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About

Lynda Troy (Principal)

B.A., Dip.Psych (Distinction), M.Clin.Psych.(neuro), M.A.P.S,
Fellow APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Fellow APS College of Clinical Psychologists


Director of Mind Professionals, Lynda has been a registered psychologist, practising since 1992 and works in private practice full-time. She has accredited qualifications in both Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, based in the Brisbane offices.


Lynda has extensive experience in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology, in the public and private sectors, and in the role of an expert witness within the legal setting. She has a sound background in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples and families for a broad range of clinical issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship and self esteem issues and adjustment difficulties.


Her areas of interest include the treatment of stress, anxiety, depression, adjustment and emotional issues. She also offers psychological assessment to target a wide range of needs (e.g. aiding diagnosis, medico legal/personal injury and compensation claims, pre-sentence or pre-trial reports, return to work programmes, competency issues, and academic/educational issues). Interventions are provided to help maximise strengths identified, and minimise the impact of weaknesses. Particular areas of interest are in neuropsychological rehabilitation of executive and behavioural difficulties following brain injury, and assessment of competency and dementia.


Lynda's research in the area of psychological effects of chemotherapy has been recognized internationally, with awards including the prestigious Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship for the Allied Health Sciences.


Lynda was appointed a Clinical Consultant at the Psychology Clinic at the University of Queensland in 1999, and has been actively involved in providing supervision for post-graduate students. She has also presented lectures to post-graduate students at the University of Queensland, Griffith University and University of Melbourne and provided training for external organisations.