From Newstalk ZB’s Auckland studio, Mike King, resident psychiatrist Dr. David Codyre and Psychologist Malcolm Falconer welcome new guests to the show each week. Made with the support of NZ On Air.
Mike King - Host
Known for his entertaining, candid and thought-provoking brand of comedy, Mike King is one of New Zealand's most popular and well-known comeians and television personalities. After a near fatal stroke Mike has found a new focus in life. He sees his role now as not only to entertain, but to also provide messages on men’s health, depression, seizing the opportunity and making the most out of life. Through the radio show Mike has been completely frank and honest about his battle with addictions and mental illness, to which his audience has responded.
Dr David Codyre - The Nut Cracker
MBChB, FRANZCP, Psychiatrist/Clinical Director. Dr David Codyre is an internationally recognised psychiatrist with 25 years experience, much of it spent at the coal face in the mental health sector. He has worked right across the community doing specialist psychotherapy, crisis/community assessment and treatment, and rehabilitation/recovery psychiatry. David has held many clinical leadership roles, most recently Clinical Director, District Mental Health Services, Waitemata Health from 1999 to 2001 before taking up the role as Clinical Director for the award winning ProCare Mental Health programme.