Meet the expert: Rachell Kingsbury, Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology
As we’re all now aware of, the human mind really matters. Which is exactly why Dr. Rachell Kingsbury is such a valued member of the Families Magazine team. She has a broad background in adult and child psychology, and has specialised in everything from senior dementia care to school and paediatric psychology. Developing a therapeutic framework for the benefit of families is one of her main current interests. This positions her as our expert to write on parenting topics as well as our articles relating to child and adolescent behaviour and development.
Rachell has a Doctor of Psychology degree from the University of Queensland, with specialisms in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and is registered as a professional practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). With an impressive list of previous positions under her belt, Dr. Rachell is presently a director at Mind Wise Psychology Services in Milton, QLD.
A wealth of experience
Rachell’s experience stands her in good stead when it comes to advising families on matters affecting all ages. She has developed specialist dementia services in Queensland and Victoria, including diagnosis, care, management and staff training. Rachell has also followed interests in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), learning disabilities within education, forensics, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), rehabilitation, medico-legal reports and assessing fitness to stand trial in both adults and children. Family Law issues have also captured Rachell’s expert attention, and she is listed with the Expert Panel of the Magistrates Court in Queensland.
Some of Rachell’s favourite articles for families are: