Since 2014 I have been on the Advisory Boards of both Women's Health and Men's Health Magazines (Middle East editions). Prior to that I was on the Advisory Board of Shape Magazine from 2011 - 2014.
Since 2010 and 2014 respectively, I have been a Board Member and Secretary of 'Brest Friends" breast cancer support group which now runs in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation - we just celebrated our 12 year anniversary in May 2017!
I am also a Reviewer for the journals 'Psychological Trauma' (since 2016) and The 'Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology' (since 2014)
Since 2008 I have been a Community Psychologist for the American Hospital Dubai also.
I have done over 25 major presentations, and contributed to 200+ articles and 100+ radio / tv shows over the years.
Starting in 2017, this is what I have been up to ...
Wellbeing 360 - The Gulf Health and Wellness Show ______________________
I was on a panel discussing "Empowering the Individual - Why Health and Fitness Cultures really do make a difference"
A Celebration of International Women's Day ______________________
I was on a guest panel speaking about the psychological impact of breast and ovarian cancer
CONRAD HOTEL DUBAI | APRIL 10, 2017
VOX CINEMA - 4TH WOW FILM FESTIVAL | MARCH 4, 2017
Moving Past the Mind and Into the Present ______________________
In the "Mindful Meadow" I talked about ...you guessed it.... moving past the mind and into the present. It was a brief introduction to observing our busy minds and how to recalibrate yourself back into the present moment - regardless of what difficult thoughts and feelings we are caught up in.
DUBAI POLO AND EQUESTRIAN CLUB | MARCH 10, 2017
For General Interest: Healing and Hope.
Here are 2 short films called 'Healing and Hope' produced here in the UAE. The documentaries tackle some of the identified causes for fear, stigma and misconceptions regarding breast cancer; the effects of cancer being not only on the patients, but also on their families and others in their immediate social network