Dr Joe Wagner
Qualifications: BBiomedSc (Hons), DClinPsych(Clin/Neuro)
Dr Joe Wagner is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist who completed his training at The University of Queensland. Over the last 10 years, Dr Wagner has worked with people from all stages of the lifespan in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, private practice, rehabilitation units, and forensic environments. Dr Wagner has a keen interest in conducting research and has co-authored a number of journal articles in the areas of neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and molecular genetics. He is also a Board Approved Supervisor for provisional psychologists completing the 4+2, 5+1, and Higher Degree (i.e. Masters/Doctor of Psychology degree) pathways.
Dr Wagner has interests in the assessment and rehabilitation of cognitive difficulties that occur in a range of diseases and disorders, including ADHD, brain injury, and dementia. He is experienced in the assessment of memory, intelligence, executive and academic functioning, and in examining the cognitive dysfunction that occurs in psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, and personality disorders. Dr Wagner is also passionate about conducting clinical and neuropsychological assessments and interventions via telehealth, and has co-authored an article based on his work providing memory rehabilitation to patients with an acquired brain injury over Skype.
From a Clinical Psychology perspective, Dr Wagner has interests in helping people with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance addiction, and psychosis. He practises primarily from a CBT perspective; however, Dr Wagner also draws upon the areas of Mindfulness and DBT skills to help his patients improve the quality of their life by gaining a better understanding of themselves, reducing their emotional distress, and improving their relationships with others.