Dr Fiona Crichton

Health psychology specialist and Clinical Team Lead, Mentemia, New Zealand 

Fiona is a health psychology specialist with hands-on experience designing effective programmes to improve health behaviour and well-being in the community. Fiona’s experimental research into the nocebo and placebo effect has also been published in a range of high impact, peer-reviewed medical and academic journals.  

Combined with a prior legal career incorporating roles as a litigation lawyer and a legal writer, Fiona’s work in health psychology has provided her a breadth of knowledge about the factors influencing psychological well-being and adaptive behaviour change. She is the Clinical Team lead at Mentemia, and provides the brain science behind how we can improve our wellbeing.