Andrew R. Hatala, PhD, is a medical and psychological anthropologist with interest in cultural psychiatry and health psychology and currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. His previous research explores the therapeutic practices for and conceptions of mental illnesses and disorders in both Canadian and Belizean Indigenous contexts. His published works focus on Indigenous healing and epistemology, Indigenous nosology of mental illness and disorder, culture and spirituality, and resilience and well-being among Aboriginal youth populations.