Isabella Jacomb, MAPS
BSci (Psych) (Hons), BA (Hons), GradDipPsych, MClinNeuro
Isabella is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She holds a Master of Clinical Neuropsychology from Macquarie University. Isabella has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical settings in both the public and private sectors. Isabella has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of cognitive, developmental, behavioural, mood and anxiety difficulties. She is skilled in the diagnosis of disorders such Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), Specific Learning Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities. Isabella has a particular interest in the treatment of Depression and Anxiety. She utilises evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness. She is committed to working collaboratively with individuals and their families and values a strong empathic, supportive therapeutic relationship.
Boerrigter, D., Weickert, T.W., Lenroot, R., O’Donnell, M., Galletly, C., Liu, D., Burgess, M., Cadiz, R., Jacomb, I.,Catts, V., Fillman, S., Weickert, C.S. (2017). Using blood cytokine measures to define high inflammatory biotype of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 14:188.
Weinberg, D., Lenroot, R., Jacomb, I.,Allen, K., Bruggemann, J., Wells, R… & Weickert, T. (2016). Cognitive subtypes in schizophrenia characterized by differential brain volumetric reductions and cognitive decline, JAMA Psychiatry, E1-E9.
Wells, R., Swaminatham, V., Sundram, S., Weinberg, D., Bruggemann, J., Jacomb, I. … & Weickert, T (2015). The impact of premorbid and current intellect in schizophrenia: Cognitive, symptom, and functional outcomes, npj Schizophrenia, 1, 15043.
Newall, C., Jacomb, I.,Hudson, J., & Broeren, S. (2015). Physical context regulates the renewal of fear in indirect pathways: An example of fear reduction processes using verbal information provision and modelling, Journal of Experimental Psychopathology,6(1), 13-27.