Our contributors

Our writers are domain specialists, health and fitness experts, wellness professionals, spiritual thought leaders—many are pioneers in their own right.

Here is a list of the writers who have contributed one or more articles to Complete Wellbeing over the past several years. Click on the name to read more about them.

Malavika AthavaleMalavika Athavale (10)

Malavika Athavale is a post graduate in Dietetics from SNDT University and a consulting nutritionist with varied experiences across clinical nutrition, individual consulting and corporate nutrition assignments. She runs her nutrition clinic in Mumbai and also conducts educational workshops.

Shefali TsabaryShefali Tsabary (1)

Dr Shefali Tsabary holds a PhD in clinical psychology from Columbia University, New York. She has lectured extensively on Mindful Living and Conscious Parenting around the world. She currently has a private practice in New York where she works with clients across the spectrum. She is the author of The Conscious Parent; Namaste Publishing.

Rupal ShahRupal Shah (1)

Dr Rupal Shah, MS, DOMS, is the clinical director of Mumbai-based LaseRx: Institute of Laser Medicine and a highly experienced LASIK surgeon.

Viranchi OzaViranchi Oza (1)

Dr Viranchi B Oza is the lead dentist at Omnisleep Solutions, Mumbai. He specialises in the treatment of sleep breathing disorders using oral appliances. He has trained extensively with leading American dentists in the area of applied dentistry in sleep medicine and works closely with Jamison Spencer, pioneer in dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain in Boise, Idaho, USA.

Sharon DriscollSharon Driscoll (3)

Sharon R. Driscoll is a pre-medical student at Cornell University and a member of the Sleep for Success consulting firm, where she delivers educational presentations on sleep education and research.

Rekha SharmaRekha Sharma (1)

Rekha Sharma, RD, is National President Indian Dietetic Association and member of the Expert Panel for IndianWomensHealth.com. She is also the Director, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Diabetes Foundation [India].

Julia SaundersJulia Saunders (1)

Julia Saunders, MEd,is a sexual health educator, Vancouver, BC, Canada. She holds a Masters in Education from UBC. Along with teaching parents how to talk to their children about sexuality and sexual health, Julia also trains professionals to do this important work in their fields, and teaches Sacred Sexuality to adults. She believes in empowering people of all ages and stages to be sexually holistic and healthy.

Prashant CPPrashant CP (1)

Prashant CP is the Head, Technical Division, Birla Kerala Vaidyashala.

Jeffrey KottlerJeffrey Kottler (1)

Jeffrey Kottler is a professor of counseling at California State University, Fullerton and the author of more than 80 books including Travel That Can Change Your Life. He is the co-founder of Empower Nepali Girls which provides scholarships to lower caste girls who are academically gifted. Jeffrey happened to be visiting India with a group of students doing service projects during the time this article was submitted. He is currently traveling around the world with 600 students on Semester at Sea, an academic voyage that seeks to change students’ lives through transformative travel experiences.

Shaun DubashShaun Dubash (1)

Shaun Dubash is vice president–business development at Travelguru—A Travelocity company.

Anil BallaniAnil Ballani (2)

Dr Anil G Ballani, MD, is a consultant physician at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre.

Rajesh BinyalaRajesh Binyala (1)

Dr Rajesh Binyala, MD, is a consulting physician and diabetologist at Sanjeevani Surgical & General Hospital in Mumbai.

Snehal SriramSnehal Sriram (1)

Dr Snehal Sriram, MCPS, DVD, DNB, is a consultant in cosmetic dermatology at SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai.

Rajiv WalliaRajiv Wallia (1)

Rajiv Wallia is the Executive Director of Proline Fitness.

Ashok SirsatAshok Sirsat (1)

Dr Ashok Sirsat is a consultant neurologist at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai.

Jyotika ChhibberJyotika Chhibber (2)

Jyotika Chhibber is a qualified aromatherapist who has helped several individuals find relief with the help of this treatment. She is trained in several alternative practices like reiki and is also a certified hypnotherapist. She is the Founder-Director of The Light of Life Institute, affiliated with California Hypnosis Institute - USA.

Rekha ChaudhariRekha Chaudhari (1)

Rekha Chaudhari is a spa expert with 20 years of industry experience. She holds internationally acclaimed certifications like CIDESCO in aesthetics care and has undergone intensive advance training in beauty and spa in France and Germany. She is director, JCKRC Spa Destination Pvt. Ltd. and Caressaa Day Spa.

Beena WagleBeena Wagle (3)

Dr Beena Wagle is a practising homoeopath with a fellowship in applied nutrition. Her profession is her passion. Her hobbies include interactive workshops and talks. She is based in Mumbai and can be contacted at dr.beenawagle@gmail.com.

