Dr Nicola Gates - Registered Health Practitioner

BA Hons, M.Phil Psychology, MA. Clinical Neuropsychology Melbourne University, PhD Psychiatry UNSW

Brain and Mind Practice

Nicola Gates PhD, is a registered health practitioner with the Australian Government agency, AHPRA, as a registered psychologist with endorsement in clinical neuropsychology. She is also registered with Medicare, SIRA, WorkCover NSW and MAA.

She has over twenty-five years experience working with adults providing assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation services to improve their lives. Her practice framework combines neuropsychology and neuroscience, along with positive psychology, mindfulness, cognitive behaviour therapy and a solution focus.

Dr Gates publishes peer reviewed research to support her evidence based approach and contribute to the continual development of relevant rehabilitation, intervention, assessment and therapy.

Her books are designed to engage a wider audience and to improve the lives of thousands.



Individual Psychology Services

  • Medicare supported Mental Health Care Plans providing focused psychological therapies to manage stress, anxiety, depression, substance use, menopause, cancer, injury and other life challenges.
  • Medicolegal assessments, psychometric assessments to quantify and describe cognitive strengths and weakness, and diagnostic assessment of acquired brain injury, dementia, and traumatic brain injury.
  • Rehabilitation and intervention to improve injury recovery, cognitive function, and mental health.