Spokepersons and experts

Camillo Zacchia, Ph.D.

Psychologist – Senior advisor, Mental Health Education Office (MHEO), Douglas Institute
Vice-president, Phobies-Zéro

Camillo Zacchia received a PhD in clinical psychology from McGill University in 1987. Today, as senior advisor for the Mental Health Education Office (MHEO), he coordinates and develops training programs for the general public and its partners.

Camillo Zacchia is vice-chair of the board for the organization Phobies-Zéro and was chair of the Douglas Clinical Ethics Committee from 2003 to 2010. Camillo Zacchia is also an occasional contributor to The Gazette and publishes a column in the Métro newspaper every second Tuesday. This paper is distributed free of charge to all Montréal metro users.

His blog Psychospeak with Dr. Z brings together scientific knowledge, critical thinking, and common sense to the world around us. In his book Parts of lives, Camillo Zacchia presents some profound reflections on everyday concerns related to mental health.