On the 2nd of December Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We talked with mother and successful lawyer Elizabeth Baird about becoming addicted to synthetic cannabis, her struggle with bipolar disorder and losing custody of her children. She shares how she found recovery through 12-step fellowships. With thanks to NZ Read More >

Kiwi comedian shares battle with domestic violence

This is my recent column in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... Last Sunday, November 25, was the International Day for the Elimination of Men's Violence Towards Women. This is a day we mark in New Zealand as White Ribbon Day. It aims to end men's violence towards Read More >

On the 25th of November Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We talked with guests Eteuati Ete, and his wife Mele Wendt.  Early in their marriage of 25 years, comedian of The Laughing Samoans Ete, began to act out violently towards his wife.  After he was convicted of assault, Ete decided Read More >

As New Zealanders, why do we hate children so much?

This is my recent column in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... People complaining on social media, talkback - or via opinion pieces - about children running amok in cafes, or crying on planes, is one of those topics that keeps sporadically rearing its ugly head. It popped Read More >

On the 18th of November Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We talked with guest Matt Shirtcliffe, who after losing his wife to depression, took a particular interest in mental health in the rural sector, speaking to farmers about depression and suicide. With thanks to NZ on Air. To listen Read More >

Why we need to legalise synthetic drugs

This is my recent column in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... This week the death toll due to synthetic drugs hit 50 - with coroner Michael Robb calling for a change of approach to users, and easier access to addiction treatment. I refuse to call these drugs Read More >

The Nutters Club: Self-talk and triggers

On the 11th of November Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We discussed a variety of mental health related topics with callers, including looking at how we talk to ourselves and what it means to be "triggered". With thanks to NZ on Air. To listen to the audio of the Read More >

This is my recent column in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... There are some awful clichés in my profession. Call me cynical but only pregnant women actually have an "inner child". And needing to take some time to "find yourself" makes me wonder: if you're lost, then Read More >

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