Connie Galati is a clinical psychologist and the Lead Psychologist at Canberra Health Services. She is also the Assistant Director of Allied Health in Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol & Drug Services. Connie has clinical experience working with people across the spectrum of mental health. She has a special interest in psychological wellbeing during disasters and emergencies, working with people who have experienced psychological trauma, service development, and embedding research into practice. During COVID-19, Connie was redeployed to develop and lead a staff psychological service for her healthcare colleagues working in COVID-19 teams. For this work, Connie and the team were awarded the 2020 ACT Health Award for Allied Health Team Excellence. Connie is currently on secondment to the Health Emergency Control Centre as the Mental Health & Wellbeing Adviser for the ACT COVID-19 response.