Dr Cate Howell is a GP, therapist, educator and author. She is a Churchill Fellowship recipient (2000) and has completed a PhD on depression.
In 2012 Cate was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for services in mental health.
At the start of her medical career, she served in the RAAF, and currently works as a GP at Puckapunyal Army Base three days a week.
The remainder of her week involves directing a small private practice focusing on mental health and teaching activities.
Cate has a passion for writing and has authored five books on mental health and counselling. She loves spending time with her family, walking her dog; Milly, reading and swimming.