Matthew Johnstone has written, illustrated and photographed eight books, he is currently working on his ninth. Six of which have been international best sellers.
Matthew is passionate mental health and wellbeing advocate and he spends much of his time on the speaking circuit. Matthew has done creative consultancy for the Black Dog Institute, The Golden Door Elysia, Geelong Grammar, CommBank, Sydney Trains and other major corporates. He develops and delivers illustrated programs, videos and talks on mental health, resilience and wellbeing.
His work has been endorsed by Stephen Fry, Edward de Bono, the World Health Organisation and Google. Matthew created a video based on ‘I Had a Black Dog’ for Mental Health Awareness Month, for the World Health Organisation.
It is the most viewed video in the history of W.H.O and has had over 30 million views on their Youtube and Facebook feeds. Matthew has dedicated his life to living well and inspiring others by flicking switches with pictures.