The principle Psychologist at Focus Time Psychology is Neville Shackleton.

Nev is a Registered Psychologist (PSY0001956453) with the Psychology Board of Australia. A level 2 registered Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (10044) and a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Nev's formal qualifications include a Masters Degree in Counselling, Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and a Diploma of Counselling. Nev has also completed community services qualifications (Mental Health Cert IV), and specific areas of mental health including suicide intervention, eating disorders, trauma, loss and grief, relationship counselling, with research in the areas of trauma and academic self-efficacy. 

Nev works with a diverse range of clients at Focus Time Psychology,  and is able to provide online videoconferencing consultations to clients in remote locations. Workplace consultations are available within the Central West and Blue Mountains Region of NSW. Therapeutic strategies are informed by psychological and social science, sociology and other areas of mental health.

Nev approaches therapy in a sensitive and caring manner and is able to provide assessment, diagnosis, prevention, intervention, and supportive counselling strategies. When working with individuals, relationships and workplace related issues, Nev utilises a range of evidence based therapies including: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), CBT-E, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Nev is a registered Medicare Better Access and Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) provider. Third party funding may also be available via Carers NSW, The NDIS (Provider: 4050015968) and the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS). Nev is registered with a number of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), please call for more information about EAP.

Focus Time Psychology is located in the centre of Mudgee, at 85 Church street. Parking is available either at the rear of the building or on the street. 85 Church street is wheel chair accessable. Focus Time Psychology shares space with Focus Time Tutoring and Choose Your Future Counselling