Dr Joe Santoro is a registered psychologist who completed his Masters degree and PhD in Educational Psychology at the University of Melbourne.
Joe specializes in educational psychology services with a particular focus on learning and school performance. Joe offers assessment services and provides individual consultation for learning enhancement and learning-related psychology support (e.g. test anxiety). Joe is experienced in administering comprehensive psycho-educational assessments and in diagnosing specific learning disorders such as reading and maths learning disorders and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD.
Joe also has a particular interest in working with gifted and talented students. His PhD focused on the identification of the cognitive characteristics of giftedness within the classroom context. His findings have informed school assessment procedures for identifying giftedness and has informed teaching practices for these students.