Esther is passionate about working with families and enjoys collaborating with other professionals involved with an individual’s care

Dr Esther Hutchinson,

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Esther is a senior paediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist who works with individuals from infancy to early adulthood with a variety of conditions and problems. Esther has particular interests in neurodevelopmental disorders and outcomes as a result of early brain injury. Her assessments are designed to target referral questions and the concerns of parents within a comprehensive assessment and developmental framework
Esther holds a senior appointment within the public health system where she sees children with neurological and medical conditions which impact thinking, including epilepsy and genetic conditions. She has previously worked in a mental health service for children and young adults who have experienced significant mental health conditions and trauma and present with a variety of cognitive, behavioural and emotional difficulties often on background of neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Esther holds a Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology from La Trobe University and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology from the University of Melbourne. She has endorsement in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology and is also a registered supervisor. Esther enjoys training post-graduate students as well as supervising newly graduated clinical neuropsychologists as part of the registrar program.