brain Injury, to support adjustment to injury, timely recovery, and a safe return to play, study and work.



Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist

BComm BA(Hons) PhD(ClinPsych/ClinNeuro) MAPS FCCLP FCCN

Brooke enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of difficulties, such as:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD and other Neurodiverse conditions
  • Cognitive and Neurobehavioural conditions (e.g., inc. Acquired Brain Injury)
  • Adjustment to Injury or Chronic Illness (inc. Returning to Work)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Anger Management
  • Self Esteem
  • Perinatal Wellbeing and Postnatal Depression/ Anxiety
  • Parenting Skills and Strategies
  • Optimisation of Sleep, Lifestyle and Health Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Substance Misuse
  • Psychosis

Brooke is a warm and compassionate clinician, experienced in the delivery of high quality psychological, diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment, as well as client-centred treatment and rehabilitation, for a range of conditions. Brooke has practiced as a psychologist within many different community, hospital, private and general practice settings, as well as educational and research settings. Brooke’s clinical practice is informed by evidence-based therapeutic models including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing, tailored to the individual strengths, values and goals of her clients.

Brooke completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) at the University of Queensland (UQ) where she was awarded First Class Honours and the University of Queensland Academic Medal for outstanding academic achievement. Her doctoral thesis explored the Neuropsychological Assessment of Sports-Related Concussion in Adolescent Athletes.

Brooke is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (FCCLP) and the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (FCCN). She is clinically endorsed, is recognised as a clinical provider of psychological services under Medicare, and is an accredited provider of Triple P Programs for parents of children with behavioural and developmental disorders. She is also a registered Professional Health Provider (Neuropsychologist) with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) and is a member of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI).