Chris Mackey

B.A.(Hons); M.A.(Clin. Psych.); Dip. Clin. Hypnosis; FAPS

Chris has 40 years’ clinical experience including 10 years as a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Geelong and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospitals. He offers psychotherapy to adults and adolescents for difficulties including anxiety, depression and trauma reactions. Chris recently received the 2019 Australian Allied Health Impact Award for his clinical research, media involvement and for authoring a book on positive psychology and synchronicity.

Chris has presented clinical research at national and international scientific conferences for 25 years, mostly on the effectiveness of his and his colleagues’ therapy interventions for anxiety, depression and trauma reactions.

Chris is author of the book, The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance your mental health with the power of coincidence (see, which was released in August, 2019. Also see the Chris Mackey Psychologist & Author Facebook page for related recordings and articles.

Chris also consults with individuals and organizations about applying positive psychological strategies to enhance business and organizational success.

You may also be interested in Chris’s podcast, Psych Spiels and Silver Linings. In the podcast that Chris does with our digital media manager, Rowan, Chris discusses his top tips and strategies for managing mental health difficulties from over 40 years of psychological therapy.

Early career psychologists might be interested to listen to Chris’s interview with Amy Felman on her podcast, We All Wear It Differently. (Listen below).