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 difficulties. In particular, Brooke is passionate about the assessment and treatment of mild Traumatic Brain Injury, to support adjustment to injury, timely recovery, and a safe return to play, study and work.

Brooke

Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist

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

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. Throughout her undergraduate degrees, Brooke was also awarded the School of Psychology’s and Dean’s Commendations for High Achievement.
Brooke enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of difficulties such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Perinatal wellbeing and Postnatal Depression/ Anxiety
  • Parenting skills and strategies
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Anger Management
  • Stress & Burnout
  • Optimisation of Sleep, Lifestyle and Health Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Adjustment to Injury or Chronic Illness (inc. Returning to Work)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental conditions
  • ADHD and other cognitive and neurobehavioural conditions (inc. Acquired Brain Injury)
  • Substance Misuse
  • Psychosis
  • Self Harm
  • Self Esteem

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 practised 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 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy,
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and
Mindfulness, tailored to the individual strengths, values and goals of
her clients.


Brooke is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation
Agency (AHPRA) and is a Member of the Australian Psychological
Society (MAPS), and a Fellow of 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).