Blog Title: The Ilk of Humankind: Mental health, Human nature, Life Bio: Dr. Zacchia is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression and interpersonal problems. He received his PhD from McGill University in 1987. From 1997 to 2011, he was the chief psychologist for the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and chaired their Clinical Ethics Committee for a seven year period. He left that position in 2011 to develop and direct the Mental Health Education Office of the Institute. He wrote a bi-weekly column in the Montreal edition of Metro from 2005 to 2015 and has maintained a mental health blog since 2007.