Sunil Bhar is a Professor of Psychology at Swinburne University of Technology. He is director of the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults – Swinburne University’s mental health counseling clinic for older people living in residential aged care homes. He leads an active research lab focusing on the emotional wellbeing of older adults. His research focuses on the application of reminiscence and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for older people living with depression, anxiety, or dementia. He has won over $2 million in research grants to examine the wellbeing of older adults living in residential aged care settings. He is a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapies, having worked with Aaron Beck, MD, for a number of years to investigate the adaptation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for older adults. Alongside his research and teaching interests, Professor Bhar has maintained a clinical practice for over 20 years.