APC 2023 Assoc Prof Michelle Banfield
11th September – 13 September 2023
Tuesday 12th September
Lived Experience: Living with Psychosis
A foot in both worlds: fusing lived and learned knowledge as a lived experience researcher
Co-Director & Lived Experience Research Lead for the ALIVE National Centre for Mental Health Research Translation
Head of Lived Experience Research at the Centre for Mental Health Research – Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
As a career academic living with bipolar disorder, Michelle’s work centres on embedded lived experience in research and translation. For over 19 years, she has been conducting research in partnership with others with lived experience and within the sector to develop and implement effective mental health services and policy reform. Michelle will be talking about her experiences in combining her lived and academic expertise for a unique and challenging career.