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.
Vagdevi Meunier Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at St. Edwards University in Austin. She is a certified Gottman Couples Therapist and Workshop Leader and offers the “Art and Science of Love” weekend workshop for couples. She has published a book chapter on Positive Couple Relationships.
Chetnaa is an Image Expression Artist, a Drama Based Learning Facilitator, Playback Theatre Artist, a TO (Theater of Oppressed) practitioner and a Dance Movement Practitioner. Chetnaa has evolved innovative approach towards in-classroom training at Corporations and Educational Institutes. She has introduced Drama Based Learning Facilitation, Playback Theater, Image & Forum Theater, Psychodrama, thereby making learning a "doing phase", rather just a lecture platform.
Alexandra Copley has been studying yoga and meditation since she was 18 and has received training in several traditions such as ashtanga, hatha as well as Buddhist meditation. Also a professional photographer, she divides her time between Mumbai and Sarasota, Florida spreading the joy of yoga and photography.
Anuradha W Ramachandran is a graduate in English literature from Delhi University. A homemaker and fitness enthusiast, she uses the creative medium of writing to voice her feelings and thoughts.
Dr Marcy Axness, PhD, is an early development specialist, parent coach, and author of Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers. Dr. Marcy is offering Complete Wellbeing readers a free copy of her Quick-Start Guide to Shifting Your Child's Stuck Behaviors eBooklet, a unique bodymind tool for parents to use with children of all ages. She is a popular international speaker, avid dancer, and the proud mother of two peacemakers flourishing in their twenties. She invites you to join her at www.ParentingForPeace.com.
Barbara Greenberg is a teen, adolescent, child and family psychologist. She is the co-author of Teenage As A Second Language: A Parent’s Guide To Becoming Bilingual as well as 10 e-books on parenting teens. To know more visit her website drbarbaragreenberg.com
Cheri Huber is founder and resident teacher at the Zen Monastery Peace Center in Murphys, CA. and the Mountain View Zen Center. She is also founder and executive director of Living Compassion.
Ashwini Narayanan is the General Manager at Living Compassion, and co-author of I Don’t Want To, I Don’t Feel Like It: How Resistance Controls Your Life and What to Do about It.
Akshay Chhugani is the founder and CEO of the The Indian Backpacker, a company that provides information and service to those who wish to backpack across India. His vision is to popularise India as a backpacking destination and to create awareness about the beauty, culture, and heritage of the country.
Dr Hetal Parekh is a full-time consultant for IVF at Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai
Sheryl Bergdahl is the mother of two children, Heather and Paul. She has been a teacher and social worker, and has assisted her husband, Michael, on his professional speaking engagements. She is a self-professed tree hugger who loves the outdoors and all of nature’s creatures!
Michael Bergdahl is a professional international business speaker, author and turnaround specialist. He received the Senior Professional in Human Resources [SPHR] lifetime certification from SHRM. Bergdahl is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Behavioral Science and a minor in Advertising.
UB Hawthorn edits and writes for The Mindful Word journal of engaged living. You can visit him online at http://themindfulword.org
Seema Khaneja, MD is a physician with an integrative medical practice in Rochester, NY with a focus on homoeopathy, yoga, and mind-body medicine. She works with children and adults and also facilitates workshops on forgiveness. To learn more about her practice, visit http://drseemakhaneja.com. She is currently working on a book on forgiveness based on A Course in Miracles.
Alethea Kehas is a writer, poet and healer living in New Hampshire, USA. To learn more about her energy healing services, visit her website. Her writing has appeared in various journals and she is currently seeking publication for her memoir, A Girl Named Truth.
Adrian Furnham DPhil, DSc, is Professor of Psychology at University College London. He rides a bicycle to work [as he has always done] very early in the morning and does not have a mobile phone. He has written over 1000 scientific papers and 70 books.
John David Mann is an author whose writings have earned the Nautilus Award, the Axiom Business Book Award, and Taiwan’s Golden Book Award for Innovation. He is coauthor of The Red Circle with Brandon Webb, Flash Foresight with Daniel Burrus, and the international bestseller The Go-Giver with Bob Burg.
Vironika Tugaleva is an author, speaker, people lover, reformed cynic, and the modern-day person’s guide to love and spirituality. She will help you love yourself, gain peace of mind, and trust your inner voice. To read more about her and her inspiring book The Love Mindset visit her website.
