Catherine Mateer

Catherine  Mateer

off campus


Ph.D. 1977 (Western Ontario) joined Department in 1994

Area of expertise

Clinical psychology, Cognition and brain sciences

Areas of clinical and research interest include: cognitive rehabilitation; brain organization for attention, language, memory and praxis; clinical/research studies related to traumatic brain injury, dementia and cerebrovascular disease; electrophysiological and evoked potential correlates of cognitive ability in clinical populations.


  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Frontal lobe functions in schizophrenia
  • Memory and attention

Faces of UVic Research video

In this video, Katy talks about her research work as a neuropsychologist developing new tools and techniques for individuals with neurological illness or disease.


Sohlberg, M.M. & Mateer, C.A. (2001). Cognitive Rehabilitation: An integrative neuropsychological approach. New York: Guilford Press.

Archibald, S.J., Mateer, C.A., Kerns, K.A. (2001). Utilization behavior: Clinical manifestations and neurological mechanisms. Neuropsychology Review, Vol 11, 3, 117- 128.

Friesen, I.C. & Mateer, C.A. (2001). Memory and executive dysfunction in elderly people: The role of the frontal lobes. In J. Leon-Carrion & M.J. Giannini (Eds.) Behavioral Neurology in the Elderly. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press.

Raskin, S. A. & Mateer, C. A. (Eds.) (2000). Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. New York: Oxford University Press.