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 an appointment with the Royal Children’s Hospital 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 is registered and endorsed as a Clinical Neuropsychologist with the Australian Board of Psychology 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.