Terri-Lynn Mackay, PhD, is the Clinical Director of Alavida, a virtual health solution for substance use disorders. She is a clinical psychologist with expertise in providing strategic direction, clinical leadership, and system transformation in mental health and addiction. Previously, Dr. Mackay served as the Director of Operations for the Canadian mental health pandemic response, as the Associate Director of Counselling Services at the University of British Columbia, and as an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has been a consultant for government and private industry for over a decade with a focus on providing social justice approaches to transformational system change.
Dr. Mackay holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Behavioural Neuroscience. Her research has been featured in journals such as Canadian Psychology, Neuropsychologia, Computers in Human Behavior and International Gambling Studies.