Krista MacKinnon is a mental health specialist in the capacities of family counselling, peer support, mental health recovery education, curriculum development, group facilitation and community organizing; both online and also face-to-face. She consults with mental health organizations internationally delivering and developing extensive mental health recovery training. She developed and runs an online support and education community called FamiliesHealingTogether.Com. Families Healing Together is designed for families experiencing mental health struggles and is designed to focus on empowerment, recovery, self-care, boundaries setting, and realizing strengths. She also serves on the board of directors of the International Mental Health Society Online. On a personal note, Krista is a long time devoted yogi, a Canadian expat living in Costa Rica, and the proud mama of three incredible boys.