Dr Luke Smith is a qualified clinical neuropsychologist who works with clients who have a range of different neurological and psychiatric conditions. He consults across Victoria and Tasmania. His qualifications include a Bachelor in Psychology (Honours) from the University of South Australia and Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) from La Trobe university. He is registered as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia with specialist endorsement in clinical neuropsychology. He is a member of the Australia Psychological Society and Victorian College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Luke is a registered provider for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA), the Traffic Accident Commission (TAC) and WorkSafe Victoria.
Previous to gaining qualification as a clinical neuropsychologist, Luke was a counsellor and behaviour management consultant for many years. This has added a unique skill set to his neuropsychological practice. He also has a passion for education and skills training, and is a mindfulness tutor in the Health Enhancement Program at Monash University.
Luke has experience in:
Progressive Neurological Disorders
Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Frontotemporal Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinsonian Disorders (Parkinson’s Disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy, Corticobasal Syndrome), Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebellar Disease, Mitochondrial Disorders and others.
Acquired Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury, Substance Related Brain Injury, Alcohol Related Brain Impairment and Hypoxic Brain Injury.
Other Neurological Disorders
Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Tumor, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Infectious Diseases.
Mental Health/Psychiatric Conditions
Depression, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder.