The Australian College of Weight Management & Allied Health has a strong network of recognised academic and industry professionals across the country who we work with; below are a few of the experts we consult with regularly on course development, webinars and resources.
Dr Helena Popovic
Dr Helena Popovic is a medical doctor, leading authority on how to improve brain function, international speaker and best-selling author. Since graduating from the University of Sydney in 1995 she has been paving the way for a new paradigm in peak health for peak performance. Helena is unique in bringing the latest discoveries in brain science to the field of weight management and she is the founder of a groundbreaking weight loss program called Winning at Slimming – thinking the light way. She is also the author of two books: In Search of My Father and NeuroSlimming – let your brain change your body. Her philosophy is that education is more powerful than medication and she believes in slow ageing despite fast living.
Sam Beau Patrick
Professionally, and personally, Sam knows about female and male hormone disorders.
With 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, 25 years as a nurse and 10 years of running her own health clinic, it wasn’t until she personally experienced what she calls ‘The Beast Within’ that Sam began to examine the world of hormones in depth.
Now Sam, The Health Queen, is on a mission to provide women (and men) with education, inspiration and empowerment to take back control of their hormones, their health and their happiness.
Glenn Mackintosh is a psychologist who is incredibly passionate about eating, physical activity, weight and body image.
Glenn is the author of the best-selling Thinsanity: 7 Steps to Transform Your Mindset and Say Goodbye to Dieting Forever and the founder of the Weight Management Psychology clinic. His public work has seen him create the ‘Thursday Therapy’ YouTube Series and Glenn Mackintosh Show Podcast, accept the challenge of introducing counter-culture messages to the contestants and viewers of Networks 10s The Biggest Loser: Transformed, and contribute regularly in the media.
Glenn has also created the Transformation Support Community, a member-only online support group helping people all over the world use the power of psychology to completely transform their relationship with eating, physical activity, weight and body image.
Joanna Rushton is an internationally qualified Exercise & Energy Specialist, she is also a Holistic Organic Chef. She is the author of the forth coming book ‘Rocket Fuel on a Budget; How to Get Healthy Without Going Broke and is currently writing her next book; Eat Right To Think Right; the link between mood and your food due for release mid 2013.