Judy Buchholz

20042008
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Biography

Dr Judith Buchholz, MAPS – CClin

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Assistant Professor

Coursework Unit Convenor

Clinical and Research supervisor

Judy grew up in country NSW. She moved to Newcastle where she completed her first science degree, majoring in Biochemistry and Microbiology (minors in Genetics and Mathematics). Judy worked as a microbiologist until deciding to undertake teacher training. She subsequently taught science and mathematics at high schools and colleges in NSW, Victoria and ACT for several years. Judy began her journey as a psychologist as a mature aged student, completing a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology followed by a PhD at ANU. While studying, Judy worked as a research and teaching assistant while completing her studies. She has several publications which examine attentional process in adults with Dyslexia.  After gaining registration as a psychologist Judy worked in the public sector, TCH. Judy continued her training and gained endorsement in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. Judy has worked solely in the private sector for approximately 15 years,a and recently entered academia where she teaches primarily in the Master of Clinical Psychology Program.

 

Judy has been an active member of the Australian Psychological Society since 2012, filling various committee roles such as ACT State Chair, ACT Branch Chair, Professional Development Coordinator and general member. She convened both the Positive Psychology Interest Group and Psychopharmacology Interest Group of the APS. Judy has been an advisor to Medicare Local Committees (now Capital Health Network). She has conducted several workshops for psychologists including Psychopharmacology, Stress Management, Sleep and Basic Neuropsychology.

 

Judy has research and clinical interests in areas of clinical, health and cognitive psychology. Judy is especially interested in attentional processes in clinical presentations such as anxiety and dyslexia. She also has interests in the processes and management of pain and trauma, as well as issues related to aging, disability, psychopharmacology and suicide.   Judy has been trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Schema Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprogramming therapy (EMDR) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

 

Judy likes to read historical novels, fantasy and science fiction. She likes travelling and experiencing different cultures.

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Dyslexia Medicine & Life Sciences
dyslexia Social Sciences
deficit Social Sciences
Attentional Blink Medicine & Life Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Executive Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Visual Fields Medicine & Life Sciences
Reading Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2004 2008

12 Citations (Scopus)

Adults with dyslexia demonstrate attentional orienting deficits

Buchholz, J. & Davies, A. A., 2 Nov 2008, In : Dyslexia. 14, 4, p. 247-270 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyslexia
dyslexia
Executive Function
deficit
Reading
41 Citations (Scopus)

Attentional blink deficits observed in dyslexia depend on task demands

Buchholz, J. & Aimola Davies, A., May 2007, In : Vision Research. 47, 10, p. 1292-1302 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attentional Blink
Dyslexia
Aptitude
Control Groups
7 Citations (Scopus)

Do visual attentional factors contribute to phonological ability? Studies in adult dyslexia

Buchholz, J. & Davies, A. A., 2006, In : Neurocase. 12, 2, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyslexia
Aptitude
Short-Term Memory
Neuropsychological Tests
Memory Disorders
32 Citations (Scopus)
Dyslexia
Visual Fields
Costs and Cost Analysis
Cost Allocation
Visual Field
57 Citations (Scopus)

Adults with dyslexia show deficits on spatial frequency doubling and visual attention tasks

Buchholz, J. & McKone, E., Feb 2004, In : Dyslexia. 10, 1, p. 24-43 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyslexia
dyslexia
deficit
Group
Eye Movements