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MindMatters Clinic Dr Vanessa Beavan

Dr Vanessa Beavan

Clinical Psychologist

DClinPsych, MNZCCP

Vanessa (she/her) is a consultant clinical psychologist based in Kemureti Cambridge, Waikato. Vanessa offers professional coaching to empower busy professionals. She also provides short-term psychological intervention for employees experiencing wellbeing challenges. 


Vanessa has been featured in the New Zealand Herald as an expert on working with those experiencing severe unwellness. She has also contributed to book chapters and published multiple international journal papers on topics such as gender and mental health, and people's lived experience of recovery. Vanessa has taught in academic institutions in Australia and New Zealand including teaching postgraduate clinical psychology at the Australian College of Applied Psychology and in the postgraduate psychology programme at Waikato University.


Vanessa’s style is warm and person-centred. Drawing on her experience in public and private mental health settings, she can tailor her approach to meet the unique needs of organisations and individual employees.


Professional memberships:

  • New Zealand Psychologist Board (NZPB)

  • New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP).

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