MEET OUR EXPERTS

Mind123’s videos were created with some of the best and brightest minds from across the globe. Our panel of experts have experiences from all walks of life, and have been carefully curated and selected with you in mind, providing an extensive wealth of educational and inspiring content. All of our experts believe in Mind123’s ethos, and are passionate about improving people’s lives and overall well-being, which is why we have no doubt they’ll provide the right guidance and knowledge for our Mind123 community.

With over 100 years combined experience between our experts, you can be rest assured that you’ll receive the best insights, advice and motivational content from the people that have done and seen it all. Let their wealth of experiences and insights shape your journey to health, happiness and longevity.

Alexandra Roberts

Psychotherapist

Qualified Counsellor Psychotherapist, Business and Executive Coach and Dispute Mediator

Bio

Alex’s background in both law and finance see her bring a unique mix of skills and perspective to her practices and to Mind123. As a qualified counsellor psychotherapists, business and executive coach and dispute mediator, Alex works closely with her clients to encourage the best out of their personal or business relationships. She specialises in relationships, conflict resolutions, improving individual confidence and communication styles.

Alison Hill

Business Coach

Registered Psychologist, Author, Influential Speaker, Host and Producer of Stand Out Life podcast and CEO of Pragmatic Thinking

Bio

Through her down to earth manner, Ali connects deeply with people. Having worked in the field of psychology for over 15 years, she inspires individuals to find their way back to themselves amongst a busy world. She runs a team of 20 people and is trusted advisor to some of the biggest brands across Australia.

Alyse Co-cliff

Nutritionist

Qualified Nutritionist, Natural Therapist and International Model

Bio

Alyse’s passion for health and wellbeing came from the relationship between cause and effect. Qualified in both Nutritional Medicine and Economics and Finance Alyse is committed to helping others navigate the pathway to good health and good life. Her holistic yet scientific approach focuses on the use of foods and nutrients as medicine. Alyse is all about tailored education depending on individual needs and brings a wealth of knowledge to Mind123.

Angela Shallis

Mind123 Host

Model, Producer, Presenter and Mind123 Host

Bio

With a background in local and international modelling it was a natural transition for Angela to find herself on both sides of the camera as presenter, model and producer. Angela regularly creates segments across all media platforms and is known as the face of high profile brands such as McGrath, Accor Hotels, and now Move123.

Barbara Turley

Financial Trader

Financial trader, Investor, Entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub

Bio

Barbara brings over 15 years knowledge of financial markets. As a past trader for some of the world’s largest investment banks, a personal investor of her own finances, and a relationship manager of Australia’s largest wealth management businesses Barbara is passionate about finances. Today Barbara is an investor, entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub – a business that became one of the leading companies that recruits, trains and manages virtual assistants in the digital marketing and social media space for businesses.

Bill Moore

Fitness Industry Leader

Fitness Advocate, Business Owner, Commentator, Author, Presenter and ACHPER Qualified Instructor

Bio

Bill brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Mind123 with over 25 years in the fitness industry. As the co-owner and director of Filex Fitness Education Convention, owner of multiple health clubs, and a contributor to the establishment and operation of Fitness NSW Bill is still incredibly down to earth and has an presents an understand approach to health and wellbeing. Bill is also a former CEO of Fitness Australia and managing director of the Michelle Bridges operations as well as an author and presenter.

Chantal Brodrick

Mind123 Host

International Presenter, Speaker, Podcast and Mind123 host

Bio

Chantal’s health and fitness career, spanning almost two decades, has seen her play a number of roles from personal trainer and group fitness instructor, to a highly sought after speaker and MC, to currently as an international presenter and host of The Fitness Business Podcast and Mind123. Chantal has spent more than 1,500 hours interviewing business leaders and industry experts from across the world to gain insight and knowledge in the areas of business, fitness, nutrition, health and beauty.

