Monique Moate is a writer, editor, and woman of colour living in Sydney with her husband and cat. She is a late-identified autistic (i.e., neurodivergent and disabled). Monique has worked on diverse written material, such as web content, academic writing, and copywriting. Her undergraduate background is in Asian studies and anthropology, and she has a postgraduate degree in editing and digital publishing.
As she has a long history of disability and mental health conditions, her interest in psychology stems from a lived experience standpoint. She cares about mental health and neurodiversity awareness and destigmatisation, social and racial equity, and disability justice.
Monique is a regular contributor and editor at Psychreg.