Adam Mckay

Australia

Adam Mckay

Australia

Biography

Dr. Adam Mckay BSc (Hons), MPsych(Clinical Neuropsychology), PhD, holds both academic and clinical positions in clinical neuropsychology in Australia. He is a Lecturer in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University where he is involved in teaching, research, supervision, and placement coordination for the DPsych in Clinical Neuropsychology. He is also a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Epworth Healthcare where he works in the Brain Injury Program providing rehabilitation to clients with TBI and other neurological conditions.
Dr McKay’s research is focused on understanding and improving the functional and psychosocial outcomes after brain injury. His recent work has focused on evaluating rehabilitation methods in the early stages after a brain injury, as well as the benefits of cognitive behavior therapy for treating more chronic difficulties such as anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance and fatigue after brain injury. Dr McKay has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers, and presents his work at national and international conferences. His research efforts are supported by a team of postgraduate students as well as grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Institute for Safety, Compensation, and Recovery Research (ISCRR), William Buckland Foundation, Monash University, and Epworth Research Institute. Dr McKay is a strong supporter of multi-disciplinary research and its benefits in understanding the impact and treatment of brain injury and leads collaborations with a range of disciplines including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and nurses.

 

WORLD CONGRESS PRESENTATION

Treating Fatigue and Sleep Disturbance Following Brain Injury with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

 

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