Fabians Society Lecture: The Cost of Caring

  This is a paper I gave at the Fabian Society in Wellington, on Monday May the 8th, 2017 You can listen to the audio here or read the full paper below...   Introduction I intend to be quite ambitious, and wide ranging in this paper.  I will be talking about the People’s Mental Health Read More >

Nutters Club: Sue Bradford

On the 20th of August Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We talked with former Green party member of parliament and life-long activist Sue Bradford who shared her own story of addiction, how she has supported her brother through bipolar and her experience of the suicide of her son Danny. To buy her Read More >

Will teaching resilience in our schools work?

This is my column this week in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... Who wouldn't want to be more resilient? More able to cope with life's up and downs, better able to manage stress, less susceptible to negative emotions, to quickly bounce back from adversity.On paper resilience training Read More >

On the 13th of August Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We talked with guest 18-year old Mary Margaret Slack who shared her battle with anorexia and how she is now using the experience to help others with eating disorders. To listen to the audio of the interview, it's in Read More >

Don’t punish beneficiaries, reward them

This is my column this week in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... Behavioural reinforcement can be a dry topic. Which is why my favourite book on the topic is called "Don't Shoot the Dog." It points out the problem with punishment: the end point - when, for Read More >

On the 6th of August Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." We discussed the upcoming New Zealand elections and how the pressing topic of mental health might sway the public's votes, and explored the debate around whether New Zealand should have a suicide reduction target, or not. To listen to the Read More >

Break The Silence: How to have hope

This is my column this week in the New Zealand Herald, which is published in the digital edition every Thursday... Hope is a strange thing. In many ways it involves deluding ourselves, or at least making up a future (which is ultimately unknown) that is positive. Of course, no one knows what the future holds Read More >

Nutters Club: A catch up with Mike King

On the 30th of July Mike King and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club." After a couple of months away from The Nutters Club, busy with his work in New Zealand's mental health sector, Mike and I talked about everything that's been happening in the field, and how people planned to vote this election Read More >

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