Chris Bates

Wealth Coach

Mortage Broker, Financial Planner and Wealth Coach

Bio

Chris joins the Mind123 expert panel with over 15 years of financial knowledge and expertise. By trade Chris is a financial planner and mortgage broker who in the last decade has focused his energy on becoming a successful wealth coach. Chris focuses on advising young families with property investment and helps them live a financially secure life.

Dr Doron Sher

Surgeon

Knee Specialist & Shoulder Surgeon. Metabolic, Arthritis, Weight Loss and Sports Performance Professional

Bio

Dr Doron Sher is a knee specialist and shoulder surgeon. He also holds a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering and surgical fellowships in Australia, Canada and America. Dr. Sher developed an interest in low carbohydrate nutrition after discovering the ineffectiveness of traditional diets in helping his patients lose weight to avoid surgery. His passion for helping patients avoid unnecessary surgery has led to his involvement in two successful metabolic, arthritis, weight loss and sports performance clinics.

Dr Karen Coates

Medical Advisor

MD, Dip. Obstetrics, Royal Australian College of Gynecologists

Bio

Medical advisor to some of Australia’s highest profile celebrities and elite athletes, Dr. Karen has over 30 years experience in the health arena, with degrees in Medicine and Surgery, postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics, Nutritional and Environment Medicine. Nationally recognised for her expertise in Women’s health, Karen writes regularly for the Australian Women’s Health Magazine as their in-house expert on integrative medicine. She has also delighted readers of Marie Clair, Vogue, and Prevention Magazines. She is a sought after expert in the nutritional arena for programs such as Today Tonight and A Current Affair.

Dr Kate Owen

Clinical Psychologist

Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Family Therapist, Co-director of the Queensland Institute of Family Therapy

Bio

Dr Kate Owen is a Clinical Psychological and Family Therapist with a specialist in working with adolescents and families. Her passion for the counselling and mental health field has been strong since 2002. Kate strives every day to provide people with the tools to understand and harness the relationships and networks surrounding them, helping them achieve a greater positive well-being.

Dr Mark Cross

Psychiatrist

Psychiatrist specialising in general adult psychiatry, international consultant, author and senior lecturer at UNSW and UWS

Bio

Dr Mark Cross is a Psychiatrist specialising in general adult psychiatry with a special interest in sexuality and identity issues, youth mental health, complex trauma, PTSD, bipolar, as well as mental health in the workplace. Dr Cross has a background of medical training in South Africa and Specialist Training and consultant work in England and in Australia. He has worked in Psychiatry for 25 years is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW as well as acting conjoint lecturer at UWS.

Dr Ken Ho

Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic, Implant and Comprehensive Restorative Dentistry, Master Practitioner, Trainer and Mentor

Bio

Dr Ken Ho has owned and managed his group of dental practices in Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle for 30 years. He has extensive knowledge in the field of cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, dental implants and full mouth rehabilitation. Ken enjoys mentoring and coaching younger dentists and believes in funding the answer to high-quality dental health that is both affordable and available across Australia.

Gavin Aquilina

Sports Scientist

Sports Scientist, Associate Nutritionist, International Trainer and Presenter

Bio

Gavin is a global health and fitness expert who has been inspiring clients and trainers alike for 28 years across 43 countries. Working across the industry as a health club owner, manager, personal trainer and presenter, Gavin’s whole life has evolved around encouraging individuals on their fitness path. Gavin pairs his practical knowledge of the fitness world with his scientific knowledge as a sports scientist and associate nutritionist to educate in an interesting, fun, practical and accurate manner.

Greg Sellar

Master Fitness Trainer

International Presenter, Coach, Mentor and Sports Scientist.

Bio

Greg is an accredited coach and sports scientist as well as a highly sought after international presenter and fitness instructor. Over his 25 year career Greg has spoken in over 55 countries, was named an International Fitness Presenter of the Year and worked alongside big name sponsors such as Nike. With a degree in Sports Science and a Diploma in Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership, Greg is all about the ‘life hacks’ for people to understand better what makes them tick in physical and psychological well-being.