Dr Kiran Lohia is the only American born and trained dermatologist in India. She is also American board certified in Aesthetics and Lasers as well. She is regularly covered in the press on the latest innovations in beauty, and is regularly covered in publications such as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Hello Magazine, Times of India, Hindustan Times, and she is a regular columnist and on the expert panels of Good Housekeeping, Times of India, Bollywood Shaadis and more! She is also a regular on TV as as expert for Band Baaja Bride.
Marnie McDermott is an award-winning author, heart-fuelled lifestyle coach and host of MarnieTV. Marnie has worked with women from all corners of the globe to create their own version of wholehearted bliss.
Cheryl Gerson has been in psychotherapy practice in New York for over 25 years. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Diplomate, she has a passionate interest in how relationships work. Her training has helped her develop a broad spectrum of techniques, to work collaboratively with clients in finding what they want, or what they need.
Sara Canaday is an expert on leadership development and strategic personal branding. She is the owner of Sara Canaday & Associates. A rare blend of analytical entrepreneurship and perceptive warmth, she has a unique gift for helping high-potential professionals to achieve their best.
Arielle Ford is a leading personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 25 years she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a radio host, relationship expert, speaker, columnist and blogger for the Huffington Post.
Shalini Suralkar, MD [Gen Medicine], is a full time consultant in internal medicine at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai.
Arun is a freelance trainer with the British council. He also writes for the Times of India and a few other magazines. When he isn't doing either, you can find him on a park bench watching ants march on the grass. Just what are they saying to each other- that's the only thing he wants to know before he dies.
Nausheen Bari left her consultancy on soft furnishings of 10 years to take up yoga. Now a certified acharya from International Sivananda Vedanta Centre, she helps others lead healthier lives through yoga. When not keeping a watchful eye over her students, she transforms into a ceramic artist and is often seen elbow-deep in clay.
Jennifer Barraclough worked for 30 years as a medical doctor specialising in psycho-oncology before she trained as a Bach flower practitioner and life coach. Her latest book Persons Not Diseases is available at Amazon . She currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
Himanshu Rai is an an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad. He is an educationist and his core area is HRM. He frequently conducts training programmes and workshops for executives as well as bureaucrats. He blogs on issues close to his heart. www.himanshurai.com
Carol E Wyer is a humorous blogger and author of best-selling novels aimed at Boomers and non-fiction books, including How Not to Murder Your Grumpy and Grumpy Old Menopause.
Avidan Milevsky is a professor, psychotherapist, author, media expert, and lecturer. He is author of Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence and blogs for Huff Post and Psychology Today. His website is www.avidanmilevsky.com
Paromita Bardoloi is a freelance writer who writes on women and relationships. She reviews books for top notch publishing houses in India and these days, she is trying to scribble poetry.
Charmaine Dsouza is a consultant nutritionist with more than 20 years of experience in assisting people to improve their health through better nutrition and natural care. She is the author of Kitchen Clinic, published by Random House.
Fay Hart is a poet and self-awareness coach. She assists clients to make great changes in their lives by doing less. Fay is the author of the Steps, a new paradigm in healing for our times. Check out her website followfay.com
Dr Azadeh Aalai, PhD, is an Associate Professor of psychology at Montgomery College in Maryland. She is also adjunct faculty in the psychology department at The George Washington University. She is the author of Understanding Aggression: Psychological Origins & Approaches to Aggressive Behavior.
Dr Naveen Jayawardena MBBS, is a health writer with a keen interest in sleep medicine. He is the founder of sleepwriter.com. He is based in Sri Lanka.
Margie Warrell is the best-selling author of Stop Playing Safe and Find Your Courage, master coach and internationally acclaimed speaker. Watch her videos and sign up for her newsletter at margiewarrell.com
Elli Boland is a holistic life coach. She uses a unique hybrid blend of teaching, coaching, mentoring, and consulting to help her clients to go from stuck and overwhelmed to passion, purpose, and direction. www.elliboland.com
Dr Mridula Dwivedi, is a PhD in Management from IIT Kanpur. At first opportunity she is ready to drop off everything to go on a trip. She loves trekking a bit more than everything else. Her favourite regions are Nepal and Himachal Pradesh.
Aditi Mody understood her love for wildlife when she rescued a crow at the tender age of five. This puppy love turned into a full-fledged romance whilst visiting game reserves across India and Africa and, coupled with a flare for photography, turned into the perfect love affair.
Rebecca Atherton is a Life Enrichment Specialist in the field of expressive arts and energy therapy. She is also a freelance writer/illustrator and founder, editor and art director of Inside Out, a literary arts magazine. She sees clients in person and via Skype, and runs workshops and retreats. She can be contacted at thelifeenrichmentblog.wordpress.com