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Aaron being interviewed in his office for a television programme.

Broadcasting: Television, Radio, and Podcast

Aaron is a highly experienced media contributor offering quality psychological insights in an accessible and entertaining way. Alongside his tenure as the longest serving mental health expert on Radio 1's iconic show The Surgery with Aled, he has produced mental health content across a variety of BBC platforms. He lent his expertise as a regular presenter on both series of  CBBC's life-skills programme Lifebabble and played himself on the BAFTA nominated documentary Professor Green: Suicide and Me - both available on iPlayer.

In partnership with the youth charity The Mix, Aaron has also made a series of short videos to help young people who suffer from panic attacks. 

Aaron makes regular appearances as a guest expert on radio and television for commentary on psychology and mental well-being in response to breaking news or other stories of contemporary interest. In addition to his long relationship with BBC Radio 1, his credits include appearances on BBC Radio 4’s The Moral Maze anThe Digital Human, BBC World, Public Radio International, and TRT.

With his experience in live radio Aaron is also at home in the world of podcasting too. Alongside Nathalie Nahai he co-hosted the limited podcast series Time To Show Up. He is a popular podcast guest where he is invited to bring a psychological perspective to a variety of issues including technology and social media, climate change, leadership, and professional flourishing to name a few. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to offering great content, Aaron is committed to ethical programming and ensuring the psychological safety of participants, crew, and the effect on audiences. He believes it is incumbent on programme makers to be thoughtful and responsible of their productions. Whether you are creating a factual programme in which you interview real people, a drama that addresses sensitive issues, or a reality programme in which individuals are asked to publicly confront difficult situations, it may be necessary to have psychological input. If you'd like to discuss a psychological media consultation with Aaron, please use the booking form.

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