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Dr Gillian Fortune

Dr Gillian M. Fortune

BSc Hons.,D.Clin.Psy.,C.Psychol.,PG Dip. App. Clin. Neuropsych, PFMQ, AFBPsS, C.Clin. Psychol., Ps.S.I.

Paediatric & Adult Clinical Neuropsychologist

 

Speciality:

Paediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychology, Private Medico-Legal Assessments

 

Contact details:

Telephone: 087 605 7418

Fax: (01) 837 9226

E-mail: Dr.gmfortune@gmail.com

 

Current Positions:

Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist & Head of Psychology, at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland

Paediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychologist, at the Bon Secours Consultant’s Clinic, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Assistant Professor, University College Dublin

 

Professional Affiliations:

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society

Registered, Chartered, Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society

Member of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society

Practitioner Full Member of the Division of Neuropsychology of the British Psychological Society

Chartered Member of the Psychological Society of Ireland

Full Practitioner Member of the Division of Neuropsychology of the Psychological Society of Ireland

Member of the Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience

 

Previous Appointments:

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland from 2007-2013.

Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Russell Cairns Unit, Neuroscience Directorate, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford from 2002-2007.

Specialist Interests:

Dr Fortune provides a specialised Paediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychology service for Neurology, Neurosurgical and Neuropsychiatric patients on a short/long-term basis for neuropsychological assessment and neuro-psychotherapeutic intervention. She has extensive experience of medico-legal assessment and provision of expert testimony together with interdisciplinary working and liaison with medical colleagues, education and social services. She has particular expertise in the treatment of non-epileptic seizures and post-traumatic stress disorder and the application of cognitive behaviour therapy to a wide range of symptoms in the context of neurological disorder in children and adults. She is the author of a wide range of publications in clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology. She is also actively involved in several research studies in collaboration with colleagues in Neuroscience in Ireland and the United Kingdom.