Minding Your Mind with James O’Loghlin and Ian Hickie
October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm| Free
To mark Mental Health Month in October, James O’Loghlin and Professor Ian Hickie discuss their new book: Minding Your Mind.
Based on James O’Loghlin and Professor Ian Hickie’s popular podcast, Minding Your Mind is an exploration into everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how the mind works, and the thoughts and emotions that steer our lives. It also offers practical strategies on how we can understand, change and improve our mental health.
James O’Loghlin is an author, television and radio host, conference keynote speaker and MC, and comedian. James hosted radio shows on ABC local radio for 15 years, and television shows for 11 years, most notably the much-loved The New Inventors on ABC TV for eight years. He has written 10 books, including four non-fiction, and six novels for children.
Professor Ian Hickie is a psychiatrist and Co-Director of Health and Policy at The University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre. He is one of Australia’s leading advocates for, and commentators on, mental health. He was the first CEO of Beyond Blue, the national depression initiative, and an inaugural Commissioner on Australia’s National Mental Health Commission. Ian is also an internationally renowned researcher in psychiatry, and is currently writing a book on depression, The Devil You Knew, which will be published in 2023.