Jan Deneke

Yoga and Meditation Teacher

Qualified Senior Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Clinical Nutritionist and Lifestyle coach

Bio

Jan started practicing yoga in 1999 and has been teaching since 2007. He has studied over 1,500 hours of yoga and meditation and his classes are based on a continuum of movement and expression. Jan is also a clinical nutritionist and lifestyle coach. Jan draws his inspiration for all his expertises from hatha, Buddhist teachings, mindfulness, and somatic movement systems.

Joanna Rushton

Body Mind Coach

Body Mind Performance Coach, Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Exercise Coach and Qualified Chef

Bio

Jo’s easy smile and approachable attitude is just part of her charm as a body, mind, food and performance food, twice international bestselling author, host of Health ME Summits and co-founder and direct of Bhavana Organic Farm and Cooking School. Jo has studied under some of the world’s leading holistic health practitioners and healers and is a faculty member of the CHEK Institute. She speaks and teaches internationally on health, nutrition, wellness and lifestyle. Jo’s expertise lies in providing the practical tools and support required, to implement new nutritional habits in the comfort of your own home.

Jonathan Swan

Gestalt Psychotherapist

Qualified Gestalt psychotherapist. Registered Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist. Lecturer at Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bio

Jonathan is passionate about healing and growing relationships as well as supporting individual mental health and well-being, and passing on his skills to others.

Karl Ostrowski

Wellness Coach

Strength, Health and Wellness Coach, Author, Researcher and Presenter

Bio

Karl’s enthusiasm for his field lays in inspiring and education others in health and well-being. Karl’s mission is to use his study, learnings and own experience to encourage others to get involved with exercise, eating right and staying mentally healthy. An expert in his field, Karl brings a wealth of knowledge to Mind123.

Keri Krieger

Health Coach

Acupuncturist, Health Coach, Certified Yoga Instructor

Bio

Keri applies her 20 years of experience to create an embodied pathway for clients to move from breakdown to breakthrough. With her mix of Chinese Medicine and magical thinking she helps women come home to themselves in body mind and spirit.

Kerrin Bradfield

Clinical Sexuality Educator

Sexologist, Sexuality & Media Specialist, Accredited Clinical Sexuality Educator, Counsellor

Bio

Kerrin has always been passionate about supporting people to have frank and honest conversations about sexuality. The sexuality education she delivers is packed full of useful knowledge and practical strategies, empowering audiences to better understand and communicate about sexuality.

Lynda Savic

Skin Expert

Skin Expert and Clinical Educator, Brand Ambassador at Cosmoprof, Certified in Beauty Therapy, Aromatherapy, Training, Assessment and Nutrition

Bio

Lynda has been educating and support skin clinics across Australia for over 15 years. Lynda pairs her real world knowledge and experience with her extensive study and qualifications to educate about skin care and health. Her fun and innovative way to achieving total skin health is inspiring and easy to understand.

Marina Passalaris

Teen Educator

Teen Educator, Mentor, Coach, Author, Entrepreneur and Presenter

Bio

Marina is the founder of Beautiful Minds Australia and the author of two best selling international books, as well as founder of BU Day and BU online. Beautiful Minds is Australia’s leading provider of educational workshops for teens, focusing on vital life skills, confidence and self esteem.

Matthew Fry

Osteopath

OsteoMed Osteopath

Bio

As an osteopath, Mathew firmly believes in a holistic approach integrating postural, ergonomic, metabolic and general health elements in his assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Matthew places emphasis on helping the patient to understand the factors that contribute to their condition. He then is able to give the patient an informed practical self-help strategy to achieve their goals and optimise their quality of life.

