B.A.(Hons); M.A.(Clin. Psych.); Dip. Clin. Hypnosis; FAPS
Chris Mackey is a clinical and counselling psychologist and Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society with 40 years’ psychotherapy experience. He is the principal psychologist at Chris Mackey and Associates, his private psychology practice in Geelong. He is also a board member of The Coincidence Project, an international collaboration of authors and others with a particular interest in synchronicity.
Chris was awarded the 2019 Australian Allied Health Impact Award for his clinical research, media involvement and for authoring The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity (See book launch video here). His practice’s website provides extensive information about a wide range of mental health issues (see www.chrismackey.com.au/resources).
Chris has presented at numerous national and international scientific conferences over the past 25 years on such topics as the assessment and treatment of psychological trauma, the evaluation of effectiveness of psychological therapy for anxiety and depression, positive psychology and the wellbeing benefits of synchronicity. He has a particular interest in promoting more optimistic approaches to mental health, and shares therapy tips on his weekly podcast, Psych Spiels and Silver Linings.
Chris was the resident psychologist for Destination Happiness, a wellbeing TV show aired nationally across Australia (see Destination Happiness website). He had a radio guest spot for several years on Bay FM 93.9 Geelong. Listen to episodes from 2019 which include segments on synchronicity involving callers phoning in to tell of their experiences of meaningful coincidences. Chris continues to write a monthly opinion column for The Geelong Advertiser as he has done over the past seven years. Click here for past articles.
Click here for a podcast of a radio interview of Chris talking about synchronicity and positive mental health.
Contact Chris here if you wish to arrange an online consultation (via zoom) on synchronicity.