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Dr James Hegarty Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist

Dr James Hegarty

Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist

PhD, PgDipClinPsych, FNZCCP

Dr James Hegarty (he/him) is a consultant Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist based in Ōtepoti Dunedin. James is a leader in the field, including special interests in supervision, sports psychology and mindfulness-based therapies. 

James’ extensive experience has covered a range of sectors including corporate, sports, forensic, medical, and education settings. He is very skilled in psychological interventions, supervision and coaching, and works with athletes and others in high-demand areas who want to enhance their performance. In addition, James offers skills in neuropsychology including clinical assessment and diagnosis.

James is a published book author on evidence-based sports psychology and has been featured in, in international podcasts such as The Sport Psych Show, and has presented at national conferences. In recognition of his significant contribution to the development of Clinical Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand, James was also been awarded a Fellowship by the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists.

James heralds from Ireland and outside of his work enjoys spending time at home in the beautiful Dunedin landscape with his chooks and dogs.

Professional Memberships:


  • New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP)

  • New Zealand Psychologist Board (NZPB)

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