The Cost of Depression at Work

Mental health affects the workplace, and the workplace affects mental health. Brad Smith and Gladys Mwiti speak about the suffering, economics, and justice of this two-way relationship between mental health and workplace, and the need for the church to care.

From the Lausanne Global Workplace Forum held in Manila, Philippines, 25-29 June 2019.

Speakers' Bios

Brad Smith

Brad Smith serves as the Lausanne Catalyst for Mental Health and Trauma, as well as the Director of Belhaven University's Institute for International Care and Counsel. Brad chaired the drafting committee for The Cape Town Commitment’s Care and Counsel as Mission section, which continues to be the foundational document for this work since the 2010 Lausanne Congress.

Gladys K. Mwiti

Gladys K. Mwiti, PhD, Consulting Clinical Psychologist and Trauma Specialist, is the Founder and CEO of Oasis Africa Center for Transformational Psychology and Trauma in Nairobi, Kenya. Author of five books, numerous journal articles, and book chapters, she is immediate past Chairperson of the Kenya Psychological Association (KPA).