David BardsleyDavid Bardsley (4)

Dr David Bardsley is an author, surgeon and speaker. Dr. Bardsley dedicates his time to helping individuals and families of children with behavioral and learning problems. His presentation and book present a unique and personal perspective into the world of abnormal behavior. His story of hope, struggle and victory is intended to help any family struggling with a “LESS THAN PERFECT CHILD.”

Jatin ShahJatin Shah (1)

Jatin P Shah is a Mumbai-based infertility expert and an ART [Assisted Reproductive Technologies] specialist with many successful IVF pregnancies to his credit.

Lincy JacobLincy Jacob (1)

Lincy Jacob is a full-time consultant at the Blood Bank of the Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai.

Satpal PannuSatpal Pannu (1)

Dr Satpal Pannu, MS, is a consultant in Ophthalmology at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai.

Samir ParikhSamir Parikh (1)

Dr Samir Parikh is chief psychiatrist, department of Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences, Max Healthcare, New Delhi.

Seetha RajuSeetha Raju (1)

Seetha Raju, MD, is a consultant [general medicine] with leading hospitals in Mumbai. Her specialisations include diabetology and critical care. She has a keen interest in social service and has done considerable work in supporting street children and the elderly. She has also organised many educational treks for children.

Rachel EklundRachel Eklund (2)

Rachel M Eklund is a student at Cornell University studying nutrition with a concentration on dietetics. She is a research assistant for Dr. James B. Maas, working on sleep education and maintenance of healthy sleep practices.

Sangita AnandSangita Anand (2)

Sangita Anand is a colour therapist and numerologist based in New Zealand. She is also a journalist and management consultant.

Livy ShivrajLivy Shivraj (1)

Dr Livy Shivraj, PhD, heads the molecular research labs of a private group of companies in Malaysia. She has filed a few patents to her credit and is currently involved in developing diagnostic microarray chips for complex inherited diseases.

Sangeeta BhagwatSangeeta Bhagwat (3)

Sangeeta Bhagwat facilitates inner work and transformation in groups and individuals by playing the role of a facilitator, holistic healer, life coach or author. She has written four books on healing and self-empowerment.

Archana JunejaArchana Juneja (1)

Dr Archana Juneja, DM, DNB [Endo], MNAMS, is consultant endocrinologist at the Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai. She also has a fellowship in advanced endocrinology from Australia.

Ram ChaddhaRam Chaddha (1)

Dr Ram Chaddha is consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.

Preeti DoshiPreeti Doshi (1)

Dr Preeti P Doshi, Incharge of Pain Clinic, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center and Secretary -ISSP Mumbai Branch.

Nina MadnaniNina Madnani (1)

Dr Nina Madnani, MD, DVD, FAAD, FISSVD, is the department coordinator and dermatology consultant at the P D Hinduja National Hospital & MRC in Mumbai.

Kiran RangaKiran Ranga (1)

Kiran Ranga is a creative perfumer and the managing director of Ripple Fragrances.

Satish VaidyaSatish Vaidya (1)

Dr Satish Vaidya, MD, DM, is a well-known interventional cardiologist practising in Mumbai.

Vidula KamathVidula Kamath (3)

Dr Vidula Kamath, MD, DNB, is a full-time consultant in the dermatology department of Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

Anand JoshiAnand Joshi (1)

Dr Anand C Joshi, MBBS, MS, DNB [General surgery] is a cosmetic and plastic surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Anup RamaniAnup Ramani (1)

Dr Anup Ramani is a urologist who specialises in cancer of the kidney, prostate and urinary bladder. He was a consultant urologist in the USA for six years and has recently returned to India. He practices urology in Mumbai at Lilavati, Breach Candy and Saifee hospitals and Welcare hospital in Dubai.

Manoj ChawlaManoj Chawla (1)

Dr Manoj Chawla, MBBS, D Diabetology [Bom], is a consultant diabetologist in Mumbai. He was also the member of the managing committee of Indian Medical Association, BWS branch.

Sudhakar KrishnamurtiSudhakar Krishnamurti (1)

Dr Sudhakar Krishnamurti is an internationally recognised andrologist, infertility microsurgeon and sexual health expert. His book, Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word has been nominated for the SSTAR International Award, USA, 2010, for best book on sexual health education. His website has won 14 international awards. He is the Director of Andromeda Andrology Center in Hyderabad, India's first andrology centre.

Walter Bortz IIWalter Bortz II (5)

Dr Walter M. Bortz II, MD, is a clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and a graduate of Williams College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Recognised as one of America’s most distinguished scientific experts on ageing and longevity, his research has focused on the importance of physical exercise in the promotion of robust ageing.