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.

Wasim AhmedWasim Ahmed (2)

Wasim Ahmed is Technical Educator for Brushman India Limited, New Delhi.

Ted A GrossbartTed A Grossbart (1)

Dr Ted A Grossbart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Boston. He is a senior clinical supervisor at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.His best known writing is his book SKIN DEEP: A Mind/Body Program for Healthy Skin which is available online at www.healthpress.com.

Kiran Mazumdar-ShawKiran Mazumdar-Shaw (1)

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Limited India's premier Biotechnology company.

Roger HamiltonRoger Hamilton (1)

Roger Hamilton is a world-renowned speaker in wealth creation, best selling author, and founder of The XL Group, the world

Peter MarchandPeter Marchand (3)

Peter Marchand has studied philosophy, communication sciences, and environmental engineering. He is a student of late Harish Johari, a famous tantric scholar, poet, artist and author. Peter has authored two books — The Yoga of the Nine Emotions and The Yoga of Truth. He lives in Belgium and occasionally teaches in Europe, India, US, and Canada.

avatar for Uma ShashikantUma Shashikant (1)

Dr Uma Shashikant, a PhD [Finance], runs a learning solutions company, Centre for Investment Education and Learning [CIEL]. She has been a trainer, researcher and consultant in the capital markets for 18 years, 10 years of which was with the Indian Institute of Capital Markets. She has been associated as consultant in projects of the USAID, ADB and the World Bank.

Valerie Logan-ClarkeValerie Logan-Clarke (2)

Valerie Logan-Clarke has been practising in the UK for approximately 10 years and is the founder of Colour Therapy Healing website. She is qualified in Colour Therapy, Anatomy and Physiology,and Colour Healing for Animals. Valerie offers colour therapy using various methods for both humans and animals. Whenever she does get some spare time, she takes a keen interest in nature, animal welfare and gardening.

Rajendrasingh RajputRajendrasingh Rajput (1)

Dr Rajendrasingh Rajput, M S, M Ch, is a full-time cosmetic surgeon - hair restoration and hair transplant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

K C MishraK C Mishra (1)

Dr K C Mishra is the Director, National Insurance Academy, Pune.

Asha BachaniAsha Bachani (1)

Asha Bachani is a Mumbai-based Cosmetologist, Aesthetic Consultant and Nutritionist. Her unique Face Gym has brought the concept of facial workouts to India. She is also the official facial expert For LOreal in Glamorous On Zoom channel.

avatar for Ravi GussainRavi Gussain (1)

Ravi Gussain is the Director of Erco Travels, a medical tourism facilitation company.

avatar for Geeta ViswanathanGeeta Viswanathan (2)

Dr Geeta Viswanathan, a practising physiotherapist, has worked at KEM and LTMG Hospitals, Mumbai, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, and Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, UAE. A certified occupational health and safety therapist from the University of Alberta, Viswanathan is currently based in Canada, pursuing her interests in alternative medicine, integrating diet, home remedies, and energy healing methods.

Neesha Maria BukhtNeesha Maria Bukht (1)

Neesha Maria Bukht is a certified fitness trainer with the International Sports Sciences Association [ISSA] and also a registered dietician with Indian Dietetic Association.

avatar for H K BakhruH K Bakhru (1)

H.K. Bakhru is an expert naturopath and a prolific writer. He has authored 13 books on nature care, health, nutrition and herbs. He has been honoured with many awards and accolades.

Amitabh DassaniAmitabh Dassani (1)

Amitabh Dassani is Chairman cum Managing Trustee, Morning Walker Institute of Wellbeing.

Vijay SalviVijay Salvi (1)

Dr Vijay Salvi is in dental practice for close to 30 years with last decade devoted to implant dentistry. His SCIdent Implant Training Institute at Andheri, Mumbai, teaches the science and art of implant dentistry to practicing dental surgeons.

Elsie GabrielElsie Gabriel (5)

Elsie Gabriel is a Mumbai-based freelance writer. Her key areas are travelling and exploring nature.

Soham BoseSoham Bose (1)

Soham Bose is a Yoga instructor, teaching at number of institutes including Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Birla High for Boys and Army Public School. He has started a Yoga foundation that teaches spiritual yoga.

Utkarsh KoregaonkarUtkarsh Koregaonkar (1)

Utkarsh Koregaonkar, Director, Prudence Wealth Management, has over seven years of experience in Financial services -- Analysis, Advisory & Sales, ranging from Wholesale Debt market G-Secs, Mutual funds, Equity, Debt, as well as Life and General Insurance. He lives in Pune, India.

Parijat GupteParijat Gupte (1)

Dr Parijat Gupte, DNB[Gastro], DNB[Med], is a gastroenterology consultant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, India.

Sanjeev BhanotSanjeev Bhanot (1)

Sanjeev Bhanot is the founder of Yogalife Foundation, Delhi. He is the principle designer of special programmes such as couple yoga, kids yoga, sports yoga and corporate yoga. He conducts lectures and teaches yoga at the Chopra Centre, in California, Geneva, London, Germany and Istanbul.

