Richard Black BA, BD, MCouns, MNZAC
Richard is the founder and director of Mind Health, an organisation dedicated to enhancing wellbeing. Mind Health takes a different approach to bring real change by focusing on prevention and resilience. Richard is a counsellor and communicator, and has been involved in people work for over 25 years. He is an ordained minister and holds a Masters in Counselling, doing his research on “Emotional health in the role of a church leader”. Richard has been involved in pastoral ministry for many years and understands the everyday struggles that people face and the demands on church leaders. He has the knack of being able to communicate complex issues in a way that is practical and easy to understand. Richard’s ‘Here’s a thought’ segment is broadcast each week on Radio Rhema. He is passionate about seeing churches fulfil their purpose in God. He has authored two books: Centred: Knowing who you are in an off-balanced world, and There’s a Happy Moon in My Side (children’s book).