Dr. Hendré Viljoen is the Director of HeadWise Rehabilitation and is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists in British Columbia and the College of Alberta Psychologists. His area of expertise is in clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation, specifically in the assessment and rehabilitation of people with head injuries and other neurocognitive challenges for purposes including vocational rehabilitation, disability claims for insurance companies; WorkSafe BC claims and personal injury medicolegal cases. He is actively involved in the assessment and treatment of clients in the interdisciplinary head injury rehabilitation provided by HeadWise Rehabilitation in partnership with Back in Motion.
Dr. Vijoen completed his doctorate in psychology in Johannesburg, South Africa at the University ofJohannesburg (formerly known as Rand Afrikaans University) in 1993.
In addition to his work at HeadWise Rehabilitation, Dr. Viljoen is a Consulting Forensic Neuropsychologist with BC Mental Health and Addiction Services Forensic Psychiatric Services (an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority), conducting neuropsychological, psychological and risk assessments of offenders at pre-sentencing and post-disposition. He is a Clinical Associate with Simon Fraser University, supervising doctoral candidates in the Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology programs. He is also a Member of the Board of the College of Psychologists of BC.