Hayley strives to provide a neuroaffirming, evidence-based, and strengths-focused approach to assessment and provide her clients with individualised recommendations to support them to pursue their goals.

Dr Hayley Darke,

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Hayley received a combined Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) and PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2018. She is a member of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. She primarily works with young children through to young adults. Hayley also works in a public Neurofibromatosis clinic, both as a neuropsychologist and researcher, and has been involved in numerous clinical trials exploring new treatments to support individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions.
Hayley’s areas of interest include:

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • ADHD
  • Specific learning disorders and intellectual developmental disorder
  • Schizophrenia and bipolar I
  • Cognitive outcomes in children born during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Supporting individuals from rural areas, and the use of telehealth services to break down barriers to accessing better health