Professor Graham Meadows

Professor Graham Meadows, MD, MPhil, MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCPsych, FRANZCP is an academic psychiatrist with international standing in mental-health services-research. A prominent writer and editor contributing to Australian mental health care, he also has a 30 year history of meditation practice and associated study. In 2003 Graham made the crossover between this personal practice and clinical and academic fields, beginning a local research program and training in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Since 2005 Graham has been leading training courses for clinicians, delivering and supervising MBCT. He was the Lead Investigator for the National Health and Medical Research Council funded DARE (Depression Awareness Recovery Effectiveness) clinical trial investigating the generalisability, clinical and cost-effectiveness of MBCT. A Member of the International Federation for Psychiatric Epidemiology, of the World Psychiatric Association Section of Epidemiology and Public Health and of the AsiaPacific Mindfulness Network, he is on Editorial Boards of the ‘International Journal of Mental Health Systems’ and ‘Mindfulness’.