The Psych Central Show is a weekly podcast hosted by Associate Editor & blogger Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales.
Gabe Howard is a professional speaker, writer, and activist living with severe bipolar and anxiety disorders. Diagnosed in 2003, he has made it his mission to put a human face on mental illness. Society often sees people living with mental illness at their worst and he works to add a more balanced view.
Gabe Howard is the recipient of the 2014 Norman Guitry Award, given by Mental Health America to the person who shows exceptional leadership in promoting mental illness awareness and prevention in the community.
He was a 2014 Mental Health Hero, designated by PsychCentral.com. He has received a Best of the Web – Blog award, and also placed second in HealthCentral’s LiveBold competition, a national contest awarding the top three people who “live bold” in spite of any health challenge.
Vincent M. Wales
Vincent M. Wales has worn many hats over the years, including writing instructor, essayist, Big Brother, freethought activist, wannabe rock star, and award-winning novelist. He has also been a suicide prevention crisis counselor and is currently co-host of The Psych Central Show, a weekly podcast on psychology and mental health.
His books fall under the umbrella of “speculative fiction,” including fantasy, dystopian future, and superhero memoirs.
He spends most of his writing time in coffee shops, since his cats fail to grasp the entire concept of “writing time.”