Chris Mackey is a clinical psychologist based in Australia with over 30 years’ experience gained in public psychiatry and private practice settings. He speaks regularly at national and international scientific conferences on topics such as therapy effectiveness for trauma and depression. He is a regular contributor in mainstream media including newspaper articles and radio interviews, and lectures regularly to the general public. He is an advocate of ‘positive psychiatry’, spelling out the changes needed in our mental health systems to promote further understanding of people’s capacity for recovery and personal growth. For further information see www.chrismackey.com.au