Phil RileyPhil Riley (1)

Phil Riley is the Campaign Director for the World Diabetes Day campaign and Communications Manager for the International Diabetes Federation [IDF].

M G BhattM G Bhatt (2)

Dr M G Bhatt, MS [General Surgery] and FRCS [England], is a consultant for gastroenterology and laproscopy at Wockhardt Hosptial, Bangalore, India.

Kerrita McClaughlynKerrita McClaughlyn (1)

Kerrita McClaughlyn is Media Relations Manager for both the World Diabetes Day campaign and the International Diabetes Federation [IDF].

Anjali SharmaAnjali Sharma (3)

Anjali Sharma is a NIFT [National Institute of Fashion Technology] alumni of the 1991 batch. Haviing taught at the NIFT for over 10 years, she now runs her label FRENCH CURVE out of Bangalore.

David AllenDavid Allen (1)

David Allen is the engineer of GTD, the popular Getting Things Done methodology that has shown millions how to transform a fast-paced, over-committed life into one that is balanced, integrated, and relaxed.

Seema PuriSeema Puri (1)

Seema Puri is a PhD in nutrition with special training in social gerontology. She has over 20 years of teaching and research experience in the areas of public health and clinical nutrition, adolescent health, gerontology and lifestyle modification.

Satish Kumar AmarnathSatish Kumar Amarnath (1)

Dr Satish Kumar Amarnath, the Medical Director of Manipal Cure and Care, is an infectious disease specialist. A renowned HIV counsellor, he has served as a microbiologist and, infection control officer with insights into Hospital Information Systems. Administration, Inventory Control and Academics.

Sanjay KalraSanjay Kalra (2)

Dr Sanjay Kalra is Consultant Endocrinologist, Bharti Hospital, Karnal.

Nargis NamaziNargis Namazi (4)

Nargis Namazi is a Mumbai-based writer whose writing interests cut across an array of subjects including health, travel and relationships. She writes articles for various online as well as print publications on travel destinations, lifestyle, women's related issues and spirituality.

Naini SetalvadNaini Setalvad (3)

Naini Setalvad is a renowned nutritionist and health and obesity consultant. She is a regular columnist for the leading newspapers and magazines. She has also conducted workshops to improve performances, memory, concentration, inter-personal relationships, reducing stress, aggression, mood swings for various institutions.

Pawan OjhaPawan Ojha (1)

Dr Pawan Ojha, DM, MD, is a consultant neurophysician at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Navi Mumbai.

Lata KhubchandaniLata Khubchandani (2)

Lata Khubchandani is an English lecturer in Mumbai University. Writing was a hobby which took over life. She has written for newspapers, magazines and dotcoms all across the world. She has received two awards for Best Journalist in 2000 and 2002.

B K GoyalB K Goyal (2)

Dr B K Goyal is an internationally acclaimed cardiologist and medical educationist of India. He is the Director Interventional Cardiology at Bombay Hospital. He was conferred Padma Shri, the Padma Bhushan and finally the Padma Vibhushan award in 2005. This is a very rare achievement and only 2 people in India have received all 3 Padma Awards till now.

Sundar KrishnanSundar Krishnan (1)

Dr Sundar Krishnan, MD [Med], DHA, is a full-time consultant physician at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Thane, Mumbai.

Mehernaaz DamaniaMehernaaz Damania (4)

Mehernaaz Damania is a Personal & Corporate Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant & Back Pain Therapist, with 14 years of experience. She and her team believe in physical and mental wellbeing for a sound and healthy body.

Swati AllahbadiaSwati Allahbadia (1)

Dr Swati Allahbadia is a practicing gynaecologist, endoscopist and obstetrician in Mumbai with an experience of 18 years. She has been an associate professor at a teaching hospital and is currently attached to Asian Heart Institute, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, and Mahavir hospital. She also runs the Rotunda Women’s Hospital in Mumbai.

Prasanth NairPrasanth Nair (1)

Prasanth Nair is a Mechanical Engineer by profession, and a lover of books, mythology and art. Exploring the wild, travelling, photography and gaming take up his spare time. An iconoclast of the cliché, he likes to tread uncharted territories in all aspects of life.

Steve PavlinaSteve Pavlina (1)

Steve Pavlina calls himself the most intensely growth-oriented individual you will ever meet.While sitting in a jail cell at age 19 Steve decided to dedicate his life to the pursuit of personal growth. Passionate about sharing what he learned with anyone who desires self-improvement. He has written more than 700 articles and has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today and Self Magazine. As a result of giving away all his best ideas for free.

Devanand NathDevanand Nath (1)

Dr Devanand Nath, MBBS, MD, MBA, is a consultant in Transfusion Medicine at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Navi-Mumbai. He is also a member of the Technical Committee of State Blood Transfusion Council of Government of Maharashtra since 1999.