Debra Lampshire, the owner of a mutinous mind, works to dismantle the barriers that prevent awareness and compassion around mental illness in our society.
Debra is a professional teaching fellow at The University of Auckland and also a Project Manager for Auckland District Health Board. Debra has transferred her 30 years of the lived experience of recovery, voice hearing and the shared experiences of the consumers she has worked with, into a wealth of knowledge that is collaborative, interactive and empowering.
She is a prominent leader and mentors to others within the service-user and clinical movement in New Zealand and a well know trainer, educator, writer and advocate within national and international mental health services. Recipient of the Making a Difference Award and the Supreme Award Winner of the 2017 ACC Attitude Awards.
Debra is the current Chairperson for ISPS New Zealand and a member of the executive committee for ISPS international.