Journeys with the Black Dog

Journeys with the Black Dog

Edited by
Tessa Wigney, Kerrie Eyers and Gordon Parker, 2007

Depression can be a dark and lonely experience: sharing with a friend can make all the difference.  In Journeys with the Black Dog many people share their stories of living with depression.

Written with raw honesty and sharp humour, these stories demonstrate it is possible to gain control over depression.  A genuinely inspiring read for anyone who suffers from depression and those who care for us.


Gordon Parker MD, PhD, DSc, FRANZCP, FASSA is Scientia Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales and Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute. He is a renowned researcher with over 30 years’ experience with mood disorders, and is author of Dealing with Depression: A common sense guide to mood disorders.

Kerrie Eyers MA (Psych), DipEd, MPH, MAPS is a psychologist, teacher and editor with many years’ experience in mental health, based at the Black Dog Institute, Sydney.

Gordon Parker and Kerrie Eyers are co-editors of Tracking the Black Dog and Mastering Bipolar Disorder.

Kerry, Tessa and Gordon, along with everyone at the Black Dog Institute in NSW have been wonderful supporters of dNet since the very eaarly days!  Gordon Parker was an inaugural Patron of depressioNet and remains a Patron for our new dNet.


You can purchase ‘Journeys with the Black Dog’ directly from our dNet for $25.00 (inc p&h)!   Justsend us an email and we will organise it directly with you.
It is also available from all major bookshops in Australia.

Published by:   Allen & Unwin

ISBN:  978-1-74175-264-9


“It cuts deep and speaks to the soul as well as the intellect.”

– Professor Geoff Gallop, former Premier of Western Australia

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