Breaking Down Mental Health Depictions in popular Film & TV

Wednesday, 3 May 2023 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Steph Fornasier is a caucasian woman with shoulder length brown straight hair, wearing a pink, navy blue and gold striped skivvy and she is standing against a wooden back drop as she smiles at the camera.

Psychologist and mother of one, Stephanie Fornasier's ‘Psychocinematic Podcast’ was born out her love of movies and tv, and passion to breaking stigma surrounding mental illness and disability.


Stephanie, who also has a lived experience of depression and anxiety, is today’s guest on our radio show Brainwaves. She will talk about her own mental health journey, why she became a psychologist and her podcast. She will also talk about depictions of mental illness and disability in popular films and TV and points out why we should care. Well worth tuning into!


Join host Flic Manning and tune in on 3CR Community Radio!

And please make sure to subscribe to Steph's podcast and follow all her amazing social content at the following links:

Podcast: Psychocinematic at or on all good podcast apps

Instagram: @Psychocinematicpodcast

Tiktok: @Psychocinematic

Twitter: @Psychocinematic

We also have a Patreon (HERE!) with lots of bonus content, currently Succession recaps, and subscription fees (from $3-10 a month) are regularly donated to causes close to our heart, currently going to Transcend Australia.


You can follow our host Flic Manning here: or on Instagram via @flicmanning

Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.


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