BSocSci(Welfare), GradDipCouns (CSU), PhD(ClinPsych) (University of Tasmania)
Matthew completed his undergraduate training in Psychology and Welfare studies in 1990 and worked in various roles in the welfare area, including developmental disability services and programs for homeless youth and adults. Matthew completed a fourth year of study in psychology in 1996 and went on to work in a rural brain injury rehabilitation service. In 2008, Matthew graduated with a PhD (Clin Psych) at the University of Tasmania. Matthew's thesis investigated subjective quality of life following traumatic brain injury and his research, in collaboration with the Neurotrauma Register of Tasmania is ongoing.
Matthew's current focus is on teaching Neuropsychology in the postgraduate clinical psychology course and providing specialised cognitive assessment and rehabilitation services, supervision and consultancy at Bloomfield hospital in Orange. Matthew also enjoys a weekend role as a flying instructor. Matthew's current research focus includes work in areas of outcomes following Neurotrauma, development of clinical scales and aviation human factors.