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Optimise Psychology

Lisa Da Rocha
Clinical and Paediatric Neuropsychologist

Specialising in tailored therapy for children, teens and families and paediatric cognitive/neuropsychological assessment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cognitive testing
  • Specialist Neuropsychological assessment
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Coping with medical illness, medical intervention and treatment
  • Toileting challenges such as Encopresis and Enuresis
  • Fussy eating in children
  • Sleep
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • Bereavement, Death and Dying
  • Bullying
  • Social and behavioural challenges
  • Sibling difficulties/conflict
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Parenting support and behavioural modification programs
  • Family therapy
  • Parent-infant bonding 
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Adult ADHD diagnosis and assessment

Lisa is a highly experienced and passionate clinical and paediatric neuropsychologist with 15 years of clinical practice. She delivers a broad range of effective and tailored evidence based treatments to children and adolescents with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment challenges. She is one of a small handful of registered neuropsychologists in New Zealand who specialises in paediatric neuropsychological assessment for children and adolescents. Lisa also has 15 years of experience administering gold standard intellectual and learning measures.  



Contact Lisa

Feel free to email with any queries. and I will endeavour to reply in 48 hours.

Kindly note that I do not provide therapy or cognitive assessments to over 18 year olds and that I cannot prescribe medication.

Fillan Healthcare

443 Lake Road



Tel: 0211415680

Thanks for taking the time to contact me!

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