A former TV news reporter and anchor, Terry has made a living with her voice for more than four decades. After a recent, long and dark bout of depression, she dedicated her life to shining light into the darkness. Terry founded the non-profit organization Giving Voice to Mental Illness, Inc. and launched the weekly Giving Voice to Depression podcast, which she produces and co-hosts with her sister, Bridget.
Terry is a Certified Peer Specialist and has completed training in Mental Health First Aid, When the Conversation Turns to Suicide, QPR and crisis-line volunteer support. She has moderated numerous lived-experience panels and speaks at local and national mental-health conferences and conventions about upstream suicide prevention, and the power of shared stories.