Kate Gould

Session Title:

Psychiatric Disorders Following TBI

Biography:

Dr Kate Gould is a scientist-practitioner working in the field of ABI rehabilitation and specialising in understanding and treating the cognitive, behavioural and psychiatric features of acquired brain injury. She is an early career Research Fellow at the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, directed by Professor Jennie Ponsford and based in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Gould completed her doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2010 at Monash University in which she examined the relationships between psychiatric disorders and TBI. She was the 2012 Recipient of the Centre of Excellence in Traumatic Brain Injury Research – Rehabilitation Fellowship – based at the National Trauma Research Institute, Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. Dr Gould is currently a project manager and therapist in an ISCRR funded trial to evaluate a Positive Behaviour Support based intervention for challenging behaviours after ABI.

Dr Gould also practises as a Clinical Neuropsychologist, and has worked at Osborn Sloan and Associates since she completed a six month specialised internship in 2008. Within this role she works in a community-based rehabilitation service and an inpatient brain disorders unit and undertakes neuropsychological medicolegal assessments.