David Lambert specialises in neuro-psychometric assessment. He has expertise in the diagnosis of Intellectual and related disabilities, Language and Learning Disorders, ADHD and a range mental health presentations.
He also has extensive experience providing intervention and support for children and adolescents with neuro-diverse diagnoses, especially in the areas of mental health and behaviour difficulties.
David uses a range of models for intervention, including cognitive-behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, brief solution focused therapy, structured problem-solving approaches and parent management training. David has a foundation in methodology and prioritises the importance of empirical approaches to assessment and intervention.
David commenced his psychology training in 2010 at Charles Sturt University. His research focused on the impact of learning difficulties on mental health and quality of life. David then worked in the Newcastle-Hunter region as a School Counsellor for seven years. Prior to this period, David was a Maths and Science teacher where he developed a deep understanding of processes of pedagogy, curriculum, behaviour and learning which has continued to inform his professional practice in psychology.
David is currently enrolled in the Master of Clinical Psychology program. David moved to Newcastle from Sydney in 2007. He is married and has two daughters.