Dr Chris Johnstone

Dr Chris Johnstone

Chris Johnstone is a medical doctor and resilience specialist who for more than two decades has taught and written about the psychology of inspired responses to concerns about the world.

Drawing on his experience treating people with addictions, he’s worked closely with the Transition movement in applying insights from health psychology to tackling oil dependence. His books include Active Hope (co-authored with Joanna Macy) and Find Your Power. More recently he set up www.collegeofwellbeing.com to offer online trainings that help us improve wellbeing in our lives and the world.


Online Modules

Past and Current Confer Events


The Psychology of Inspired Collective Climate Change Action
Saturday 21 November 2015

Mindfulness, Resilience and Harmony
A 6-Day Summer School-Retreat for Practitioners

Sunday 14 July – Friday 19 July 2013

Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 – Sunday 27 September 2009