Dr Carmela Pestell - Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist
Teaching experience
 
Current position (from Feb 2013): Associate Professor School of Psychology/Director Robin Winkler Clinic. University of WA. Unit Coordinator (Internal Practicum: 5678/5679; Pediatric Neuropsychology I: PSYC5534. Unit Co-Coordinator:  PSYC5673 Foundations in Clinical Skills II; Neuropsychology Internal Placements: PSYC5538/PSYC9903/PSYC9904). 
 
Guest Lecture (Workshop) Series: Paediatric Neuropsychological Assessment (PSYC8592): Introduction to Paediatric Neuropsychology; Ethics & Report Writing; Language; Memory & Learning; Feedback & Paediatric Interventions. UWA.School of Psychology. Postgraduate Programme. October 2008; July-September 2009; August-September 2010; August-September 2012.
 
Guest Lecture. Introduction to Forensic Neuropsychology. Criminal Behaviour FNSC8520. Centre for Forensic Science. University of WA, 20th May 2012.
 
Guest Lecture. Introduction to Neuropsychology. Murdoch University (4th year students), 14 May 2012.
 
Guest Lectures (3 hour Workshop x 2) Developmental Disorders (Exceptional Development Unit). University of WA.School of Psychology, Postgraduate Clinical and Neuropsychology Programme. October 7 &14, 2011.
 
Guest Lecture (3 hour Workshop) Childhood Epilepsy.
University of WA.School of Psychology, Postgraduate Clinical and Neuropsychology Programme. May 2011.
 
Guest Lecture (3 hour Workshop) Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.
University of WA.School of Psychology, Postgraduate Clinical and Neuropsychology Programme. May 2011.
 
Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment (1 x 3.5 hours). Advanced training for Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists. Graylands Hospital, Perth, 10 March 2011.
 
Lecturer. Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment. (7 x 4 hour lectures) for Post-Graduate Programme Clinical Psychology.Curtin University, March – April 2008; March-April 2009; April-May 2010
 
Guest Lecture. Psychosocial Consequences of Parkinson's Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 2nd year Medical Students. Notre Dame University, Fremantle. 1 August 2007; 29 July 2009; 28 July 2010
 
Psychological & Neuropsychological Testing. Lecture for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry. Graylands Hospital. 18 September 2009; 17 September 2010, 16 September 2011.
 
Psychological Testing. Lecture for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry. Graylands Hospital. 19 September 2008.
 
Paediatric Neuropsychology. Lectures for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry. Graylands Hospital. 28 August & 4 September 2008.
 
Guest Lecture. Attention & Executive Functioning in Children.  Lecture for Post-Graduate Programme Clinical Neuropsychology.UWA. March 14 2008.
 
Guest Lecture. Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment. Lecture Series for Post-Graduate Programme Clinical Psychology. Edith Cowan University. March 25, 8 & 29 April 2008.
 
Psychological & Neuropsychological Testing. Lecture for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry – 1 Year Registrars. Graylands Hospital. 14 September 2007.
 
Cognitive Testing. Lecture for Post-Graduate Programme Clinical Psychology.Murdoch University. 1 May 2007.
 
Psychological Assessment. Lecture for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry – 1st Year Registrars. Graylands Hospital. 8 September 2006.
 
Guest Lecture. Psychosocial Consequences of Parkinson's Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 2nd year Medical Students. Notre Dame University, Fremantle. 21 June 2006.
 
An Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment. Lecture for Postgraduate Trainees in Psychiatry – 1st Year Registrars. Graylands Hospital. 9 September 2005.
 
The Neuropsychological Assessment of Judgement & Insight. Lecture for Psychiatrists. Selby Lodge. 11 November 2005.
 
Current Issues in Neuropsychological Assessment. Training Workshop for Clinical Psychologists. Perth Clinic, West Perth, 31 August 2005.
 
Guest Lecture. The differentiation between psychiatric conditions & fronto-temporal dementia. Training Seminar for Psychiatry Registrars. 6 November 2003.
 
Half Day Workshop for Psychiatry Registrars. Recent advances in clinical neuropsychology. A Weekend Symposium of Neurology, Psychiatry & Psychopharmacology. Rottnest Lodge. 24 May 2003
 
Lecturer (Sessional) Curtin University of Technolology
MPsych Students Neuropsychology Unit. Semester 2
15 weekly 3 hour lectures on Neuropsychology. 2003
                                    
Lecturer (Sessional) Murdoch University
June to November 1997; April 1998, April 1999, Sep 2000, Sep 2001
S562 Psychological Assessment Methods II (Post Graduate Clinical Programme).    3 Lectures: Introduction to neuropsychology; common neurological disorders in adults; degenerative disorders.
                                   
Lecturer (Sessional) Murdoch University
May 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
S565 Clinical Psychology: Adults (Post Graduate Clinical Programme). Psychotherapy with people affected by neurological disorders.
 
Guest Lecture. The Wechsler Memory Scale – III. 1st Year Clinical Psychology Master’s Students. PSy5111 (Psychological Assessment). Edith Cowan University, 12 April 2002.
 
Guest Lecture. Psychology Undergraduates. Neuropsychology in the 21 Century: Where have we come from? Where are we going?  Murdoch University, 19 April 2002.
 
Lecturer (Sessional) Curtin University of TechnologyOctober 2000
MPsych Students Neuropsychology Unit.
Emotional & Executive Functioning; Attention & Visuospatial Disorders.
 
 Lecturer (Sessional) Murdoch University
 March-May 1996, March-May 1997; March-May 1998;
 Psychology (Third Year) Abnormal Psychology. Clinical Neuropsychology.
 
 Lecturer (Sessional) University of WA
 March-April 1996 & March-April 1997
 MPsych Students I. Clinical Practicum (Unit 564).
 Basic Processes in Interviewing.
 
 Clinical Supervisor (Sessional) University of WA
 January-August 1997
Supervised MPsych Students completing their Clinical Practicum at the Psychology Clinical Unit (UWA).
                                   
 Lecturer (Sessional) Curtin University of Technology
 July 1993 to November 1997
 Course Controller 1996 & 1997
Speech & Hearing Science (3rd Year) in Neuropsychology, a course covering the development of neuropsychological tests & theory of brain-behaviour relationships, including neurological & psychiatric disorders in adolescence & adulthood.
 
 Examiner (Sessional) Murdoch University
 November 1995, November 1996 & November 1997
Practical Assessment of Test Administration Competencies S563 Psychological Assessment Methods II (Post Graduate Programme).
Involved observing students administer psychological tests, rating them & giving them feedback about their performance.
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