is a psychologist who is incredibly passionate about eating, physical activity, weight and body image.
His mission is to spread compassionate, scientifically proven and innovative ideas for people who struggle with these all-too-common concerns.
Glenn is the author of the best-selling Thinsanity: 7 Steps to transform your mindset and say goodbye to dieting forever and the founder of the Weight Management Psychology clinic. His public work has seen him create the ‘Thursday Therapy’ YouTube Series and Glenn Mackintosh Show Podcast, accept the challenge of introducing counter-culture messages to the contestants and viewers of Network 10’s The Biggest Loser: Transformed, and contribute regularly in the media.
He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Queensland representative for the APS Psychology of Eating, Weight, and Body-image Interest Group. He has researched and lectured in health psychology, the psychology of eating, and sport and exercise psychology at the University of Queensland and several other leading universities.
Glenn created the Twelve Month Transformation, a face-to-face and online program helping people free themselves from yoyo dieting and develop naturally healthy habits that last for life by following a non-dieting approach. He has also co-created the EFT Tapping for Weight Management Online Program with Dr Peta Stapleton and is privileged to be the resident psychologist for the Body Image Movement’s Embrace You Online Program.
Glenn’s passion is in helping people manage their eating, physical activity, weight, and body-image and training other professionals to apply psychological principles to support their clients through his sold-out professional workshops with the APS Institute, Dietitian Connection, the Dietitians Association of Australia Centre for Advanced Learning, and FILEX.