Aaron Neaves is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in the assessment and treatment of individuals and families who experience distress in their lives. Aaron has dedicated his career to the ongoing pursuit of psychological knowledge to better assist the people in his care to recover, achieve their goals, and live life in accordance with their values.
Aaron practices psychotherapy in a variety of modalities. He has particular expertise in the psychological treatment of common adult mental health presentations, such as anxiety, depression, and general life stress. Aaron also has an interest in child development, and provides structured intervention for families struggling with behavioural issues, social problems, or who care for children with special needs.
In addition to psychotherapy, Aaron specialises in intellectual and educational assessment and intervention. Aaron has consulted for many schools, and provides private assessment for children and adolescents experiencing difficulties with their learning. Aaron has gained particular competence in the areas of Intellectual Disability and Specific Learning Disorder (e.g. Dyslexia).
Aaron’s expertise has been gained via experience across multiple environments. These include working in hospital settings amongst a psychiatric population, consulting at schools on academic matters, remaining active in research, and practising as a private psychologist.
Currently, Aaron takes pride in his position as co-founder and Director of Neaves & Menne Clinical Psychology. In this position, Aaron maintains a leadership and mentoring role for a team of clinicians specialising in the assessment and treatment of mental health disorders.
Aaron completed his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Adelaide. Aaron holds professional memberships with the Australian Psychological Society (APS), including the APS College of Clinical Psychologists, and with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Aaron’s private clients are eligible for Medicare and Private Health rebates.