Morgan Webert

Health Coach

Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Ayurvedic Health Coach and EFT Practitioner

Bio

Morgan is passionate about empowering others with heart centered, practical approaches for health and balance. Morgan has worked with thousands of individuals in wellness for over a decade as a teacher and practitioner, is the founder of theyogalifestyle.net online programs, a yoga expert for Body & Soul magazine and an EFT mindset coach.

Naomi Hutchings

Clinical Sexologist

Clinical Sexologist

Bio

Naomi has been working in the field of human sexuality for almost 15 years and is passionate about the rights of all people to be able to experience the joys of inclusive and positive sexuality. Naomi’s work is focused on working with both couples and individuals, of all genders and sexuality, supporting them to open their communication, increase intimacy and connection so they can experience a healthy sexuality, thriving relationships and sexual life.

Nardia Norman

Certified Health Coach

Fitness Business Mentor, Certified Health Coach and Educator

Bio

Nardia is a vibrant and enthuastic teacher who specalises in mentoring business women to help reach their full potential. Nardia helps individuals reclaim their bodies and power, speak their mind and reach their full physical and emotional capabilities.

Patty Kikos

Counsellor & Kinesiologist

Qualified Counsellor, Kinesiologist, Senior Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master and Energy Healer

Bio

Patty holds a powerful space as a respected healer, senior yoga teacher, kinesiologist, Reiki master and wedding celebrant. Her specialty is mastering the art of energy & chakra balance for profound transformation shifts to occur.

Renee Gamble

Financial Planner

Financial Advisor and Planner

Bio

Renee has worked in the accounting and financial planning industry for almost 20 years. Renee specialises in Self Managed Superannuation Funds and her approach to financial planning focuses on more than just money. Renee takes a life centered, goals based approach to finding creative solutions for her clients financial problems.

Sandra Cooper

Health Coach

Health and Nutrition Coach

Bio

As a coach, Sandra teaches people how to get their power back by taking charge of their life, health and happiness. Sandra’s goal is to inspire and help her clients grow so that they can create a healthy life of abundance, fulfillment, purpose and meaning.

Sean Hall

Founder of Energx

CEO and Founder of Energx

Bio

After suffering burnout twice in three years, Sean’s deep understanding and fascination with wellness is both personal and professional. Sean created the holistic Energx Energy Intelligence System, ExIQTM, to practically enable people to create the energy they need for the people and things they care about. Sean has impacted thousands of people with ExIQTM and helped them achieve a better life.

Shannon McNeill

Naturopath

Qualified Naturopath, Speaker & Registered Nurse

Bio

As a qualified naturopath and registered nurse Shannon has been involved in the health industry for over twenty years. Shannon understands health and wellness with a comprehensive, unique and grounded approach which can be seen through her speaking and teachings.

Shiiké Vanderwerff

Health Coach

Qualified Strength, Sports and Health Coach, Certified Corporate Facilitation Skills, Certified Leadership Coach

Bio

Shiiké is a passionate executive coach with over two decades experience using mental conditioning and lifestyle for performance excellence development. He lived as a Swami (monk) for 6 years in an Ashram where he practiced yoga, meditation and martial arts daily. Shiiké specialises in communication and values based leadership skills as a coach, keynote speaker and online author.

Susan Jolley

Remedial Masseuse

Qualified Remedial Masseuse, Natural Beauty Therapist

Bio

As a qualified remedial masseuse and beauty therapist, Susan aspires to encourage all women to slow down and regain some much needed balance in their busy lives. Susan believes that we can all achieve this through regular soul soothing treatments and daily self-care rituals.

Wendi Carroll

Personal Trainer

Qualified Personal Trainer, Pilates Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor and TV Presenter

Bio

Wendi has been in the fitness industry for nearly 40 years and is best known as a presenter on the popular fitness program Aerobics Oz Style in the 90s. Wendi currently works as a group fitness instructor and runs her own personal training business whilst also specialising in Pilates, barre and over 50s exercise. Wendi is passionate about movement for everybody at any age ages.