Ashley Young

Clinical Neuropsychologist Registrar

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Ashley is responsible for undertaking psychological and neuropsychological assessment as well as conducting cognitive intervention (i.e. memory training) and psychological therapy (i.e. CBT, Mindfulness) with individuals and groups.

Ashley is also able to support multi-disciplinary staff in residential aged care settings to manage residents with emotional, psychological or behavioural difficulties. Ashley has a keen professional interest in the area of non-pharmacological intervention, which is evidenced by her current research paper that explores whether mindfulness intervention improves the cognition, psychological well-being and activities of daily living functioning in older adults with subjective cognitive decline or mild cognitive impairment.

Ashley’s Background and Credentials

Ashley has worked at Amazing Ageing Psychology since early 2019, and has been providing psychological services to residential aged care facilities for the past 6 months.

She concurrently works at Northern Beaches Hospital as a Clinical Neuropsychologist for mental health and hospital wide services

Ashley completed her clinical placements as a Clinical Neuropsychologist Intern at Prince of Wales Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital, and the Royal Rehabilitation Centre. She has completed psychological therapeutic training with Aaron Beck at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, USA.

Ashley has a 1st Class Honours degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology. She is a Student Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists.

Ashley has also worked in supporting research projects at the University of New South Wales, as part of the Centre for Healthy Brain ageing (CHeBA).

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