Dr Alex Falcon

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

Director, A & S Neuropsychologists

T - 0422 444 244

Dr Alex Falcon is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist who has extensive experience in Neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation of a vast range of cognitive disorders resulting from traumatic and acquired brain injuries. Over the past 15 years, he has practised as a Clinical Neuropsychologist at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, and Royal Rehab (Ryde). In these positions Dr Falcon has focussed on providing comprehensive cognitive Neuropsychological assessments in traumatic brain injury, and in acquired brain injury resulting from neurological conditions including stroke, vascular disorders, multiple sclerosis, cerebral tumours/infections (meningitis, encephalitis, herpes, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, HIV/AIDS), alcohol related brain damage and hypoxic brain injury (e.g. due to cardiac arrest). Dr Falcon also provides ongoing, longer term, psychological services assisting individuals and families in their adjustment to brain injury, focussing on emotional, behavioural and interpersonal difficulties.

Dr Falcon has also managed a Private Practice (A & S Neuropsychologists) over the last 15 years where he has provided Neuropsychology services both privately and for various organisations including Australian Government Departments such as Department of Veteran's Affairs, Department of Family and Community Services. He also provides Neuropsychological consults for patients under Insurance & Care NSW (iCare - supporting all traffic/motor vehicle related injuries, and Worker's Compensation). He is an approved Neuropsychologist / Dispute Assessor within iCare. Dr Falcon has extensive experience with various CTP insurers in provision of Neuropsychological rehabilitation services in traumatic/acquired brain injury. He also provides comprehensive MedicoLegal Neuropsychological assessments for both Insurers and Lawyers (often joint party assessments).  Dr Falcon has also provided Neuropsychological assessment / reports for Legal Aid and Criminal Courts.

For a comprehensive listing of Dr Falcon's formal qualifications and experience, please refer to our Professional Qualifications page.

Dr shelley simpson

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

T - 0434 412 380

Dr Shelley Simpson is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist who has 19 years experience working in both the Public and Private Health Care Sector. Dr Simpson currently holds a Senior Clinical Neuropsychology position at Westmead Hospital in the Department of Aged Care Psychiatry. She has also previously worked in Adult Community Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol and at the Brain Injury Unit at Westmead and Royal Rehab (Ryde). Her work has focused primarily in the areas of diagnostic, rehabilitation and capacity assessments and the implementation of comprehensive cognitive / behavioural management plans. She is highly experienced in the assessment of adults and older adults with Psychiatric Illnesses (including Schizophrenia and other Psychotic illnesses, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Eating Disorders and Drug and Alcohol); in Dementias (including Alzheimer's Disease, Vascular Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Fronto-Temporal Dementia and Alcohol Related Brain Damage) and in Developmental Disability.  Dr Simpson also regularly conducts Capacity Assessments / provides evidence for the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal regarding Guardianship applications and Financial Management orders.  She also regularly conducts assessments regarding Testamentary Capacity (e.g. capacity to write a will, appoint a Power of Attorney / Guardian) or in assessing the need to enact an Enduring Guardianship Order or Enduring Power of Attorney.

Dr Shelley Simpson has also practiced privately with A & S Neuropsychologists for the past 15 years.  In this position she regularly provides diagnostic, rehabilitation and capacity assessments as discussed above.  She also conducts assessments for various Government organisations including; Department of Veteran's Affairs, Department of Family and Community Services.  Dr Simpson has also provided assessments and evidence for Local and District Courts and for the Family Court of Australia.

For a comprehensive listing of Dr Simpson's formal qualifications and experience, please refer to our Professional Qualifications page.